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Friday, March 9, 2012
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Finance

Supply and Demand Mismatch Forecasted in Shipping, Danaos is Downgraded

  We are downgrading Danaos to Neutral from Outperform, and Seaspan to Underperform from Neutral. – Credit Suisse Despite both Danaos’

Friday, March 9, 2012
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Finance

Sanko Steamship Seeks Financial Rehab

Tokyo-based shipping firm Sanko Steamship Co. is making final arrangements to seek the rescheduling of loan repayments through a private-sector intermediary to

March 9, 2012
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Carnival First-Quarter Beats Expectations Despite Concordia Grounding But Outlook Weak

Carnival First-Quarter Beats Expectations Despite Concordia Grounding But Outlook Weak

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) — Carnival Corp. (CCL) reported a better fiscal first quarter than expected despite the shipwreck of its Costa Concordia, and

March 9, 2012
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News

Shell: Arctic Drilling “Is Relatively Easy”, Plans to Spud-In this Summer Continue

HOUSTON (Dow Jones) — Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA) remains confident it will be able to start exploring for oil in the Arctic Ocean off the coast of Alaska

March 9, 2012
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Finance

TORM Announces Sale of Medium Range Product Tanker

TORM has entered into an agreement to sell the MR product tanker TORM Lana. The parties have agreed not to disclose the sales price. TORM Lana will be

March 9, 2012
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Thursday, March 8, 2012
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Engineering News

100 Million Tons of Ships, Hyundai Heavy Surpasses All Others

The Korea Times and Yonhap news reports today that South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has cumulatively built over 100 million tons of ships

March 8, 2012
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Thursday, March 8, 2012
Cruise Ship Passenger Sentenced in “Drunk Anchor Drop” Incident [VIDEO]
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Cruise Ship Passenger Sentenced in “Drunk Anchor Drop” Incident [VIDEO]

A California man was sentenced in Florida this week to two months in prison and house arrest after he drunkenly deployed the anchor of a Holland America cruise

March 8, 2012
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Engineering News

How do you Anchor a 488-meter, 600,000 Ton Ship in a Typhoon?

This is one of the many issues facing the engineers at Shell who are creating the world’s largest man-made floating object, the Prelude FLNG.  This

March 8, 2012
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Engineering News

ExxonMobil: Let’s Throw Some Money into New Energy Supplies…$185 Billion Should Be Enough

Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) plans to spend roughly $185 billion over the next five years to develop new energy supplies in anticipation of growing demand. In a

March 8, 2012
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Finance

Shipping Corp of India Seeks $500 Million in Loans for More Ships

MUMBAI (Dow Jones)–The Shipping Corp. of India Ltd. (523598.BY) plans to raise up to $500 million in dollar loans from banks overseas in the financial

March 8, 2012
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News

Shell Sends Another Shipment of Forties Crude to South Korea

LONDON (Dow Jones)–More North Sea Forties crude is set to move to Asia this month, pushing up prices as part of an arbitrage that until December was

March 8, 2012
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Thursday, March 8, 2012
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Defense

US Senator Questions the Future of the Littoral Combat Ship Program

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI) questioned Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus about the future of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program during a

March 8, 2012
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Wednesday, March 7, 2012
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Blog

Submarine Cable Map – Charting Your Overseas Internet Connection

Have you ever wondered where the cables go that connect your computer to web sites overseas? Well if you live in the USA and are visiting a website in

March 7, 2012
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News

Maersk Drilling Heads Offshore Namibia

COPENHAGEN (Dow Jones)–Danish industrial conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S (MAERSK-B.KO) said Wednesday its oil exploration services unit Maersk

March 7, 2012
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News

April Showers Bring… More Crude Oil from the Ekofisk Field

LONDON (Dow Jones)–The April loading program for North Sea Ekofisk crude oil is scheduled at 337,788 barrels a day, up from 296,832 barrels a day

March 7, 2012
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Blog

Constant Innovation in Shipping: Gearbulk Discusses the Future with Lloyd’s Register [INTERVIEW]

The shipping industry is under pressure to comply with ever stricter environmental regulations and, with oil more expensive than ever, to reduce fuel costs.

March 7, 2012
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Wednesday, March 7, 2012
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Incidents

Piscataqua Tug Pinned Under Bridge – Incident Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWCP2tGLGTU A small disaster was recently avoided when the Seaward Marine towboat Miss Stacy got swept by the Piscataqua

March 7, 2012
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News

Russian Northern Sea Route Critical to Development of Yamal Megaproject [REPORT]

MOSCOW (Dow Jones)–Russian independent natural gas producer OAO Novatek (NVTK.RS) shipped nine cargos or more than 600,000 metric tons of stable gas

March 7, 2012
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News

US Department of Defense Gets a New Toy to Explore the Ocean

Hydroid, Inc. a Kongsberg Maritime subsidiary, announced today that they had delivered a new deep-diving Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) to the Woods Hole

March 7, 2012
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Tuesday, March 6, 2012
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Engineering News

Brazilian Shipbuilder Plagued by Strikes and Financial Issues Requests Help from Samsung Heavy

SEOUL (Dow Jones)–Samsung Heavy Industries Co. (010140.SE), the world’s second-largest shipbuilder by sales, said Wednesday it is considering a

March 6, 2012
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Blog

iPad Charting Apps – Has ECDIS Reached the Small Screen?

In just two short years, Apple’s iPad has grown to dominate the world of tablet computing with over 48 million units sold. Tomorrow Apple is set to

March 6, 2012
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