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September 23, 2017 4:25 AM ET

Transocean Retires Six Floaters

 Transocean announced its intent to retire the ultra-deepwater floaters GSF Jack Ryan, Sedco Energy, Sedco Express, Cajun Express, and Deepwater Pathfinder, and the deepwater floater Transocean Marianas.    The rigs will be classified as held for sale

September 23, 2017 4:24 AM ET

DP World, Suez Canal to Build Egypt El Sokhna

 Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mameish and CEO of DP World Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem signed an initial partnership agreement in the UAE to establish a major development company for the development of Ain Sokhna, Al-Ahram daily reported.   The

September 23, 2017 4:24 AM ET

IMC Envisages Singapore as Global Maritime Hub

 The International Maritime Centre (IMC) 2030 Advisory Committee, established by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) in August 2016, has submitted the IMC 2030 Strategic Review report to the Singapore Government.    The Committee’s vision

September 23, 2017 4:23 AM ET

Australian Navy Commissions Hobart (II) – One in a Million

 Royal Australian Navy will commission the first of three new destroyers today (On 23 September). In continuing our reflective stories of previous ships that have carried the name HMAS Hobart, this is the story of Hobart (II).   The second ship to

September 23, 2017 4:23 AM ET

MOL Group Seeks Startups Offering Innovative Solutions

 MOL Group has announced a call for applications for startups with innovative solutions in the fields of mobility, loyalty marketing and big data, retail, as well as parcel delivery and distribution.    The 3-month program, taking place in Budapest,

September 23, 2017 4:22 AM ET

MOL Issues "Safety, Environmental and Social Report 2017"

 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced the publication of its Safety, Environmental and Social Report 2017 on September 21, 2017.   The Safety, Environmental and Social Report 2017 proactively discloses the MOL Group's initiatives on environment, society, and governance (ESG).

September 23, 2017 4:21 AM ET

MTCC-Asia is Up and Running

 Maritime administrators from over 20 countries across Asia have gathered at the first regional event of Asia’s Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre (MTCC-Asia) to discuss ways to bring shipping into a low carbon future.   More than 50 participants

September 23, 2017 4:21 AM ET

India's INS Satavahana Concludes Basic Submarine Course

 Passing out ceremony of Basic Submarine Courses for Sindhughosh and Shishumar Class was held at Submarine School, INS Satavahana on 22 Sep 17.    A total of 39 officers and 47 sailors successfully completed their training and will now be moving to

September 23, 2017 4:20 AM ET

Marine Environment and Impact of Mine Tailing

 The impacts of wastes and other matter in the marine environment from mining operations is at the core of a working group from the Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP) which is meeting at International

September 22, 2017 5:21 PM ET

Crowley Sends Cargo Flow to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Relief

Crowley Maritime Corp. announced that it has established a flow of relief cargo into San Juan, Puerto Rico, following Hurricane Maria, the devastating Category 4 storm that made direct impact with the island on Wednesday.     To make this possible,

September 22, 2017 5:13 PM ET

Wiernicki Named Mass. Maritime’s Person of the Year

Christopher J. Wiernicki, Chairman, President and CEO of ABS, was recognized for his distinguished career of excellence, innovation and service to the maritime industries by the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) as this year’s recipient of the Maritime Person of the Year Award on September 21,

September 22, 2017 2:02 PM ET

Hasuly Joins The Shearer Group

 The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) announced a new addition to its naval architecture, marine engineering and marine surveying firm, Anne Hasuly, P.E.   Hasuly has recently joined TSGI as a naval architect. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Texas and holds a B.

September 22, 2017 12:42 PM ET

Yanmar Provides Green Power for New Trawler

Norway’s newest and largest factory stern trawler features an auxiliary engine package from Yanmar, based on two 6EY22ALW generating sets.    The 81.2m long, 16.6m beam MV Granit was built at the Tersan shipyard in Turkey to the Skipsteknisk ST-117

September 22, 2017 10:28 AM ET

Baltic Index Hits More Than 3-year High on Strong Capesize Rates

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose to its highest in three-and-a-half years on Friday, boosted by strong capesize rates. The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize,

September 22, 2017 10:07 AM ET

Michelsson to Join Evac

Waste, wastewater and water management systems provider Evac has appointed Tomas Michelsson as the President, Offshore and Merchant business area, effective January 8, 2018.   Michelsson will replace the former President, Claes Rudling, who has retired during the summer.

September 22, 2017 8:53 AM ET

Migrant Boat Sinks off Turkish Coast, Four Dead

Four people drowned when a fishing boat carrying migrants sank off the Turkish coast in the Marmara Sea on Friday, the coast guard said in a statement.   The boat sank off the northwestern province of Kocaeli shortly after calling for help. The statement said 38 migrants were rescued.

September 22, 2017 8:44 AM ET

Lamprell's Revenue Falls 65 pct, Cuts FY Forecast

Oil rig builder Lamprell Plc reported a 64.7 percent fall in revenue in the first half of the year and cut its full-year forecast, hurt by lower activity levels across the industry.   The company said it expected revenue for 2017 to be in the range of $370 million to $390 million,

September 22, 2017 8:29 AM ET

U.S. Navy Carrier Drills with Japanese Navy

The U.S. Navy carrier Ronald Reagan is conducting drills with Japanese warships in seas south of the Korean peninsula, Japan's military said on Friday, in a show of naval power as Pyongyang threatens further nuclear and missile tests.   The Reagan

September 21, 2017 11:30 PM ET

Hawaii Stevedores Commits Kapalama Container Terminal

 Honolulu-based Hawaii Stevedores, Inc. has received confirmation from Hawaii State Department of Transportation (HDOT) that, together with the state, Hawaii Stevedores will continue the joint development of the Kapalama Container Terminal (KCT).   The

September 21, 2017 11:28 PM ET

Neptune Shipyard Finished AIDAnova

 An AIDAnova module has been released into the water for the first time at the Neptun shipyard in Rostock, which belongs to the Meyer Group. This is the first of two floating parts, so-called Floating Engine Room Units (FERU), which was placed onto the Warnow river with a special lowering device.





 
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