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Four LNG carriers being constructed for Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd, at its shipyard in Shanghai will be the first newbuild LNG carriers to install the Balpure ballast water treatment…
Incat Crowther is to design a 461 passenger 32 m catamaran ferry, to be constructed by the Seacrest Marine shipyard in Thailand. It will be the sixth vessel designed by Incat Crowther for Thai high…
Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. has entered into an agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. ("DSME") to initiate a project specific front-end engineering design (FEED) of an LNG FPSO solution for the Tamar gas…
Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that the Pascagoula Metal Trades Council (PMTC) and local chapters of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), International Association of Machinists (IAM), United Federation of Special Police and Security…
Matson Navigation is again to become a separate company. Although the phrase "spin off" was never used, Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved a plan to…
Paris-headquartered offshore services giant Bourbon has just installed an innovative offshore wind structure in the Atlantic, off the coast of Portugal at Aguçadoura.The installation involved a semi-submersible wind turbine with a WindFloat foundation, a project…
Seaspan Marine Corporation (SMC) reports that Brian Carter is to become President – Seaspan Shipyards.  He will assume the role full-time beginning January 9, 2012.Mr. Carter will be responsible for delivering the long-term strategic plans…
December 01, 2011

Container giants cosy up

The world's second and third-largest container shipping companies have announced the signature of a major agreement. The two family-owned companies, the Swiss-Italian MSC and France's CMA CGM, today agreed to form a broad-based operating partnership…
A wide range of resolutions was adopted by the 27th Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), which met at IMO's London Headquarters November 21 to 30. Besides resolutions urging Governments to continue efforts to…
The U.S. Maritime Administration says that it has  released a report detailing new designs for shipping vessels specifically engineered for America's Marine Highways. Unfortunately a link provided to the report by Marad actually leads only…
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