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  • Australia Refuses to Release Japanese Whale-Killing Film May 3, 2016
    The Australia government has denied public access to photos and film of Japanese whaling activities in the Southern Ocean citing the “damage” that such images could cause to Australia’s international relations. On December 7 last year Sea Shepherd Au …
  • Northwest Seaport Alliance Joins Green Certification Program May 2, 2016
    The Northwest Seaport Alliance, the port development authority for the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, announced Monday that it has joined the Green Marine program, North America's largest voluntary environmental certification program for the marit …
  • Hague Court Says India Must Release Italian Guard May 2, 2016
    A U.N. court has ruled that India must allow an Italian marine detained in Delhi for more than four years to go home, Italy's Foreign Ministry said on Monday. India acknowledged the ruling but said Salvatore Girone would remain under the authori …
  • The Unsung Heroes of the Blythe Star May 2, 2016
    For the first time in 42 years, ship wreck survivor Mick Doleman has told his story about what happened when the Blythe Star sank off the west coast of Tasmania in Australia to Channel 7’s Sunday Night. Mick Doleman is the only living survivor of the …
  • Coast Guard Warns of Dangerous Rise in Laser Strikes May 2, 2016
    On April 29, the USCG reported administrative efforts in Puerto Rico and in Washington state to combat the aiming of high-powered lasers at vessels and aircraft, which can impede safe navigation or even damage bridge or aircraft crews’ eyesight.  In …
  • Abu Sayyaf Releases 10 Kidnapped Tug Crewmembers May 2, 2016
    Islamist militants in the southern Philippines released 10 Indonesian hostages on Sunday, ending a month-long ordeal during which a kidnapped Canadian held by the same group was beheaded after a ransom deadline passed. The chief of police on Jolo isl …
  • Grounded Container Ship in Suez Canal Refloated May 2, 2016
    The shipping agency GAC reports that the grounded 12,500 TEU container ship MSC Fabiola was refloated in the early hours of Saturday, April 30, and resumed her southbound journey on the Suez Canal with an escort of five tugs. GAC suggested Friday tha …
  • First U.S.-To-Cuba Cruise Ship in Decades Arrives May 2, 2016
    The first cruise ship in decades to depart the U.S. for Cuba arrived in Havana on Monday, greeted by cheers from residents who gathered at the docks to greet her.  The Adonia, a 700-passenger ship belonging to Carnival's Fathom brand, docked at …
  • All Australian Submarines to be Built in Australia May 2, 2016
    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Monday he was committed to building all of a new Australian submarine fleet in Australia, apparently contradicting the French contractor who said last week the deal would create jobs in France. Valls stopped …
  • South Korea Revives GPS Backup After Cyber Attack May 2, 2016
    South Korea has revived a project to build a backup ship navigation system that would be difficult to hack after a recent wave of GPS signal jamming attacks it blamed on North Korea disrupted fishing vessel operations, officials say. Global Positioni …
  • Russia Readies Nuclear Container Ship May 2, 2016
    The world’s only nuclear-powered container ship Sevmorput is being readied to transport building materials to Russia’s new military base on Kotelny Island in the New Siberian Islands. The vessel is being loaded with building materials at Murmansk por …
  • Loss of Ocean Oxygen Noticeable by 2030 May 2, 2016
    A drop in the amount of oxygen dissolved in the oceans due to climate change is already discernible in some parts of the world and should be evident across large parts of the ocean between 2030 and 2040, according to a new study. Scientists know that …
  • Halliburton, Baker Hughes End Deal May 1, 2016
    Halliburton and Baker Hughes have announced the termination of their merger agreement following opposition from U.S. and European antitrust regulators. The deal would have brought together the world's No. 2 and No. 3 oil services companies, rais …
  • U.S. and India Discuss Anti-Submarine Warfare May 1, 2016
    India and the United States are in talks to help each other track submarines in the Indian Ocean, military officials say, a move that could further tighten defense ties between New Delhi and Washington as China steps up its undersea activities. Both …
  • Jump in Number of Chinese Visitors to Antarctica May 1, 2016
    The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) has released its tourism figures for the 2015-2016 Antarctic season showing a 4.6 percent increase over the previous season.  American and Australian visitors remained the most numero …

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  • Ecochlor Completes Land-Based and Shipboard Testing for USCG Type Approval May 2, 2016
    Ecochlor, Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of all land-based and shipboard testing at the Golden Bear Facility (GBF) in preparation for submission of the application for USCG Type Approval. The system was verified in all three salinities, 5 …
  • NAMMA Announces Annual Conference Focused on Welfare of Seafarers and Fishers May 2, 2016
    The North American Maritime Ministry Association is happy to announce its upcoming annual conference focused on the welfare of seafarers and fishers around the world.  Running from August 2-5, 2016 at the scenic Portsmouth Renaissance Waterfront Hote …
  • BMT Delivers CFD Study for Oil Major May 2, 2016
    BMT Fluid Mechanics (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has recently completed a comprehensive Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) study for an oil major operating offsho …
  • Fincantieri Marine Group Receives Four National Shipbuilders Safety Awards May 2, 2016
    Fincantieri Marine Group (FMG) announced that all three of its US shipyards –Fincantieri Marinette Marine, Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, and Fincantieri ACE Marine, have received the annual “Excellence in Safety” award presented by the Shipbuilders C …
  • Collaborative Project to Trim Newbuild Costs May 2, 2016
    OTC Houston: Unfamiliar specifications and processes often result in rework, delays and misunderstandings, and are adding thousands of engineering hours to the design and construction of offshore oil and gas installations. Cost savings are delivered …
  • Hyundai Heavy Industries Produces 1,500th ACONIS for Ships May 2, 2016
    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), a leading electro electric equipment manufacturer, announced today it achieved an accumulated production of 1,500 ship sets of ACONIS (Automation Communication & Navigation Information Solution). ACONIS refers to a …
  • Shipstec Marine FZE Allies with OSEAN360 May 2, 2016
    UAE based Shipstec Marine FZE announced a strategic alliance with Cyprus based OSEAN360. The businesses bring decades of technical and commercial maritime experience into this alliance and will jointly venture into consultancy and project development …
  • Damen's FCS 2610 Shows Its Credentials in the Oil & Gas Markets May 2, 2016
    The Damen Shipyards Group’s Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2610 is proving to be every bit as effective in the oil and gas sector as it is in the offshore wind industry. The application of the renowned design in this arena is a response to a move in offsho …
  • Damen and Expedition Voyage Consultants Team Up May 2, 2016
    In response to interest from clients in the fast-growing expedition cruise market, Damen has teamed up with Expedition Voyage Consultants Ltd. to develop a specialist Damen cruise ship, with capacity for around 100 passengers. The cruise ship combine …
  • Tata Steel Linepipe Breaks GoM Record May 2, 2016
    More than 140km of pipeline manufactured at Tata Steel’s recently enhanced double submerged arc welded (DSAW) mill has achieved an industry first by becoming the deepest to be laid in the Mexican section of the Gulf of Mexico. The company was awarded …
  • Next Generation Marine Opens New Headquarters, Christens Newbuilds May 1, 2016
    On Thursday, April 28, at a special reception for clients and business partners, Next Generation Marine announced the opening of its global headquarters in the New Orleans Metropolitan area in May. The new headquarters will serve as a central hub for …
  • ACR Electronics Expands Commercial Survival Product Portfolio April 29, 2016
    Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), May 2 to 5, Houston, Booth 3917 An important addition to any commercial vessel’s survival gear kit, the Pathfinder™ PRO SART is introduced by ACR Electronics, Inc. at this year’s OTC. The new search and rescue tr …
  • Gibraltar Opens New Super Yacht Berths April 29, 2016
     The Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA) is delighted to announce that the new Mid Harbor Marina outer wharf, providing over 500 meters of berthing space, at a charted depth of at least 6m (and deeper in most parts), is ready for visiting super yachts. Th …
  • SCHOTTEL Propulsion Systems with Innovative HTG High-Torque Gears April 29, 2016
    Higher performance, lower costs HTG is a highly-efficient, robust and reliable gearbox with an ideal gearing geometry. It has low maintenance requirements, reduces servicing costs and also allows streamlined housings for improved hydrodynamic propert …
  • Corey Brothers Opens in Port of Amsterdam April 29, 2016
    Cory Brothers Shipping Agency is delighted to announce the opening of Cory Brothers (The Netherlands) BV, in the port of Amsterdam, servicing the ARA range. The new company commences operations on the 1st May 2016 and compliments the group’s recent o …

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