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There could be some consolidation ahead in the Arabian Gulf rig building, repair and fabrication business. Lamprell plc issued a stock exchange announcement today that confirmed that it has entered into a letter of understanding…
During the early morning of  April 6, the Finnish Navy minelayer FNS POHJANMAA identified a suspected Pirate Action Group (PAG) consisting of a dhow and 2 attack skiffs approximately 250 NM South East of Salalah,…
Kjell Inge Røkke's Aker Solutions is dusting off the time honored Kværner name. Back in 2008, what was then Aker Kværner was rebranded as Aker Solutions in a move said to "represent a simplification and…
Regulation V/19 of the SOLAS Convention sets out navigational equipment to be carried on board ships, according to ship type.  Under the regulation, ships fitted with AIS shall maintain AIS in operation at all times…
Kleven Maritime has delivered the AHTS Siem Amethyst to Siem Offshore. The delivery completes the largest offshore service vessel  contract in Norwegian shipbuilding history. This vessel is the tenth and last in a series of…
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood yesterday released a report that, he says, "will serve as a roadmap to the future in creating and further strengthening the nation’s marine highways" Prepared by Marad, the report  is…
Maersk Drilling has signed a contract with Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea for the construction of two ultra deepwater drillships. The drillships are scheduled for delivery in the third and fourth quarters of 2013,…
It looks like one finished Jones Act tanker will come out of AHL Shipping's failed plan to build three 49,000 dwt tankers in the U.S. using a "virtual shipyard" approach. Mid Ocean Tanker Company, a…
Pasha Hawaii's second ship from VT Halter Marine will not be a clone of its first, the RO/RO Jean Anne. The new ship, the Marjorie C, will be a a combination container and roll-on/roll-off vessel.…
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) today announced the joint development along with Akishima Laboratories (Mitsui Zosen) Inc. of an optimum trim system for vessels,A pilot test of the system, using a 6,400-unit car carrier, showed…
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