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Osama bin Laden received a Muslim ceremony as he was buried at sea, a senior defense official said in Washington, D.C., today, reports Navy News Service. The religious rites were performed aboard the aircraft carrier…
BOEMRE Director Michael R. Bromwich says the agency is reducing the area under consideration for future commercial wind energy leasing on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) offshore Massachusetts. This reduction is in response to multiple…
The communities of Cap L'Orient on the coast of Brittany, France, have selected STX France's Lanester shipyard to build a new "zero emissions" eco-friendly ferry. Ten companies responded to a call for tenders launched by…
Norway's Rem Offshore ASA has entered into a newbuilding contract with shipbuilder Kleven  Maritime. It covers the construction of one gas-fueled platform supply vessel of the VS 499 LNG design. The new contract increases Kleven…
Nearly 200 American maritime industry representatives from throughout the country will descend on Washington, D.C. for the second-annual "Sail-In" on Wednesday, May 4.  The broad grassroots education event is designed to update Members of Congress…
Ulstein Design & Solutions has signed two ship design contracts with Brazilian shipyard Alianca S.A. Worth around NOK 150 million, the  contracts are for the delivery of design, engineering, main equipment and building follow-up for…
Responding to industry demand and to counter the circulation of potentially onerous "home-made" radiation clauses, BIMCO has developed and published a Radioactivity Risk Clause for Time Charter Parties. The Clause was developed in close consultation…
President Barack Obama today thanked Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates for his service as he officially announced his intention to nominate CIA Director Leon E. Panetta to lead the Pentagon after Gates retires June 30.Obama…
Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has launched the first-in-class USCG "Sentinel" Fast Response Cutter (FRC), Bernard C. Webber from its Lockport, La., facility."We are pleased to announce the successful launch of the lead 'Sentinel' Class Fast Response…
U.S.-flag containership operator Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ) today announced that a federal court has granted a request by the U.S. Department of Justice to reduce the company's fine related to federal antitrust violations in…
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