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Yanmar Diesel Engines for Fast New Crew Tender

The expansion of the number of wind turbines out at sea near the northern Dutch coast was reason enough for Ubels Offshore to expand its fleet with a fifth ship last year.

Hapag-Lloyd's New Noses Lower Emissions

Hamburg based shipping company Hapag-Lloyd plans for 24 of the largest containerships in its fleet to get new bulbous bows by 2016, with some of the vessels also

Charleston Harbor Deepening Gets US Funding

Charleston Harbor deepening project earns key federal funding for preconstruction engineering and design; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allocates $1.303 million

Fendercare, Dantec Ink Distribution, Stock and Service Deal

Fendercare Marine, a supplier of marine products and services, has reached an agreement with Dantec for mutual cooperation through Fendercare’s Singapore base.   U.

Braskem Sued in NY Court over Petrobras Scandal

A Braskem SA shareholder has sued the Brazilian petrochemical producer, accusing it of being involved in a graft scandal that has engulfed key stakeholders Odebrecht

Giesselman Joins Twin Disc Board of Directors

Twin Disc, Inc. announced that its board of directors appointed Janet P. Giesselman to the company's board effective June 30, 2015.   Giesselman will finish the term of Malcolm Moore,

Lifting Specialists Modulift, IMES form Joint Venture

Lifting industry specialists Modulift and IMES have formed a joint venture to offer an integrated management service to clients internationally.   The two companies

The Hour of Power: Hybrid Marine Technology and Green Ports

In 2015 two significant developments are going to make many operators, owners and builders of professional vessels consider hybrid marine power. Firstly the new emissions laws in ports,

Siemens to Open Plant to Turn Electricity from Wind into Hydrogen

Siemens will on Thursday start an energy project to convert wind power into hydrogen for re-use as a general fuel or in natural gas pipelines.   Siemens' electrolysis

Striking Ferry Workers to Ease Blockade of Calais Port

Striking ferry workers blocking access to Calais port in northern France agreed on Wednesday to let some boats through, partly lifting a blockade in its third day.

Chinese PM Inks 2 Agreements During CMA CGM Visit

The CMA CGM Group hosted the Chinese Prime Minister, the French Foreign Affairs Minister and a ministerial delegation at its headquarters in Marseilles, July 1, the global shipping company announced.

Shell Green Lights GoM Field After Cost Cuts

Royal Dutch Shell has given the green light for the development of its largest platform in the Gulf of Mexico after making steep cost cuts which made the deep water

GTT Records Order for 2 LNG Tankers

GTT receives a new order from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for two LNGCs for Teekay   GTT, a designer of membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation

SUNY Maritime to Host e-Navigation Conference

The e-Navigation Underway 2015 – North America conference will be hosted by The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College from September 28 to 30 on the college’s Throggs Neck, N.

MES Delivers Bulk Carrier Newbuild

MES delivers next ship of its Eco-Ship neo60BC design, 60,000 DWT type bulk carrierM.V. Phoenix Rising   Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 60,

NAPA Streamlines Compliance with Class Design Rules

NAPA Steel and NAPA Designer updated to reduce man-hours and duplication associated with new Common Structural Rules BC&OT   Global maritime software, services

European Court Ups Standards for River Dredging

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Wednesday that damage to water quality must be considered when authorities approve river dredging to expand ports,

Kenyan Port Workers Strike Over Higher Health Costs

More than 2,000 workers at East Africa's biggest port in Kenya's coastal city Mombasa went on strike on Wednesday protesting an increase in the amount they will

Transas Shifts Sole Focus to Maritime Sector

Arranging new changes to its brand positioning, the Transas Group informs it will now focus its efforts solely in the maritime market.   The group’s shareholders

Dan-Bunkering Names US Managing Director

Dan-Bunkering (America) Inc. has announced that as of July 1, 2015, Mikkel Søholm Vestergaard has been appointed Managing Director with the company’s office in Houston.

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