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September 16, 2014
Ferry company to pay $100,000 in EPA penalties
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 — Lake Champlain Transportation Company, which operates ferry boat services for passengers and vehicles between Vermont and New York, has reached a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection under which it will pay...
September 16, 2014
Egypt Suez Canal stamp shows wrong canal
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 — Egyptian postal authorities have made a classic stamp design blunder. A new stamp commemorating the Suez Canal contains an image of — the Panama Canal. It's not the first fail of its kind. Back in 2011 the U.S. Postal...
September 16, 2014
Cat offers part load kits for MaK M 32 E engine platform
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 — Caterpillar Marine has introduced optional part load kits for the MaK M 32 E platform. Developed specifically for offshore vessels, the kits are available for both constant speed and variable speed operations. Both kits...
September 16, 2014
Coast Guard takes delivery of fourth NSC
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 — Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division yesterday delivered the National Security Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) to the U.S. Coast Guard today. The ship will be commissioned in Charleston, S.C.,...
September 16, 2014
APC offers eco-friendly tank coatings formulations
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 — Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC), Avon, Ohio, has developed a new "eco friendly" formulation of its MarineLine 784 cargo tank coating system with added performance benefits. More than 600 ships have used MarineLine tank...
September 16, 2014
Singapore cracks down on illegal MGO sales
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 — The Singapore Police Force reports that since 2013, the Police Coast Guard (PCG) has broken up seven groups involved in the illegal sales of marine gas oil (MGO). In total, PCG has arrested 55 foreign crew members and...
September 16, 2014
MAIB reports on ECDIS assisted grounding
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 — Steve Clinch, Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents at the U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch has some scathing things to say about current generation ECDIS equipment and the training needed to use it. Mr. Clinch's...
September 16, 2014
Keppel FELS wins $227 million jack-up order
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 — Singapore's Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), has secured a contract from Gulf Drilling International Ltd. (q.s.c.) of Qatar to build a repeat...
September 15, 2014
Engine placed in first LNG fueled containership
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 —  Late last month, engineers at General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard placed the world's first dual-fuel slow speed engine into the world's first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueled containership. The 539 ton ME-GI engine is...
September 15, 2014
Cruise industry continues to grow
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 — Since 2010, the year the U.S. economy began its recovery from the 2009 recession, the North American cruise industry has experienced significant growth in its capacity and in the number of passengers embarking from U.S....

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