Maritime News


Wednesday, December 25, 2013
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Finance

Private Equity Investing and the Jones Act

In a week expected to be dominated by otherwise routine festive celebrations, Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: KMP) announced that it has entered

December 25, 2013
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Interesting

Russia Drops Charges Against Greenpeace Activists

Russia formally dropped criminal charges against Greenpeace activists arrested in a protest over Arctic oil drilling on Wednesday, under a Kremlin amnesty

December 25, 2013
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Tuesday, December 24, 2013
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Maritime News

Dockwise Awarded Largest Contract Ever by Bechtel

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced today that their heavy-lift subsidiary Dockwise has been awarded a contract by Bechtel for Module Transport Services

December 24, 2013
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Engineering News

Japan to Diversify LNG-Powered Ship Portfolio

NYK has announced plans today to build a tugboat which can run on either liquefied natural gas (LNG) or heavy fuel oil.  This is the first LNG powered vessel

December 24, 2013
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Monday, December 23, 2013
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Maritime News

Virus Kills Over 1,000 Bottlenose Dolphins Along U.S. East Coast

More than 1,000 migratory bottlenose dolphins have died from a measles-like virus along the U.S. Eastern Seaboard in 2013 and the epidemic shows no sign of

December 23, 2013
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Maritime News

Mercy Ships Orders New Hospital Ship from CSIC

Mercy Ships has announced that it has reached an agreement with China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) to build a new 36,600-GRT hospital ship at the

December 23, 2013
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Maritime News

Kinder Morgan to Acquire Jones Act Tanker Companies

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: KMP) has announced a signed agreement today to acquire Jones Act tanker companies American Petroleum Tankers (APT)

December 23, 2013
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Maritime News

Qatar to Boost Europe LNG Sales as Gas Trades at 7-Year High

Dec. 23 (Bloomberg) — Qatar is poised to boost contracted liquefied natural gas exports to Europe by the most in five years as prices in the region are

December 23, 2013
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Maritime News

Indonesia’s Pertamina Predicts 36 Fewer LNG Cargoes In 2014

Indonesian state-owned energy firm Pertamina will produce 17 percent less liquefied natural gas (LNG) in 2014, a company official

December 23, 2013
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Saturday, December 21, 2013
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Incidents

Cable Penetrations Almost Did In The EMMA MAERSK

The EMMA MAERSK suffered a flooding incident in February as it was getting ready to transit the Suez Canal. As reported earlier, water entered the vessel

December 21, 2013
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Maritime News

Who Let 110,000 Cartons of Bananas Go Bad?

A cargo ship with 110,000 cartons of overripe bananas will remain docked at a U.S. port while their owner and the shipping company battle in court over who let

December 21, 2013
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Friday, December 20, 2013
Maritime News

Ship Photos of The Day – Heavy Surf Sea Trials, Part 2

Safehaven Marine is taking perfect advantage of recent heavy weather and surf off the coast of Cork, Ireland. Last week they we saw the heavy surf sea trials

December 20, 2013
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Defense

Navy Secretary Mabus Tightens Counter-fraud Measures

By Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2013 – While the Navy already has one of the strongest counter-fraud efforts in the

December 20, 2013
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Maritime News

Gazprom Starts Production at Russia’s First Offshore Arctic Oil Field Amid Controversy and Delays

Russia's first Arctic offshore field Prirazlomnoye, where Greenpeace activists were arrested in September after a high seas clash with Russian authorities, has

December 20, 2013
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Engineering News

MOL Comfort Investigation Committee Unable to Replicate Casualty

Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), in collaboration with ClassNK, released an updated report today on the

December 20, 2013
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Maritime News

Rates for Large Crude Carriers Could Inch Lower As Market Enters Holiday Mode

Dirty tanker rates on key Asian freight routes could edge down next week due to year-end holidays, but are likely to remain firm, ship brokers said on

December 20, 2013
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Thursday, December 19, 2013
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Finance

OSG’s Tax Liability $199 Million Less Than Previously Thought

Beleaguered tanker company Overseas Shipholding Group Inc. (OSG), saw today its stock jumping 36%, amid very heavy trading. The stock closed at $6.05 per

December 19, 2013
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Maritime News

ADM to Boost Brazil Soybean Exports as Barges Serve New Port

Archer-Daniels-Midland Co., the largest exporter of soybean meal from Brazil, plans to double the size of its South American fleet of river barges to boost

December 19, 2013
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Maritime News

Intermodal link Could See Pakistan’s Ports Handling 5% of China’s cargo

By Gavin van Marle Container throughput in Pakistan could rise dramatically if China succeeds in its ambition to build a new deepwater port in the country

December 19, 2013
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Maritime News

ARI Delivers Super High-Tech Offshore Simulators to India

ARI Simulation has delivered a complete suite of integrated offshore simulators to India’s NUSI Offshore Training Institute (NOTI), the world’s

December 19, 2013
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