Wednesday, May 19, 1999 Maritime News

HMS Invincible Called Home

May 19, 1999

Britain has recalled the aircraft carrier HMS Invincible from the Adriatic Sea where it has been involved in the NATO air campaign against Yugoslavia. No direct

RoRo Safety Design Initiative Proposed

May 19, 1999

Curved car decks could improve safety on RoRo ferries, researchers from the University of Strathclyde, said, claiming that curved decks could make RoRo ferries more stable.

Cammell Laird Makes Investment

May 19, 1999

Cammell Laird Holdings Plc hopes that its $28.43 million purchase of three ships puts it in a position to provide unrivalled ship sourcing and conversion service.

DFDS Boosts Position With Takeover

May 19, 1999

DFDS's $286 million acquisition of DanTransport is designed to make it the region's second-largest transport company.

Stolt Comex Seaway Business Picking Up

May 19, 1999

Norwegian offshore services provider Stolt Comex Seaway SA won $60 million worth of contracts after a slow start earlier in the year . Stolt said higher oil prices

Mobil Starts Production In Norway

May 19, 1999

Mobil Corp. said that production began from the world's largest subsea development, the Asgard oilfield in the Norwegian Sea, operated by Norway's state oil company Statoil and in which Mobil has a 7.

Tanker Chartering Slows

May 19, 1999

Chartering of crude tankers in the key Middle East region slowed last week, pushing rates down. Other lifting zones showed unchanged rates amid generally steady business activity.

Mexico To Remove Tariffs on U.S. Imports

May 19, 1999

Mexico reportedly will eliminate tariffs on natural gas imports from the U.S. starting on July.

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