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MAY 1, 2015 — Classification society ABS held its Annual Meeting in New York on April 28, 2015. "2014 was a year of firsts and excellence in performance for ABS," said Chairman, President and CEO…
MAY 1, 2015 — The Port of Los Angeles chief of police, Ronald Jerome Boyd, has been indicted on federal corruption charges that accuse him of hiding his business links to a software developer he…
MAY 1, 2015 — Shipowners' organizations are "deeply concerned" that IMO's Ballast Water Management Convention could soon come into force without an implementation schedule that recognizes the need for shipowners to fit U.S, approved Ballast…
APRIL 30, 2015 —The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today unanimously approved bipartisan legislation to supports and strengthen the United States Coast Guard. The Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 1987) authorizes Coast Guard…
APRIL 30, 2015 —The U.S. Coast Guard's Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, has just released its latest annual listing of Top Cruise Ship Deficiencies. It says that a total of 329…
APRIL 30, 2015 — Cargotec's MacGregor subsidiary has delivered and commissioned 45 variable frequency drive (VFD) winches and a full control system for the recently completed heavy-lift crane barge Hyundai HLV-10000, one of the largest…
APRIL 30, 2015 — Details are now emerging about the Iranian court case that led to the April 28 seizure of the Marshall Islands registered containership Maersk Tigris by units of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Navy…
APRIL 30, 2015 — The EU has approved a Danish-led, maritime innovation project with a budget of DKK 85 million, that promises to "function as a showcase of the global unleashing of e-Navigation solutions." The…
APRIL 30, 2015 — U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has designated three new Marine Highway Projects. The Mississippi and Illinois Rivers, previously designated as the M-55 and M-35, connecting Chicago and Minneapolis to New Orleans,…
APRIL 29, 2015 — Maersk Line, the charterer of Maersk Tigris, the containership forced to dock in Bandar Abbas yesterday after shots were fired by an Iranian patrol vessel, said today that the crew are…
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