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UK: Piracy, Passenger Ship Safety on Agenda of IMO’s ...

  Piracy and armed robbery against ships off the coast of Somalia, in the Gulf of Aden and the wider Indian ...

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Remontowa Commences Operations in Namibia

Remontowa Commences Operations in Namibia

Remontowa Group are commencing operations in West Africa providing direct access to Remontowa’s experience and ...

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Indonesia Takes Stand Against Pirates

  A new stance by Indonesia has made a major difference in what was once the world’s top piracy blackspot. ...

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Product Tanker BW Rhine Released off Nigeria

  Product tanker BW Rhine has been released off Nigeria by its captors. All 24 crew members are safe. At 0630 ...

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Africa: BW Rhine Captured off Togo

  Product tanker BW Rhine is believed to have been captured off Togo. On 28 April 2012, BW Rhine, a 75,678 dwt ...

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UK: IMO Calls Heads of State to Engage with Global ...

UK - IMO Calls Heads of State to Engage with Global Fight Against Piracy

International Maritime Organization secretary-general Koji Sekimizu has called on heads of state to engage with the ...

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Seadrill Receives LoI for Semi-Sub Rig Operations Off ...

Seadrill Receives LoI for Semi-Sub Rig Operations Off West Africa

Seadrill has received a letter of award for a new three year contract for a semi-submersible for operations ...

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Noble Energy Charters Atwood Hunter for Works Offshore ...

Noble Energy Charters Atwood Hunter for Works Offshore West Africa

Atwood Oceanics, Inc., announced today that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a drilling services contract ...

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Fairmount Expedition Tows Drilling Rig Scarabeo 6 to ...

Fairmount Expedition Tows Drilling Rig Scarabeo 6 to Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Fairmount Marine’s tug Fairmount Expedition has delivered the semi- submersible drilling rig Scarabeo 6 safely in ...

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Kenya: 11 Pirates Face 20 Years Imprisonment

Kenya - 11 Pirates Face 20 Years Imprisonment

All eleven pirates that were apprehended by EU Naval Force warship FS Nivose in May 2009 and transferred to Kenyan ...

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Singapore: Sustainable Shipping Initiative Launched

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) is at Singapore Maritime Week today, launching a series of practical, ...

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IMB’s Report Shows Increase in Piracy Off West Africa

  One hundred and two incidents of piracy and armed robbery have been reported for the first quarter of 2012, ...

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French Navy Frigate FS Guepratte Joins EU NAVFOR

French Navy Frigate FS Guepratte Joins EU NAVFOR

The Counter-Piracy force of the European Union (EU NAVFOR), typically comprising 4 – 7 Surface Combat Vessels ...

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Fairmount Glacier Assists in Refloating of Bulk Carrier ...

Fairmount Glacier Assists in Refloating of Bulk Carrier in Mozambique

Fairmount Marine’s tug Fairmount Glacier has successfully assisted in the refloating of Greek owned bulk carrier ...

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Willis Global Marine – Another Difficult and ...

Willis Global Marine - Another Difficult and Uncertain Year for Maritime Industry

After an inauspicious start, 2012 will be another difficult and uncertain year for the maritime industry faced with ...

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UK: Lloyd’s Register Issues New Rules for Ice-Class Vessels

UK - Lloyd’s Register Issues New Rules for Ice-Class Vessels

The first dedicated set of rules for stern-first ice-class ships has just been published by Lloyd’s Register, ...

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EU NAVFOR Warship HNLMS VAN AMSTEL Completes Two ...

EU NAVFOR Warship HNLMS VAN AMSTEL Completes Two Escorts of WFP

Dutch EU NAVFOR warship HNLMS VAN AMSTEL completed two escorts of World Food Programme (WFP) chartered merchant ...

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ITS Sirocco Joins European Naval Force to Combat Piracy ...

ITS Sirocco Joins European Naval Force to Combat Piracy Off Somalia

On Saturday the 14th of April the Italian Frigate ITS SCIROCCO has joined the European Naval Force to combat piracy ...

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ABS Appoints New Leadership for Europe-Africa Operations

  ABS President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki has announced that ABS Vice President and current Chief ...

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CMA CGM Announces Reshuffling of Its ASIA-South Africa ...

CMA CGM Announces Reshuffling of Its ASIA-South Africa and Mozambique Services

CMA CGM announces the reshuffling of its ASIA – South Africa and Mozambique services As from 24th April, the ...

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Liberia: Dredging Starts in Port of Greenville

Liberia - Dredging Starts in Port of Greenville

According to the Daily Observer, the National Port Authority (NPA) has commenced the dredging of the Port of ...

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WOC Holds Second ‘Sustainable Ocean Summit’ ...

WOC Holds Second 'Sustainable Ocean Summit' in Washington DC, USA

The World Ocean Council’s second “Sustainable Ocean Summit” (SOS) will be held December 3-5 in Washington D.C. to ...

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Dutch Government Approves Expansion of Atalanta ...

Dutch Government Approves Expansion of Atalanta Counterpiracy Mission

Pirate camps on the Somali coast may now also be tackled from Dutch ships. The Dutch Government approved the ...

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USS Porter Arrives in Gulf of Aden to Join Combined ...

USS Porter Arrives in Gulf of Aden to Join Combined Task Force

Guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in the Gulf of Aden, April 8, to join with Combined Maritime ...

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Shipping Key Performance Indicator by InterManager ...

Shipping Key Performance Indicator by InterManager Passes Important Milestone

The Shipping Key Performance Indicator Project, initiated by InterManager but now administered by the independent ...

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Shipowners Must Do More to Prevent Engineroom Fires (Norway)

  Shipowners are increasingly lax when it comes to upholding 2003 amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea ...

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Severnaya Verf to Modernize Algerian Warships

  Severnaya Verf shipyard and Algerian Navy signed a contract for integrated modernization of third pair of ...

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