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  • Two Vinashin Executives Sentenced to Death February 25, 2017
    The People’s Court of Hanoi in Vietnam has sentenced two Vinashin executives to death for embezzlement. Giang Kim Dat and Tran Van Liem were found guilty of embezzling more than $11.3 million, which led to the collapse of the state-run shipyard. Port …
  • ICS: Shipping Faces Risk of Regional CO2 Regulation February 24, 2017
    The chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Esben Poulsson, warned on Thursday that the industry faces the risk of regional regulation of CO2 emissions unless the IMO develops a full global framework.   The EU Parliament has already voted …
  • Royal Navy Detonates WWII Bomb in Portsmouth February 24, 2017
    Royal Navy bomb disposal experts have detonated an unexploded Second World War device after it was dredged up from the bottom of Portsmouth Harbour today. The German SC250 bomb was found in the early hours of this morning in the excavator head of a b …
  • Construction Starts on Hurtigruten's Hybrid February 24, 2017
    Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam has officially started the construction of the hybrid expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen at Norway’s Kleven Verft shipyard. When launched in 2018, MS Roald Amundsen will be the world’s first expedition cruise shi …
  • Photos: The Massive Crane Platform Saipem 7000 February 24, 2017
    Mostly, we report on “offshore” in the more recent sense of offshore wind power. But “offshore'” also can mean offshore oil and gas. For the demanding applications of drilling for oil in the ocean floor and getting oil products to land via pipel …
  • Tickets Home for Malaviya Twenty Crew February 24, 2017
    The 12 crew of the Malaviya Twenty, the ship abandoned in Great Yarmouth, U.K., in June last year, are returning home after being paid the wages they were owed. The Malaviya Twenty is one of two Indian owned and flagged vessels that were effectively …
  • U.S. Oil Exports Hit Record Levels February 24, 2017
    U.S. oil exporters set a new record last week: shipments leaving the country averaged 1.2 million barrels of crude per day, roughly double the levels seen at the end of last year.  Analysts told Bloomberg that the rising American exports are driven i …
  • Two Engineers Convicted in Green Sky MARPOL Case February 24, 2017
    On Thursday, two chief engineers of the chemical tanker Green Sky were convicted of illegally discharging oily wastes, falsifying the ship's Oil Record Book and obstructing justice by making false statements. Herbert Julian, chief engineer of th …
  • Allegations of Sabotage at Port of Limassol February 24, 2017
    The controversy over the privatization of the Port of Limassol deepened on Monday when Cyprus' transport minister, Marios Demetriades, claimed that equipment at the facility had been vandalized before the handover to the port's new operator …
  • Storm Doris Disrupts Port Operations in Liverpool February 24, 2017
    [Brief] On Thursday, Peel Ports briefly closed the Port of Liverpool due to the extreme weather conditions brought by Storm Doris.  "The Port of Liverpool is closed as we are experiencing 100mph gusts of wind," the firm said in a statement. …
  • Qingdao Boosts Cruise Trade and Infrastructure February 24, 2017
    Qingdao, in East China’s Shandong province, plans to boost its cruise trade to host 400 cruise ships per year. A plan for making the city a pilot for national cruise line tourism development was recently released by the Qingdao municipal government, …
  • Arbitration Court Clears DP World in Bribery Case February 23, 2017
    An arbitration court has cleared Dubai-based port operator DP World of bribery charges brought by the government of Djibouti.  Djibouti claimed that DP World had paid off Abdourahman Boreh, then the head of the nation's ports authority, in order …
  • Election to Decide Fremantle's Future February 23, 2017
    Plans for a highway extension and a new live export terminal at Fremantle port in Perth are being hotly debated in the lead up to the West Australian state election in March. The state opposition Labor party says it will axe the A$450 million ($347 m …
  • APM Terminals Ups Investments at Port Elizabeth February 23, 2017
    On Wednesday, APM Terminals announced that after consulting with stakeholders, it has decided to increase its planned investments at Port Elizabeth to $200 million, up from a previously released figure of $70 million.  The new amount reflects the pur …
  • Spain Moves Forward with Longshore Reforms February 23, 2017
    Spain's Ministry of Public Works is moving forward swiftly with plans to liberalize the nation's longshore labor policies. Despite the objections of union leaders and the possibility of rolling strikes, the agency intends to finalize a …

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  • ACE Winches Gold Sponsor of Scottish Traditional Boat Festival February 24, 2017
    ACE Winches is pleased to announce its support for the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival held annually in Portsoy, Aberdeenshire.  The company will continue as the Festival’s main sponsor for 2017. The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival brings toget …
  • Vigor to Build More Passenger Ferries for WETA February 24, 2017
    Vigor was recently awarded the contract to build two additional all-aluminum, 400 passenger ferries for WETA (the Water Emergency Transportation Authority) in San Francisco, CA. The hulls will be constructed at Vigor Ballard (formerly Kvichak) and th …
  • New Interferry CEO to make Funding Call at European Shipping Week February 24, 2017
    Mike Corrigan, the incoming CEO of global trade association Interferry, is to advocate greater European Union involvement and investment in the ferry sector during an address on the opening day of European Shipping Week, which takes place in Brussels …
  • Simulation Confirms Port of NY & NJ Can Handle ULCVs Through 18,000 TEUs February 24, 2017
    A state-of-the-art computer simulation has confirmed that both new classes of ultra large container vessels (ULCVs) – those handling 14,000 and 18,000 TEUS — can safely navigate the Port of New York and New Jersey. The critical components to facilita …
  • ICS Chairman Sets Out Plan for CO2 Reduction by Shipping Sector February 24, 2017
    The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Esben Poulsson, has set out what the industry would like the International Maritime Organization to achieve as part of its CO2 reduction strategy for the shipping sector. Speaking in Indonesia to …
  • UECC Announces new Atlantic Service February 24, 2017
    UECC is pleased to announce the launching of a new Atlantic service where we link Scandinavia with the North of Spain. This service is the quickest way to Scandinavia, connecting Vigo (Spain) with a direct service into Drammen (Norway) and Wallhamn ( …
  • MacGregor Launches New Crane Compensation System February 23, 2017
    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has launched a new crane compensation system for offshore ship-to-ship load transfers, offering substantially larger operating windows as well as safer and faster load transfers. "This robustly-tested technology can …
  • GasLog LNG Services Ltd. Selects Seagull e-Learning Solutions February 23, 2017
    Major LNG Tanker shipmanagement company GasLog LNG Services Ltd. has selected Seagull Maritime’s e-learning material & Competence Management platform for use fleet-wide, in manning offices & online, along with the Crew Evaluation System for i …
  • Jeremy Herschaft Appointed Distinguished Admiralty Practitioner In Residence February 23, 2017
    Blank Rome Partner Jeremy Herschaft has been appointed as the 2017 John E. Sims Distinguished Admiralty Practitioner-In-Residence at Tulane Law School, which has an internationally-recognized maritime law program. He will participate as practitioner- …
  • Marlink Enters Joint Venture with TNL Group February 23, 2017
    Marlink has signed an agreement to enter into a joint venture with the satellite connectivity business of Greece and Cyprus based TNL Group, enabling it to launch a brand new maritime satellite communications expert, Marlink CG. Delivering a wide por …
  • Transas and Japan Radio Company Announce Partnership February 23, 2017
    Transas, the innovative, digital solutions company, and Japan Radio Company (JRC), a leading global marine electronics company, today announced their new strategic partnership. The two industry-leading companies will work together in research and dev …
  • Inmarsat and VT iDirect Partner for Global Xpress February 23, 2017
    Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communication services, has announced a significant advance in the on-going development of its Global Xpress (GX) high-speed, global, mobile broadband platform. In conjunction with VT iDirect, …
  • POSH (Singapore) Takes Delivery of Two OSD Azistern Tugs February 23, 2017
    Two Azistern 3270 tugs designed by Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) have been delivered to their new owner, PACC Offshore Services Holdings Limited (POSH Singapore), the leading Asia-based international offshore support vessel operator. Posh Husky and P …
  • C.H. Robinson Expands Global Forwarding Presence February 23, 2017
    As supply chains continue to globalize, C.H. Robinson is ensuring shippers’ needs are met and exceeded by expanding its global footprint in key strategic global markets. C.H. Robinson recently opened new offices in Asia and Canada and acquired APC Lo …
  • Harley's M/V Earl W. Redd Completes Trials, Begins Service February 23, 2017
    The latest addition to the Harley Marine fleet is now completing sea trials and preparing to enter service. The M/V Earl W. Redd will be operated under the flag of the Olympic Tug & Barge unit of Harley. The 120 foot tractor tug, built by Diversi …

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norbertomoreau

Norberto Moreau is co-owner and digital marketer of the group Allied Management Ltd (Hong Kong, London, Valencia). The group and his associates have activities in Yachting, Properties and Online Services.