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  • Photos: Ardent Refloats Swedish Cargo Vessel March 22, 2017
    Ardent salvage crews successfully used a parbuckling method to right and refloat the self-unloading bulker Sternö, which partially sank at the upstream entrance to the Lilla Edet locks on Sweden's Gota River on February 23.  Image courtesy Swedi …
  • Coast Guard Releases Report on New York Kayak Collision March 22, 2017
    The Coast Guard has released its final report in an investigation into the NY Waterways ferry collision with a kayak tour group last August, which left four injured, including one man with a partially severed arm. The documents, which were requested …
  • Libyan Coast Guard Faces Allegations of Corruption March 22, 2017
    Italian coast guard officials report that maritime migration is increasing on the Libya-to-Europe route, driven by deteriorating living conditions on the ground and concerns that the route may soon be closed by toughened EU border enforcement policie …
  • Thai Human Traffickers Jailed March 22, 2017
    Thailand’s Trang Provincial Court has sentenced six defendants to 14 years behind bars for the human trafficking of migrant workers onto fishing vessels. The six defendants sentenced in Trang included the former chairman of the Trang Fishing Associat …
  • Reforms Proposed for Australia's Coastal Shipping March 21, 2017
    Australia’s Federal Government is proposing greater flexibility for coastal shipping and new training opportunities in a discussion paper aimed at boosting coastal shipping activity. Releasing the government's Coastal Shipping Reforms Discussion …
  • Crowley Launches LNG-Powered Con/Ro for Jones Act Trade March 21, 2017
    Crowley Maritime and VT Halter have launched Crowley's new LNG-fueled con/ro, the Commitment Class vessel El Coquí. The 2,400 TEU ship is expected to enter service in the second half of this year.  "This was a special day for Crowley, VT Ha …
  • Cuban Migration Continues Without Residency Policy March 21, 2017
    The U.S. Coast Guard says that a small number of Cuban nationals are continuing to migrate to the United States via maritime routes, despite the end of a long-standing U.S. policy that granted them residency if they made it to American shores.  Forme …
  • Navy Cruiser Rescues Sport-Fishing Boat Near San Diego March 21, 2017
    On Sunday, the Coast Guard cutter Sockeye and the Navy guided missile cruiser USS Lake Erie rescued a sport-fishing boat carrying 25 passengers and crew off of San Diego. The Truline, a 65-foot charter boat out of San Pedro, was on an overnight excur …
  • Duterte Says He Can't Defend Scarborough Shoal March 21, 2017
    On Sunday, Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte said that he was effectively powerless to stop China's island-building campaign in the South China Sea.  “We cannot stop China from doing his thing, the Americans were not able to stop it,” Duterte …
  • UN Calls for Inquiry Into Helicopter Attack Off Yemen March 20, 2017
    The United Nations and the Somali government have called on the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen to investigate a deadly helicopter attack on a Somali refugee boat last week. However, the coalition had a different agenda: in a statement on Sunda …
  • Denmark Analyzes Ship Autonomy Options March 20, 2017
    Denmark’s potential for autonomous ships has been analyzed in a study by the Danish Technological University and the Danish Maritime Authority. The study aims to inspire future development projects. The pre-analysis focuses primarily on small coastal …
  • Borr Drilling Buys Transocean's Jackup Fleet March 20, 2017
    Leading offshore yard Keppel Fels has reached an agreement with Borr Drilling to assume ownership of five Super B Class jackup rigs that were ordered by Transocean in 2013. In addition, Borr has reached an agreement with Transocean to buy out all of …
  • Resolve Marine Lifts 2200-Ton Jacket Off the Seafloor March 20, 2017
    [Brief]  On January 1, 2016, a four-legged platform jacket about 100 nm off the west coast of India toppled over during an installation. The jacket weighed 2,220 tons and rested 40 feet below the mudline in a water depth of 190 feet. With an eight-po …
  • San Francisco Gets a New Fireboat March 20, 2017
    The 88’ San Francisco Fireboat was designed by Jensen Maritime of Seattle, with an aluminum pilot house and deck house fabricated by Kvichak Marine and attached to a steel hull at Vigor Marine. ACS Ceramic Insulation Coating (ACS CIC) was used extens …
  • Spanish Longshore Strikes Called Off March 20, 2017
    Four days after the Spanish parliament rejected a plan to deregulate longshore labor, the International Dockworkers Council canceled its plans to hold a day of action in support of Spanish dockers. Spanish dockers have also called off a series of pla …

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  • MSRC Delivers PPU Presentation to Mexican Pilots March 22, 2017
    The Maritime Simulation Resource Centre (MSRC), a world-class pilot simulation training and port feasibility studies facility, recently gave a presentation on Portable Pilot Units (PPUs) to the directors of all the Mexican Pilots Associations. The da …
  • Damen InvaSave Receives IMO Type Approval March 21, 2017
    Damen’s award-winning, mobile, ballast water treatment system has received IMO type approval. An external ballast water treatment unit designed primarily for use in ports and harbors, the Damen InvaSave treats ballast water to the IMO D-2 standard, f …
  • Subsea Industries' Coatings Nominated for Maritime Award March 21, 2017
    Subsea Industries’ pioneering range of non-toxic, environmentally-safe coatings has been nominated in the Marine Coating of the Year category of the 2017 Marine Propulsion Awards. Sponsored by chemical company Lonza, the awards will take place during …
  • Veson Nautical Introduces Veslink Business Intelligence March 21, 2017
    At CMA Shipping 2017, Veson Nautical unveiled Veslink Business Intelligence (Veslink BI), the latest addition to Veslink, Veson’s online solutions platform and maritime network. Designed for users of all levels of experience, Veslink BI combines voya …
  • GTT to Equip New Hyundai Heavy Industries' LNG Carrier March 21, 2017
    GTT has received an order from Hyundai Heavy Industries to equip a new LNG carrier with its Mark III Flex containment system. Hyundai's shipyard based in Ulsan – South Korea – will build the vessel of 180,000 m3 on behalf of the Norwegian shippi …
  • Marlins Elearning Content Updated for Maritime Sector March 21, 2017
    Working in collaboration with V.Ships Leisure, our training business Marlins has developed an elearning suite of material specifically for cruise ship personnel. The course content, which has been adapted from existing content, has been designed to m …
  • Aderco Opens Singapore Office March 21, 2017
    Responding to growing demand for fuel treatment solutions that save costs, maximize uptime and reduce emissions in the maritime sector, leading fuel treatment manufacturer Aderco has opened an operational base in Singapore. Strategically located, the …
  • Fincantieri's Bay Receives Wisconsin Safety Award March 21, 2017
    Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, a subsidiary of Fincantieri Marine Group, has been awarded the 23rd Annual Wisconsin Corporate Safety Award, co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Safety Council and the Wisconsin Department of Workfor …
  • Keppel Signs Heads of Agreement with Borr Drilling March 21, 2017
    Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M) has entered into a Heads of Agreement with Borr Drilling Limited of Bermuda (Borr Drilling), with the approval of Transocean, whereb …
  • VIKING Gaining Ground in Continued Difficult Market March 21, 2017
    VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S is experiencing a moderate slowdown following several years of continuous growth. In a market affected by continued decline in two important segments, cargo vessels and offshore, revenue for 2016 totaled DKK 1.858 bil …
  • Shipping and Political Heavyweights to Spar at Nor-Shipping 2017 March 21, 2017
    Leading maritime event week Nor-Shipping will be playing host to a diverse range of speakers this year, mixing high level maritime business insights with political perspectives, thought leadership and game-changing innovation. In the latest announcem …
  • MAN Engines Selected for New US Navy Tanker Series March 21, 2017
    Fairbanks Morse to build 34 × 12V48/60CR engines for TAO-205 program The US Navy has chosen the Fairbanks Morse MAN 12V48/60CR engine as main propulsion for a new series of 17 ships as it begins plans to phase out its existing tanker fleet. Known col …
  • Inmarsat Secures Fleet Xpress Commitment from Hapag-Lloyd March 21, 2017
    Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has signed a five-year contract with Hapag-Lloyd to migrate all ships directly managed by the shipping line to services enabled for Fleet Xpress. Hapag-L …
  • Shell is the First to Secure IMPA ACT Accreditation March 20, 2017
    Shell Marine has become the first company involved in the development, supply and support of marine lubricants to receive accreditation under the International Marine Purchasing Association’s IMPA ACT Sustainable Maritime Suppliers scheme. The prefer …
  • Hyundai Wins Order for the World's First Aframax Tankers March 20, 2017
    Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI), Hyundai Heavy Industries’ shipbuilding affiliate, announced that it recently won an order to build four 114,000 DWT Ice-Class IA aframax tankers from Sovcomflot, the Russia’s state-owned shipping company. The wo …

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norbertomoreau

Norberto Moreau is publisher and Co-Founder of the group Allied Management Ltd (Hong Kong, London, Valencia). The group has a network with associates in Yachting, Properties and Online Services.