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JSMEA to Host Smart Ship Seminar at SMM

Dr. Hideyuki Ando (Image: JSMEA)

Onboard and ashore, IoT application services, which rely on ships’ onboard equipment data, have become increasingly prevalent throughout the maritime industry. Japan Ship Machinery & Equipment Association’s

Ingalls Secures Design Work for US Navy’s New LX(R) Ships

The U.S. Navy's LX(R) amphibious warship class will replace the Harpers Ferry- and Whidbey Island-class dock landing ships and will use the same hull as the San Antonio (LPD 17) class. HII rendering

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $13.7 million contract (with incremental funding) to perform contract design effort for the U.S.

Arctic Sea Ice Melt Continues

Average sea surface temperature measured by satellites using thermal emission sensors, which produce global data adjusted after comparison with ship and buoy data, and sea ice concentration derived from NSIDC near-real-time data for August 7, 2016. Also shown are drifting buoy temperatures at the ocean surface (colored circles); gray circles indicate that temperature data from the buoys are not available. (Credit: M. Steele, Polar Science Center/University of Washington)

As of August 14, Arctic sea ice extent is tracking third lowest in the satellite record, according to the National Snow & Ice Data Center (NSIDC). The southern route through the Northwest Passage appears to be largely free of ice.

Shipbuilding

VLCC Delivered to Gener8 Maritime

Gener8 Maritime, Inc., a U.S.-based provider of international seaborne crude oil transportation services, announced that it has taken delivery of the ECO VLCC the Gener8 Macedon

Wärtsilä BWMS for Three Maersk Tankers

Wärtsilä Aquarius EC BWMS

Maersk Tankers A/S of Denmark has selected Wärtsilä's Electro Chlorination (EC) Ballast Water

China to Supply Pakistan With 8 New Stealth Attack Submarines

Soryu-class submarine, Hakuryu during a visit to Guam in 2013. Note the bow draft markings show the submarine’s draft is about 8.3 meters. US Navy Photo

The Chinese government will supply eight modified diesel-electric attack submarines to Pakistan

Contracts

Saudi Aramco, CNPC Negotiating Refinery Construction Contract

Saudi Aramco is in advanced negotiations with China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) to build the Yunnan refinery in China, its chairman said on Al Arabiya TV on Wednesday.

Brazil, Petrobras to Revise Subsalt Terms in 2016

The Brazilian government and state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA could finalize a thorough revision of contractual terms for the exploration of a vast offshore

US Power Producers Maximize Gas, at Coal's Expense

U.S. power producers burned an unusually large amount of natural gas in June and their gas consumption will almost certainly hit an all-time record in July as a result of the

Technology

MTR100: DeepFlight

(Photo: DeepFlight)

DeepFlight has innovated a new class of personal submarines that apply the dynamics of flight

Sovcomflot Ups its Role in the Sakhalin-2 Project

(Photo: Seanamic Group)

Sovcomflot Group (SCF Group) said its fleet will have greater involvement in serving the

Caterpillar, SpecTec Optimize Ship Maintenance

Photo: Caterpillar

Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence has announced a new project with maintenance management

Legal

Hyundai Merchant Marine to buy Hanjin's 'Good' Assets

South Korea's financial regulator said on Wednesday that Hyundai Merchant Marine Co Ltd will seek to acquire healthy assets of troubled shipper Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd.

Shell's U.S Deal to Unlock Global Asset Sales

Shell lines up large North Sea asset sale; Gulf of Mexico deal sets deal value at $60/bbl. Royal Dutch Shell's first oil field sale after its $54 billion BG Group acquisition

Hanjin files for Receivership, Ports Turn Away Vessels

File Image (Credit: Hanjin Shipping)

Hanjin says asks court for its assets to be frozen; Hyundai Merchant looking to buy Hanjin's

People & Company News

MTR100: Klein Marine Systems, Inc.

(Photo: Klein Marine Systems)

Founded by Marty Klein in 1968, in a small factory in Salem, N.H., Klein Associates became the

MN100: McAllister Towing

(Photo: McAllister Towing)

The Company: McAllister Towing & Transportation operates a fleet of more than 75 tugboats

IMO's Secretary General Visits Singapore

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim delivers the keynote address at the opening of the International Safety@Sea Conference on 30 August 2016

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) hosted Mr Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the

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