BHP Billiton Injects USD 240m in Port Hedland

BHP Billiton Injects USD 240m in Port Hedland1

​ Australia-based mining giant BHP Billiton has assigned USD 240 million to purchase six additional tugs and ...

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Vallianz Bags USD 458 Mln in Charter Renewals

Vallianz Bags USD 458 Mln in Charter Renewals

Singapore’s offshore support vessel provider Vallianz Holdings Limited has penned new contracts valued up to ...

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Hamburg Tackles Illegal Ship Waste Dumping

Hamburg Fights Illegal Waste Dumping from Ships

All ships calling at the Port of Hamburg are now allowed to dispose of the six-times higher amount of waste at no ...

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Maersk Sells Stake in ESVAGT

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Infrastructural investors 3i Infrastructure plc and AMP Capital have entered into an agreement to jointly acquire ...

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Asia Gets First LNG-Powered Tugboat

Asia Gets First LNG-Powered Tugboat

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has taken delivery of Asia’s first tugboat Hai Yang Shi You 525, ...

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LNG RoRo Newbuilding Runs Aground off Norway

LNG RoRo Newbuilding Aground off Ulsteinvik

Nor Lines’ 5,000 dwt short sea cargo Ro/Ro vessel MS Kvitbjørn (White Bear) ran aground off Ulsteinvik on Sunday ...

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Nautilus Applauds Progress on Seafarer Rights

Nautilus Applauds Progress on Seafarers Rights

International maritime union Nautilus has welcomed news that the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has ...

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Hong Kong Sulphur Switch to Cut Harmful Emissions by 60%

Hong Kong Sulphur Switch to Cut Harmful Emissions by 60%

A new regulation under which ocean going vessels are required to switch to marine fuels with less than 0.5% sulphur ...

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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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