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Scorpio Bulkers Sells Six Ships for $227 Mln

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. has entered into agreements with unaffiliated third parties to sell two Capesize dry bulk vessels and four newbuilding Capesize dry bulk vessels

Rocket Debris Found Near Isles of Scilly

A piece of metal thought to be debris from an American space rocket was recovered from the sea off the Isles of Scilly.   The metal – a large section of alloy about 10 meters by 4 meters,

Subsea Well Operations Equipment Scanned

2G Robotics' ULS-200 provides Total Marine Technology with detailed dimensional data of subsea well operations equipment   Seatronics and 2G Robotics recently

Bill Gates plots a surprise attack on the energy sector

Bill Gates grows most animated when the talk turns to the "cool" new energy technologies that have yet to leave the lab.   Gates was a rare civilian sharing the

NY/NJ Port Authority Sees Debt Issuance of $1.2 bln in 2016

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey sees consolidated debt issuance of $1.2 bln in 2016 compared with $1.5 bln this year, according to its $7.9 billion 2016 budget released on Monday.

AMC’s Tempest in the Water

Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC) lowered the new Crew Transfer Vessel Tempest into the water for the first time on November 16, 2015, on time and on schedule for handover mid December.

Stern Tube Lubricating Options from PANOLIN

PANOLIN America, Inc. announced it is now offering customers more stern tube lubricating options.    With the success of STELLA MARIS stern tube lubricant, PANOLIN

Scania Bolsters Inland River Distribution

NRE Power Systems, who currently represents Scania’s latest marine platform: 13- and 16-liter engines for auxiliary and propulsion applications; and currently distributes them in Louisiana,

Gulf and Hendry Marine Consolidate Operations

Gulf Marine Repair Corporation, a southeastern tug-barge shipyard, announced it is consolidating operations with Hendry Corporation, its affiliated company and fellow shipyard,

Undersea Technology Expert David Fries Joins IHMC

The day that a tree can talk—telling you about its ancestry and physical composition, and the air it breathes—is the future that David Fries envisions.   “Rather

Damen’s Norway Foray

The Damen Shipyard Group’s man in Norway likes picking up the phone these days. With offshore markets in the doldrums, a unique phenomenon is occurring: “Norwegians are talking to me,

The Digital Oilfield Microwave Communication Offshore Brazil

With most offshore wells in Brazil located between 30 and 300 km from the coast, communication with offshore assets has not always been straightforward or reliable.

Big IT: How Fast, How Far Will IT Drive Maritime?

The IT industry doesn’t like to stand still. Upgrades, updates, new versions and enhanced functionality are released on a regular basis. New services are enabled,

Opportunities for Growth as Chinese Economy Evolves

The global breakbulk and heavy-lift markets have had to navigate choppy waters in recent years.   Not necessarily due to a shortage of freight, but as a consequence of unsustainably low freight rates.

When Using CFD Simulations, an Analysis of Anti-Roll Tanks (ARTS)

In 2014, the behavior of anti-roll tanks was studied at MARIN by using ReFRESCO CFD simulations to fully understand the working principles.   In 2014, the behavior

Putin Says Islamic State Oil Going through Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Russia had received more information showing that Islamic State oil was going via Turkey and that Turkey's

Panama Canal Wait Times Back to Normal

Waiting times for ships at the Panama Canal have returned to normal after poor weather and a spike in traffic caused delays for several weeks, the waterway's operator said on Monday.

Bauer Gear Motor Hosts Energy Efficiency Tech Forum

Electric motors are estimated to consume 70 percent of all the energy used in industry. Bearing this in mind, it’s no small wonder that there is an ongoing process

Passengers Transferred from Stranded Ferry

Passengers were transferred from Indonesia-registered Sea Prince after the ferry struck a floating object after leaving the Nongsapura ferry terminal in Batam late on November 29.

CherSoft Acquires AtoBviaC

CherSoft Ltd announced that it has acquired AtoBviaC, a provider of digital marine distance tables and successor to the BP Distance Tables.   AtoBviaC produces

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