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OCTOBER 15, 2014 — Singapore based Triyards Holdings has completed a A$23.3 million (US$20.3 million) deal with Henderson Marine Base Pty Ltd., Western Australia, that sees it acquire the Strategic Marine shipyards in Singapore and…
OCTOBER 15, 2014 — Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) that could see the forming of a three-way shipbuilding arrangement…
OCTOBER 14, 2014 — Singapore listed shipbuilder Vard Holdings, which is a 55.63% owned subsidiary of Fincantieri, said today that slower-than-expected improvements in throughput and productivity at the new Vard Promar shipyard in Brazil are…
OCTOBER 14, 2014 — The Coast Guard is responding to two sunken vessels in Mobile Ship Channel north of Gaillard Island, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watch standers received a call from the crew of…
OCTOBER 14, 2014 — Marcon International, Inc., Coupeville, WA, reports the successful sale of the 3,900 BHP, U.S. flag twin screw tug Maria Brusco (ex-Ocean Service) from a U.S. owner to private overseas buyers for…
OCTOBER 14, 2014—A San Francisco ferry carrying about 230 passengers allided with a piling while backing out from a pier on October 12, resulting in minor injuries to 10 passengers. The Coast Guard is investigating…
OCTOBER 14, 2014—The Ballast Water Convention (BWM) 2004 inched closer to entry into force, after Turkey became the latest country to ratify the convention.  With Turkey’s assent combined with Japan’s on October 10, there are…
OCTOBER 14, 2014 — A decision by governments to wind up the 1971 International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund (IOPCF) threatens the smooth running of the well-established global regime for compensation from oil pollution from ships,…
OCTOBER 14, 2014—Stolt Tankers and Marine Procurement Solutions (MPS) recently formed a strategic software alliance to provide integrated marine procurement systems linked to an electronic trading platform. The product line is designed to be cost-effective,…
OCTOBER 13, 2014 — Brittany Ferries has pulled the plug on plans to switch to LNG fueling that included the building of a 2,474 passenger/800 car LNG fueled ROpax ferry at STX France and the…
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