Hornblower receives court approval for financial restructuring plan

Hornblower ferry in New York Harbor

The US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas has confirmed the plan of reorganisation submitted by San Francisco, California-based transport conglomerate the Hornblower Group. The company expects to successfully complete its financial restructuring and emerge from the court-supervised...


Canadian builder unveils design of future heavy icebreaker

3D design image of a new heavy icebreaker for the Canadian Coast Guard

Canada’s Seaspan Shipyards recently unveiled design images of a new heavy polar icebreaker ordered by the Canadian Coast Guard. Seaspan said the functional design of the vessel is now more than 70 per cent complete and 3D modelling is well advanced. Cutting of the first steel is scheduled before...


New ammonia-ready feeder ship design secures Lloyd’s Register approval in principle

Rendering of a new ammonia-ready feeder ship developed by Seaspan Corporation and Technolog Services

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has awarded approval in principle (AIP) to Canadian shipping company Seaspan Corporation for a new design of feeder ship. Designed by Technolog of Germany, the vessel will measure 198 metres long and will initially operate on LNG fuel but can be easily converted to run on...


US Federal Maritime Commission launches investigation into impact of Canadian ballast water treatment regulations

The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has launched an investigation to determine if pending Canadian regulations governing ballast water management systems of ships in the US-Canada Great Lakes trade have a disparate effect on US-flagged vessels and constitute a Foreign Shipping Practices violation under 46 USC Chapter 423. US-based companies operating ships in the US-Canada […]

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