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May 24, 2012 —Shipowners from all over Asia gathered to form a massive human SOS as a demonstration of their support for the international SOS SaveOurSeafarers campaign. The shipowners meetings this week in Australia for…
May 23, 2012—Salvors continue to work to remove containers, pieces of hatch covers and debris from the bow section of the containership M/V Rena, which struck Astrolabe Reef off of Tauranga, New Zealand, on October…
May 22, 2012 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its seventh amphibious transport dock, Anchorage (LPD 23), returned Friday from successful builder's sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico. The ship is currently under…
May 22, 2012 —A new, state-of-the-art ship given to Qatar University will transform marine research in the Arabian Gulf region. Built by Freire Shipbuilding, Vigo, Spain, the research vessel Janan – named after the island…
May 22, 2012 — Graig China Ltd (GCL), part of the Cardiff-based Graig Group, has been contracted by Hong Kong-based Global Union Shipping Limited to supervise the construction of ten 157,000 dwt suezmax crude oil…
May 22, 2012 — BMT Nigel Gee Ltd. (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd., has signed an agreement to provide vessel designs to Estonia's BLRT Marketex, a subsidiary of BLRT Grupp AS. The relationship…
May 22, 2012—The American P&I Club has released a new e-learning module, Vessel General Permit (VGP), to enable members to comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's discharge requirements for all vessels trading to the…
May 22, 2012 — Maritime simulator  and virtual training software developer VSTEP has successfully delivered a NAUTIS tug trainer simulator to T.O.S (Transport & Offshore Services) headquarters in Rotterdam. The NAUTIS tug trainer is a…
May 22, 2012 — Capt. Eric Christensen, chief, Commercial Vessel Compliance at U.S. Coast Guard headquarters has sounded what he calls a "high-level alarm for detentions of U.S.-flag vessels." Coast Guard analysis of recent actions…
May 22, 2012 — Using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as ship fuel is gaining more attention not only in Europe, but also in Asia and the U.S.A. Shipowners are currently facing a number of questions…
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