Heavy Rain Delays Rail Service Restoration for Port of Vancouver

The Port of Vancouver, B.C. is still waiting for rail lines to restore full connectivity to markets in inland Canada, two weeks after an atmospheric river event flooded out the two main rail routes over the mountains to Alberta. Another round of rainfall began this week, and it has set back CN Rail's efforts to reopen its line from Vancouver to Kamloops, reversing an apparent success over the weekend. 

"CN engineering teams continue to undertake repairs at a site impacted by heavy precipitation....

https://maritime-executive.com/article/heavy-rain-delays-rail-service-restoration-for-port-of-vancouver

USCG Boatswain Recognized for Daring Surf Rescue at Newport

A boatswain’s mate from Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay, Oregon has received the Association for Rescue at Sea's Gold Medal Award, the highest search and rescue award presented to a Coast Guard member by a civilian organization. The award is presented each year to an enlisted Coast Guard servicemember for an "act of extraordinary bravery during a rescue at sea."

Petty Officer 1st Class Wallace Qual received the AFRAS Gold Medal Award for leading the rescue of the master of the fishing vessel...

https://maritime-executive.com/article/uscg-boatswain-recognized-for-daring-surf-rescue-at-newport

Brittany Ferries prend livraison du Salamanca, son premier navire GNL

Le Salamanca, premier ferry propulsé au GNL de la flotte de Brittany Ferries, a été officiellement livré par les chantiers China Merchants. La cérémonie officielle s’est déroulée en Suède au siège de Stena Roro, propriétaire du navire à qui Brittany Ferries affrète non seulement le Salamanca, mais...

https://www.meretmarine.com/fr/content/brittany-ferries-prend-livraison-du-salamanca-son-premier-navire-gnl

Next Generation of ECO Feeders to Meet Market Needs

Dutch shipowner JR Shipping Group is working with German ship designer Technolog for the development of a new series of feeder vessels designed to meet the growing needs of the market. With feeders being one of the fastest-growing market segments, the companies are working to produce new designs that offer more capabilities, are far less fuel consumption, produce far less emissions and create better economics in the long run.

“The market needs a new generation of better performing and more...

https://maritime-executive.com/article/next-generation-of-eco-feeders-to-meet-market-needs

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