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Kleven Shipbuilding Wins IES Pioneer Contract

Norway’s Kleven announced it has signed a shipbuilding contract with Malaysian based joint venture company IES Pioneer Ltd. The vessel is of Norwegian design

Sunken WW II Ship Oil Leak Plugged

Atlantic Coast Marine Group, Inc. successfully responds to World War II era motor tanker leaking massive cargo of oil into the Atlantic Ocean's waters. Beaufort,

Venezuela Cardon Refinery Halts Two Alkylation Units

Venezuela's 310,000 barrel per day Cardon refinery has halted two alkylation units due to operational problems, workers said on Tuesday. The workers, who asked not to be identified,

New ICTF Boosts Crowley’s Efficiency

The opening of Florida East Coast Railway’s (FEC) new, state-of-the-art intermodal container transfer facility (ICTF) adjacent to Crowley Maritime Corporation’s Port Everglades, Fla.

Training Builds Support for Sennebogen Customers

When Sennebogen LLC opened its new headquarters in Stanley, N.C., in 2009, the facility was equipped with one of America’s premier OEM Training Centers for heavy equipment.

New ABYC Categories for Insurance, Law Firms

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) is now offering a new membership category designed for insurance companies and law firms operating in the marine industry.

Max Petroleum Says Reviewing Strategic Ooptions

Oil and gas company Max Petroleum Plc said it was reviewing strategic options, including a sale. The London-listed firm, which has majority of its operations in Kazakhstan,

Ireland Ratifies the MLC

Ireland’s Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD and the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today announced

HII’s AMSEC Employee Named VSRA Senior Tradesperson of the Year

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that an employee at its AMSEC subsidiary was selected as the Senior Tradesperson of the Year by the Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA).

Klüber Obtains Certification for Manufacturing Facilities

Klϋber Lubrication has received the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) ISO 21469 certification at its Londonderry, New Hampshire facility. The certification from

Imtech Adds PressReader Service

Imtech Marine announced today that ship’s crews will have access to PressReader as a new value-added service to its satellite communications portfolio.   Starting in August,

APM Terminals to Sell Container Terminal in Virginia

Port operator APM Terminals, a unit of Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk, said it would sell a big U.S. container terminal to infrastructure investor Alinda Capital

FORAN Users Meeting (FORUM 2014)

The Eighth FORAN Users Meeting (FORUM 2014) took place June 11-13, 2014 in the Parador de la Granja, Segovia, and when it was over the organizers proclaimed it a great success,

MAN Extends High Speed Power Range

MAN announced it will present a newly developed 12-cylinder V-engine for use in working vessels at the SMM 2014 trade fair in Hamburg, Germany. The German engine

Reps to Negotiate End to Colombian Mine Strike

Mechanics at Colombia's largest coal mines will meet on Tuesday with contractor Dimantec and representatives from the labor ministry in an effort to negotiate an end to a 12-day strike.

Award Recognizes SGC for Geospatial Technology

SGC Engineering has received an industry award in recognition of its exceptional application of geospatial technology. The company was honored with a Special Achievement

N-KOM to Build Floating Jetty for QPMC

Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM), a joint venture shipyard established by Nakilat and Singapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), has secured a contract

Scorpio Bulkers Gets $540m Loan for Newbuilds

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. announced that it has received a commitment for a $540 million loan facility and provides an update on the financing of its fleet. On July 21,

Container Shippers Join Forces for Safety

The Container Ship Safety Forum (CSSF) has been launched as a global business-to-business network that aims to improve safety performance and management practices in the container shipping industry.

UK Council Rejects Fracking Proposal

A plan by London-based oil and gas exploration firm Celtique Energie to drill for shale gas in southern England failed to win county government approval on Tuesday,

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