Ardent Wraps Up 1st Year of Operation, Looks Offshore

Ardent, a company created in 2015 through a merger of Svitzer Salvage, part of Maersk Group, and Crowley ...

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Pilbara Marine Wins Tug Licence for Port Hedland

Pilbara Marine Pty Ltd (Pilbara Marine), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue), has won ...

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Damen Presents Design of New Class Utility Vessel

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has unveiled the design of the first of a new class of Damen utility vessel UV2410, which ...

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Boskalis, Kotug Wrap Up Merger of Their Towage Businesses

Dutch maritime companies Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and KOTUG International B.V. (KOTUG) have ...

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Crowley Loses Alyeska Marine Services Gig

Crowley Marine Services will not be providing oil spill prevention and response services in Valdez and Prince ...

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Nautilus Slams Farstad for Hiring Cheaper Workers

Maritime professionals’ trade union Nautilus International voiced its “shock and anger” to a ...

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Court Throws Out Negligence Claim against Armada

The Bergen district court has dismissed the negligence claim against GC Rieber Shipping ASA’s subsidiary, ...

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AHTS Magne Viking 1st to Comply with IMO Polar Code

The AHTS Magne Viking, owned by Viking Supply Ships A/S, is the first vessel to become compliant with the new IMO ...

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Update: CSCL Indian Ocean Reaches Hamburg

China Shipping Container Lines’ stricken boxship CSCL Indian Ocean has arrived at Hamburg Port and tied up at ...

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Svitzer Firms Presence in the Caribbean

Towage specialist Svitzer has inked a 2.5 year contract to offer marine services at the NuStar terminal in St. ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (18th – 22nd Jan, 2016)

Pirates Attempt to Board RORO Ship in Gulf of Guinea Armed pirates attempted to board a RORO vessel confirmed as MV ...

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Svitzer, Unions Shake Hands on Four-Year Industrial Contract

Danish tug operator Svitzer Towage has reached an agreement with the three tug crew unions to operate under a ...

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Australia's Tugboat Strikes Delay 15 Ships in Port Adelaide

At least 15 ships were delayed at the Port of Adelaide due to nationwide strikes on board Svitzer Australia’s tugs ...

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Strikes Winning Down at Australia’s Ports

The Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE) has proceeded today with the second round of ...

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Damen to Deliver Its 1st Service Operations Vessel to Bibby

Bibby Marine Services Limited, part of Bibby Line Group, signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for ...

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AIMPE’s Strikes at Australian Ports to Continue

Australian Fair Work Commission has rejected Danish tug operator Svitzer’s application seeking to terminate ...

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Svitzer Seeks to Put an End to AIMPE’s Strikes

Following Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers’ (AIMPE) decision to escalate a strike campaign at the ...

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Svitzer Orders Two More Tugs for Ichthys LNG Project

Svitzer is ordering two more ASD tugs from Sanmar Shipyards to service the multi-billion dollar INPEX-operated ...

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Australian Ports Clogged as Strikes Begin

The Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE) Union has started their planned strikes ...

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Tug Boat Strike to Halt Operations at Australian Ports

Eastern Australia’s ports will be hit by 12-hour strikes next Tuesday and Wednesday as tug boat crews express ...

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Happy New Year 2016!

World Maritime News team wishes all our readers joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year! We would also ...

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Spotted: Maersk Connector Put Through Its Paces

The 9,300 dwt cable installing vessel Maersk Connector, owned and operated by Maersk Supply Service, has been ...

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Svitzer Bags 10-Year Ichthys LNG Towage Gig

LNG towage provider Svitzer Australia has won a 10-year contract to provide towage and other marine services to the ...

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Rolls-Royce Stacking Up Orders

UK-based developer and producer of marine engines Rolls-Royce has received orders from two major shipbuilding ...

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Spotted: Multraship, Damen Put Pens to Paper at Europort

Dutch towage and salvage specialist Multraship, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Novatug BV, has commissioned ...

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Qingdao Port Enters Towage JV with Svitzer

China’s Qingdao Port International has entered a towage services agreement with Maersk’s towage and ...

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Port of Barcelona to Invest in LNG Infrastructure

Spain’s Port of Barcelona plans to start promoting the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to tackle growing ...

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