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NOVEMBER 28, 2012 — Wärtsilä is to supply ship design services and the power and propulsion system for a newbuild LNG powered 5,500 dwt platform supply vessel (PSV) ordered by Norway's Siem Offshore to operate…
NOVEMBER 28, 2012 — Houston-headquartered Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) is to acquire Penn Maritime Inc. and Maritime Investments LLC, which operates a 1.9 million barrel fleet of 18 heated, double-hulled tank bargesand 16 tugboats along…
NOVEMBER 28, 2012 — Resolve Salvage & Fire, the salvage, emergency response and wreck removal subsidiary of Resolve Marine Group, Inc., has completed the removal of the grounded 202-ft freighter Jireh from Mona Island. Mona…
NOVEMBER 27, 2012 — Matson, Inc. (MATX), Honolulu, HI, has a strategic re-fleeting plan that calls for the building of two new Jones Act containerships in the next 3 – 5 years for approximately $200…
NOVEMBER 27, 2012 — Stolt Tankers B.V., a subsidiary of Stolt-Nielsen Limited, says it has reached an agreement with Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd. (Hudong-Zhonghua) and China Shipbuilding Trading Co. Ltd, (CSTC), under China Shipbuilding…
NOVEMBER 27, 2012 — Houston-based marine survey and rig moving company Sphere Offshore Solutions LLC, has appointed Captain Andrew Cox as Vice President, a newly created executive leadership position. J. Barry Snyder, president of Sphere…
NOVEMBER 27, 2012 — MAN Diesel & Turbo reports a "healthy interest" in its ultra-long-stroke G-type engine and steadily growing orders. Most recently, Piraeus-based Polembros and U-ming of Taiwan have placed orders for a further…
NOVEMBER 27, 2012 — Lithuania's Western Baltija Shipbuilding is to design and construct a new research vessel for Klaipeda University. The 38.7 m long x 12.0 m beam vessel will have a hull depth of…
NOVEMBER 27, 2012 —  "Safety and environmental protection is our greatest priority and OCIMF members see fatigue as a significant contributory factor to many incidents that occur within the shipping industry," says Oil Companies International…
NOVEMBER 27, 2012 — "The issue of tanker industry sustainability should be a topic of public conversation," says INTERTANKO Managing Director Katharina Stanzel. Tanker owners continue to be deeply concerned that the current tanker market…
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