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New Trawler Launched in Poland

Photo: Nauta Shiprepair Yard

One of the world’s most powerful pelagic vessels launched at Nauta Yard    A launching ceremony for the partly outfitted fishing trawler M/V Voyager took place February 21 at Newbuilding Division of Nauta Shiprepair Yard in Gdańsk, Poland.

Asbestos on Board

File photo: Workers clean the interior of a cargo hold aboard the LST-1166. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Pacific Strike Team)

What happens when a solution to one or many obstacles ends up becoming an even larger problem? For seamen, one such problem is asbestos.    Asbestos is a natural fiber that was mined for use in construction and household products.

Top 10 Maritime Nations: Ranked by Value

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The March 2017 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News focuses on SINGAPORE, as this maritime powerhouse struggles to maintain balance and influence through the offshore oil and gas downturn.

Shipbuilding

HII’s Walker Elected to Women’s Leadership Institute

Kellye Walker (Photo: HII)

Kellye Walker, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) executive vice president and general counsel

McDermott Acquires New Pipelay and Construction Vessel

Photo: McDermott

McDermott International, Inc. announced it has acquired the newly built pipelay and construction

Marine Jet Power Wins Korean Coast Guard Contracts

Photo: Maritne Jet Power

Marine Jet Power has been awarded two new contracts to supply waterjets for another eight units

Contracts

De Boer Remorquage SARL Orders Custom Tugs from Damen

Photo courtesy of Damen Shipyards

Baggerbedrijf De Boer B.V. (Dutch Dredging B.V.) has ordered two custom, special-purpose tugs to

Mississippi Ports Eye Cuba, Ink Pacts in Havana

The Mississippi ports of Pascagoula and Gulfport signed agreements in Cuba on Monday with an eye to future business and with a Republican U.S. senator from the state looking on

Singapore Carbon Tax Would Hit Refiners, Help Renewables

Proposed carbon tax would deal blow to refineries; Singapore is main regional oil trading hub.   Singapore's proposed plan to tax greenhouse gas emissions would probably hit oil

Technology

ABS Issues Industry’s First Cyber Safety Notation

Photo: ABS

ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore

Big Data: Top 5 Priorities for the Maritime Industry

Image: Shipbuilder

Many maritime organizations are already working with “Big Data” or are preparing to start working

SeeByte Software Supports USV

Image: SeeByte

SeeByte, creator of smart software technology for unmanned systems, and ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK (AEUK)

Legal

DP World Cleared of Misconduct over Djibouti Terminal

File Image: A DP World Port Terminal (CREDIT: DP World)

The London Court of International Arbitration has cleared DP World, one of the world's biggest

Norwegian Authority Objects Eimskip's Acquisition of Nor Lines

Photo: Eimskip

The Norwegian Competition Authority has today given a notice of an objection to Eimskip’s

MOL Appoints Chief Country Representative in Turkey

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the company appointed Chief Country Representative in Turkey under the umbrella of the Chief Executive Representative for Europe

People & Company News

NAT: A Note from Herbjorn Hansson

Pic: Nordic American Tankers Limited

Herbjørn Hansson, Chairman & CEO, Nordic American Tankers Limited has issued a statement about

Saudi Aramco Selects Lead Underwriters for $100 Bln IPO

Oil giant Saudi Aramco has selected JPMorgan Chase & Co, Morgan Stanley, and HSBC Holdings Plc as lead underwriters on the firm's planned initial public share offering

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The August 2017 edition of Marine News, the leading voice in the North American workboat market

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