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Singapore: FSL Announces Redelivery of Chemical Tanker ...

Singapore - FSL Announces Redelivery of Chemical Tanker from BLT

FSL Trust Management Pte. Ltd. announces that, as of 5 March 2012, ‘Pertiwi’, one of the three 19,900 dwt stainless ...

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China: New Eagle Bulk’s Vessel Completes Sea Trial

China - New Eagle Bulk’s Vessel Completes Sea Trial

After a 3-day sea-trial, on February 26th 2012, Hantong shipyard successfully accomplished various testing programs ...

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Japan: ClassNK – New Edition of “Guidelines ...

Guidelines for the Safe Carriage of Nickel Ore

ClassNK has released a new revised edition of its “Guidelines for the Safe Carriage of Nickel Ore” ...

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Italy: SMIT Salvage Completes Oil Discharge from Costa ...

Italy - SMIT Salvage Completes Oil Discharge from Costa Concordia Double Bottom Tanks

On Friday afternoon the salvage team completed the discharge of Heavy Fuel Oil, Diesel Oil and Sludge form the ...

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UAE: WPTS 2012 – Maritime Industry Key to Driving ...

UAE - WPTS 2012 - Maritime Industry Key to Driving Global Sustainability Agenda

Environmentally sustainable practices in the maritime industry are critical to driving the global agenda on ...

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Singapore: Swiber Secures Charter Contracts Worth USD ...

Singapore - Swiber Secures Charter Contracts Worth USD 36 Million

Swiber Holdings Limited announced that it has secured charter contract wins totaling approximately US$36 million ...

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IMO Adopts Series of Guidelines on Meeting in London, UK

IMO Adopts Series of Guidelines on Meeting in London, UK

An important series of guidelines to support the uniform implementation of mandatory measures to increase energy ...

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UK: Trelleborg Report Shows Importancy of Testing for ...

UK - Trelleborg Report Shows Importancy of Testing for Berthing and Docking Materials

An exclusive market report by Trelleborg Marine Systems has revealed that the vast majority (90%) of the port ...

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Greek Tanker ‘Alpha 1’ Sinks off Athens

  Greek tanker “Alpha 1”, carrying 1,800 tonnes of crude oil and 235 tonnes of diesel, has sank ...

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Greece: Diana Containerships Takes Delivery of MV APL Spinel

Greece - Diana Containerships Takes Delivery of MV APL Spinel

Diana Containerships Inc. , a global shipping company specializing in owning and operating containerships, today ...

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Inchcape Shipping Services Establishes New Office in Malta

Inchcape Shipping Services Establishes New Office in Malta

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), maritime and cargo services provider, has now established a new office in Malta. ...

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USA: IMO Grants Final Approval to Siemens’ ...

USA - IMO Grants Final Approval to Siemens' Sicure BWT System

The Maritime Environmental Protection Committee of the United Nations’ International Maritime Organization ...

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UK: Port of Felixstowe Welcomes New Transatlantic Service

UK - Port of Felixstowe Welcomes New Transatlantic Service

The Port of Felixstowe is celebrating the start of a new Transatlantic service which called at Britain’s largest ...

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Capesize Vessel ‘Star Polaris’ Sustains ...

  Star Bulk Carriers Corp. yesterday announced that one of its vessels, the STAR POLARIS, sustained bottom ...

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Rolldock Orders Two Heavy-lift Ships from FSG, Germany

Rolldock Orders Two Heavy-lift Ships from FSG, Germany

Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) has won an order from the Rolldock concern in the Netherlands for two ...

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Australia: Incat Crowther Launches 24m Catamaran Ferry

Australia -Incat Crowther Launches 24m Catamaran Ferry

Incat Crowther announces the launch of a 24m Catamaran Ferry constructed by Marine Engineering Consultants. Based ...

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Brazil: Petrobras to Extend Charter for AHTS Vessel ...

Brazil - Petrobras to Extend Charter for AHTS Vessel 'Siem Ruby'

The Petrobras Board of Directors has resolved to charter one additional of Siem Offshore’s AHTS vessels, the ...

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Bermuda: Frontline Sells Suezmax Tanker Front Alfa

  Frontline Ltd. has entered into an agreement to sell its 1993-built double hull Suezmax tanker Front Alfa. ...

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WSS Appoints New Operations Manager for AsiaPac

WSS Appoints New Operations Manager for AsiaPac

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has appointed a new Regional Operations Manager for Asia Pacific. Brendon Hawley ...

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Fairstar Wins Two Transportation Contracts for Ichthys ...

Fairstar Wins Two Transportation Contracts for Ichthys LNG Project, Australia

Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has been awarded two contracts by the JKC Joint Venture (JKC) consisting of ...

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UK: Stewart Group Announces New Appointment

UK - Stewart Group Announces New Appointment

International shipbroker, The Stewart Group, has added new depth with the appointment of Michael Braid to launch ...

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Ireland: Transas Reveals Its Fuel Efficiency Monitoring ...

Ireland - Transas Reveals its Fuel Efficiency Monitoring System

Leading ECDIS manufacturer Transas Marine launches its fuel efficiency monitoring system Transas Wave. Designed for ...

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USA: State and Federal Trustee Agencies Complete Cosco ...

  State and federal trustee agencies have released the Cosco Busan Oil Spill Final Damage Assessment and ...

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International Guidelines for Maritime Security ...

International Guidelines for Maritime Security Companies Underway

Internationally, efforts are being made to develop guidelines for security companies used to protect ships against ...

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STX Finland Launches Multipurpose Deck Cargo Vessel Aura II

STX Finland Launches Multipurpose Deck Cargo Vessel Aura II

On March 1, 2012, STX Finland Oy Turku shipyard carried out the launch of the multipurpose deck cargo vessel built ...

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Norway: Farstad Sells Two Oldest AHTS Vessels in its Fleet

Norway - Farstad Sells Two Oldest AHTS Vessels in its Fleet

Farstad Shipping ASA has, through its wholly owned subsidiary P/R International Offshore Services ANS, reached an ...

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Lithuania: Hoegh LNG Enters Charter Agreement with ...

Lithuania - Hoegh LNG Enters Charter Agreement with Klaipedos Nafta for FSRU

Höegh LNG has today entered into a ten year time charter for a floating LNG storage and regasification unit to be ...

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