Tug Fire Kills Two at Bengbu Shenzhou Shipyard

Tug Fire Kills Two at Bengbu Shenzhou Shipyard

Two shipyard workers were killed and one was injured after a tugboat under construction at China’s Bengbu ...

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LeanShips to Prove Effectiveness of Green Technologies

Damen Sets Out to Prove Effectiveness of Green Technologies

Shipbuilding giant Damen Shipyards Group is preparing to launch a project titled The European Innovation Project ...

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India Approves Accession to IMO Conventions

India Approves Accession to IMO Conventions

India’s Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for the country’s accession to the International ...

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2015 Offshore WIND Vessel Directory Launches at Seawork

2015 Offshore WIND Vessel Directory to Be Launched at Seawork1

The 2015 edition of the Offshore WIND Vessel Directory will be launched on Tuesday 16th June during Seawork ...

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Svitzer Taking Contaminated Tugs to Singapore

Svitzer Taking Contaminated Tugs to Singapore

Towage company Svitzer is preparing to ship out two of its tug boats contaminated with potentially deadly asbestos ...

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Inexperience, Hectic Response Grounded John I off Canada

Inexperience, Hectic Response Grounded John I off Canada

Lack of experience operating in ice-covered waters and uncoordinated emergency response led to flooding and ...

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Svitzer Cracks Malaysian Market

Svitzer Cracks Malaysian Market

Maersk Group’s salvage and towage subsidiary Svitzer has entered the Malaysian market by establishing a joint ...

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Gazprom Neft Wraps Up Yamal Winter Oil Shipments

Gazprom Wraps Up Yamal Winter Oil Shipments

Gazprom Neft has completed its first winter shipments of oil from the Novoportovskoye field, becoming the first ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (25-29 of May)

Readers' Picks of the Week (25-29 of May)

Response to Purple Beach Fire Resumes Salvage operation of the Purple Beach freighter off Germany has entered its ...

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Svitzer Enters Brazilian Towage Market

Svitzer Enters Brazilian Towage Market

Maersk’s towage business arm Svitzer has taken a controlling stake in Brazilian towage operator Transmar ...

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Captain and Crewman Die in Tugboat Sinking off Busan Port

Captain and Crewman Die in Tugboat Sinking off Busan Port

A 53-year-old captain and a crew member died when their tugboat sank near South Korea’s Busan Port, Yonhap ...

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Cargo Ship Sinks off Gaolan Port

Cargo Ship Sinks off Gaolan Port

Zhuhai Maritime Bureau rescued nine crew members from a cargo ship that sank near the Gaolan port on May 21, ...

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Higher Turnover for Dutch Maritime Technology Sector

Higher Turnover for Dutch Maritime Technology Sector

The Dutch maritime technology sector has had a good year, posting a 17% increase in turnover, from € 6.4 billion ( ...

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Image of the Day: e-KOTUG Wows Tugnologists

e-KOTUG Wows Tugnologists

KOTUG’s new ART 80-32 Hybrid Rotortug RT Evolution, built by Damen, was named at the Greenwich Ship Tier in ...

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Port of Seattle to Appeal Shell Arctic Rig Ban

Port of Seattle to Appeal Shell Arctic Oil Rig Ban

The Port of Seattle will appeal the City of Seattle’s decision to prevent the oil major Royal Dutch Shell ...

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Update: Bourbon’s Kidnapped Crew Freed

Bourbon's Kidnapped Crew Freed

The three crew members of Nigerian nationality who had been kidnapped off the coast of Nigeria in April have been ...

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Scorched Spanish Ferry Towed to Sagunto

Scorched Spanish Ferry Towed to Sagunto

The Spanish ferry Sorrento, that had caught fire off Mallorca on April 28, arrived at the Port of Sagunto north of ...

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Update: JS Danube Re-Floated

JS Danube Re-Floated

A towing and salvage company Smit International and Kenya Ports Authority re-floated the Singapore-flagged bulk ...

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Severe Weather Closes Australian Ports

Severe Weather Closes Australian Ports

A slow moving low pressure system is bringing severe weather conditions off Australia’s New South Wales ...

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Start Date for AVIs Scheme Announced

Chris Baldwin, IMCA’s Technical Adviser

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) ...

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Oleg Naydenov Sinks off Canary Islands

Oleg Naydenov Sinks off Canary Islands

A Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov sank some 15 miles off Punta Maspalomas, the Canary Islands, at around 22:45 local ...

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Russian Trawler Burning for Days off Canary Islands

Russian Trawler Burning for Three Days off Canaries

Spanish authorities are still trying to contain a fire that erupted onboard a Russian fishing trawler Oleg Naydenov ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (6-10 of Apr)

Readers’ Picks of the Week

Interview: Milaha Working to Sustain Growth Momentum Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.S.C, a shareholding company with ...

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Boxship Drifting off Essex Fixed

Boxship Drifting off Essex Fixed

The container ship ANL Warringa continued its journey yesterday, after being adrift in a shipping lane 20 miles off ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (23rd -27th of March)

Readers’ Picks

Maersk Line Orders Seven Containerships Maersk Line signed a new building order today with COSCO Shipyard Co., Ltd ...

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One Dead, Three Rescued as Tug Sinks Off New York

One Dead, Three Rescued as Tug Sinks Off New York

The U.S. Coast Guard saved three men from the icy water Saturday, while a fourth man was later pronounced dead, ...

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Breached Freighter Capsizes While under Tow

Freighter Capsizes While Towed to Busan

The Hong Kong-flagged general cargo ship Eastern Amber capsized on Tuesday some forty kilometres off South ...

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