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U.S.imposes sanctions on Iranian port operator

The U.S. Department of the Treasury yesterday took action to designate two major Iranian commercial entities -Tidewater Middle East Co. and Iran Air – under Iran sanctions regulations. Tidewater Middle East Co.

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MAN Diesel & Turbo extends ultra-long-stroke program

MAN Diesel & Turbo is adding more bore sizes to its ultra-long-stroke engine program. The updated program supplements the G80ME-C9 engine, introduced in October 2010, with G70ME-C9, G60 ME-C9 and G50ME-B9 engines.

Bureau Veritas sees new pressures for operational efficiency

Paris-headquartered classification society Bureau Veritas says continuing pressure on environmental emissions, coupled with rising oil prices, puts a new focus on operational efficiency. Writing in the Bureau Veritas Marine Business Review 2011,

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Horizon Lines names Bill Hamlin as Senior VP Operations

Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE:HRZ) today announced that William A. Hamlin has been named Senior Vice President of Operations for the company’s Horizon Lines, LLC operating subsidiary. Mr. Hamlin reports to Brian Taylor,

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ABS fleet hits new record level

Classification society ABS achieved another record performance in fleet size during 2010, reported Chairman Robert D. Somerville at today’s annual meeting. An eight percent increase in gross tonnage from year-end 2009 resulted

LaHood submits Marine Highways report to Congress

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood yesterday released a report that, he says, “will serve as a roadmap to the future in creating and further strengthening the nation’s marine highways” Prepared by Marad,

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Hyundai Heavy Industries unveils smart ship system

Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s largest shipbuilder, unveiled what it says is the world’s first remote monitoring and controlling smart ship system on March 25. The IT-based smart system has been developed