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Bathymetric Mapping in Atlantic Completed

Bathymetric Mapping in Atlantic Completed

In the latter half of 2013 the British Royal Research Ship, RRS James Cook, set sail for the Atlantic to conduct the field work component of a European Research Council funded project, Reconstructing abrupt changes in chemistry and circulation of the equatorial Atlantic Ocean: Implications for global climate and deep-water habitats (CACH).   The expedition […]

Höegh’s FSRU Lampung Operational

Höegh’s FSRU Lampung Operational

The PGN FSRU Lampung project offshore Indonesia reached an important milestone when the unit, along with its associated mooring and pipeline to shore was deemed mechanically complete and commenced commercial operation for its client Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN), on July 21, 2014.   The PGN FSRU Lampung further completed receiving its first cargo of LNG through a Ship-To-Ship (STS) […]

Update: Braemar Completes Merger with ACM

Update: Braemar Completes Merger with ACM

Braemar Shipping Services Plc. has finalised the merger with ACM Shipping Group Plc. (ACM). ACM will merge with Braemar Seascope, the shipbroking division of Braemar Shipping Services, to form a new combined shipbroking business, which will trade as Braemar ACM Shipbroking.   Braemar ACM Shipbroking brings together two shipbroking companies and builds on their complementary strengths […]

Bureau Veritas Testing Single Window Software

Bureau Veritas Testing Single Window Software

Bureau Veritas Group has launched Maritime Pilot Phase for its Single Window for foreign trade in Togo, Africa.   The ceremony took place in Lomé, under the patronage of the President of the Republic, His Excellency Faure Gnassingbe. The pilot phase allows the testing of the electronic platform for its technical and organizational dimensions and will […]

Good Samaritans Help USCG Save 5 from Blazing Vessel

Good Samaritans Help USCG Save 5 from Blazing Vessel

The U.S. Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of five people after their 40-foot vessel caught fire near Petit Bois Island, Alabama, last Friday.   Watchstanders at Coast Guard Mobile, Alabama, received a distress call from the International Emergency Response Coordination Center reporting an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon alert in the vicinity of Petit […]

US West Coast Contract Talks on Ice Again

US West Coast Contract Talks on Ice Again

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) have issued a statement regarding the negotiations on a new contract covering nearly 20,000 longshore workers at twenty-nine U.S. West Coast ports. The negotiations have once again been put on hold.   No talks will take place from July 28 to August1, so that […]

Mitsubishi Testing New Waters

Mitsubishi Testing New Waters

Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has entered into the sea port terminal business in Santa Marta, Colombia. MC joins forces with Daabon Group1, which develops sea port terminal business activities along Colombia’s Caribbean Coast, to establish a port holding company.   MC will participate in the joint venture with a 25% shareholding. Located on the Caribbean Sea, the […]

Surge of Orders for Danelec Marine

Surge of Orders for Danelec Marine

Danelec Marine has received orders to supply Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) for 18 offshore support vessels in China.   The orders were taken by Danelec’s distributor Xiamen Huayi. The ships are under construction at a shipyard in Fujian province. Danelec Marine has seen a surge of business […]

GTT Technology to Feature on Yamal LNGC Newbuilds

GTT Technology to Feature on Yamal LNGC Newbuilds

GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) has disclosed the order of nine Liquefied Natural Gas Carriers (LNGC) which will be built by the Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).   Six new ships will be owned jointly by TEEKAY & CLNG and the three others will be owned jointly by MOL & CSLNG. These large vessels […]

Dorian Ventures into New Markets

Dorian Ventures into New Markets

Dorian LPG Ltd., has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with HNA Logistics Group Co. Ltd. to explore opportunities in the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) logistics market.   Director and Vice President of HNA Logistics, Ximen Chen, said: “We will jointly engage in the development of green energy logistics which includes LPG vessel investment, gas […]

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