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February 09, 2016

Eidesvik gets first offshore wind sector contract


FEBRUARY 9, 2016 — Norwegian offshore service vessel specialist Eidesvik has chartered its subsea vessel Acergy Viking to Siemens Wind Power for nine months as an accommodation and service vessel in German sector. Eidesvik says it has for some...
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February 09, 2016

Surge in demand for biotech based antifouling agent


FEBRUARY 9, 2016 —I-Tech, a Swedish bio-tech company founded by a group of researchers from Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg, reports an "extraordinary" upsurge in demand for its biotechnology based antifouling...
ics-releases-latest-flag-state-performance-table
February 09, 2016

ICS releases latest flag state performance table


FEBRUARY 9, 2016 —The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published its Shipping Industry Flag State Performance Table for 2015/2016. The table provides an annual overview of the performance of the world's ship registers against a...
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February 09, 2016

Fratelli Neri takes delivery of Damen ASD tug


FEBRUARY 9, 2016 — Italy's Fratelli Neri S.p.A has taken delivery of a Damen ASD Tug 3212 from Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam in the Netherlands. The vessel, the Luisa Neri, is Fratelli Neri's first Damen newbuild tug and the first ASD...
harvey-gulf-newbuild-to-have-cathelco-bwts
February 09, 2016

Harvey Gulf newbuild to have Cathelco BWTS


FEBRUARY 9, 2016 — Chesterfield, U.K. based Cathelco is supplying a ballast water treatment (BWT) system for a Rampage 6400 multi-purpose field support vessel (MPFSV) being built by Eastern Shipbuilding Group Inc., for Harvey Gulf International...
giant-box-ship-towed-into-hamburg
February 09, 2016

Giant box ship towed into Hamburg


FEBRUARY 9, 2016 — After an operation that started just after 2.00 a.m. this morning, the 399.6 m containership CSCL Indian Ocean arrived in Hamburg at 06.15 a.m., local time. The ship had been grounded in the Elbe River off the island of...
ecoi-to-open-shipyard-in-port-of-gulfport
February 08, 2016

ECO to open shipyard in Port of Gulfport


FEBRUARY 8, 2016—Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), Galliano, LA, will be investing $68 million in the opening of a new shipyard in the Port of Gulfport. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from ECO announced the shipbuilding operations at...
hammonia-containership-detained-in-tacoma
February 08, 2016

Hammonia containership detained in Tacoma


FEBRUARY 8, 2016 — The Coast Guard reports that Port State Control officers from Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound discovered significant safety violations during an inspection of the 685-foot Liberian-flagged container ship Westwood Robson at the...
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February 08, 2016

Rough night sets Anthem passengers tweeting


FEBRUARY 8, 2016 — Royal Caribbean's 4,180 passenger Anthem of the Seas was expected to arrive in Port Canaveral, FL, today after hitting a patch of rough weather that saw passengers confined to their rooms and taking to social media to report...
optimarin-bwts-picked-for-advanced-us-flag-trawler-newbuild
February 08, 2016

Optimarin BWTS picked for advanced U.S. built trawler


FEBRUARY 8, 2016 — An advanced stern trawler currently completing at the Dakota Creek Industries shipyard, Anacortes, WA (see earlier story), will be the first vessel in the fishing segment to be fitted with an Optimarin Ballast Water Treatment...