Report Claims Advantages of LNG as Marine Fuel as Against Traditional Heavy Oils

Less Emissions from Gas as Power Source for Ocean Vessels UK – WORLDWIDE – It is wise to view any ‘independent study’ with an air of scepticism when it is commissioned by vested interests, but such is often the case in the world of transport when a company or organisation is trying to make a case. Despite this it is pretty well generally accepted that LNG is a cleaner fuel…

April 11, 2019
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It’s Chalos v Chalos in Texas shootout

There was a little case of father-and-son disagreement today at the Heidmar Marine Forum in Houston. You might even call it a legal dispute. Veteran maritime lawyer Michael Chalos told his audience that port-state control officials are likely to take a softer stance on enforcement action in the first six months after implementation of the IMO 2020 emissions deadline, so long as owners have a plan in place and keep…

April 11, 2019
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VCNO Moran Nominated To Be CNO

Adm. Bill Moran, the Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO), has been nominated as the next Chief of Naval Operations, the Pentagon said on Thursday. Moran, who has been VCNO since May 2016, would replace Adm. John Richardson if confirmed by the Senate….

April 11, 2019
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Navy Orders 24 E-2Ds from Northrop Grumman

Naval Air Systems Command awarded Northrop Grumman [NOC] a $3.2 billion modification to procure 24 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Lot 7-11 aircraft. This award is definitizing a previously awarded E-2D Lot 7 advance acquisition contract into a multi-year fixed-…

April 11, 2019
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Many New Security Features, Services Added to Google Cloud

Google Boosts Security of Google Cloud Google this week announced a series of tools meant to increase the overall security of Google Cloud and improve customer trust in the service. The new functionality will allow users to gain better visibility into their environments, detect threats and accelerate response and remediation, mitigate data exfiltration risks, ensure a secure software supply chain, and strengthen policy compliance. Building on the Access Transparency service…

April 11, 2019
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