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Maersk Supply Unlikely to Be Sold by Year End

MSS Starfish Vessels

Maersk doesn't expect to finalize the sale if its Maersk Supply business by the end of 2018.

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KOTUG, Petroconsult Form Joint Venture

rotortug

KOTUG and Petroconsult create a joint venture company called KOTUG PETRO Maritime (KPM).  

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Armed Pirates Kidnap Four Crew Members off Congo

piracy

Four crew members of an unnamed Singapore-flagged tug/supply vessel were kidnapped off Congo.

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Wärtsilä Teams Up with MPA and PSA Marine on IntelliTug

Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä partners up with MPA and PSA Marine on a project to develop a harbor tug with autonomous navigation. 

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Ocean Cleanup Puts Its System to Final Tests

ocean cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup's System 001 starts the Pacific Trials.

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SENER Fuses Tug and Bunkering Vessel Traits in New Design

sener marine lng unit

SENER has signed a contract with Rimorchiatori Riuniti Panfido & C.s.r.l to design an innovative vessel.

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Keppel O&M Completes 2nd LNG-Powered Tug

KST Liberty

Keppel O&M has delivered its second dual-fuel tug capable of running on LNG.

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Q-LNG, VT Halter Marine Pen LoI for 2nd LNG Bunkering ATB

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QLNG Transport has signed a Letter of Intent with VT Halter Marine for a second LNG ATB.

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Ocean Inks Deal with Kingston Port for Towage Services

Ocean signed a 10-year contract with the Port Authority of Jamaica for harbor towage services at the Kingston Harbour.

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Tensions Heat Up over Panama Canal Safety Dispute

Panama Canal tug pulling LNG carrier

The dispute between the Panama Canal Authority and its tugboat captains over safety issues at the canal is intensifying.

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Photos: Towing Operation Goes Awry

MT Order

Tanker and tug avoid grounding after their towing line snaps 15 miles from the South African shore.

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Singapore to Develop Autonomous Vessels

MoU Signing MPA Singapore

MPA singapore is looking to boost its productivity and enhance safety by introducing autonomous harbor ships.

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Delivery of South East Asia's 1st Dual-Fuel LNG Tug on Track

KST LIBERTY Dual Fuel LNG tug

South East Asia's first dual-fuel LNG tug has been named KST Liberty at Keppel Singmarine.

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Panama Canal Authority to Sanction Tug Captains

Panama Canal tug boat pulling a containership

The Panama Canal Authority launched a process to sanction certain tug captains.

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KOTUG Becomes Majority Owner of Australian Towage Provider

KOTUG has become the majority owner of KT Maritime Services Australia after acquiring Teekay's stake in KTM.

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Shanghai Salvage Gearing Up to Remove Kea Trader

Kea Trader

Shanghai Salvage Company taking over the responsibilities from Ardent to remove Kea Trader from Durand Reef.

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MULTRATUG 32

Following successful sea trials, Multratug 32 was recently delivered to her owners Novatug, which will lease her to ...

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Salvage Giant Formed in the Med

Ardent Global, partners form the largest salvage company in the Mediterranean.

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Crowley Extends Wärtsilä's ATB Maintenance Deal

Wärtsilä has won an expanded deal for the maintenance of Crowley's articulated tug barges.

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APM 2018 Launched amid Industry Anticipation for Upturn

Asia's exhibition and conference Asia Pacific Maritime (APM) was officially launched on March 14.

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Steel Cut for America’s First LNG ATB

VT Halter Marine starts construction on America’s first liquefied natural gas articulated tug and barge unit.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Check out the most read stories from last week.

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Bourbon Shedding 41 Non-Smart Ships

Bourbon to sell 41 supply vessels as they cannot be connected within the group's smart shipping program.

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ASL Marine Warns of Expected Loss

ASL Marine Holdings anticipates reporting red ink for the second quarter of 2018 financial year.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read articles of the past week.

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COSCO Shipping-Seacor’s New JV Buys Eight PSVs

A newly established company SEACOSCO Offshore LLC has bought eight new platform supply vessels (PSVs) from COSCO ...

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PSA Marine Tugs to Assist Ships at Bangladesh LNG Terminal

PSA Marine Bangladesh is to provide support services to LNG ships calling at Summit LNG FSRU Terminal in Bangladesh. 

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