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NRL Researchers Demo Ship-to-Shore Data Link

Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) along with Mercury Continuity (MC) have demonstrated the Tactical Reachback Extended Communications (TREC) system in the port of Miami.

Denmark Arrests Former OW Bunker Manager Wanted for Fraud in Italy

Denmark has arrested a former manager of collapsed ship fuel supplier OW Bunker and intends to hand him to Italy, where he is suspected of fraud, the Danish public prosecutor said on Thursday.

Chinese Yards Apply for EU Regulation on Ship Recycling

Two Chinese ship recycling yards have applied for inclusion of their facilities in the future EU list of Ship Recycling Facilities.    The official

Jackup Rig Delivered to Abu Dhabi’s NDC

Lamprell delivers its 11th Super 116E jackup drilling unit Lamprell has completed the construction of jackup drilling rig, the Shuwehat, and has delivered the

Transas Installs ECDIS Simulators at Romanian University

Romanian university Constanța Maritime University will provide ECDIS training in accordance with the STCW 2010 requirements    Transas Marine has installed

Wrecked Bulker’s Bow Refloated, Scuttled off S.Africa

TITAN Salvage, Crowley Maritime Corp.'s Houston-based marine salvage, emergency response and wreck removal company, has refloated and scuttled the largest section of the wrecked bulk carrier, Smart.

Even 'Small' Vessels are Getting Bigger

The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual provider of P&I insurance that has throughout its 160 year history been dedicated to serving owners of small and specialist ships.

BCG Delivers Upgrades to Long-time Customers

Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) Inc. has recently delivered two upgrades to long-time customers Columbia Pacific Maritime in Portland Ore., and The River School in Memphis, Tenn.

Saudis: OPEC Can't Cut Pricing Without Help

Saudi Arabia's powerful oil minister said on Thursday that OPEC could not cut output without the support of other big producers and attempts to get them on board had not worked.

US Navy to Expand Torpedo Defense Measures

Submarine-launched torpedoes are a significant wartime threat to military and civilian ships, and the U.S. Navy is seeking countermeasures through effective methods of detecting,

Transpacific Container Shippers Plan Price Rise

A container shipping organisation urged companies on Wednesday to raise Asia-U.S. freight rates by at least $600 per 40-foot container (FEU) from Jan. 15, corresponding to an increase of 26.

DP World: Shareholders Back EZW buy, London Delisting

Shareholders of DP World have approved buying Economic Zones World from its majority shareholder and also backed the port operator's delisting from the London Stock Exchange,

Maersk to Continue Russian Operations

Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk said its four subsidiaries with activities in Russia continue to operate as planned despite the recent sharp drop in oil price and the rouble's collapse.

S.Korea: No Arrest of KOGAS CEO

A South Korean district court said on Thursday it had rejected an arrest warrant application against the president and chief executive of Korea Gas Corp (KOGAS), Jang Seok-hyo.

Thermal Coal Futures Steady at 7-yr Low

Russian rouble down around 45 pct this year; China unlikely to become coal exporter after tariff cut. Thermal coal futures prices steadied on Thursday, having

Shell Resuming Nigeria EA Oil Production

Royal Dutch Shell said on Thursday it had resumed production of Nigerian EA crude oil and lifted its force majeure on the grade after completing repairs to a mooring platform.

Former Shell Head Voser Returning as ABB Chairman

ABB nominates ex-Royal Dutch Shell boss as chairman; current chairman von Gruenberg has decided to step down. Swiss engineer ABB has named former Royal Dutch

Slashed Energy CapEx Pumps Brent Pricing

More companies cut upstream investments around world; strong U.S. production continues to drag on prices. Brent crude jumped 3 percent to above $63 a barrel on Thursday,

China Loaning Sonangol Billions for Oil Projects

China's Sinopec has joint venture with Sonangol; Angola cash-strapped after oil price slump. China will lend Angola's Sonangol $2 billion to expand oil and gas projects,

Central Banks React Differently to Oil Drop

The world's major central banks are scrambling to work through the implications of the near halving of the price of oil in the second half of 2014, and they are

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