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The latest maritime and offshore news.


Tuesday, January 25, 2011
News

PFC Energy 50 Ranking of World’s Top Energy Companies: ExxonMobil Regains Top Position From PetroChina; Petrobras Climbs to #3

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwire) – ExxonMobil, with a market capitalization of $368.7 billion, regained the top position it has held almost every year

January 25, 2011
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McDermott to Perform Subsea Engineering and Installation of Flexible Pipelines and Umbilicals for Petrobras Offshore Brazil on Multi Year Contract

HOUSTON (BUSINESS WIRE) — McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE:MDR), this week announced that its subsea construction vessel “Agile” has been

January 25, 2011
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Defense

Military Sealift Command welcomes new Executive Director

The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command welcomed its new executive director John Thackrah Jan. 24. Thackrah – a member of the Senior Executive

January 25, 2011
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Iridium to Establish Worldwide Network of Maritime Service Centers to Support Iridium OpenPort(R) Products

Signs Service Agreement With Radio Holland to Provide Shipboard Service in More Than 50 Ports Worldwide MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 24, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

January 25, 2011
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Monday, January 24, 2011
Incidents

Shortcut through the Great Barrier Reef results in fine for Chinese crew of the Signe Bulker

Hong Kong-based bulk carrier, Signe Bulker, took a wrong turn over the weekend while transiting the Great Barrier reef and ended up in hot water with

January 24, 2011
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Sunday, January 23, 2011
News

Keppel to build two jackups for Clearwater worth US$360 million

Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has secured new orders from Clearwater Capital Partners, LLC (Clearwater) to build a pair of premium KFELS B Class jackup

January 23, 2011
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Friday, January 21, 2011
News

Piracy update for week ending January 19

Below are summaries of worldwide maritime crime developments and incidents that occurred in the week ending January 19. Details on each development are posted

January 21, 2011
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News

Maersk opens offshore survival training center UK

MAERSK, the Danish oil and shipping group, has opened a £750,000 offshore survival training centre in Portlethen, near Aberdeen, according to a report from

January 21, 2011
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Helix Inks Agreements for Deepwater Containment System in GoM

Written By: Cameron Wallace Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. has executed agreements for its Helix Fast Response System (“HFRS”) to be named as

January 21, 2011
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ShipServ trading volumes up 31%, web traffic up 134% in 2010

ShipServ, the leading marine and offshore e-marketplace, has today announced record results for the year ending 31 December 2010. Trading up 31%, web traffic

January 21, 2011
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Thursday, January 20, 2011
News

Somalia parliament rejects anti-piracy legislation

by Daniel Makosky, Jurist.org The Somali Parliament on this week rejected legislation designed to combat piracy. The bill, introduced last week by government

January 20, 2011
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News

U.S. flagged ‘M/V Advantage’ evades pirates; crew unharmed

The M/V Advantage, a U.S.-flagged ship owned and operated by Sealift LLC and manned in all licensed positions by American Maritime Officers, evaded an attack

January 20, 2011
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U.S.-Flag Laker Cargos Up 33.4 Percent in 2010

CLEVELAND—U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters (“lakers”) carried 88.7 million tons of dry-bulk cargo in 2010, an increase of 33.4 percent over

January 20, 2011
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DNV plans 150 year anniversary celebration with historical collaboration with NTNU

Oslo: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) rector Torbjørn Digernes and the CEO of DNV (Det Norske Veritas) Henrik O. Madsen met yesterday

January 20, 2011
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News

Subsea 7 S.A. launches Offshore Renewables division

Luxembourg – January 19, 2011 – Subsea 7 S.A. (NASDAQ-GS: SUBC; Oslo Børs: SUBC) announces the launch of its offshore renewables division,

January 20, 2011
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Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Defense

Salazar, Bromwich Announce Next Steps in Overhaul of Offshore Energy Oversight and Management

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R.

January 19, 2011
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Kongsberg and Vestfold University College partner for innovation in maritime simulator training

Kongsberg Maritime’s simulation division and Vestfold University College has signed a framework agreement to further explore activities and projects of

January 19, 2011
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Offshore Wind-Farm Maintenance Vessel (WMV) concept cuts costs and carbon

Anglo-Dutch company Offshore Ship Designers has launched a new offshore wind farm maintenance vessel concept which will improve uptime of deepwater wind

January 19, 2011
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Noble Corporation to Construct Two New Ultra-Deepwater Drillships

Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) today announced that a subsidiary has signed a contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (“HHI”) for the

January 19, 2011
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Defense

Rolls-Royce to power ten Littoral Combat Ships for the U.S Navy

Rolls-Royce has announced it will supply gas turbines and waterjets for ten of the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) – the Group’s

January 19, 2011
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