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AUGUST 14, 2012 — NATO reports that early yesterday morning a boarding team from HNLMS Rotterdam disrupted a suspected pirate group before it could launch an attack on a merchant ship. The decisive a was…
AUGUST 14, 2012 — Norway's Bergen Group says that "very weak performance" by its Fosen shipyard in the second quarter of 2012 means its Shipbuilding Division won't reach its previously announced earnings expectation. The division…
AUGUST 13, 2012 — OSHA has issued a revised "Tool Shed" directive providing enforcement guidance for inspections of longshoring operations and at marine terminals, also known as the marine cargo handling industry. The directive is…
AUGUST 13, 2012 — Petrobras has signed contracts with Sete Brasil, Odebrecht and Etesco covering the charter and operation nine drillships. The drillships are the final units in a program under which Sete Brasil is…
AUGUST 13, 2012—Ship broker Marcon International Inc., Coupeville, WA, announced the sale of the U.S. flag, twin-screw tug Spartan Service (ex-Spartan, Domar Captain) by Hornbeck Offshore Transportation, LLC, Covington, LA, to Marinoil Servicios Maritimos S.A…
AUGUST 13, 2012 — Schat-Harding has set a new free fall lifeboat record with its new generation FF1200 boat. The boat was successfully dropped from a free fall height of 60 meters. The world record…
AUGUST 13, 2012 — Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS) has selected GL Noble Denton to undertake dynamic positioning (DP) assurance services across its fleet. GL Noble Denton's team of DP engineers will support HOS to further…
AUGUST 13, 2012 — Tokyo headquartered classification society ClassNK (Nippon Kaiji Kyokai) has started full scale ship tests to develop a feedback scheme on the design for ships' performances in actual seas. The tests are…
AUGUST 13, 2012 —Grimaldi Group member Atlantic Container Line (ACL) has signed a contract with Chinese state-owned Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding, Shanghai, to build the five largest RO/RO containerships (CONROs) in the world. The G4 (Generation 4)…
AUGUST 13, 2012 —China's COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard Co. has won a $170 million order to build a jack-up drilling rig based on the LeTourneau Super 116E Class design. Delivery from the shipbuilder is scheduled for…
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