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  • Saved by "SOS" in the Sand August 27, 2016
    Two mariners who were stranded on an uninhabited Pacific island in Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia, are safe, on Friday, after writing “SOS” in the sand. A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft crew was responding to a report from AMVER vessel …
  • Third Pilot Whale Grind in the Faroe Islands August 27, 2016
    For the third time this year, pilot whales have been killed in the Danish Faroe Islands. The grind began at 7am on Friday when a pod of 40 pilot whales was reported to local authorities off Skálatoftir, on the island of Borðoy. The pod was then drive …
  • Cargo Ship Helps Study Ocean Carbon August 27, 2016
    Measuring devices being installed on a general cargo ship will provide oceanographers with important data on the oceans’ ability to slow the build-up of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere as part of a major new collaboration between industry and the Na …
  • BAE May Lay Off Half of Alabama Shipyard's Staff August 27, 2016
    BAE Systems' ship repair division announced Thursday that it will be reducing staff levels at its Mobile, Alabama facility by up to 200 positions, half of the current payroll. The announcement confirms an earlier notice filed with Alabama’s labo …
  • Arctic Disaster Response Exercise Tests Readiness August 26, 2016
    More than 1,000 personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, Alaskan Command, Alaska National Guard, state and local agencies, tribal organizations and Royal Canadian Air Force participated in Exercise Arctic Chinook, a joint U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Northe …
  • Carrier USS Independence Bound for Scrapyard August 26, 2016
    On Friday, International Shipbreaking Ltd. announced that the aircraft carrier USS Independence (CV 62) will be towed to her final destination in Brownsville, Texas, and is expected to arrive in early 2017.   Further details will be available in a fo …
  • Creditors Weigh New Hanjin "Self-Rescue" Plan August 26, 2016
    Korea Development Bank expressed skepticism on Friday about a final "self-rescue" plan from Hanjin Shipping, leaving open the possibility that Hanjin could soon be put into receivership.  KDB, Hanjin’s largest creditor, said that there were …
  • Attackers Open Fire on Migrant Rescue Vessel August 26, 2016
    On Thursday, humanitarian relief organization Medecins Sans Frontieres reported that the chartered anchor handler Bourbon Argos was attacked and boarded by armed men the morning of August 17.  The attack occurred 24 nm off the coast of Libya. The Arg …
  • With Day Rates Down, More Seafarers Abandoned August 26, 2016
    Unpaid, underfed, and thousands of miles from home on a rusting tanker, captain Munir Hasan says he is a victim of a shipowner who has slashed costs in the face of an eight-year shipping downturn. Marooned on the medium-sized tanker Amba Bhakti that …
  • Matson Orders Two Jones Act Con/Ros from NASSCO August 26, 2016
    On Friday, Matson Lines announced that it has placed a $500 million order for two new Jones Act con/ro vessels for its Hawaii service, to be built by General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego.  The vessels will be named Lurline and Matsonia after earlier …
  • Vard Finalizes Two More Cruise Ship Orders August 26, 2016
    Travel and tourism group TUI has ordered two new cruise ships for its Hapag-Lloyd cruise business, to meet rising demand for expedition trips to areas such as the polar regions or the Amazon. The cruise expansion comes as TUI aims to generate more of …
  • Two Thousand More Jobs Cut at Chinese Shipyard August 26, 2016
    Chinese shipbuilder Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings Ltd said it plans to cut 2,000 additional jobs, just under 10 percent of its current workforce, stepping up efforts to cut costs as new vessel orders slide amid a volatile global economy. The Sing …
  • Australia Warns DCNS After Security Leak August 26, 2016
    Australian defense officials warned French naval contractor DCNS to beef up security in Australia, where it is preparing to build a A$50 billion ($38.13 billion) fleet of submarines, in the wake of a massive data leak, a government spokesman said on …
  • Sea Shepherd's Paul Watson Returns to the U.S August 26, 2016
    Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s founder Captain Paul Watson has recently entered the U.S. safely, despite two Red Notices issued against him by Japan and Costa Rica.  Watson, born December 2, 1950, had been living in exile in France under the pro …
  • Local Leaders Call for Local Work on Grounded Rig August 26, 2016
    Local politicians in the Outer Hebrides have called on rig operator Transocean to repair or scrap the damaged drilling rig Transocean Winner at a facility not far from where the rig went aground earlier this month.  Councilor Angus Campbell of the We …

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  • Rolls-Royce Celebrates 20th Anniversary of the MTU Series 4000 August 26, 2016
    Packed with technical innovations, the MTU Series 4000 engine received accolades when it was presented to international experts for the first time at the SMM trade fair in October 1996. Series 4000 engines were the first of their kind to be fitted wi …
  • Gibraltar Port Signs LNG Bunker Development Agreement with Shell August 26, 2016
    HM Government of Gibraltar and the Gibraltar Port Authority are pleased to have signed a bunker market development agreement with Shell. This is a significant milestone on the road to delivering LNG as a bunker fuel to ships at anchor in Gibraltar an …
  • 30 Years and 500 Vessels Later, Damen is Just Getting Started August 26, 2016
    Damen Trading’s story begins in 1986, with Damen Shipyards Group responding to growing market demand for used vessels. Since then, Damen Trading has gone on to sell over 500 used vessels, right across the maritime spectrum, developing along the way a …
  • Matson Signs with NASSCO for Two New Con-Ro Ships for Hawaii August 26, 2016
    Matson, Inc. ("Matson"; NYSE: MATX) today announced that its subsidiary, Matson Navigation Company, Inc., a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, has signed a contract with General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynami …
  • MITAGS-CCMIT Hosts Second Annual BWI Summer Youth Initiative August 26, 2016
    The Second Annual Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Summer Youth Initiative was held last week for fifty youth from the Baltimore City area. The event, now in its second year, provides inner city youth the opportunity to le …
  • Tuco Reveals New Arctic Workboat Prior to SMM August 26, 2016
    Approaching next month’s SMM in Hamburg, one of the world’s leading maritime meeting places. Danish producer Tuco Marine reveal a new Arctic Workboat Daughter Craft. The boat have been developed upon international requests and are in every detail opt …
  • Liftboat, Suda 320-L4T, Delivered 3rd Quarter 2016 August 25, 2016
    A. K. Suda (SUDA) has successfully completed the design of a 320 ft. (97.5m) truss-legged liftboat. This vessel has been completed and is being delivered to its owners. This vessel follows on the heels of the 300 ft. (91.5m) truss leg liftboat delive …
  • WISTA Brazil Formed as 36th National WISTA Association August 25, 2016
    Karin Orsel, President of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) announced the formation of the 36th National WISTA Association with the launch of WISTA Brazil.  WISTA Brazil became official at an event attended by 44 fo …
  • Cadwallader Debate to Connect Maritime Individuals with Networking Event August 25, 2016
    The London Shipping Law Center (LSLC) has underlined its primary aim of bringing together maritime industry representatives by hosting a networking dinner and drinks reception at this year’s prestigious Cadwallader Debate. This biennial event, organi …
  • Wärtsilä to Supply Re-Gasification System for Norwegian Ship Conversion August 25, 2016
    Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the re-gasification system for an FSRU (Floating, Storage, Re-gasification Unit) conversion project that Höegh LNG plans to carry out on a modern LNG vessel. The contract was signed in August. The Wärtsilä re-ga …
  • Foreship Establishes Tallinn Subsidiary in Baltic Expansion August 25, 2016
    Leading naval architect and marine engineering company Foreship has created a wholly-owned subsidiary located in Tallinn to strengthen ties with shipowners, shipyards and marine equipment suppliers in Estonia, and support the development of locally-b …
  • Norsepower to Develop The World's Largest Rotor Sail August 25, 2016
    Norsepower Oy Ltd., the leading provider of low maintenance, software operated, and data verified auxiliary wind propulsion systems, today announces that it has been selected to receive €2.6M in funding to further its research and development of the …
  • Huisman Wins Multiple Crane Orders August 24, 2016
    Huisman, the worldwide specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, has secured new crane contracts with a total value of around 300 million Euro from various major offshore, shipping and wind farm installation contractors: •2 x 900mt Heavy …
  • Royal IHC Upgrades Underwater Pump-Unit for Van Oord August 24, 2016
    Royal IHC has completed the upgrade of the underwater pump and jet water system on trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Volvox Terranova for Van Oord. The renovation involved among others a complete engineering package. This package included a plan …
  • Inchcape Shipping Services Opens in Amsterdam August 24, 2016
    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world's leading maritime and logistics service provider, has opened an office in Amsterdam – the company’s second office in the Netherlands. ISS’ new office is based in the port of Amsterdam, a key internati …

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