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November 28, 2014
Former OW Bunker traders staff new Dan-Bunkering office
NOVEMBER 28, 2014 — Five former OW Bunker traders have found a new home. On Monday, December 1, Dan-Bunkering will open a new Aalborg, Denmark, office. Staffing it will be a team of five experienced former OW Bunker Traders. Sales Manager Rune...
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November 28, 2014
ExxonMobil helps operators meet lubrication challenges
NOVEMBER 28, 2014—In the years ahead, tug, towboat, ferry and workboat operators in North America face a number of challenges because of the stricter emissions regulations imposed by the U.S. EPA Tier 4 requirements and the North America...
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November 27, 2014
Apple shape tanks give new MHI LNG ship more capacity
NOVEMBER 27, 2014 —Shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed development of a new design LNG carrier with apple shaped LNG tanks. Evolved from Moss type spherical tanks, their upper half bulges more than the lower,...
myklebusthaug-mpsv-will-be-first-ut-design-built-in-turkey
November 27, 2014
Myklebusthaug MPSV will be first UT design built in Turkey
NOVEMBER 27, 2014 — Norwegian shipowner Myklebusthaug Management AS has placed an order at Beşiktaş Shipyard for an advanced multipurpose service vessel that will be the first Rolls-Royce UT design vessel to be built in Turkey. In addition to...
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November 27, 2014
Maersk AHTS newbuilds feature Wärtsilä solutions
NOVEMBER 27, 2014 — The new series of six Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels (plus four options) ordered from Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven by  Maersk Supply Service last month (see earlier story) will feature fully integrated solutions...
newly-named-15000-teu-containership-ready-to-burn-lng
November 27, 2014
Newly named 15,000-TEU containership "LNG ready"
NOVEMBER 27, 2014—United Arab Shipping Company (UASC)’s first ever LNG-ready ultra large container vessel, the 15,000-TEU M/V Sajir, was recently named at Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries’ shipyard in Ulsan, Korea. The Safir is the...
higgins-takes-reins-as-ceo-at-nichols-brothers-boat-builders
November 27, 2014
Higgins takes reins as CEO at Nichols Brothers
NOVEMBER 27, 2014—Ice Floe LLC dba Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Freeland, WA, recently named Gavin Higgins as Chief Executive Officer. Higgins brings a wealth of shipyard management experience to his role, more than 30 years of industry...
world’s-largest-lng-powered-psv-delivered
November 27, 2014
World’s largest LNG-powered PSV delivered
NOVEMBER 27, 2014—Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven Verft A/S, Ulsteinvik, recently delivered the 92.2m Rem Eir, what is believed to currently be the world’s largest LNG-fueled Platform Supply Vessel, to Rem Shipping. Based on a VS 4412 design, Rem...
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November 26, 2014
Minister paddles away from "canoe" comment
NOVEMBER 26, 2014 — Australian Defense Minister Senator David Johnston was today paddling away from his comment that he wouldn't trust Government owned shipbuilder ASC (formerly Australian Submarine Corporation) "to build a canoe." Today he...
canada-issues-rfp-for-sar-lifeboats
November 26, 2014
Canada issues RFP for SAR lifeboats
NOVEMBER 26, 2014 — The Canadian Government has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the procurement of search and rescue lifeboats as part of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd, the new...

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