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FEBRUARY 24, 2015 — The U.S. Maritime Administration has begun certifying cruise vessel security and safety training program providers. As part of the voluntary certification, MARAD will review training plans and supporting information for consistency…
FEBRUARY 24, 2015 — Saying that a uniform national framework for the regulation of vessel discharges is urgently needed, a broad-based coalition of some 60 organizations that rely on marine vessels to transport essential cargoes…
FEBRUARY 24, 2015 — A tentative agreement has been reached between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) on a new five-year contract covering workers at all 29 U.S.…
FEBRUARY 24, 2015 — Norway's Farstad Shipping ASA has signed a Letter of Intent with Technip for utilization of the Vard 3 07 design subsea vessel Far tbn Sleipner which is under construction at Vard's…
FEBRUARY 24, 2015 — Malaysian state owned oil and gas company Petronas has signed a novation agreement with shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries that will see MISC Berhad (which is 63% owned by Petronas) take over…
FEBRUARY 24, 2015 — Amarcon, an ABB Group company, is to deliver SEEMP-compliant Octopus-Onboard fuel monitoring systems for 12 Handysize bulk carriers being built by China's YangZhou GuoYu Shipbuilding for delivery to Singapore based owner…
FEBRUARY 22, 2015 — Vancouver, BC, naval architectural consultancy Robert Allan Ltd. has a new President. The company's board has appointed Mike Fitzpatrick to succeed Ken Harford, who plans to retire in June, 2016 but…
FEBRUARY 20, 2015 — The two 148.9 dual fuel ferries ordered by Seaspan Ferries Corporation from Turkey's Sedef Shipyard (see earlier story) will, in fact, be battery hybrid vessels. Under a contract just announced by…
FEBRUARY 20, 2015 — Brazil's ETP Engenharia Ltda. shipyard has completed the launch and trials of Baru Mucura, the second in a series of twelve 48 m x 95 m Incat Crowther designed UT4000 monohull…
FEBRUARY 20, 2015 — British Prime Minister David Cameron today announced that the U.K. Ministry of Defence has signed a contract with BAE Systems worth £859 million (about $1.32 billion) for work on the future…
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