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Singapore's Jurong Shipyard, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine, has booked an approximately S$130 million (about US$ 99 million) project to convert the Very Large Crude Carrier MV TAR II (ex STAR II), to a…
Money from a proposed IMO environmental compensation fund could be used to help ports adapt to the effects of rising sea levels as a result of climate change. The proposal was made by Simon Bennett,…
Gothenburg, Sweden, headquartered Marinvest AB reports that two of its tankers have this year used the Northern Sea Route (NSR) as an alternative, time and fuel saving, route from Europe to the Far East.On  August…
Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ:HERO) reports that the Starfish, a 140 class liftboat, capsized after being struck by multiple waterspouts late in the evening on September 30, 2011.  The five crew members aboard evacuated the vessel and…
Richard McCreary is joining BAE Systems Ship Repair as Vice President, Commercial Business Development, reporting directly to Ship Repair President Bill Clifford. He will be located in BAE Systems Ship Repair Headquarters in Norfolk, Va.,…
Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) and its guests celebrated the naming of its fourth U.S. flag tanker, the MAERSK PEARY, last Friday at the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center in Norfolk, Va. The freshly painted,…
As Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association (MEBA District 1) members picketed its ships, Liberty Maritime Corporation of Lake Success, N.Y., today announced that it has entered into a new collective bargaining agreement with the American Maritime…
Singapore's Keppel FELS shipyard has secured a contract  worth US$199 million for a high-specification KFELS B Class rig from Safin Gulf FZCO (Safin). Scheduled to be delivered to Safin in third quarter 2012, the rig…
Rolls-Royce has received its first order for vessels based on its Environship concept. It will design and provide integrated power and propulsion systems for two technologically advanced cargo vessels, which have been purchased by Norwegian…
Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited reports that it has entered into contracts with a new customer, a first class international company, to transport 400,000 tons of iron ore per year over a period of four years starting…
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