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South Africa Signs IMO Anti-Piracy Code

South Africa Signs IMO Anti-Piracy Code

The Code of Conduct concerning the Repression of Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in the Western Indian Ocean ...

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South Korea: DSME Secures USD 1.1 Billion Semi Rigs Order

- DSME Secures USD 1.1 Billion Semi Rigs Order

DSME won a new order for two semi-submersible rigs with Norway based Songa Offshore during the Offshore Technology ...

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South Korea: DSME Cuts Steel for World’s Largest ...

South Korea - DSME Starts Construction of World's Largest Container Ship

On 12th May, the Crown Prince and Princess of Denmark visited DSME’s Okpo shipyard to attend the steel cutting ...

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Goa Shipyard to Build Six OPVs for Indian Coast Guard

  Goa Shipyard Ltd. (GSL) signed a contract for the construction of six Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) for the ...

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Brazil: Petrobras Inks Contract for VLCC Vessel Hull ...

Brazil - Petrobras Inks Contract for VLCC Vessel Hull Conversion

On May 7  Petrobras signed an agreement for the conversion of four VLCC (Very Large Crude Carrier) vessels into the ...

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The Netherlands: EIB Finalises EUR 900 Mln Funding for ...

The Netherlands - EIB Finalises EUR 900 Mln Funding for Maasvlakte 2

The European Investment Bank has formally agreed to provide the final part of EUR 900m overall funding to support ...

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Diamond Offshore Orders New Drillship in South Korea

Diamond Offshore Orders New Drillship in South Korea

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. yesterday announced that a subsidiary, Diamond Offshore Drilling Limited, has ...

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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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Port of Los Angeles Adopts International Clean Air Program

Port of Los Angeles Becomes First US Seaport to Adopt International Clean Air Program

The Port of Los Angeles, recently, became the first seaport in North America and the Pacific Rim to adopt an ...

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Singapore: Sembcorp’s PPL Shipyard Secures Jack-up Rig Deal

Singapore - Sembcorp’s PPL Shipyard Secures USD 208 Mln Jack-up Rig Deal

Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary PPL Shipyard has secured a US$208 million contract to construct a Pacific Class 400 ...

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Japan: Imabari Shipbuilding – Energy Efficient ...

Japan - Imabari Shipbuilding - Energy Efficient Superstructure

Imabari Shipbuilding has developed the Aero-Citadel, a newly designed superstructure which brings to realization ...

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Brazil: Aratu Port Prepares for Expansion

  As BNamericas reports, the Aratu Port in the northeastern Brazil’s Bahia state plans to invest 685 ...

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Italian Shipbuilder Fincantieri Delivers Costa Fascinosa

Italian Shipbuilder Fincantieri Delivers Costa Fascinosa

Costa Fascinosa, the new flagship of Costa Cruises, was delivered to the cruise line on Saturday, May 5, by ...

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Seadrill Orders Semi-Sub Drilling Rig in South Korea

Seadrill Orders Semi-Sub Drilling Rig from Hyundai Samho, South Korea

To benefit from the current strong demand for high specification drilling units Seadrill announced that it has ...

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Germany: Meyer Werft Delivers AIDAmar

Germany - Meyer Werft Delivers AIDAmar

On May 3, Meyer Werft delivered a new 71 300 GT cruise ship AIDAmar to the shipping company AIDA Cruises. The ...

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Oman: Salalah Port Expansion Plans Announced

Oman: Salalah Port Expansion Plans Announced

Oman’s Ministry of Transport and Communications has awarded a commercial bid representing investment of OMR 55 ...

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Bangladesh: Western Fishers Starts Construction of ...

Bangladesh - Western Fishers Starts Construction Work of Three More Fishing Trawlers

Western Fishers Shipyard has inaugurated the construction work of three more fishing trawlers yesterday (May 2) at ...

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USA: Gulf Craft Builds Incat Crowther Catamaran Crew Boats

USA - Gulf Craft Builds Incat Crowther 55m Catamaran Crew Boats

Two Incat Crowther 55m Catamaran Crew Boats, to be named SEACOR Lynx and SEACOR Leopard, are under construction at ...

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UAE: Lamprell Gets USD 227 Million Jackup Rig Contract

UAE -Lamprell Gets USD 227 Million Jackup Rig Contract

Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting products and services to the onshore and ...

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China: COSCO Wins Semi-Sub Accommodation Vessel Contract

China - COSCO Wins Semi-Sub Accommodation Vessel Contract

The Board of Directors of COSCO Corporation announced that COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the ...

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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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Contracts for Construction of World’s First NOBS ...

Contracts Signed for Construction of World’s First NOBS Bunker Tankers

Recently shipbuilding contracts were signed regarding the construction of two 6,500 DWT and two 4,500 DWT NOBS (Non ...

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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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Seadrill Orders Sixth Drillship from Samsung Heavy ...

Seadrill Orders Sixth Drillship from Samsung Heavy (South Korea)

Seadrill continues to see strong demand for modern ultra-deepwater drilling rigs driven by high oil prices and ...

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China: Rongsheng, DNV Ink Classification Agreement for ...

China - Rongsheng, DNV Ink Classification Agreement for Ten Suezmaxes

28 April 2012, China Rongsheng Heavy Industries has signed a classification agreement for ten 157,000 DWT suezmaxes ...

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Singapore: MPA Launches NGCP Challenge

Singapore - MPA Launches Next Generation Container Port Challenge

Jointly organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI), ...

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AET Takes Delivery of First Eco-Design Suezmax Tankers ...

  Recognising the ever increasing demand for more fuel efficient and environmentally friendly vessels, leading ...

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