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January 18, 2017

Canada suspends official, probes shipbuilding data leak

JANUARY 18, 2017 — Canada's second-highest-ranked military commander Vice-Admiral Mark Norman has been relieved of his duties as vice-chief of the defense staff, reportedly in relation to allegations that classified information related to...
January 18, 2017

Cruise newbuilds to be protected by Cathelco systems

JANUARY 18, 2017 — The fourth and fifth Quantum Class cruise ships on order for Royal Caribbean at German shipbuilder Meyer Werft will be equipped with marine growth prevention (MGPS) and impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) systems...
January 18, 2017

SENER to unveil LNG bunker tanker design

JANUARY 18, 2017 —Spanish engineering and technology group SENER will be presenting its new LNG bunkering vessel design at the LNG Bunkering Summit 2017 event being staged in Amsterdam from January 29 to February 1. SENER has a research...
January 18, 2017

BOEM sets next offshore wind lease sale date

JANUARY 18, 2017 — The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) says that 122,405 acres offshore Kitty Hawk, North Carolina will be offered in a commercial wind lease sale on March 16, 2017. The Kitty Hawk lease area begins about 24 nautical...
January 17, 2017

Rolls-Royce in $800 million bribery probe settlement

JANUARY 17, 2017 — The Department of Justice reports that Rolls-Royce plc, has agreed to pay the U.S. nearly $170 million as part of an $800 million global resolution to investigations by the department, U.K. and Brazilian authorities into a...
January 17, 2017

Davie to repair icebreaker CCGS Louis St. Laurent

JANUARY 17, 2017—Davie Shipyard announced the signing of a new C$14 million contract for the upgrade and refit of Canada’s heaviest icebreaker – CCGS Louis St Laurent. This new program will mark the return of the CCGS Louis St Laurent to Davie...
January 17, 2017

WinGD takes a step forward on digitization

JANUARY 17, 2017 — Two-stroke engine designer and developer Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has signed an agreement with ship performance monitoring specialist Propulsion Analytics of Piraeus, Greece to jointly develop an advanced...
January 17, 2017

Investigators raid Damen Shipyards headquarters

JANUARY 17, 2017 — Agents of the Netherlands tax investigation service FIOD (Fiscal Information and Investigation Service) raided the Goinchem headquarters of Damen Shipyards on Friday. No arrests were made. The raid was in connection with an...
January 17, 2017

MacGregor in three year, 70 ship service agreement

JANUARY 17, 2017 — German shipping company Peter Döhle Schiffahrts Group has signed a three-year MacGregor Onboard Care (MOC) service agreement with Cargotec's MacGregor unit. It provides for annual inspections of deck machinery, steering gear...
January 17, 2017

DOJ: Record year for shipowner pollution penalties

JANUARY 17, 2017 — The Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice has been tallying up its achievements in 2016. It notes that it "continued its robust program of prosecuting shipping companies and crew for...

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