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OCTOBER 9, 2014—The Panama Canal Authority recently took delivery of the 29m tractor Cerro Ancon, the last in a series of 14 such vessels for its fleet. Named after a hill in Panama, the Cerro…
OCTOBER 9, 2014—Fifty-two workers from the Beatrice oil platform in the North Sea were evacuated as a precautionary measure, following a fire aboard a ship carrying nuclear waste began drifting in the Moray Firth off…
OCTOBER 9, 2014—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) recently christened the LNG Venus, a new 155,000 m3 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carrier at the Nagasaki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. The vessel is under construction…
OCTOBER 9, 2014—The $700-million Savannah Harbor Expansion Project that will allow deep-draft post-Panamax container vessels to call at the port after the completion of the expansion of the Panama Canal is moving ahead, according to…
OCTOBER 8, 2014—When it comes to U.S. domestic shipping policy, the Jones Act inevitably is one of the first things to come up in the discussion. With U.S. crude oil production booming—it is up 50…
OCTOBER 8, 2014 —U.K. based Christie & Grey, Ltd. is celebrating a century of developing high performance, cost-effective vibration and shock isolation solutions. Christie & Grey services a diverse customer base with a special emphasis…
OCTOBER 8, 2014—Last month, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) announced that the Port of Seattle had been awarded a $20 million grant under the federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery—TIGER for short—program to bolster its infrastructure…
OCTOBER 8, 2014 — Two dry bulk companies in the John Fredriksen empire, Golden Ocean Group Limited (OSE: GOGL) and Knightsbridge Shipping Limited (Nasdaq: VLCCF), have entered an agreement that will see them merge. Knightsbridge…
OCTOBER 8, 2014—Detyens Shipyards, Inc., Charleston, SC, was recently awarded a $14,737,872 firm-fixed-price contract by the Military Sealift Command for a 170-day drydocking and overhaul of USNS Zeus (T-ARC 7). The contract (N62387-15-C-7505) includes nine options,…
OCTOBER 7, 2014 — In a position paper published today by the European Community Shipowners Association (ECSA), European shipowners ask EU Member States to adopt a clear, long-term and above all harmonized position on the…
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