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OCTOBER 23, 2014 — Ferry operators and other short sea operators could be cut a break on the requirement to fit ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) under the pending IMO Ballast Water Management Convention. In…
OCTOBER 23, 2014 — Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc., Panama City, FL, has added three more vessels to its orderbook. In August, Suderman & Young Towing Company and Bay Houston Towing Company each exercised an option…
OCTOBER 23, 2014 — A collision between a multi-purpose cargo ship an unmanned crane barge under tow in the Dover Strait happened in part because the officer alone on the bridge of the cargo ship,…
OCTOBER 23, 2014 — Cargotec's MacGregor business is being reorganized into seven divisions that will become effective January 1, 2015. Cargotec says that the six new operative divisions, along with Global Lifecycle Support as the…
OCTOBER 23, 2014 — VT Halter Marine, Inc. today officially began construction on the first of two LNG-fueled Commitment class ConRo ships Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group with the first steel plate cutting at…
OCTOBER 23, 2014 — Just over a year after its introduction, Hempaguard, a ground-breaking hull coating concept from Danish coatings manufacturer Hempel, has already been applied to more than 170 full ships with another being…
OCTOBER 22, 2014 — Captain Wren Thomas, an offshore supply vessel captain held hostage by Nigerian pirates for 18 days has filed suit in Texas against Chevron USA and Edison Chouest Offshore, reports VB Attorneys,…
OCTOBER 22, 2014 — Here's another example of how changes to regulations mean changes in the reams of paperwork confronting the marine industry. The text of the supplier's declaration required on the bunker delivery note…
OCTOBER 22, 2014 — Shipbuilder Japan Marine United Inc.has received an order from MOL Ferry Co., Ltd. for two large, eco-friendly ferries. With a capacity of 620 passengers, 160 trucks and 113 autos, the 14,000…
OCTOBER 22, 2014 — Matson (NYSE:MATX) has reached a settlement with the U.S. Attorney for the District of Hawaii in relation to charges that it illegally discharged more than 230,000 gallons of molasses into Honolulu…
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