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U.S. ship sent to neutralize chemical weapons

JULY 2, 2014—A specially outfitted U.S. Ready Reserve Force Roll-On/Roll-Off/container ship is sailing to the Port of Gioia Tauro in Calabria, Italy, where she will be loaded with 530 tons of chemical

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USS names 2014 AOTOS honorees

JUNE 17, 2014 — The United Seamen’s Service says that its 2014 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards (AOTOS) will be presented to Stephen Cotton, General Secretary of the International Transport Workers’

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Project eyes design for LNG fueled mega containership

JUNE 5, 2014 — A design for an LNG fueled future ultra large containership design is to be developed Joint Development Project involving Piraeus, Greece, headquartered  Capital Ship Management Corporation, classification society

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Landrieu: Jones Act creates Louisiana jobs

APRIL 10, 2014 — U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-LA, Chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee highlighted the importance of the Jones Act to Louisiana’s economy at a Washington

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Research vessel christened Neil Armstrong at Dakota Creek

APRIL 2, 2014—The Oceanographic Research Vessel AGOR 27 was recently christened “Neil Armstrong” by Carol Knight Armstrong, the late astronaut’s widow, during ceremonies at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI), Anacortes, WA. Kali Armstrong,

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Telemedicine service puts a virtual ER aboard ship

MARCH 14, 2014 — Health management services provider Future Care, Inc. has formed a strategic alliance with maritime communications solutions provider Globecomm Maritime, to offer a video-enabled telemedicine solution to the maritime

Maersk Line, Limited brings eight ships under U.S. flag

MAY 7, 20013 — Maersk Line, Limited (MLL), the Maersk Group’s U.S.-flag shipping operation, has purchased and is currently reflagging eight newer and larger containerships to upgrade the ocean transportation services provided