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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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Tanker Ablaze after Engine Room Blast off Denmark

Liberia-flagged oil/chemicals tanker Alia caught fire in the North Sea off Denmark following an explosion in ...

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Spotted: ALP Striker Hits the Water

ALP Striker, the first of four ultra-long distance towing and anchor handling vessels built by Japan’s Niigata ...

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Svitzer Lands APMT Moin Towage Deal

Copenhagen-based towage and salvage company Svitzer will provide marine services for the new APM Terminals Moin ...

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Houston Ship Channel Partially Closed after Tug, Barge Sink

U.S. Coast Guard closed a 1,000 yard section of the Houston Shipping Channel to deep draft ship traffic at 5:58 ...

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VIDEO: Teekay Tanker Runs Aground off Lisbon

Tokyo Spirit, a 150,000 dwt crude oil tanker owned by Teekay Tankers, ran aground in the Bay of Cascais near ...

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Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference Stronger Than Ever

With 658 exhibitors, 23,000 m2 of floor space, and visitors representing 86 nationalities, Offshore Energy ...

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Mataquito Breaks Down in Mexico

German container line Hapag-Lloyd reported that the 2010-built container ship MV Mataquito suffered a main engine ...

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Bad Weather Halts Oil Removal from Flinterstar

The removal of the fuel oil from the tanks of the Dutch general cargo ship Flinterstar which sank off ...

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SAAM SMIT Orders Damen Tug at Offshore Energy 2015

SAAM SMIT Towage, the joint venture between SAAM S.A. of Chile and Dutch company Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., ...

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Update 3: Oil Being Removed from Sunken Flinterstar

Dutch salvage and towage companies Multraship and Smit Salvage on Sunday started removing heavy fuel oil and diesel ...

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Damage to Flinterstar Worse than Expected

Dutch shipping company Flinter said that damage their general cargo ship Flinterstar sustained in a collision with ...

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ABS Releases First Guide for SOx Scrubber Ready Vessels

Houston-based American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has published the world’s first guide for SOx scrubber ...

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Middle Point Reaping Fruits from Expansion to German Market

Dutch recruitment and contracting specialist Middle Point has started reaping the benefits from its expansion to ...

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Study: Half of OSV Crews Can't Say 'No' to Clients

Some 50% of crews working on offshore support vessels are willing to compromise safety rather than say ‘no’ to ...

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Spotted: Sakigake Blazes Path into LNG Territory

Japanese shipping and logistics company NYK recently took delivery of the country’s first LNG-fueled tugboat named ...

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El Condor Pas Still Stuck in Bosphorus

The 177-meter bulk carrier El Condor Pas which ran aground yesterday morning at Umuryeri Point in the Bosphorous ...

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Bulker Runs Aground in Bosphorus

A 177-meter bulk carrier ran aground at Umuryeri Point in the Bosphorus in the early hours of Wednesday, September ...

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China Turning Major Shipping Hubs into Emission Control Areas

China issued a plan to cut sulphur dioxide emissions from ships in the Bohai Sea, the Pearl River Delta, and the ...

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Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia Jointly Nab Sea Robbers

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has reported that one of its Fearless-class patrol vessels disrupted a ...

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New Zealand Faces Expected Ship Officer Shortages Head-On

Worldwide shortages of over 42,500 officers expected by 2019 has prompted New Zealand’s maritime industry and ...

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MSC Boxship Towed after Losing Power off Spain

Spanish maritime salvage and rescue organisation Salvamento Maritimo was called in yesterday to tow the 9,400 TEU ...

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Two Injured in Gas Pipeline Blast off Louisiana

Two men were injured yesterday evening when a natural gas pipeline their Dive Support Vessel (DSV) was working on ...

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Sanmar to Build Svitzer Sextet

Maersk Group’s salvage and towage subsidiary Svitzer has signed a newbuilding contract with Sanmar Shipyard ...

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