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September 16, 2014
Singapore cracks down on illegal MGO sales
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 — The Singapore Police Force reports that since 2013, the Police Coast Guard (PCG) has broken up seven groups involved in the illegal sales of marine gas oil (MGO). In total, PCG has arrested 55 foreign crew members and...
September 16, 2014
MAIB reports on ECDIS assisted grounding
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 — Steve Clinch, Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents at the U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch has some scathing things to say about current generation ECDIS equipment and the training needed to use it. Mr. Clinch's...
September 16, 2014
Keppel FELS wins $227 million jack-up order
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 — Singapore's Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), has secured a contract from Gulf Drilling International Ltd. (q.s.c.) of Qatar to build a repeat...
September 15, 2014
Engine placed in first LNG fueled containership
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 —  Late last month, engineers at General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard placed the world's first dual-fuel slow speed engine into the world's first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueled containership. The 539 ton ME-GI engine is...
September 15, 2014
Cruise industry continues to grow
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 — Since 2010, the year the U.S. economy began its recovery from the 2009 recession, the North American cruise industry has experienced significant growth in its capacity and in the number of passengers embarking from U.S....
September 15, 2014
Swissco orders a liftboat and Triyards books one
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 — Singapore listed Swissco Holdings Limited reported today that it has signed a contract with a Southeast Asian shipyard for a self-propelled liftboat that will be able to operate in water depths up to 70 m and will have...
September 15, 2014
PPG sees growing demand for ice class coatings
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 — PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) reports that its protective and marine coatings business is fulfilling growing demand for "ice class" marine coatings for hull protection with Sigmashield1200 coating. Developed from research...
September 15, 2014
MAN Diesel & Turbo engines for four more LNG carriers
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 — MAN Diesel & Turbo has won a further order for its MAN 51/60DF engine. After a longer period of evaluation, an international consortium, including Teekay LNG Partners, has selected a Dual-Fuel Diesel Electric (DFDE)...
September 15, 2014
Davie appoints ship repair agents
SEPTEMBER15, 2014 — Canada's largest shipyard, Chantier Davie Canada Inc., Lévis, Quebec, has appointed a new worldwide agency network focused on ship repair and conversion. Agents are now located in the U.S., U.K., Scandinavia, Germany,...
September 14, 2014
World’s leading maritime trade fair doesn’t disappoint
SEPTEMBER 14, 2014—Every two years, the shipping and shipbuilding world descends on Hamburg, Germany, for SMM, a week-long, mind-boggling smorgasbord of marine technology and innovation on display at more than 2,100 booths crammed into—and...

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