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The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued the first license for a U.S. tidal power plant  to transmit energy onto the local and national grid. The pilot commercial license allows Verdant Power to…
Offshore services giant Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) announced today that Jeffrey A. Gorski has joined Tidewater as a Senior Vice President. Mr. Gorski reports to Tidewater's Chief Operating Officer, Jeff Platt, and is responsible for the…
Two more bodies have been discovered aboard the Costa Concordia, taking the confirmed death toll in the tragedy to 15. The bodies were found on Deck 4 of the ship, after the Italian Navy used…
Scottish offshore service provider MarineCo UK has placed an order at Damen Shipyards for two more High Speed Support Vessels (HSSVs). The newbuilds are to be delivered in May and October 2012. The contract includes…
Höegh LNG reports that has been informed by AB Klaipedos Nafta that Höegh LNG made the winning tender offer for a new LNG floating storage and regasification unit in Lithuania. A mandatory standstill period required…
Paris-headquartered offshore services giant Bourbon reports that Jaccar Holdings SA has acquired 945,000 additional shares in Bourbon. This takes Jaccar's stake in Bourbon from 24.6 percent to 26.04 percent of the capital and 25.7 percent…
Eric Deans, Director of Shipping Policy at the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ), has completed a Ph.D in Marine Policy at the University of Delaware.Dr. Deans, a well known shipping industry figure, has worked for…
Wärtsilä is to supply the power and positioning system for the two new Cat D offshore drilling rigs being built for Songa Offshore AS at the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co.Ltd (DSME) shipyard in…
In the wake of the Costa Concordia grounding that has killed at least 12 passengers, U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) sent a letter on January 19 urging U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Robert J. Papp…
General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego hosted a keel laying ceremony January 19 for the first Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) ship. Mrs. Pat Mills was the honoree for the ceremony. She is the wife…
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