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June 28, 2016

Ice floe, delayed crew response, led to laker grounding


JUNE 28, 2016 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has determined that delays in responding after the vessel dragged anchor due to contact with an ice floe contributed to the April 2015 grounding of the 222.555 m bulk carrier CWB...
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June 28, 2016

MAN marks two stage turbo milestone


JUNE 28, 2016 — MAN Diesel & Turbo has delivered its 1,000th turbocharger for two-stage turbocharging applications. MAN has a long history in two-stage turbocharging. It first evaluated the technology back in the 1970s and, in late 2000,...
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June 28, 2016

Wartsila opens new Canary Islands service center


JUNE 28, 2016 —Wärtsilä is participating in a new maintenance hub in the Canary Islands. The facility, operated by one of Spain's largest shipbuilding and ship repair groups, Zamakona Shipyards, will provide Wärtsilä's service expertise to...
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June 28, 2016

In-port ballast water treatment system now in production


JUNE 28, 2016 —The first production version of Damen Shipyards' InvaSave ballast water treatment system – intended for use at Groningen Seaports – will be on display at the upcoming DelfSail sailing festival being held June 30 - July 3 in the...
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June 28, 2016

FMC approves six-port container weight agreement


JUNE 28, 2016 —The Federal Maritime Commission voted unanimously to allow the Port Operations and Safety Discussion Agreement (FMC Agreement No. 201233) to go into effect. The FMC says the new discussion agreement will guarantee shippers a...
vard-to-terminate-rem-offshore-newbuilding-order
June 27, 2016

Vard to terminate Rem Offshore newbuilding order


JUNE 27, 2014 — Vard Holdings Limited has agreed in principle to terminate a shipbuilding contract with Rem Offshore ASA in return for a compensation. The contract with Rem for one Offshore Construction and Anchor Handling Vessel was entered...
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June 27, 2016

Austal USA delivers two ships to Navy


JUNE 27, 2014 — Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) reports that the U.S. Navy has accepted delivery of USNS Carson City (EPF 7) from Austal USA, during a June 24 ceremony held aboard the ship at Austal's Mobile, AL, shipyard. It was the second...
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June 27, 2016

VIDEO: Inaugural transit opens expanded Panama Canal


JUNE 27, 2016 —  The Neopanamax containership COSCO Shipping Panama has become the first ship to make a commercial transit of the expanded Panama Canal, heralding potential major changes for U.S. East Coast ports. Among those welcoming the...
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June 27, 2016

Aegir-Marine beach volley ball team headed for Rio


JUNE 27, 2016 — Molenvliet, Netherlands, based stern tube seal and propulsion system service specialist Aegir-Marine reports that its beach volley ball team — led by Jantine van der Vlist and Sophie van Gestel — has won the Continental Cup in...
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June 27, 2016

Fincantieri Marine Group wins NAVSEA contracts


JUNE 27, 2016 — The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)  has awarded Fincantieri Marine Group (FMG) two contracts to provide Design Studies & Analyses Services in support of the Landing Craft-Utility (LCU), and in support of a new class...

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