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World’s First LNG-Ready Ultra Large Container Ship Named

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The race is on in global maritime circles to be the “world’s first” in every aspect of environmental friendliness, particularly in regards to the incorporation of LNG as fuel onboard commercial ships.

ClassNK Approves Niigata Dual-fuel Engine Design

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Classification society ClassNK has granted approval to the design of the new 28AHX-DF dual-fuel engine developed by Niigata Power Systems Co., Ltd. The new engine is slated to be used as the main engine

Seadrill Says to Resume Dividend When Rig Market Turns Around

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Offshore oil driller Seadrill plans to resume dividend payments when the market begins to improve, Chief Financial Officer Rune Magnus Lundetrae said.   Known for paying relatively large dividends to its owners,

Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä Integrated Solutions for Maersk's AHTS Vessels

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A new series of six Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessels to be built at the Kleven Verft AS in

MacGregor Deck Equipment for Intership's Eco-bulkers

MacGregor's equipment package will also play a role in delivering more sustainable operations.

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a deck equipment contract from New Times Shipyard in

Seacor Takes Delivery of 10,800 HP Crewboat

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Seacor Marine is building ever larger and more powerful mono-hull crew/supply boats.

Contracts

Oceanworks Provides Parts for MWCC SADI System

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OceanWorks to provide storage, maintenance and inspection of key components of recently delivered

BMT Supports Samalaju Port Development

Samalaju Port Development.

BMT subsidiaries in the Asia-Pacific region have been awarded a contract to provide design

EU: Ships Will Measure CO2 Emissions

Shippers to begin monitoring from 2018; Environmental groups say law is weak, shippers favorable. The shipping sector will for the first time have to monitor its carbon emissions

Technology

Subsea Defense & the Changing Paradigm of Submarine Programs

Doug Whyte, Hydro Group Plc Managing Director

Technology and dynamic mission profiles have driven change in the defense industry

From Security to Efficiency Modern Vessel Tracking

Nick Farrell

More so than many other fields of business, the maritime industry is focused on cost

Woodside to Pick up Moroccan Acreage

Woodside Petroleum has been granted a reconnaissance licence off the coast of Morocco

Woodside advises that it has entered into a contract for an exclusive Reconnaissance Licence

Legal

Third Strike, Mansour Is Out

3rd ban of MV 'Mansour M' due to Jump Detention

The M/V "MANSOUR M" with IMO number 7600586 has been banned for the 3rd time after subsequent

Golar LNG Dividend

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Reference is made to the third quarter 2014 report released on Nov 26, 2014. Golar LNG will be

New Company Takes Over OW Tanker

OW Scandinavia (Photo: OW Tanker)

OW Tanker, a unit of bankrupt OW Bunker and owner of its marine fuel supply ships

People & Company News

NAVCENT Commander Recognizes Journey of Hope Sailors

Vice Adm. John W. Miller, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet, Combined Maritime Forces, recognizes special needs sailors from the Kuwaiti ship Journey of Hope who are nearing the completion of a

Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet, Combined Maritime Forces, Vice Adm.

NYK Holds 8th Environmental Management Conference

From left, Executive Vice-president Corporate Officer Tadaaki Naito NYK Business Systems Co., Ltd. Infrastructure Management Group, Infrastructure Planning Team Mr.Yoshiaki Manji Yusen Real Estate Corporation Property Manag

NYK welcomed about 60 environmental supervisors from 47 NYK Group companies to the group’s

W&O, LESER Partner to Deliver Safety Relief Valves

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W&O, a global supplier to the marine and upstream oil and gas markets for pipe, valves and fittings