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Steven Palazzo Visits HII, Newport

  Huntington Ingalls Industries today hosted Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., for a tour of the company's Newport News Shipbuilding division. Palazzo represents the fourth district of Mississippi,

Environmental Groups: IMO Polar Code Too Weak

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) today adopted the Polar Code aimed at regulating shipping in Polar Regions. Several environmental groups have criticized

Korea Gas to Sell Down Part of Stake in Canadian LNG Project

Korea Gas Corp, one of the world's top liquefied natural gas buyers, is looking to sell down some of its stake in the up to C$40 billion ($35.6 billion) LNG Canada project,

Detection System Resists Offshore Marine Environments

Rupture disc burst detection system widely adopted in cost-sensitive Oil and Gas sector. Since its launch, the industry’s first Exd approved burst detection

Single Lift of RL-K 7500 Subsea Crane

On the premises of Liebherr in Rostock a remarkable single lift of the new RL-K 7500 subsea crane recently took place in the course of its loading for shipment to Asia.

Bouchard Vessels Honored by SCA

Forty-three Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. vessels have been honored by The Chamber of Shipping America (CSA) with Certificates of Environmental Achievement.

St Lawrence Seaway Closes for 2014 Season

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising that the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway System announced its closing schedule for the 2014 season yesterday. The

WR On-stack Scrubber Emission Monitor

WR Systems (WR) debuted a new variant of its laser-based-emissions monitor called the Emsys-iS. The new system is designed specifically for scrubber applications

Spot Prices Fall on Less Demand, Weather, More Renewables

Forecasts for lower electricity demand over the weekend, higher temperatures and a pick-up in renewable power supply sent central and southeastern Europe spot power prices lower on Friday,

Deepwater Semi-Sub COSL Prospector Delivered

COSLProspector, the fourth deep-water semi-submersible drilling rig built by CIMC Raffles for China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL), has been delivered in Yantai, Shandong Province.

New Tidal Wave Energy Device Completes Sea Trials

In the continuing quest to harvest efficient, renewable energy from the power of the world’s tides, an organization called Sustainable Marine Energy’s announced

Kemp: Integrated Approach Needed to U.S. Electricity Policy

North America's peak electricity demand is forecast to increase by just 1 percent a year for the next decade, the slowest rate of growth on record. Energy efficiency and conservation programmes,

Vestas, Investors Await U.S Wind Tax Break Decision

Shareholders in Danish wind turbines maker Vestas are anxiously waiting for U.S. lawmakers to decide if a crucial tax break for wind power will be extended, as

Europe Stockpiling Low Cost, Surplus LNG

Demand from top Asian buyers drops sharply; Asian, European gas price spreads converge. Europe set to becoming dumping ground for LNG. Europe is set to become

EMGS to Map Brazil's Gas Hydrates

  Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has received a contract worth USD 1.5 million for a research project in Brazil. The project will use 3D EM data to map

IMO Steps Up Safety in Polar Waters

  United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted global, binding regulations to enhance safety of navigation in polar waters. After several years’ intense negotiations,

Rosneft Completes Geological Survey

  Rosneft reports on 100% completion of the geological survey program on Company's offshore license areas for 2014. In the current year geological survey covered

Maersk to Introduce Low Sulphur Surcharge

  To offset the additional cost incurred by switching to cleaner fuels in Emission Control Areas, as required by the new regulation, Maersk Line will introduce a new Low Sulphur Surcharge (LSS).

Maritime Reporter @ 75: The Daily Cartoon

Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley (1905-1980) in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry,

Tiny Ripples Important to Ocean Mixing

Study to address small waves’ ability to distribute nutrients or harmful contaminants Even the smallest ripple can have a huge effect on ocean mixing and distribution of harmful contaminants,

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