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Thursday, March 1, 2012
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Lifesaving Incidents

New Zealand’s North Island Braces for a Nasty Storm, MV Rena Salvage Put on Hold

Salvors have removed a total of 566 containers from Rena by Svitzer, and a further 72  have been recovered from the shore or sea by Braemar Howells container

Thursday, March 1, 2012
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News

Shell Sues the Sierra Club, and a Dozen Others Who Oppose Their Arctic Drilling Ambitions

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA, RDSA.LN, RDSB.LN, RDSB) is suing in federal court more than a dozen environmental organizations that are

March 1, 2012
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Car Carrier Detained After Power Loss Off Oregon Coast Prompts Safety Inspections
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Car Carrier Detained After Power Loss Off Oregon Coast Prompts Safety Inspections

The Coast Guard has ordered the 648-foot car carrier Morning Spruce to remain in Portland, Ore., after inspections of the vessel revealed numerous safety

March 1, 2012
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Blog

Times are a’Changing…Brazil’s Future Looks Bright

– By Luiz Gustavo Cruz, Contributing Writer, MTS Logistics The great days of the shipping industry in Brazil were gone a long time ago. Big shipping

March 1, 2012
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Finance

Torm Tankers is “Sailing on the Edge of Bankruptcy, Analyst

STOCKHOLM (Dow Jones)–Troubled Danish shipping company Torm A/S (TORM.KO) expects to announce an extension of its financing agreement Thursday or

March 1, 2012
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Russian Prime Minister In Favor of Opening Arctic O&G Exploration to Non-State Owned Energy Companies
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Russian Prime Minister In Favor of Opening Arctic O&G Exploration to Non-State Owned Energy Companies

MOSCOW -(Dow Jones)- Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, strong favorite to win the presidential election on Sunday, said Wednesday Russia should allow

March 1, 2012
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Thursday, March 1, 2012
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News

Technip Awarded Installation Work at ExxonMobil’s Hadrian Prospect, One of the Largest Finds in the GoM

Technip announced today that they had been awarded a subsea installation contract by ExxonMobil for the Hadrian South natural gas project in the Gulf of Mexico

March 1, 2012
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Engineering News

A New LNG-Powered Sea Tractor, Delivering Fish Food off Norway

Ordered from Rolls-Royce by Norwegian company Eidsvaag AS, the NVC 401 Forage Carrier’s sole purpose is to deliver fish food. This LNG-powered ship

March 1, 2012
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News

Banner year for APM Terminals, Looks to Invest $3 Billion in Port Infrastructure Projects

The Hague, Netherlands – APM Terminals, the Hague-based global port operator, yesterday reported record breaking annual results for 2011. A revenue

March 1, 2012
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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
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Engineering News

Record Earnings in 2011 for China’s Yangzijiang Shipbuilding [REPORT]

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings Ltd. (YSHLF, 911609.TW, BS6.SG) posted a 24% rise in its fourth quarter net profit, capping a

February 29, 2012
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Time to Get Down to Business at Shipping 2012

19 days from today, maritime industry professionals from around North America, and in fact the world, will be converging on Stamford, Connecticut for one of

February 29, 2012
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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Teekay Completes Acquisition of Maersk’s Fleet of LNG Carriers [VIDEO]
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Teekay Completes Acquisition of Maersk’s Fleet of LNG Carriers [VIDEO]

In October 2011, Teekay agreed to acquire the Maersk LNG fleet as part of a joint venture with Japan’s Marubeni Corporation.  To finance this $1.4

February 29, 2012
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Blog

“Boat Breakages, People Breakages and Very Fast Yachting”…Update from the Volvo Ocean Race

The latest update from the South Pacific Ocean where the Volvo Ocean Race is racing hard and fast at around 20 knots of boatspeed.  3000 miles to go until

February 29, 2012
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News

Maersk’s Grandson Takes Over as CEO of Svitzer

COPENHAGEN (Dow Jones)–Danish industrial conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S (MAERSK-B.KO) said Wednesday it has appointed Robert Maersk Uggla as the new

February 29, 2012
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Blog

Shipment Didn’t Arrive on Time? Here are 9 Possible Reasons Why

– By Lauga Oskarsdottir, MTS Logistics It can be extremely frustrating when your shipment does not arrive on time. Estimated transit time is meant to be

February 29, 2012
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News

AET Plans to Take Delivery of Additional Lightering Support Vessels

AET – one of the world’s largest tanker owner-operators and provider of lightering support services in the US Gulf – will take delivery of

February 29, 2012
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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
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News

Damen Tugboat Delivered from China to Buenos Aires on Her Own Bottom

After what must have been a rather miserable 2-month delivery from China, Argentinian towage and harbor company Remolcadores Unidos Argentinos (RUA) has just

February 29, 2012
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MV Rena’s Senior Officers Plead Guilty in New Zealand Court
Lifesaving Incidents

MV Rena’s Senior Officers Plead Guilty in New Zealand Court

The Master and Second Officer of the cargo vessel Rena today pleaded guilty to 10 out of the 11 charges laid by Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) against the men

February 29, 2012
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Finance

Impairment Charge Hits Seadrill in Q4, Stock Price Sits at Highest Level Ever

(Dow Jones) Seadrill Ltd. (SDRL, SDRL.OS) swung to a fourth-quarter loss as the offshore-drilling contractor booked a hefty impairment charge. However, the

February 29, 2012
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Wärtsilä Signs 10-year License Extension with HHI
Engineering News

Wärtsilä Signs 10-year License Extension with HHI

Wärtsilä said today that it has signed a ten year extension to a license agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Engine and Machinery Division to

February 29, 2012
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Tuesday, February 28, 2012
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Blog

Sleeping With Your Containers – The Greenest Way to Travel

– By Feray Yuksekbas Kavas, Sales Executive, MTS Logistics What if I told you that there is a great option to travel other than flying, for those of

February 28, 2012
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