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MAY 31, 2012 — USA Maritime has applauded President Obama's signature of legislation to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im) and increase its annual lending cap from $100 billion to $140 billion;…
MAY 31, 2012 — Ship operator B+H Ocean Carriers Ltd. (OTC: BHODD.PK) has filed, along with several of its subsidiaries and related entities, for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the…
MAY 30, 2012 — Japanese shipbuilders Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. have signed a technological collaboration agreement on containerships. They aim to combine MHI's technological capabilities in the development of…
MAY 30, 2012 — Troms Offshore Supply, Tromsø, Norway, has taken delivery of newbuild no 773 at STX Søviknes shipyard in Norway.  The ship will be given the name MV Troms Sirius in a May…
MAY 30, 2012 — Oil spill response and total environmental solutions provider American Pollution Control Corp. (AMPOL) has been selected by the National Response Corporation (NRC) to store and maintain a large stock of NRC…
MAY 30, 2012 –Lloyd's Register has approved new prismatic IMO Type B independent cargo tanks, so called ACTIB (Aluminum Cargo Tank Independent Type B). The initial approval is for use in a DSME-developed 210,000 cu.m …
MAY 30, 2012 – Classification society Nippon Kaiji Kyokai ClassNK reports that its register surged past the 200 million gross ton mark on May 28, 2012.  Founded in Tokyo in1899, ClassNK's register has steadily accelerated…
MAY 29, 2012 — Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has been awarded the 2011 "Award for Excellence in Safety" by the Shipbuilders Council of America for the seventh consecutive year.  And focused efforts on continuous improvement also…
MAY 30, 2012 – A federal jury in Miami last week convicted a Miami-based ship surveyor for lying to the Coast Guard and for falsely certifying the safety of ships at sea, according to the…
MAY 30, 2012 — To save time and money for the owners of a 270-meter containership that was leaking oil, a Hydrex diver/technician team recently replaced three stern tube seals, using one of the company’s…
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