Monday, January 10, 2011
Defense

USCG sets 2011 minimum random drug testing rate at 50%

The Coast Guard has set the calendar year 2011 minimum random drug testing rate at 50 percent of covered crewmembers. The testing rate for calendar year 2010

January 10, 2011
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Maritime Security Incidents

BAE Systems Develops Non-Lethal Laser to Defend Against Pirate Attacks on Commercial Ships

Bristol, UK: BAE Systems has successfully demonstrated a prototype device that will serve as an effective non-lethal deterrent against pirate attacks on

January 10, 2011
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News

First VLCC with electrolysis ballast water treatment system delivered

Hyundai Heavy Industries today handed over a 317,000 DWT VLCC to Oman Shipping Company (OSC). The ship, measuring 333 meters in length, 60 meters in height and

January 10, 2011
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Sunday, January 9, 2011
Chinese Navy Ceremony
Navy

China To Build 1st Carrier & Launches 2 Surveillance Ships To Counter Growing US Presence

Amid reports that China is building its first aircraft carrier to counter growing US presence in the neighbourhood, Chinese navy has added two large sea

January 9, 2011
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Saturday, January 8, 2011
Navy

Secretary of Defense To Navy: Less Admirals, More Ships

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today a series of what the Pentagon calls “efficiencies decisions” designed to save the Department

January 8, 2011
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Friday, January 7, 2011
News

Brazil’s Santos Basin field development continues with the addition of two more FPSOs

BG Group and partners today announced a tender process for the charter of two further Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels to be used in

January 7, 2011
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News

KCA DEUTAG wins flagship six-rig contract in Caspian region for BP

KCA DEUTAG wins flagship six-rig contract in Caspian region for BP – Friday 7th January 2011 KCA DEUTAG, the leading international drilling and

January 7, 2011
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News

Acergy S.A. and Subsea 7 Inc. complete deal

Luxembourg – January 7, 2011 – Subsea 7 S.A. (NASDAQ-GS: SUBC; Oslo Børs: SUBC) today announced that the combination between Acergy S.A.

January 7, 2011
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Defense

‘Big Blue’ Update: Salvage Continues for Sunken Dry Dock in Guam

January 6, 2010 – GUAM – Coast Guard Pacific Strike Team members continue to provide oversight and monitor salvage operation plans for the sunken

January 7, 2011
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Defense

Two vessels fend off pirate attacks using ‘BMP3’

On January 6, the MV FRONT WARRIOR and the MV BW AUSTRIA successfully fended off attempted pirate attacks through the use of Best Management Practices 3 set

January 7, 2011
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Thursday, January 6, 2011
News

Washington State Governor proposes plan for regional ferry system

OLYMPIA – Washington State Governor, Christine Gregoire today announced a plan that would transform the Washington State Ferry system from a state-run

January 6, 2011
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News

NOAA Improves Marine and Weather Forecast Models for the Great Lakes

Bridging Environmental Modeling with Technology Opens New Opportunities in Forecasting NOAA is now using enhanced weather and marine forecast models for the

January 6, 2011
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News

Carnival Cruise Lines awarded $24M in lawsuit against Rolls Royce

According to a article released by the Associated Press, Carnival Cruise lines has been awarded $24 million as the result of lawsuit against Rolls Royce,

January 6, 2011
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News

National Commission releases Advance Chapter on BP Well Blowout Investigation

“A Failure of Management” “Cumulative Risk Large and Avoidable” January 6, 2011 – (Washington, DC) – The National Oil Spill

January 6, 2011
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News

Apache Corporation begins production in GoM

HOUSTON, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced that hydrocarbon production has begun at its Balboa Field,

January 6, 2011
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News

Wilhelmsen Ships Service acquires Nalfleet

January 6, 2011: Wilhelmsen Ships Service has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Nalfleet, the marine division of Nalco. Together with its Unitor

January 6, 2011
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Defense

NAVY: Risk Management Key to Mitigating Mishaps in 2011

NORFOLK (NNS) — Following the holiday season, Sailors and Marines across the fleet are returning from leave and getting back to the regular routine at

January 6, 2011
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News

Technip awarded a key Subsea contract for the Walker Ridge development in the Gulf of Mexico

Technip, a world leader in the fields of project management, engineering and construction for the oil & gas industry, was awarded a lump sum contract by

January 6, 2011
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News

TBS International Takes Delivery of Its Fourth Newbuild Roymar Class Multipurpose Tweendecker, Expands Fleet to 50 Vessels

DUBLIN, IRELAND, Jan 05, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — TBS International plc (NASDAQ: TBSI) announced today that it has taken delivery of the

January 6, 2011
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News

DNV evaluates the safety of Rotterdam’s expanding CO2 hub

Oslo: Risk management studies carried out by DNV will be crucial to the safety and public acceptance of the CO2 logistics hub being developed through the

January 6, 2011
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