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USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to support Pacific Partnership 2015, May 25, 2015.

USS Arizona Incident – Military Sealift Command to Lead Investigation

+-*  The Military Sealift Command will lead the U.S. Navy’s investigation into an incident involving the hospital ship USNS Mercy resulting in damage to a floating dock attached to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor. The incident occurred Wednesday morning as the USNS Mercy was being maneuvered by tugs in Pearl Harbor in preparation […]

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Tanker Owner Frontline Beats Forecasts

+-*Crude oil tanker firm Frontline posted first-quarter operating profit above expectations on Friday and said it had renegotiated its relationship with chartering firm Ship Finance to strengthen its balance sheet.

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Petrobras Cancels Offshore Vessel Leases – Schahin

+-*Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras canceled leases with Schahin Petroleo e Gas SA for five offshore oil drilling and production vessels after a cash crunch forced the ship leaser to remove the equipment from service for nearly a month, Schahin said on Thursday.

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Nice Moves – Hybrid Tug RT Evolution Shows Its Stuff During Escort Trials

+-*Check out this video of escort trials for KOTUG’s new hybrid tug, RT Evolution. Built by Damen Shipyards, RT Evolution is 32-meter hybrid next-generation ART80-32 Rotortug designed by Rotortug B.V. in the Netherlands and Robert Allan Ltd in Canada. The tug is one of three hybrid Rotortugs operated by Netherlands-based KOTUG. RT Evolution will operated […]