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Vitter to Salazar: No permits, no pay raise

U.S. Sen. David Vitter has sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announcing that he is holding up legislation in the U.S. Senate that would give Salazar a $19,600 per year

Somali officials intercept pirate ransom payment

Somali government security forces on Tuesday seized almost $3.5 million U.S. dollars and arrested several foreigners at Mogadishu airport who intended to transfer the money to pirates in the center of the

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Princess Cruises starts construction of Royal Princess

First steel for Princess Cruises’ next ship was cut yesterday at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone, Italy, shipyard. The ship is the first of two new-generation, 141,000 ton, 3,600 passenger vessels for the cruise line

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ITF takes tougher stance on arming ships against pirates

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is now recommending the carrying of military guards on ships, and is recognizing the use of private armed guards, subject to certain conditions. However, it reaffirmed

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Ensco orders harsh-environment jack-ups at Keppel FELS

Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) reports that one of its subsidiaries has finalized a fixed-price shipyard construction contract with Keppel FELS Limited in Singapore for construction of two new ultra-premium harsh environment jack-up rigs.

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Investment in wave and tidal energy to jump

Investment in wave and tidal energy is expected to steeply increase over the next five years, according to U.K. energy business analysts Douglas-Westwood. A recent report released by Douglas-Westwood projects that $1.2