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Tropical Depression 17 has formed over the Eastern Atlantic and is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm later on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
RMI Registry Strengthens Support for Japanese Owners
International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI), which provide administrative and technical support to the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime and Corporate Registries…
MacGregor Bags Equipment Order for German Research Vessel
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract to supply oceanographic winches and Triplex deck handling systems to a…
IMO Regional Pollution Centre Assists Greece Oil Spill Clean-up
The International Maritime Organization (IMO)-administered Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean…
USS John S. McCain Departs Changi Naval Base
The guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) departed Changi Naval Base Oct. 5, to meet heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure.
Wreck of WWI German U-boat Sub Found off Belgium
The well-preserved wreck of a World War One German submarine, possibly still containing the bodies of its 23 crew members…
Boskalis Acquires Subsea Survey Firm Gardline
Netherlands based Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. said it has acquired all shares of the U.K. based Gardline Group, a firm…
ERMA FIRST BWTS Receives USCG Type Approval
Ballast water treatment system (BWTS) manufacturer ERMA FIRST said it has received a U.S. “After a long and continuous period of working on the USCG program, we…
U.S. Insured Losses from Hurricane Nate around $500 mln
Insured losses in the United States from Hurricane Nate will be close to $500 million, catastrophe modelling company Karen Clark & Company (KCC) said on Monday. The U.S.
WESMAR to Showcase New Stabilizer Technology
WESMAR said it will display its stabilizers, thrusters, sonar and hydraulics at the 58th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show November 1 to 5…
124 Ships in South Asia for Dirty, Dangerous Breaking in Q3 2017
There were a total of 227 ships broken in the third quarter of 2017. Of these, 124 ships ended up on beaches in South Asia…
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