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MAY 19, 2015 — Something did not happen at last weeks meeting of IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). No last minute signatory appeared to trigger the entry into force requirement of the IMO Ballast…
MAY 19, 2015 – Crowley Maritime Corp. has acquired Maritime Management Services, Inc. (MMS), a Seattle, WA, company with more than a decade's worth of experience in crew management for offshore oil and gas vessels…
MAY 19, 2015 – Ampere, the world's first battery powered electric car and passenger ferry, has entered service in Norway. Built by the Fjellstrand shipyard, the ferry only uses 150 kWh per route, which corresponds…
MAY 19, 2015 – The House of Representatives yesterday unanimously approved the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 1987). It authorizes Coast Guard and Federal Maritime Commission funding levels for two years, and includes…
MAY 18, 2015 — Rolls-Royce says that it "will accelerate cost reduction programs" in its marine business and reduce the number of employees by a further 600 by the end of this year in response…
MAY 18, 2015 — A statement issued today by the the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) says that Singapore is "deeply concerned" by the reported shooting incident involving the Singapore-registered tanker Alpine Eternity…
MAY 18, 2015 — A series of 29 fast coastal interceptor-class (FCI) vessels ordered by the Kuwait Coast Guard from Tampa Yacht Manufacturing LLC will feature total drive solutions from Twin Disc, featuring its Arneson…
MAY 18, 2015 — Two 120,000 dwt shuttle tankers recently delivered to AET Sea Shuttle AS by shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) are fitted with exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) provided by Clean Marine. The…
MAY 18, 2015 — Vigor Industrial has towed its 14,000-long ton capacity floating dry dock Vigilant from Portland, OR, to Seattle, WA. The 528-foot long dry dock will enable Vigor to continue to compete with…
MAY 15, 2015 — Shipowners with any kind of legal dispute with an Iranian entity would be well advised to steer clear of waters patrolled by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Navy. That appears to be…
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