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JUNE 12, 2015 — Following an indictment in Mobile, AL, last month for related conduct (see earlier story), Det Stavangerske Dampskibsselskab AS (DSD Shipping) and four employees are now under three-count indictment returned by a…
JUNE 12, 2015 — According to a report commissioned by ClassNK subsidiary Helm Operations, some 50% of crews working on offshore support vessels are willing to compromise safety rather than say "no" to clients or…
JUNE 12, 2015 — Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. is rebranding its car carrier business as "MOL Auto Carrier Express (MOL ACE)." It will start to use "MOL ACE" as its global brand in the…
JUNE 12, 2015 — DNV GL Group has appointed Tor Svensen as Group Executive Vice President. Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen will succeed Tor Svensen as Chief Executive Officer of its Maritime business area. Both will report to…
JUNE 11, 2015 — The Panama Canal has taken another step toward the completion of its Expansion Program as it begins to fill the lower chamber of its new Atlantic locks. This signals the start…
JUNE 11, 2015 — Two separate marine pollution incidents within the Great Barrier Reef have seen fines imposed on Reeftwo shipping companies and the masters of the ships involved following prosecutions brought by the Australian…
JUNE 11, 2015 — BAE Systems, Honolulu, Hawaii, is being awarded a $9,500,000 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-14-C-4412 for the repair and alteration of USS O'Kane (DDG 77). USS O'Kane is undergoing a scheduled…
JUNE 11, 2015 — SOLAS regulations on the mandatory carriage of ECDIS for all tankers of 3,000 gt or more come into force on July 1, 2015. Of the 8,750 plus tankers in the global…
JUNE 11, 2015 — Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries reports that it recently received approval in principle (AIP) from DNV GL for its SkyBench design concept for maximizing cargo loading capacity of large containerships. SkyBench is…
JUNE 11, 2015 — Halimar Shipyard, Morgan City, LA, has delivered the 205 ft monohull crew supply vessel boat to B&J Martin Inc, subsidiary Sea Supply, Inc., Galliano, Louisiana. The vessel has been designed to…
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