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)

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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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MTU, Fairplay to Test MTU SCR System in Real Life

MTU, Fairplay to Test MTU SCR System in Real Life

On of the most difficult tasks for maritime engineers is posed by the upcoming emission regulations pushing for ...

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The Dutch Show Their Might at SMM

The Dutch Show Their Might at SMM0

As this year’s SMM conference and exhibition in Hamburg is expected to be the largest so far, the same goes for the ...

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All Eyes on SMM Hamburg

All Eyes on SMM Hamburg

The SMM international trade fair of the maritime industry has officially been opened in Hamburg. Every two years ...

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LNG Hybrid Barge Readying for Hamburg

LNG Hybrid Barge Readying for Hamburg

Environmentally-friendly Becker Marine Systems’ new LNG Hybrid Barge was launched in Komárno, Slovakia on September ...

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BV Classed Fleet Reaches 100 Million Tonnes

BV Classed Fleet Reaches 100 Million Tonnes

Strong growth in the numbers of ships being transferred into BV class has pushed the Bureau Veritas classed fleet ...

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Aussie Beacon Owners to Benefit from Modernized ...

Aussie Beacon Owners to Befit from Modernized Satellite System

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), in cooperation with Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) has awarded a ...

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Tasneef Lands Classification Deal

Tasneef Lands Classification Deal

United Arab Emirates-based classification society Tasneef has signed a contract with Drydocks World to provide the ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 18 – 24, 2014)

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Strike at Ningbo Port Turns Violent A massive strike by as many as 10,000 truck drivers at Ningbo’s Beilun ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 11 – 15, 2014)

Readers' Picks of the Week (Aug 11 - 15, 2014)

Lilly Johanne Capsizes in Turkey Lilly Johanne, a live fish carrier, capsized in Celiktrans shipyard in Tuzla, ...

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Crane Kills Tugboat Captain

Crane Kills Tugboat Captain

A 46-year-old tugboat captain, Michael Collins, died as a result of injuries he sustained when a crane fell on the ...

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UK: Standby Vessel Hits Wind Farm Pile, Springs Leak

OMS Pollux

Danish-registered standby safety vessel, OMS Pollux, collided with a pile supporting a turbine yesterday at Walney ...

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