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Canada looks to have firmly slammed the door on proposals that it participate in BAE Systems' Global Combat Ship program."Canada will not be pursuing collaboration with the United Kingdom on our new surface combatant fleet,"…
The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) is ordering new tonnage for its general cargo sector. It is contracting Hyundai Mipo Dockyard to build four 26,000 dwt ships designed for general cargo, RO/RO and…
Some of the world’s most influential maritime organizations have created a campaign to raise awareness regarding the social and economic costs of piracy and urge international governments to take a firmer stand against increasing Somali…
Next month, Burger Boat Company, Manitowoc, Wis., is expected to deliver the 60 ft Fisheries Research Vessel, R/V Coregonus, to the Wisconsin Department of Resources.  The vessel has special significance for Burger Boat because it…
Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) reports that a subsidiary has exercised its first option with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. ("HHI") for the construction of an additional ultra-deepwater drillship, the third such drillship to be ordered…
In an SEC filing, Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) reports that it has reached agreement with the Federal Government of Nigeria (“FGN”) to settle and resolve the previously disclosed investigation by the FGN relating to allegations that…
American Feeder Lines, which says its vision and mission is the "realization of America's Marine Highways," says it will start operations in the second quarter of 2011. Last year the company hired Hapag-Lloyd veteran Rudy…
Yesterday morning Interior Secretary Ken Salazar told a House Natural Resources Committee hearing on the Department of the Interior's Fiscal Year 2012 Budget proposal what the Washington Examiner characterized as "a whopper." The video shows…
At least one potential buyer is interested in Canada's bankrupt Davie Yards. Oslo-listed Cecon ASA, which is the yard's main customer, says it has entered into a preliminary agreement "providing for exclusive negotiations/discussions with a…
Singapore's Beng Kuang Marine Limited reports that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Asian Sealand Engineering Pte Ltd., has secured a contract with an established offshore marine company to construct one 142.5 m submersible, transport, launch barge. The…
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