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URAG Orders Two ASD Tugs from Damen

URAG, a German port and offshore towage provider based in Bremerhaven, has placed an order for two Damen ASD 2411 tugs. The contract was signed at the SMM exhibition in Hamburg.

Brazil Suspends Auction to Dam Tapajos River

Brazil has canceled an auction to sell rights to build a hydroelectric dam on the Sao Luiz do Tapajos River in the lower Amazon Basin, a 30 billion real ($13 billion)

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Delivers Fourth PSV

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) delivered the fourth high value platform supply vessel (PSV) for BP Shipping at its main shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea. HMD won

Norton Upgrades Gemini RightCut Wheels

Norton Saint-Gobain has introduced an upgrade to its Norton Gemini RightCut Wheels, providing an aluminum oxide (A/O) option in the market for cutting steel and ferrous metals.

MTN Delivers Ultra-High Speed Satellite Solution

Skytech BB75 Antenna Will Enable Service through Both Bands Simultaneously to Meet Expanding Customer Requirements. In a yacht industry first, for delivery of

EMS Seven Seas Announces New CEO

EMS Seven Seas announces new CEO; enters into agreement to acquire Wave Shipping, a Singapore-based maritime and port agency services company. EMS Seven Seas,

New e-Navigation Technologies from Transas

Transas Marine introduced new software solutions for voyage planning and fleet management at SMM 2014 as a step towards becoming the forerunner in the development of e-Navigation technologies.

Argentina Agrees Draft Energy Law to Boost Foreign Investment

Argentina's federal government said on Wednesday it had reached a preliminary agreement with provinces to reform energy regulations and improve incentives to lure

Hess, PDVSA Receive Offer for US Virgin Island's Hovensa Refinery

Hess Corporation and Venezuela's state-run PDVSA have found an interested buyer for their 350,000 barrel per day (bpd) Hovensa refinery in the Virgin Islands, sources

For Europe's LNG Ports, Russia Gas Fears and US Exporters Buoy Demand

Gas buyers nervous of Russia cutting supply are helping solve Europe's problem of too many underused liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, as they seek space at France's Dunkirk plant.

US Crude Stocks Rose as Refineries Cut Output

U.S. crude stocks rose despite an expected draw last week as refineries cut output and imports jumped, while gasoline stocks decreased and distillate inventories rose,

Liebherr Sees Growing Demand for Harbor Cranes in Latin America

Several new deliveries to Latin America; strong 2014 year for Liebherr mobile harbor cranes Liebherr said its mobile harbor crane population in Latin America

iSURVEY Awarded Two-year Contract with Island Offshore

iSURVEY has been awarded a two-year contract with offshore vessel owner, Island Offshore Management, which will see iSURVEY AS provide positioning services to Island

Lafarge, Wartsila, IFC to Build Power Plant in Nigeria

Lafarge Africa, Finland's Wartsila and the World Bank's IFC have agreed to build a 220 megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Nigeria to boost electricity supplies, they said on Wednesday.

Crystal Cruises Implements Adonis’ New Time Clock Module

Adonis AS (Adonis), provider of global maritime HR and payroll solutions, announced Adonis Time Clock, providing maritime organizations with the most efficient

Oil Steadies Around $99 on Possible OPEC Output Cut

Brent crude oil steadied at around $99 per barrel on Wednesday, after jumping on Tuesday on hopes the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) would

Czech, Slovak Day Ahead Falls While Poland Soars on Outages

Central European spot power diverged on Wednesday with forecasts for lower renewable output supporting Czech and Slovak day ahead and more import capacity from

Impact of Upcoming Regulations on Wreck Removal

The Nairobi International Convention on wreck removal was ratified by India recently and will be enforceable from April next year. This will place financial responsibility

Frankfurt Offers Fuel Tank Testing

The Frankfurt laboratory of Exova Warringtonfire, the specialist fire and security testing and certification provider, has extended its services and is now able

Dijhuizen Named Petersen's Business Development Manager

Petersen Stainless Rigging Ltd (Petersen) has announced that Aries Dijkhuizen has joined the company as Business Development Manager.  Dijkhuizen will be involved

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