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Maersk Line will invest $1.9 billion more in expanding its Asia-Europe containership fleet, after it exercised an option with Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. to build 10 more Triple-E class containerships. Overall,…
Dimitrios Grifakis, 57, of Kallithea, Greece, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis to six months in prison, followed by two years of supervised release, for obstructing a Coast Guard inspection that…
International Paint has introduced Intergard(R)7020, a new dedicated cargo hold coating for all bulk carrier types.Specially designed for operators who don't need or cannot justify the investment in the highest performing cargo hold coatings, Intergard(R)7020…
DNV has participated in a joint industry project to develop Ecore, a Very Large Ore Carrier concept designed to lower fuel costs and improve loading efficiency. Based on existing technology, the Ecore concept is said…
The combination of slow steaming and Emissions Control Areas is making the choice of marine lubricants more complex says Total Lubmarine.The North American Emissions Control Area (ECA), which will be effective from 2012, will impact…
The U.S. Department of Justice reports that four corporations involved in owning and operating a fleet of vessels regularly visiting New Orleans pleaded guilty today and agreed to pay a $1 million penalty and be…
ABB Turbocharging reports significant developments with both its latest generation single stage turbochargers and its  "Power2" two stage turbocharging systems.The company's latest generation of high efficiency, high pressure single stage turbochargers is the A100 series.…
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…
Koo's Shipping Company S.A., a Taiwanese corporation, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of making false statements, knowingly failing to fully and accurately maintain an oil record book as required by international treaty and…
International Paint has introduced Interline 9001, a new bimodal epoxy coating for the cargo tanks of chemical tankers. With enhanced cargo resistance, zero absorption for many cargoes and fewer cycling restrictions, Interline 9001 simplifies the…
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