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 November 14, 2014, said Rosmorport in a release. The rig is seen here making its way to the eastern part of ...

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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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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 4 – 10, 2014)

Readers' Picks of the Week (Aug 4 - 10, 2014)

Egypt to Build New Suez Canal Egypt is looking to build a new Suez Canal parallel to the existing one in a USD 4 ...

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North Sea Vessels Facing Detentions amid New Labour Laws

North Sea Vessels Facing Detentions amid New Labour Laws

North Sea supply vessels and support ships could be detained in port if they are found to be failing to comply with ...

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Update: Port Hedland Strike Called Off

Strike Looming over Port Hedland

Tugboat engineers at Australia’s largest port, Port Hedland, have cancelled the intended strike and will continue ...

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VIDEO: Brace Yourself for Freefall!

Brace Yourself for Freefall

Rough sea can be relentless and unforgiving for those trying to abandon ship as fast as possible. Open lifeboats ...

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Russian-Flagged Research Vessel Drifting in Okhotsk Sea

Research Vessel

Russian-flagged research vessel Professor Gagarinskiy carrying 40 people onboard is adrift off central Sakhalin ...

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