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  • Rumors of OOCL Sale Intensify January 18, 2017
    Shipping analyst Alphaliner has voiced a rumor that has been circulating throughout the container shipping industry: that Orient Overseas International might sell its Hong Kong-based ocean carrier Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL). “As the merger …
  • MSC Breaks Ground at New Private Island January 18, 2017
    On Tuesday, MSC Cruises announced that it has broken ground at last on the construction of its new private island, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve.  Ocean Cay, a former sand-mining facility, lies just south of Bimini and about 55 nm east of Miami. After …
  • Ex-Maritime Administrator Joins HMS Global Maritime January 18, 2017
    U.S. Maritime Administrator Paul "Chip" Jaenichen has accepted a position as chief operating officer of HMS Global Maritime, the owner of Queen Steamboat Company, Seaward Services and HMS Ferries.  Among other business lines, HMS is the lar …
  • MLC Abandonment Provisions Enter into Force January 18, 2017
    Under the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) shipowners must now have insurance to assist the seafarers on board vessels if they are abandoned. All ships, to which the convention applies, whose flag states have ratified the MLC must have the insur …
  • Norway Awards Fifty-Six Offshore Licenses January 18, 2017
    On January 17, offers for 56 new production licenses on the Norwegian continental shelf were sent to 29 companies. Of the 56 licenses, 36 are in the North Sea, 17 in the Norwegian Sea and three in the Barents Sea. 12 of the production licenses are ad …
  • Sinking Off Manila Leaves One Dead, Five Missing January 17, 2017
    [Brief] Philippine search and rescue teams are looking for five missing members of the crew of the cargo vessel Virginia 1, which caught fire and sank Tuesday at the entrance to Manila Bay.  The Virginia had just departed Manila on a voyage to Palawa …
  • CLIA Joins Coalition to Combat Wildlife Trafficking January 17, 2017
    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) and American Society for Travel Agents (ASTA) have joined the U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance to help travelers recognize and avoid purchasing the illegal wil …
  • MH370 Search Suspended January 17, 2017
    The search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 has been suspended. Flight MH370 disappeared in March 2014 with 239 passengers and crew on board en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur.  In a joint statement, the Australian, Malaysian and Ch …
  • 80 False Killer Whales Dead in Mass Stranding January 17, 2017
    Over the weekend, nearly 100 false killer whales were found stranded on a mangrove shoreline in the Florida Everglades, and biologists are trying to determine why they headed for the shallows. It is the largest recorded stranding of the species in Fl …
  • Abu Sayyaf Releases Two Seafarers January 17, 2017
    Captain Park Chul Hong, the master of the heavy lift ship Dongbang Giant II, returned to South Korea on Sunday after three months' captivity as a hostage of the Abu Sayyaf terrorist organization.  On his arrival in Incheon, South Korea, Park was …
  • Grounded Tanker Off Nova Scotia Refloated January 17, 2017
    The Canadian Coast Guard reported Monday that a second attempt to refloat a grounded tanker off the coast of Cape Breton was successful, and the vessel has been brought safely to Sydney Harbour for inspection.  The small bunkering tanker Arca 1 went …
  • Video: RNLI Crew Rescues Reluctant Evacuee January 17, 2017
    On Friday, a seafarer was evacuated from his ship off Sunderland in a coordinated operation between a volunteer lifeboat crew and a UK Coastguard rescue helicopter. At 1300 hours on Friday, the UK Coastguard Operations Centre at Humber received a cal …
  • More Than Offshore: Vard Builds Another Cruise Ship January 16, 2017
    Specialty and offshore shipbuilder Vard has signed a letter of intent for one expedition cruise ship, its seventh to date. The $120 million vessel will be about 145 meters by 20 meters with accommodation for 220 passengers. These dimensions differ sl …
  • Less Pain, Not Much Gain for Dry Bulk January 16, 2017
    The dry bulk market’s strong end to 2016 is unlikely to last long into 2017, according to the latest research from Maritime Strategies International. In its latest quarterly dry bulk market report, MSI predicts a depressed year for rates in 2017, a y …
  • A Change of Command for HMS Daring – By Camelback January 16, 2017
    Nearly three years in charge of HMS Daring came to an end on a Bahrain beach on the back of a camel for Cdr. Phil Dennis. Rather than a sports car or vintage vehicle to whisk him away from his ship for a traditional send-off, his ship’s company arran …

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  • Glendinning Joins Greystoke Team January 18, 2017
    Greystoke Marine Management is pleased to announce that David Glendinning has joined the company as a partner and a member its senior leadership team. David is a Master Mariner who had an eighteen year career at sea on oil tankers. He came ashore wit …
  • Northern Lights Announces Custom Generator Set for FDNY January 17, 2017
    Leading marine power generation and climate control products manufacturer Northern Lights, Inc. (NLI) is pleased to announce we have recently completed a 235kW Commercial Series generator set for the Fire Department of New York. The unit – M235C13.11 …
  • Windstar Cruises Announces Director of Marine Hotel Operations January 17, 2017
    Award-winning small ship line, poised for quantum leap in guest experiences, welcomes cuisine, beverage and hospitality guru on board. Windstar Cruises announces that Peter Tobler has joined the small ship cruise line as Director of Marine Hotel Oper …
  • San Antonio's Iconic River Barges Go Electric January 17, 2017
    In 2018, San Antonio turns 300. To celebrate its Tricentennial and commitment to a sustainable future, the city is reimagining its fleet of water taxi, tour and charter barges that service its world-famous River Walk. Each of the 43 boats will be pow …
  • OSM & Forland Extend Cooperation to Full Technical Management January 17, 2017
    OSM is pleased to announce that Norwegian operator of offshore construction vessels (OCV), Forland Shipping of Bergen, has awarded the company full technical management of their two OCV’s, Fugro Saltire and Lewek Inspector. OSM already provides the c …
  • European Shipping Week Gala Dinner Speaker Announced January 17, 2017
    Anthony Luzzatto Gardner, former US Ambassador to the European Union and Visiting Fellow at the College of Europe, will be the guest speaker at the European Shipping Week Gala Dinner, to be held on Wednesday 1st March 2017 at the Steigenberger Wiltch …
  • Unique Group Launches New Healthcare Division January 17, 2017
    Unique Group, the leading integrated subsea and offshore solution provider, is investing almost 2m euros in an innovative healthcare division to bring its 25 years’ of expertise in hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) chambers to new markets. The new d …
  • Huisman Builds World's Largest Bearings January 17, 2017
    Huisman, the worldwide specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, is currently producing world’s largest bearings at its production facility in China. These two, 30m diameter, bearings are meant for world’s largest Tub Cranes: the two 10,0 …
  • WinGD and Propulsion Analytics Cooperate on 2-Stroke Digitization January 17, 2017
    In a new collaboration, large 2-stroke engine designer and developer Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has taken a decisive step towards a future where the acquisition and evaluation of real-time propulsion operating data will play a crucial role i …
  • Detyens Shipyards Wins Drydocking Contract for USNS Medgar Evers January 17, 2017
    Detyens Shipyards Inc. of Charleston, South Carolina is being awarded a $13.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for a 60-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry-docking of USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13). Work will include cl …
  • Certified ECDIS RH Marine Meets Future Standards January 16, 2017
    RH Marine’s ECDIS has officially been certified to meet the latest international standards. This makes RH Marine one of the first suppliers to have a fully certified ECDIS complying with the updated International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) stand …
  • Peggy Liu Joins Senior Shipping Figures at Nor-Shipping January 16, 2017
    Globally renowned green energy champion Peggy Liu has been announced as the latest speaker for Nor-Shipping 2017. Liu, the Chairperson of Joint US-CHINA Collaboration on Clean Energy (JUCCCE), is set to join a growing list of key shipping figures at …
  • Seaspan Swift- Hybrid LNG Fueled and Battery Powered Ferry January 16, 2017
    Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas congratulates owners Seaspan as their new emission reducing ferry enters service between the British Columbia mainland and Vancouver Island. Seaspan Swift is Seaspan Ferries Corporation’s (S …
  • Oman Shipping Signs Three-Year Deal with Shell International January 16, 2017
    Oman Shipping Company (OSC) today announced that its subsidiary, Oman Charter Company (OCC), has entered into a contract of affreightment (COA) agreement with Shell International Eastern Trading Company (Shell) for three years. The contract grants Sh …
  • Eastern Shipbuilding Selects MAN for US Coast Guard OPC Program January 16, 2017
    The US Coast Guard (USCG) will have MAN’s 28/33D STC engines installed as the main propulsion for its new Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) program. The program is the replacement platform for the 13 ‘Famous’ class and 14 ‘Reliance’ class cutter vessels, …

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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.