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SEPTEMBER 13, 2012 — Danish operator DFDS today announced that it has cancelled its contracts with German shipyard P+S Werften GmbH, Stralsund, for the construction of two RO/FRO freight ships ordered in November 2010. The…
SEPTEMBER 13, 2012 — United States Attorney Donald J. Cazayoux, Jr., reports that, Cleopatra Shipping Agency, Ltd., a Greek vessel management company, pled guilty September 11 to violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships…
SEPTEMBER 13, 2012 — A Ropax ferry being built by Taiwan's Jade Shipbuilding for Lienchiang County Government is to be propelled by two 9L32/44CR four-stroke engines. The medium-speed engines will form part of a complete…
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012 — A report from a Sydney, Australia, based think tank says "the fight against Somali-based pirates is becoming a private battle as global defense cuts reduce naval counter-piracy deployments. Because governments have…
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012 — Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has appointed Costa Cruises Chairman Pier Luigi Foschi to oversee the cruise giant's growth strategies within the rapidly expanding Asian region. In his…
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012 — BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $27,200,159 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-4403) for the Ticonderoga class guided missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG-72) fiscal 2012…
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012 — An LNG-fueled inland waterways vessel with an air-lubricated hull is at the heart of a new concept being put forward by two Netherlands companies: Bodewes Binnenvaart B.V., Damen Shipyards Group's inland…
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012 — Southeast Ocean Response Services, a sister company to Charleston Branch Pilots Association, Charleston, S.C., has ordered a new multi-purpose, fast response boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. Delivery is planned for…
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012 — Bollinger Marine Fabricators, L.L.C., Amelia, La., a Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. company, has delivered the Ocean Wave, the first of four Ocean class tugs, to Crowley Maritime Corporation. The Ocean Wave is…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2012 — Eleven years after 9/11, a GAO report finds that the U.S. has made "substantial progress" in improving maritime security. GAO says that, 10 years after passage of the Maritime Transportation Security…
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