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APRIL 23, 2014 — The death toll in the Korea's Sewol ferry disaster has passed a grim turning point, with the number of deaths now exceeding the number of those missing. As of 5.00 p.m.…
APRIL 23, 2014 —  General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME, has been awarded Navy contracts for fleet maintenance support and for LCS class design services. BIW was awarded a $28,716,385 delivery order under a…
APRIL 23, 2014 — Azerbaijan's Baku Shipyard LLC has secured a contract worth US$378 million from BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Ltd, the operator of the Shah Deniz gas field development, to design and build a…
APRIL 23, 2014 — Marcon International, Inc., Coupeville, WA, reports that Pacific Coast Maritime, Inc., Seattle, a subsidiary of Harley Marine Services, has concluded the sale of its 240' ABS ocean deck barge "HML 240-2"…
APRIL 23, 2014 — Fire Departments in South Carolina and Minnesota have recently taken delivery of Response FR-28 and FR-31J fire/rescue boats built of welded aluminum by Viking Welding & Fabrication, Kensington, NH, and designed…
APRIL 23, 2014 — USCG Sector New York has issued a bulletin noting that the Bayonne Bridge has been struck twice within the past four months by ships with an excessive air draft and warns…
APRIL 23, 2014 — Videotel reports that its Chairman, Len Holder, died April 21 after a short illness. Mr. Holder dedicated his lifetime in the maritime industry to developing better training practices. After serving at sea…
APRIL 22, 2014 — Turkey's Ares Shipyard has delivered the first two of eight 51-passenger ferries that will serve Qatar's new Anantara Doha Island Resort & Spa, 11 km east of Doha. Designed by BMT…
APRIL 22, 2014 — IMO's MEPC  (Marine Environmental Protection Committee) has adopted amendments to the MARPOL convention that will require ships built from 2016 onwards to meet "Tier III" standards for NOx emissions.  "We are…
APRIL 22, 2014 — In an Earth Day announcement, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, reports that it will meet its goal of reducing its rate of greenhouse…
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