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Monday, April 2, 2012
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Need to Create an Entire 3-D Rendering of an Engine Room by Noon?

It’ll take about 5 hours,  but it IS possible according to the folks at Harris Pye. Harris Pye reports that it has successfully used a 3D scanner to

Monday, April 2, 2012
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Water Activated Missiles? [VIDEO]
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Water Activated Missiles? [VIDEO]

A new naval weapon has attracted hundreds of thousands of views on Youtube and left most people scratching their heads… is this thing real, or is the

April 2, 2012
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On the Water with Shell’s M/V Aiviq [VIDEO]
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On the Water with Shell’s M/V Aiviq [VIDEO]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f678c_k4SUc Here is some on-the-water footage of Shell’s new 360-foot ice-class AHTS, the M/V Aiviq, said to be one of

April 2, 2012
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Engineering News

Wartsila Hamworthy wins third FSRU Regasification Contract with Hoegh LNG

Hamworthy Oil & Gas Systems has secured a contract to supply its innovative LNG regasification technology for the third Hoegh LNG Floating Storage and

April 2, 2012
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SPOTD: HMS DAUNTLESS in Black and White

The Royal Navy’s newest Type 45 destroyer, HMS Dauntless, departed on her maiden deployment to the south Atlantic where she and her crew will maintain a

April 2, 2012
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TORM’s Capital Injection Talks Collapse, Restructuring Imminent [REPORT]

STOCKHOLM (Dow Jones)–Negotiations on a capital injection to save troubled Danish tanker and bulk vessel operator Torm A/S (TORM.KO) have collapsed,

April 2, 2012
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Monday, April 2, 2012
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Mitsubishi and Partners Sign 20 Year FPSO Charter Offshore Brazil

TOKYO (Dow Jones)–Mitsubishi Corp. (8058.TO) said Monday that it and two other companies have signed contracts to charter and operate a floating

April 2, 2012
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Engineering News

Keppel AmFELS Wins $205 Million Order for New LeTourneau Super 116 Jackup Rig

Keppel AmFELS, a Brownsville, Texas-based subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd, has won a contract from Mexico’s Perforadora Central SA de CV

April 2, 2012
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India Seeks to Widen Imports of Qatar LNG, Crude Oil, and LPG

NEW DELHI (Dow Jones)–India will look to increase imports of crude oil, liquefied natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas from Qatar in the coming years,

April 2, 2012
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Sunday, April 1, 2012
Putin Promises “Favorable” Tax Conditions For Barents Sea Field Development
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Putin Promises “Favorable” Tax Conditions For Barents Sea Field Development

MOSCOW -(Dow Jones)- Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has reassured the chief executives of France’s Total SA (TOT) and Norway’s Statoil

April 1, 2012
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Total Contracts Wild Well Control to Conduct “Top Kill” at Elgin

ABERDEEN, Scotland (Dow Jones)–Total SA‘s (TOT) efforts to stem a natural gas leak on a North Sea platform gathered pace Sunday after an onboard

April 1, 2012
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Sunday, April 1, 2012
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Google Announces The Return Of Morse Code

The QWERTY keyboard was invented in 1874 and yet it is still used today, largely unchanged. What’s more, the keyboard doesn’t come close to the

April 1, 2012
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Saturday, March 31, 2012
Arrest Warrant Issued for Carnival Cruise Ship in Texas Over Concordia Lawsuit

Arrest Warrant Issued for Carnival Cruise Ship in Texas Over Concordia Lawsuit

Bloomberg has reported that an arrest warrant has been issued for the MS Carnival Triumph in Galveston, TX as ordered by a U.S. judge following a lawsuit filed

March 31, 2012
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54 Cargos of Indonesian LNG Destined for the Spot Market

JAKARTA (Dow Jones)–Indonesia aims to sell 54 cargoes of liquefied natural gas in the spot market in May, a senior official at upstream regulator BPMigas

March 31, 2012
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Friday, March 30, 2012
Ships Mix With Politics in Navy Plan
Navy

Ships Mix With Politics in Navy Plan

By Nathan Hodge, WSJ Washington Wire Blog The Navy’s long-term shipbuilding plan is usually an item that’s only of interest to budget wonks. But in

March 30, 2012
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Pushing the Boundaries of Offshore Technology and Human Innovation [VIDEO]
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Pushing the Boundaries of Offshore Technology and Human Innovation [VIDEO]

Very few films really portray what it looks and feels like to work in the offshore industry, but Maersk clearly put some effort into this and did an amazing

March 30, 2012
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Friday, March 30, 2012
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TEEKAY’s Global Tanker Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

This might be the most substantial infographic we’ve ever seen from the shipping industry, and it gives an interesting top-down look at what a global

March 30, 2012
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Perpetual Ocean: An Artistic Look at the World’s Ocean Currents
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Perpetual Ocean: An Artistic Look at the World’s Ocean Currents

Following yesterdays amazing visualization showing us for the first time what wind over the United States actually looks like, now we take a look at what ocean

March 30, 2012
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News

Bunker Prices Show Decline, Let’s Hope the Trend Continues [REPORT]

23 March -29 March 2012 We had a very strange and difficult week in the oil markets this week, but ship owners and charterers will be glad to see

March 30, 2012
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Signal Maritime Receives Newest RAmparts 3200 Offshore Tug

Signet Weatherly is the latest RAmparts 3200 Class ASD from the design board of Robert Allan Ltd. Recently delivered to her proud owner, Signet Maritime

March 30, 2012
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Mad Carbon Fiber Skills, Azzam Conducts Emergency Hull Repair in the Deep Southern Ocean [VIDEO]
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Mad Carbon Fiber Skills, Azzam Conducts Emergency Hull Repair in the Deep Southern Ocean [VIDEO]

via VolvoOceanRace.com Skipper Ian Walker supervised an incredible five-hour job that saw 30 bolts screwed through the hull of Abu Dhabi’s boat Azzam

March 30, 2012
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