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MARCH 19, 2015 — The Seychelles Supreme Court has found nine Somalis, including one minor, guilty on three different counts of piracy. The nine pirates were handed over to the Seychelles authorities on November 30,…
MARCH 19, 2015 —GE Marine announced that Reinauer Transportation Companies, LLC, purchased two GE U.S. EPA Tier 4 certified marine diesel engines and two Lufkin Marine Propulsion Gearboxes for a new Articulated Tug and Barge…
MARCH 19, 2015—Marine assurance provider and consulting services company Baker Marine Solutions, Covington, LA, has appointed Robert Socha as Vice President Business Development for the U.S. and international operations of the company. Prior to joining…
MARCH 19, 2015 — The Oslo-based Bellona Foundation and Damen Shipyards Group have launched a three year partnership to explore and develop concept vessels for the future. The agreement was officially signed during an industry…
MARCH 19, 2015—Tourists from two cruise lines visiting Tunisia, were caught in the middle of an apparent terrorist attack yesterday at the National Bardo Museum in Tunis that has left at least 19 people killed,…
MARCH 19, 2015 — The U.S. Coast Guard and the New York City police and fire departments were yesterday working together, along with the ship's owners to extinguish a fire aboard the 360 ft roll-on/roll-off…
MARCH 19, 2015—The 5,300-passenger MSC Seaside will be the name of the first of two new 154,000-gross ton ships set to sail year-round from the Port of Miami starting in 2017 for MSC Cruises. The…
MARCH 18, 2015—Sheffield, U.K., headquartered Bestobell Marine has received a major new order from Wärtsilä Fuel Gas Handling Division (FGH), to supply the Middle East's first LNG (liquefied natural gas) fueled harbor tug (see earlier…
MARCH 18, 2015—Fuel efficiency remains a key concern for shipping, but tracking hull and propeller degradation is a challenge that has not yet found an adequate solution. Experts suggest that, as a result of hull…
MARCH 18, 2015—Fuel savings measures could have a negative effect on the integrity of container lashings. Sharing his experiences from the audits on more than one hundred container vessels last year, Olivier van der Kruijs,…
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