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  • Marine Tech Firm Joins Search for EgyptAir Evidence May 26, 2016
    Egypt's air accidents chief said on Thursday that a vessel provided by French company ALSEAMAR, which specializes in marine wreckage searches, will join within hours the hunt for the black boxes from crashed EgyptAir flight MS804. A week after t …
  • Hanjin Bulker Arrested in South Africa May 26, 2016
    South Korea's Chosun Ilbo reports that the Hanjin Shipping-operated bulker Hanjin Paradip has been arrested by a South African court for alleged unpaid charter fees.  Equasis shows Hanjin Shipping Holdings as the Paradip’s beneficial owner, and …
  • Philippine President Says China Broke S. China Sea Deal May 26, 2016
    Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Thursday accused China of breaking a U.S.-brokered deal between the two nations on the Scarborough Shoal, an uninhabited rocky outcrop in the South China Sea. China claims almost the entire South China Sea, beli …
  • Shell Announces 2,200 More Layoffs May 26, 2016
    Royal Dutch Shell has announced that it will be cutting an additional 2,200 jobs – over and above the layoffs previously planned as part of its merger with BG Group. The oil major laid off 7,500 of its staff last year and already planned to reduce he …
  • AltaGas Secures Sales for Propane Export Terminal May 25, 2016
    The proposed Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal near Prince Rupert, British Columbia received a boost Monday with the announcement of a multi-year purchase agreement for half of its output. If built, the facility would be the first of its kind in …
  • EU Task Force Offers to Train Libyan Coast Guard May 25, 2016
    The European Union’s Mediterranean naval force is offering to train Libyans to run a small coast guard fleet to be able to fight people smuggling in under three months, the admiral in charge of the mission said on Wednesday. “In 14 weeks we can train …
  • MSC96 Tightens Survival Craft Safety Requirements May 25, 2016
    The IMO Maritime Safety Committee held its 96th session between May 11 and May 20 and adopted a number of key regulatory changes including regulations designed to improve the safety of rescue craft. MSC adopted amendments to SOLAS regulations III/3 a …
  • Ex-Chief Mate of El Faro Describes Captain's Plans May 25, 2016
    On Tuesday, Captain Kevin Stith, master of the Ponce-class vessel El Yunque, testified before the U.S. Coast Guard's Marine Board of Investigations on his final contact with the crew of the lost vessel El Faro. The El Yunque was under way from P …
  • Hyundai Merchant Secures Debt-for-Equity Swap May 25, 2016
    Debt-laden Hyundai Merchant Marine has secured a $570 million debt to equity swap with its creditors, Korea Development Bank announced early Monday. The exchange represents about 13 percent of the total the carrier owes. Participating creditors have …
  • Chinese Regulators Approve CMA CGM-NOL Acquisition May 25, 2016
    CMA CGM has secured approval from the Anti-Monopoly Bureau of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce for the purchase of Singapore-based NOL, the parent company of APL.  European and Indian regulators have already given their approval, and CMA CGM plans to …
  • Dry Bulk's Troubles Continue May 25, 2016
    Shipping companies transporting coal, and iron ore and other commodities are urgently seeking ways to conserve cash and withstand the worst market downturn on record as too many ships chase shrinking business. A shortage of financing – estimated at $ …
  • SGX in Exclusive Talks to Buy Baltic Exchange May 25, 2016
    The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is in exclusive talks to buy London's Baltic Exchange, which has been at the heart of the global shipping industry for centuries, the two companies said on Wednesday. Founded in 1744, the Baltic Exchange is no longer …
  • Port Capacity in the Balance May 24, 2016
    A new report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development predicts that trade in developing economies will grow around 1.5 times quicker than in developed economies.  The report Capacity to Grow: Transport Infrastructure Needs for Fut …
  • Crowley Invests in Puerto Rico Terminal Improvements May 24, 2016
    Crowley Puerto Rico announced Monday that it will be making an additional $21 million in infrastructure improvements at its port terminal at Isla Grande in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The scope of work includes expanded capacity for reefer containers, 15 …
  • Port of Seattle Moves Ahead with Upgrades May 24, 2016
    The Port of Seattle announced Monday that it is now accepting public comments on an Environmental Impact Statement for improvements at its Terminal 5, which will include berth deepening, dock strengthening and electrical upgrades to power larger cran …

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  • NCGMA Secretaries' Circle Hosts Congressional Breakfast May 26, 2016
    Former Secretaries of Transportation and Homeland Security Host Notable Members of Congress to Share Updates on National Coast Guard Museum Secretary Andy Card, Secretary Rodney Slater, and many others in the Secretaries’ Circle of the NCGMA joined C …
  • Solarglide Launch New Website for the Maritime Industry May 26, 2016
    Solarglide Limited in Newcastle upon Tyne are proud to announce the launch of their brand new website to the maritime sector. Solarglide is offering customers exclusive offers, ebooks and brochure downloads for anyone signing up to their website in t …
  • WCI Disappointed In House Failure to Pass FY '17 Funding For Corps of Engineers May 26, 2016
    Today, on the House floor, the FY ‘17 Energy & Water Development (E&WD) Appropriations bill failed after an amendment related to Federal contractor discrimination against gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender people was offered and then blo …
  • Voith and Fuglesangs Subsea to Revolutionize Subsea Boosting May 26, 2016
    Voith and Norway’s Funglesangs Subsea AS (FSubsea) signed a collaborative agreement to develop hydrodynamic variable speed drives for advanced subsea pump applications. Due to a Voith torque converter integrated in the pump on the sea floor, Variable …
  • STX France Recognizes KONE as Best Long-Term Partner May 26, 2016
    KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalatory industry, was awarded the title of best long-term partner by shipping group STX France in a ceremony held onboard Royal Caribbean International's Harmony of the Seas, the latest Oasis-class lu …
  • Greek Market Leader Orders Kappel Propellers May 26, 2016
    MAN Diesel & Turbo has won the order to supply Danaos Shipping Co. Ltd. with fixed pitch Kappel propellers, propeller boss caps with fins, and Engine-Power Limitation for two container vessels – the 8,500 TEU ‘CSCL Europe’ and ‘CSCL America’. Mr. …
  • Strengthening of Management Team Alphatron Marine May 26, 2016
    Alphatron Marine is pleased to announce that Mr. Arno Metzemakers as per 1st June will strengthen the management team of the Alphatron Marine Group. Arno Metzemakers will be appointed as General Manager and will be responsible for all operational mat …
  • Benign Claims Experience Drives Positive Financial Performance May 26, 2016
    North P&I Club reports that an exceptionally low year for claims has helped it increase its free reserves by US$90 million to US$428 million and deliver a combined ratio of 73.3% in the financial year ended 20 February 2016. This brings the combi …
  • Seacat Services Secures Burbo Bank Charter Deal May 26, 2016
    Leading offshore wind project developer, DONG Energy, has awarded class-leading offshore energy support vessel operator, Seacat Services, with the supply contract for all crew transfer services at its 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project under developm …
  • MT2020 Conference Recommendations (Cairo 10-12 May) May 26, 2016
    Participants, Speakers and Organizers attending The Maritime Transportation 2020 conference (MT2020) have after three interesting days of intense work and discussions (focused on innovation and development) agreed to support and share the following 1 …
  • Port of Caen Orders Damen ASD Tug 2810 May 26, 2016
    The Port of Caen/Chamber of Commerce & Industry Caen Normandy (Chambre de Commerce et d’industrie de Caen Normandie) has placed an order for a Damen ASD Tug 2810. This follows Damen winning a public tender on December 8th, 2015. Caen Normandy Cha …
  • Goltens to Outfit Dutch Naval Vessels With Ballast Water Treatment Systems May 26, 2016
    Goltens wins contracts to retrofit ten Royal Netherlands Naval vessels with Optimarin Ballast Water Treatment systems  Goltens Worldwide announces that the Defence Materiel Organization has awarded three contracts to its Green Technologies business u …
  • Oceans HQ to Deliver Vessel Registration System May 25, 2016
    Oceans HQ, a leading provider of specialized software to the world’s Maritime Administrations, has signed an agreement to deliver a new digital Vessel Registration system to the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency. The new digital platform forms a key …
  • Kuehne + Nagel Chooses INTTRA's eVGM Service May 25, 2016
    INTTRA, the world's ocean shipping electronic marketplace, and Kuehne + Nagel, a leading global transportation and logistics company, are pleased to announce that INTTRA will become Kuehne + Nagel’s exclusive provider of service to submit its VG …
  • Global Data Systems Named to MSPmentor 501 for 2016 May 25, 2016
    Global Data Systems has appeared on Penton Technology’s ninth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). GDS made this year's list at #53. "Being in …

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