Lack of Automation Rules a Major Challenge

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Wasaline's Managing Director speaks on the concept of the automated ship.

MODEC Receives FPSO Order from Petrobras, Brazil

  MODEC announced today that Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (“Petrobras”), through its subsidiary Tupi ...

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China: Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Launches First Super ...

On Tuesday 27 September Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding launched the first Super Green 8500 for Carisbrooke ...

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Polarcus Alima Achieves Significant Transit Savings via ...

  Polarcus Limited announces that the Company’s ultra-modern 12-streamer 3D seismic vessel, POLARCUS ALIMA, ...

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Germany: EUROGATE, MSC Gate Increase Efficiency in ...

  With the relocation of a total of six container cranes, Bremerhaven’s container terminals, EUROGATE and MSC ...

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KNOT Establishes Representative Office in Rio de ...

  Based on increased activity in Brazilian waters, Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT) has decided to ...

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Japan: MES Delivers Bulk Carrier MV CAPE CELTIC to ...

  Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered 177,000 dwt type bulk carrier, ...

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Ireland: BMT’s SafePort Research Project ...

  BMT Group, the international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, announces that ...

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Norway: Ulstein Announces New Management Appointment

  Sindre Rotevatn (51) has been appointed finance manager and deputy managing director of Ulstein Verft AS. He ...

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Greece: Tsakos Energy Announces Time Charter for Eight ...

  Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited announces time charters of four of its Suezmaxes, three of its Panamaxes ...

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China: JiangDong Shipyard Launches New Bulk Carrier ...

  JD35000-1, the first of two Graig’s owned 35,000dwt newbuilding has been successfully launched at JiangDong ...

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GD NASSCO Shipyard Delivers Dry Cargo-Ammunition Ship

  Military Sealift Command accepted delivery of dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS William McLean during a ...

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NYK, Evergreen and Hanjin Shipping to Launch New ...

  NYK announces that at the end of October, NYK, Evergreen Marine Corp. (Taiwan) Ltd. (EMC), and Hanjin ...

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Norway: Havyard Holds Naming Ceremony for Fishing ...

  The purse seiner / Danish seiner Artus, of a Havyard 515 design, was named during a ceremony in Fosnavåg, ...

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Offshore Energy 2011: Baker Hughes, Cuadrilla and EBN ...

  For the first time, the Offshore Energy conference program will offer a session on unconventional gas. On ...

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Liberian Registry Awards Reverend with Honorary ...

  The Liberian Registry has awarded an honorary Master’s Licence to the Revd Canon Ken Peters, Director of ...

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The Netherlands: AKD Says Hiring of Armed Guards Should ...

In the wake of an independent report recommending the Netherlands government to provide Dutch shipowners with ...

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Royal Netherlands Navy’s OPV Starts Sea Acceptance Trials

  On Tuesday, September 27th the third Oceangoing Patrol Vessel (OPV), FRIESLAND, left the Damen Shipyard from ...

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Germany: Port of Hamburg Welcomes ‘Grande Sierra ...

Overnight from 25 to 26 September 2011, the GRANDE SIERRA LEONE docked at the Unikai terminal at the Port of ...

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UK: Port of Felixstowe Formally Opens New Deep Water ...

  The Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port, formally opens a new deep water shipping ...

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Denmark: Marlink, Thrane & Thrane Ink Partnership ...

Marlink and Thrane & Thrane have joined forces for the introduction of the brand new Thrane & Thrane SAILOR ...

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USA: Port of Tampa Enhances Cruise Terminal 6

  In preparation for the winter season of Holland America Line’s sailings from the Port of Tampa, the Tampa Port ...

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Australia: Incat Crowther Wins 20m Catamaran Ferry ...

  Incat Crowther announces that the company has been awarded a contract to design a 20m Catamaran Ferry to ...

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Norway: Awilco LNG Charters WilGas to Petrobras

  Awilco LNG ASA  announced that the LNG vessel WilGas has been committed on a one year contract, with no ...

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China: CIC Jiangsu Shipyard Starts Sea Trials for ...

  At 15:03 p.m., 23 September, 2011, the third 57000T bulk carrier for China Shipping (H.K.) Holdings Co., ...

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Bourbon Front PSV Leaves Zhejiang Shipyard, China

  Bourbon Front, a BOURBON next-generation Platform Supply Vessel (PSV), has left Sinopacific Shipbuilding ...

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General Dynamics Bath Iron Works to Build DDG 51 ...

The U. S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, a $680 million ...

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Gabon: Fairstar Wins Transportation Contract by ...

  Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. has been awarded a new transportation contract by Hercules Offshore to ...

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