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Thursday, January 31, 2013
Maritime News

Rock Blasting and Rainfall Improve Conditions on Mississippi River, Says Kirby

By Doug Cameron One of the largest barge operators on the Mississippi River said Thursday that emergency rock blasting and recent rainfall have improved conditions that had forced shippers to...

January 31, 2013
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Shipbuilding

Private Equity Steers Blohm + Voss Towards Luxury Yachts

By Eyk Henning FRANKFURT–London-based private equity firm Star Capital Partners Ltd. is pursuing a deal that will allow it to turn one of the oldest German marine companies into a...

January 31, 2013
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finance

Scorpio Tankers 30.7 Million-Share Offering Priced at 5.2% Discount

Scorpio Tankers Inc.’s (STNG) offering of 30.7 million shares priced at a 5.2% discount of Tuesday’s close. The company will sell the shares at $7.50 each, below Tuesday’s closing price...

January 31, 2013
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finance

Boskalis Finances EUR1.3 Billion to Acquire Dockwise

AMSTERDAM–Dutch dredging company Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster NV (BOKA.AE) said Thursday it has closed the debt financing for the intended takeover of Dutch seatransporter Dockwise NV (DOCKW.AE). MAIN FACTS: – Boskalis...

January 31, 2013
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News

Shell CEO: Both Arctic Drilling Rigs Need Work and Further Evaluation

LONDON–Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA, RDSA.LN) Chief Executive Peter Voser said Thursday that both its Alaska drilling rigs need more work before they can be ready for this year’s drilling season. The Noble...

January 31, 2013
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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Maritime News

Golar Maria LNG Carrier Sold for $215 Million

By Debbie Cai Golar LNG Ltd. (GLNG) has agreed to sell the company that owns and operates the liquefied natural gas carrier, the Golar Maria, together with its time-charter, to Golar...

January 30, 2013
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Maritime News

Brazilian Prosecutor Seeks Injunction to Halt Work at Acu Superport

RIO DE JANEIRO — A federal prosecutor in Brazil is seeking an injunction to halt work at the Acu port complex, an important part of billionaire Brazilian businessman Eike Batista’s...

January 30, 2013
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Incidents

$40 Million Iranian Offshore Gas Platform Sinks During Installation

LONDON–Iran Wednesday confirmed it was seeking ways to recover a natural-gas platform made by an affiliate of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards after it sunk in the Persian Gulf, a setback for...

January 30, 2013
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Tuesday, January 29, 2013
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Offshore News

Judge Approves $4 Billion Deepwater Horizon Plea Deal

By Tom Fowler A federal judge approved a $4 billion settlement of criminal charges Tuesday between BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) and the U.S. Justice Department over the deadly 2010 Deepwater...

January 29, 2013
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News

John Minge Takes Over as President of BP America

HOUSTON–BP Plc (BP, BP.LN) said Tuesday it has named John Minge president of its U.S. unit, BP America, Inc. Mr. Minge succeeds Lamar McKay as BP’s chief representative in the...

January 29, 2013
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News

Idemitsu Partners With AltaGas to Export Canadian Natural Gas to Asia

By Mari Iwata TOKYO–A Japanese energy company said Tuesday it is partnering a Canadian firm to export North American natural gas from Canada’s West Coast to Japan and elsewhere in...

January 29, 2013
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Monday, January 28, 2013
Shipbuilding

DSME 2012 Net Profit Plunges

By Kyong-Ae Choi SEOUL–Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co.’s (042660.SE) net profit in 2012 plunged 82%, primarily reflecting the decision it made in 2009 to book orders for ships at...

January 28, 2013
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News

Total Says Buying Iranian Crude Via Korean JV Complies With Law

By Geraldine Amiel PARIS–French integrated oil and gas major Total SA (TOT, FP.FR) Monday confirmed that Samsung Total Petrochemicals, its joint venture with South Korea’s Samsung Group, has resumed buying...

January 28, 2013
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News

Shell and Kinder Morgan Strike Deal to Export LNG from US

By Angel Gonzalez HOUSTON–A Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) unit struck a deal with a Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) company to export liquefied natural gas out of an existing import...

January 28, 2013
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Sunday, January 27, 2013
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News

Rowan Drilling is Going Deep in 2013

By Alison Sider HOUSTON–Shallow-water driller Rowan Drilling Company (RDC) is stepping in the deepwater, a move that it expects will boost profits and make it a long-term player in the...

January 27, 2013
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Friday, January 25, 2013
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Maritime News

BP Delivers First Gas Shipment to Israeli Offshore Buoy

By Sara Toth Stub JERUSALEM–BP PLC (BP.LN) began delivering liquefied natural gas to Israel via an offshore buoy Thursday to help meet Israel’s energy needs until it begins production of...

January 25, 2013
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finance

CMA CGM Frees up $533 Million in Cash, Sells Stake in Terminal Link

PARIS–CMA CGM, the world’s third-largest container shipping company, Friday said it sold a 49% stake in its port operator Terminal Link to China Merchants for 400 million euros ($533 million)...

January 25, 2013
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Thursday, January 24, 2013
Offshore News

Noble Reports Flat Q4 Profit as Costs Offset Revenue

By Kristin Jones Noble Corp.’s (NE) fourth-quarter earnings were roughly flat from a year earlier as the offshore-oil driller’s higher revenue from contract drilling services was offset by repair costs and other...

January 24, 2013
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Offshore News

EC225 Helicopters Expected to Fly Again by April

By Inti Landauro PARIS–Lutz Bertling, the chief executive of Eurocopter, the world’s largest helicopter manufacturer, expects its EC225 aircraft, which suffered two incidents in the North Sea last year, will...

January 24, 2013
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Wednesday, January 23, 2013
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Maritime News

Shippers Tell Different Story on Chinese Exports, Laden With Skepticism

SHANGHAI–Many in the shipping industry see a sluggish year ahead for Chinese exports, a cornerstone of the world’s No. 2 economy, despite other indications of growing demand for China’s products....

January 23, 2013
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