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Inaugural Navy Exercise Tests Dozens of Ship Maintenance Technologies Aboard Decommissioned Destroyer > Naval Sea Systems Command > Recorded News Module

PORT HUENEME, Calif. – A variety of robots crawling in, on and under a decommissioned US Navy destroyer, along with spare parts additively manufactured on site, was only a small part of the activity that took place during the US Navy’s first-ever Repair Technology Exercise, or REPTX, from August 22 to September 22. 1 at […]

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ship operator and chief engineer sentenced for oily bilge water discharge violation | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U.S. Attorney Melanie Pierson (619) 546-7976 SUMMARY OF PRESS RELEASE – September 9, 2022 SAN DIEGO – New Trade Ship Management SA, a ship operating company, and the ship’s chief engineer Dennis Plasabas were convicted today in federal court of environmental crimes. The company and its engineer pleaded guilty on August 9, 2022 to […]

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Britishvolt certified to ship battery cells to OEMs | New

Lithium batteries must comply with section 38.3 of the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria for transport. Obtaining UN38.3 certification is an important milestone for Britishvolt’s business as it ensures cells can be transported safely to customers. To pass the test, lithium-ion cells must show no signs of leaking, rupture, disassembly, or fire hazard. According […]

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Why did Russia interrupt the gas supply via the main European gas pipeline? Russian energy giant Gazprom has suspended gas flows to Europe indefinitely via a major pipeline, fueling fears that parts of the continent will need to ration energy over winter. However, while Gazprom cited an oil leak for the shutdown of the Nord […]

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Marine Consultancy warns ship managers to stay aware of Covid | Rigzone

Global maritime consulting and surveying firm Van Ameyde Marine advises ship managers to stay Covid aware and ensure crews are fully vaccinated in the run up to a new wave of infections with a new strain of the virus, revealed a statement sent to Rigzone. “With reports in Europe and Asia indicating an increase in […]

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Russian diesel shipment diverted to Cuba from Colombian waters

A tanker carrying 300,000 barrels of diesel from a Russian port was diverted to Cuba on Friday after dropping anchor off Colombian waters, ship tracking data shows. Western sanctions against Russia following its invasion of Ukraine have restricted the market for its oil. But Cuba has increased imports from Venezuela, Russia and other countries this […]

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FarBridge Appoints Taylor Gates as Chief Technology Officer

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FarBridge, Inc., a leading game development studio, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Taylor Gates as Chief Technology Officer of the company. Gates has worked for FarBridge since the company was founded in 2017, increasing his roles and responsibilities alongside the company, which now employs more […]