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Canadian prairie farmers will become owners of two ships that move their wheat on the Great Lakes, under an agreement reached today between the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) and shipping companies Algoma Central Corporation and…
BOEMRE Director Michael R. Bromwich has announced what he calls an "important step in the offshore resource and development process." His agency is to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed oil and gas…
Gamesa Technology Corp. praised steps announced yesterday by Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to speed development of wind energy off the U.S. East Coast.Gamesa has an alliance with the Newport News…
The New York Chapter of the SS United States Conservancy will be kicking off 2011 in the Big U's original home port on February 25 by hosting an evening fundraising event to celebrate the recently…
Somali pirates have seized another ship. In the early hours of this morning, reports Eu Navfor, the 104,255 dwt oil tanker MV Savina Caylyn was hijacked approximately 670 nautical miles east of Socotra Island in…
U.S. Secretary of Energy Stephen Chu today announced the release of three solicitations, worth up to $50.5 million over five years, to develop breakthrough offshore wind energy technology and to reduce specific market barriers to…
Offshore drilling contractors Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) and Pride International, Inc. (NYSE:PDE ) say that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which London-headquarterd Ensco will combine with Houston-headquartered Pride in a cash and…
Heavy lift specialist Dockwise has chosen Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to be the shipbuilder for its new Type 0 vessel. This follows a decision by the Dockwise board,announced in November, to commission a newbuild vessel…
The Indian Navy and the Coast Guard have had their second major success against Somali pirates within days.  In the early hours of February 6, 28 pirates were forced to surrender about 100 nautical miles…
The Somali pirates who hijacked the Beluga Nomination on January 24 have made their first indirect contact with the shipowner, reports Germany's Radio Bremen. Though the pirates made various demands, the Bremen-headquartered Beluga Shipping would…
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