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FEBRUARY 5, 2013 — Invented and developed by Schiedam, Netherlands, based Barge Master bv, the Barge Master is a motion compensating heavy load platform. By allowing safe working in more extreme sea conditions, the Barge…
FEBRUARY 5, 2013 — Singapore-listed Yangzijiang Shipbuilding has completed two acquisitions. It has acquired the remaining 40 percent of the capital of Shanghai Henggao Ships Design Co., Ltd. and an additional 20 percent of Jiangsu…
FEBRUARY 4, 2013 — New York City headquartered McAllister Towing reports that Buckley McAllister has been promoted to the position of President. His father, Captain Brian A. McAllister, President of the company since 1984, will…
FEBRUARY 4, 2013 — Norway's Rem Offshore ASA has entered into a newbuilding contract for an OSCV vessel at Kleven Verft AS. The vessel will have a length of 117 meters and a breadth of…
FEBRUARY 4, 2013 — Dr. Arthur H. Sulzer, Captain USN (Ret), who many in the marine industry see as being eminently qualified to be the U.S. Maritime Administrator, has been sworn in by Transportation Secretary…
FEBRUARY 4, 2013 — Prospects of a strike halting container traffic at U.S. ports on the East and Gulf coasts look to be receding. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Director George H. Cohen issued the…
FEBRUARY 4, 2013 — The Steamship Mutual P&I Club is reporting seemingly contradictory approaches by Brazilian immigration authorities in imposing fines relating to seafarer's identity documents that do not comply with ILO Convention 185/2003. Back…
FEBRUARY 4, 2013 — Whippany, NJ, headquartered Drew Marine has completed the acquisition of Alexander/Ryan Marine and Safety Inc., and it will join the organization under the name Alexander/Ryan Marine & Safety division of Drew…
FEBRUARY 4, 2013 — Peter Hinchliffe, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), is warning that new Suez Canal rate hikes will make more shipowners look at the Cape route as a serious…
FEBRUARY 4, 2013 — PPG Protective and Marine Coatings (PPG) has installed its 1,000th Sigmacare Plus system. PPG says it was the first to offer an online shipboard maintenance tool for its paints and coatings…
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