Strikes Winning Down at Australia’s Ports

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The Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE) has proceeded today with the second round of ...

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Damen to Deliver Its 1st Service Operations Vessel to Bibby

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Bibby Marine Services Limited, part of Bibby Line Group, signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for ...

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AIMPE’s Strikes at Australian Ports to Continue

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Australian Fair Work Commission has rejected Danish tug operator Svitzer’s application seeking to terminate ...

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Svitzer Seeks to Put an End to AIMPE’s Strikes

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Following Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers’ (AIMPE) decision to escalate a strike campaign at the ...

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Svitzer Orders Two More Tugs for Ichthys LNG Project

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Svitzer is ordering two more ASD tugs from Sanmar Shipyards to service the multi-billion dollar INPEX-operated ...

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Australian Ports Clogged as Strikes Begin

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The Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE) Union has started their planned strikes ...

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Tug Boat Strike to Halt Operations at Australian Ports

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Eastern Australia’s ports will be hit by 12-hour strikes next Tuesday and Wednesday as tug boat crews express ...

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Happy New Year 2016!

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World Maritime News team wishes all our readers joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year! We would also ...

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Spotted: Maersk Connector Put Through Its Paces

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The 9,300 dwt cable installing vessel Maersk Connector, owned and operated by Maersk Supply Service, has been ...

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Svitzer Bags 10-Year Ichthys LNG Towage Gig

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LNG towage provider Svitzer Australia has won a 10-year contract to provide towage and other marine services to the ...

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Rolls-Royce Stacking Up Orders

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UK-based developer and producer of marine engines Rolls-Royce has received orders from two major shipbuilding ...

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Spotted: Multraship, Damen Put Pens to Paper at Europort

Europoort signing 2015 (2)

Dutch towage and salvage specialist Multraship, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Novatug BV, has commissioned ...

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Qingdao Port Enters Towage JV with Svitzer

Qingdao Port Enters Towage Services JV

China’s Qingdao Port International has entered a towage services agreement with Maersk’s towage and ...

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Port of Barcelona to Invest in LNG Infrastructure

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Spain’s Port of Barcelona plans to start promoting the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to tackle growing ...

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Tanker Ablaze after Engine Room Blast off Denmark

Tanker Ablaze after Engine Room Blast off Denmark (2)

Liberia-flagged oil/chemicals tanker Alia caught fire in the North Sea off Denmark following an explosion in ...

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Spotted: ALP Striker Hits the Water

ALP Striker Hits the Water

ALP Striker, the first of four ultra-long distance towing and anchor handling vessels built by Japan’s Niigata ...

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Svitzer Lands APMT Moin Towage Deal

Svitzer Lands APMT Moin Towage Deal

Copenhagen-based towage and salvage company Svitzer will provide marine services for the new APM Terminals Moin ...

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Houston Ship Channel Partially Closed after Tug, Barge Sink

Houston Ship Channel Partially Closed after Tug and Barge Sink2

U.S. Coast Guard closed a 1,000 yard section of the Houston Shipping Channel to deep draft ship traffic at 5:58 ...

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VIDEO: Teekay Tanker Runs Aground off Lisbon

Teekay Tanker Runs Aground off Lisbon

Tokyo Spirit, a 150,000 dwt crude oil tanker owned by Teekay Tankers, ran aground in the Bay of Cascais near ...

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Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference Stronger Than Ever

Offshore Energy Exhibition  Conference Stronger Than Ever4

With 658 exhibitors, 23,000 m2 of floor space, and visitors representing 86 nationalities, Offshore Energy ...

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Mataquito Breaks Down in Mexico

Mataquito Breaks Down in Mexico

German container line Hapag-Lloyd reported that the 2010-built container ship MV Mataquito suffered a main engine ...

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Bad Weather Halts Oil Removal from Flinterstar

Bad Weather Halts Oil Removal from Flinterstar

The removal of the fuel oil from the tanks of the Dutch general cargo ship Flinterstar which sank off ...

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SAAM SMIT Orders Damen Tug at Offshore Energy 2015

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SAAM SMIT Towage, the joint venture between SAAM S.A. of Chile and Dutch company Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., ...

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Update 3: Oil Being Removed from Sunken Flinterstar

Oil Being Removed from Sunken Flinterstar

Dutch salvage and towage companies Multraship and Smit Salvage on Sunday started removing heavy fuel oil and diesel ...

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Damage to Flinterstar Worse than Expected

Damage to Flinterstar Worse than Expected

Dutch shipping company Flinter said that damage their general cargo ship Flinterstar sustained in a collision with ...

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ABS Releases First Guide for SOx Scrubber Ready Vessels

ABS Releases First Guide for SOx Scrubber Ready Vessels

Houston-based American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has published the world’s first guide for SOx scrubber ...

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Middle Point Reaping Fruits from Expansion to German Market

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Dutch recruitment and contracting specialist Middle Point has started reaping the benefits from its expansion to ...

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