AHTS Magne Viking 1st to Comply with IMO Polar Code

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The AHTS Magne Viking, owned by Viking Supply Ships A/S, is the first vessel to become compliant with the new IMO ...

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Update: CSCL Indian Ocean Reaches Hamburg

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China Shipping Container Lines’ stricken boxship CSCL Indian Ocean has arrived at Hamburg Port and tied up at ...

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Svitzer Firms Presence in the Caribbean

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Towage specialist Svitzer has inked a 2.5 year contract to offer marine services at the NuStar terminal in St. ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (18th – 22nd Jan, 2016)

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Pirates Attempt to Board RORO Ship in Gulf of Guinea Armed pirates attempted to board a RORO vessel confirmed as MV ...

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Svitzer, Unions Shake Hands on Four-Year Industrial Contract

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Danish tug operator Svitzer Towage has reached an agreement with the three tug crew unions to operate under a ...

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Australia's Tugboat Strikes Delay 15 Ships in Port Adelaide

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At least 15 ships were delayed at the Port of Adelaide due to nationwide strikes on board Svitzer Australia’s tugs ...

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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

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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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