Freighter Catches Fire in Iskedrun Port

Cargo Ship Catches Fire in Iskedrun Port

1978-built, 2937 dwt  general cargo vessel Retaj caught fire while docked in Turkey’s Mediterranean Port of ...

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Nine Burned in Tugboat Explosion in Indonesia

Nine Burned in Tugboat Explosion in Indonesia

Nine workers were injured when a gas cylinder exploded in the engine room of the tugboat Sandia III in the ...

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Update: Thor Commander under Tow

AMSA Concerts Towage of Disabled General Cargo Ship

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is coordinating the response to Antigua and Barbuda-flagged general ...

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PSA Marine Qalhat to Start Towage Service for Oman LNG

PSA Marine Qalhat to Start Towage Service for Oman LNG

PSA Marine Qalhat SAOC (PSAMQ), a joint venture company formed between PSA Marine and Golden Dunes International, ...

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US Barge Industry Praises Phaseout of Single-Hulled Vessels

US Barge Industry Praises Phaseout of Single-Hull Tankers

The American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association for the tugboat, towboat and barge industry ...

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Bollinger Shipyards Changes Ownership

Bollinger Shipyards Changes Ownership

Former chief operating officer at Louisiana- based Bollinger Shipyards Ben Bordelon has teamed up with the owners ...

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Nakilat Damen to Build 11 Tugs for New Doha Port

Nakilat Damen to Build 11 Tugs for New Doha Port

Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) has signed an agreement with Qatar’s New Port Project (NPP)  to ...

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Hamburg’s LNG Hybrid Barge Put through Paces

Hamburg's LNG Hybrid Barge Put through Paces

The first gas container for the Becker Marine’s LNG hybrid barge the Hummel has reached the Port of Hamburg ...

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Royal Boskalis and KOTUG Merge Harbour Towage Operations

Royal Boskalis and Kotug Merge Harbour Towage Operations

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and KOTUG International B.V. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week ( 8-12th of Dec)

Readers’ Picks

World\’s Largest Containership Starts Maiden Voyage 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe, the world’s largest container ship ...

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Smit Lamnalco Strengthens Foothold in Australia

Smit Lamnalco Strengthens Foothold in Australia

Towage specialist Smit Lamnalco, a 50% owned associate of Dutch-based Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has acquired ...

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Port Hedland Tug Engineers Approve Enterprise Agreement

Port Hedland Tug Engineers Approve Enterprise Agreement

Operations at Port Hedland, Australia’s largest bulk export terminal, will resume uninterrupted after the ...

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Image of the Day: Mercury Hitches a Ride

Image of the Day Mercury Hitches a Ride

The convoy consisting of three main and two spare sea tugs towing Mercury jackup rig left Arkhangelsk seaport on ...

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UPDATE: MUA Scraps Strike Plans at New South Wales Ports

MUA Stages Industrial Action at New South Wales Ports

 The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has decided to suspend the industrial action scheduled for today at New ...

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Interview: Recruiting for Maritime Industry

Middle Point's Partner Consultant Maarten van Haren

The global maritime industry is undergoing a very challenging period with industry stakeholders opting ...

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Pacific Basin Sells Share in OMSA JV

Pacific Basin Sells Share in OMSA JV

Pacific Basin Shipping’s wholly owned subsidiary PB Sea-Tow Holdings (BVI) Limited has sold its 50% share ...

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Wärtsilä to Design Middle East’s First LNG Tug System

Wärtsilä to Set Up Middle East's First LNG Harbour Tug System

Dubai-based Drydocks World has contracted Wärtsilä to design and supply the propulsion and other equipment for a ...

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Port Hedland Again Facing Strike

Port Hedland Again Facing Strike

The Australian Institute of Marine & Power Engineers (AIMPE) has given notice that the tug boat engineers at ...

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Offshore Energy 2014 Kicks Off

Offshore Energy 2014 Kicks Off

Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference 2014, one of the fastest growing gatherings of offshore professionals, ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (20-24th of October)

Readers’-Picks-of-the-Week

Clyde and Co: Ships with Fatigued Crew Unseaworthy If a ship’s crew doesn’t receive enough rest while trying to ...

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Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

A collision between the multi-purpose cargo ship Rickmers Dubai with the un-manned crane barge Walcon Wizard which ...

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MSE: Glycerine Is Realistic Marine Fuel Option

MSE: Glycerine Viable Marine Fuel Option

Marine South East’s GLEAMS (Glycerine Fuel for Marine Sustainability) project has after a year of ...

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First Centre Blocks for UK Aircraft Carrier Complete

First Centre Blocks for UK Aircraft Carrier Complete

The U.K.-based Cammell Laird has completed its first centre blocks for a second aircraft carrier set to become the ...

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Panama Canal Completes Tug Fleet

Panama Canal Completes Tug Fleet

The Panama Canal has received Cerro Ancon, the last of the 14 tractor tugs of its new fleet. These new tugboats ...

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Clydeport Fined over Flying Phantom Deaths

Flying Phantom tug

A port operator Clydeport Operations Ltd will have to pay fines totalling £650,000 (circa USD 1.05 million) ...

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Bulker and Tug Collide at Port-Cartier

Bulker and Tug Collide at Port-Cartier

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has deployed a team of investigators to Port-Cartier, Québec, where ...

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Date Set for Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career ...

Date Set for Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event 2015

The 9th annual Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) will be held on Wednesday 22 April 2015 at the ...

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