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  • EIA: Global Oil Supply to Lag Demand After 2020 April 26, 2017
    Global oil discoveries fell to a record low in 2016 as companies continued to cut spending and conventional oil projects sanctioned were at the lowest level in more than 70 years, according to the International Energy Agency (EIA). Both trends could …
  • China Launches First Domestically-Built Carrier April 26, 2017
    On Wednesday morning, CSIC's Dalian shipyard floated out China's first ever domestically-built aircraft carrier. The as-yet-unnamed vessel will need several more years of construction and testing before she enters operation, but China' …
  • Video: Four Sailors Killed in Yacht Grounding April 26, 2017
    A tragic accident in the port of Rimini, Italy claimed the lives of four yachtsmen last week when a storm drove their vessel onto the rocks.  On April 18, the 50-foot sailing yacht Dipiù departed Marina di Ravenna, bound for Sicily. Weather condition …
  • Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk Seizes 12 Tonnes of Cocaine April 26, 2017
    The Coast Guard Cuter Mohawk returned to her home base in Key West on Saturday, bearing a haul of about $400 million worth of cocaine.  On the Mohawk's most recent patrol in the eastern Pacific, her crew intercepted 14 vessels, arrested over 40 …
  • Cuban Maritime Migration Slows to a Trickle April 26, 2017
    On Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said that the number of Cuban migrants attempting to reach American shores has fallen dramatically since President Barack Obama ended the longstanding "wet foot / dry foot" policy in January.  "Wet foot …
  • Pipeline Contracts Signed for Nord Stream 2 April 26, 2017
    Gazprom’s Nord Stream 2 project has taken a step towards its implementation with the signing of financial agreements for the pipeline project with Engie, OMV, Shell, Uniper and Wintershall. The five companies have committed to provide long-term finan …
  • Somali Pirates Protest Quality of Indian Prison Food April 25, 2017
    The threat of Somali piracy has risen once again, with a new series of boardings and hijackings in the western Indian Ocean after a five-year lull. But even as another round of attacks begins, the last one is not yet fully resolved: Indian media repo …
  • Trump's Navy Costed Out April 25, 2017
    Expanding the U.S. Navy to 355 ships from its current plan for 308 ships, as backed by President Donald Trump, would cost approximately $26.6 billion a year for the next 30 years, according to a government report released on Monday. In December 2016, …
  • EU Calls for Better Enforcement of Fisheries Laws April 25, 2017
    The European Commission has released a new review of its fisheries control regulation, which was adopted in 2009. While EU member states have put most of the regulation's measures into effect, the EC said, many have not yet fully implemented it. …
  • Photos: Cargo Ship Goes Aground at Saida, Lebanon April 25, 2017
    On Sunday, the general cargo ship Nabil J went aground along the promenade at Saida (or Sidon), Lebanon, just as a jogging marathon was finishing up along the waterfront. The incident remains under investigation but high winds may have played a part …
  • Duterte Threatens to "Eat" Abu Sayyaf Fighters Alive April 25, 2017
    On Sunday, Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte threatened to eat members of the terrorist group Abu Sayyaf if they were captured alive. The group has abducted dozens of seafarers over the past year, and it has developed a reputation for torturing an …
  • Nor-Shipping Vessel Awards Shortlist Announced April 25, 2017
    After much deliberation, the two juries have selected four candidates for each of the shortlists for the 2017 Energy Efficiency and Next Generation Awards. The four vessels chosen for the shortlist of the Energy Efficiency Award included a LNG carrie …
  • Video: Helicopter Crashes on Approach to Oil Rig April 25, 2017
    [Brief] On April 15, a Sikorsky S92 helicopter made contact with the topsides of the Sevan Brasil SS86 drilling rig during a landing approach. The pilot managed to make a controlled emergency landing despite damage to the tail. A spokesman for operat …
  • Denmark, Norway and Singapore Agree on E-Certificates April 25, 2017
    Danish, Norwegian and Singapore Maritime Authorities have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the use of E-Certificates as part of move to improve industry efficiency through digitalization.    The areas of cooperation under the MOU include the p …
  • Better Dynamic Positioning for Operations in Ice April 25, 2017
    [By Grete Wolden] How can ships travelling in the Arctic maintain their position when ice pushes them in different directions? Travelling in ice-choked waters can be a daunting affair. Ocean ice is treacherous and constantly moving. Icebergs can drif …

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  • ABS Honored with Distinguished Engineering Award April 26, 2017
    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore recognizes ABS for excellence in marine and offshore engineering. ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has been awarded the Offshore & …
  • HHI Group Posts Largest Ship Orders in 3 Years April 26, 2017
    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group, the world’s largest shipbuilding group, announced today that it won 39 ships worth $2.3 billion for January – April period, which is the largest ship orders for the comparable period in three years. HHI Group won …
  • ABB Launches Shipping 4.0 Concept April 26, 2017
    ABB has launched its Shipping 4.0 concept with a high-level roundtable discussion on the ‘Power of the Future.’ Industry leaders and journalists met with ABB experts to discuss the technologies and power sources that are shaping the maritime industry …
  • Garrets International Co-Funds New Maritime Education Scholarship April 26, 2017
    First Sailors’ Society-Homer Foundation Scholarship beneficiary pursues a culinary career An aspiring chef has been selected as the first beneficiary of a new maritime education scholarship co-funded by Sailors’ Society and Garrets International, and …
  • Vryhof Launches Revolutionary New Anchor and Redefines Boundaries April 26, 2017
    Following two years of development and testing, Vryhof Anchors, the Dutch world leader in the market for innovative and customer-focused anchoring and mooring solutions, announced the launching of a revolutionary new anchor: the STEVSHARK®REX. Alread …
  • Sembmarine Wins Outstanding Maritime R&D and Technology Award April 26, 2017
    Sembcorp Marine today received the Outstanding Maritime R&D and Technology Award at the Singapore International Maritime Awards 2017 (IMA 2017) for its highly energy-efficient and environment-friendly ballast water treatment solution. The Semb-Ec …
  • ABS Chairman, President and CEO Reports Strong Performance April 26, 2017
    Comments at 155th Annual Meeting highlight ABS’ class leadership and commitment to safety. ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, held its 155th annual meeting in New York on April 25, …
  • Total Lubmarine Launches Feed Rate Optimization Program April 25, 2017
    Total Lubmarine is introducing a new feed rate optimization program tailored for the latest generation of two stroke marine diesel engines through the combined and regular analysis of lube, drain and system oils. The global marine lubricant supplier …
  • Damen TSHD 650 Launched for Gippsland Ports April 25, 2017
    The Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 650 ordered by Gippsland Ports of Victoria, Australia, in December 2015 has recently been launched at Damen Yichang Shipyard in China. The vessel, named Tommy Norton, is now alongside the yard’s new quay und …
  • ABS Facilitates Polar Code Operational Assessment April 25, 2017
    ABS provides guidance for managing harsh environment challenges.  ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, facilitated a Polar Code Operational Assessment, a milestone in the implementati …
  • Crowley Expands Transportation Offerings with 3Gtms April 25, 2017
    3Gtms powers Crowley’s multi-modal transportation and logistics solutions 3Gtms, Inc., a global provider of Tier 1 transportation management software, and Crowley Logistics, a provider of logistics services around the world, today announced Crowley’s …
  • Cayman Registry Listed as a Top Performing Flag April 25, 2017
    The United States Coast Guard (USCG) recently released its 2016 Annual Report on Port State Control in the United States. Cayman Registry is listed as a top performing flag in USCG annual PSC Report.  Cayman Registry is listed as one of the top perfo …
  • Kalmar Appoints Thomas Malmborg Head of Services Business April 25, 2017
    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has appointed Thomas Malmborg Senior Vice President, Services.   Thomas has been working for Kalmar and Cargotec since 1989. During the last nine years, he has been responsible for the Forklift Trucks business line in Kalmar …
  • Container Weighing System Achieves EU-Type Approval April 25, 2017
    • Strainstall in world-first to achieve full certification for load pin container weighing solution, ensuring full SOLAS compliance • CWS™ receives full Automatic Weighing Instruments EU-type approval from the National Measurements and Regulatory Off …
  • Marlink Launches New Sealink VSAT April 25, 2017
    Customers can choose from seven levels of guaranteed bandwidth ensuring availability of broadband communications for business needs Marlink has expanded its extensive Sealink VSAT portfolio with new service plans specially designed for the business n …

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norbertomoreau

Norberto Moreau is publisher and Co-Founder of the group Allied Management Ltd (Hong Kong, London, Valencia). The group has a network with associates in Yachting, Properties and Online Services.