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The Challenge of Marine Asset Appraisal
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US Warship Damaged in Collision with Tug off Japan
A U.S. guided-missile destroyer, USS Benfold, sustained slight damage when a Japanese tug drifted into it during a towing…
Golden Ocean Adds New Vessels
Golden Ocean Group Limited (GOGL) announced that it has entered a deal to acquire two Capesize bulk carriers from affiliates of Hemen Holding Limited at a purchase price of $43 million per vessel.
Bouchard Set to Celebrate a Century
In 2018 one of the U.S. premier vessel owners – Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. (BTC) – celebrates its 100th year in business.
Transporting Hazardous Substances by Ship
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GulfMark Sails Out of Bankruptcy
GulfMark Offshore, Inc. said it has completed its financial restructuring plan and emerged from bankruptcy protection under chapter 11 of the U.S.
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…
Newcastle’s Operations Complete
HMAS Newcastle has rounded out her busy six-month deployment to the Middle East, completing some ‘firsts’ and ‘lasts’ for…
Worldwide Implementation of Maritime Search and Rescue
International search and rescue plans are crucial, so that, no matter where an accident occurs, the rescue of persons in…
A Sea Change for Shipbuilding
When it comes to shipbuilding, the numbers are staggering: hundreds of millions of parts in one aircraft carrier. Billions…
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