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Panama Canal Suspends Draft Restriction

Photo: ACP

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has lifted scheduled vessel draft restrictions brought on by lingering draught conditions in the region.   The ACP had previously set restrictions of 11.89 meters Tropical

Tropical Storm Erika Heads for Florida

Image: U.S. National Hurricane Center

Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands with heavy rain and fierce winds on Friday, moving across the Caribbean and apparently heading for the Dominican Republic, northern Haiti and eventually South Florida, the U.

General Ship Repair: A Family Affair

A Lynch Legacy  From L to R: Michael Lynch, Ryan Lynch, Charles “Chaz” Lynch, Charles F. “Derick” Lynch & Cary B. Lynch.

The General Ship Repair Corporation, a fixture on the Baltimore water front for nearly a century, continues to build a strong business while preparing for fourth generation ownership.  General Ship


MN 100: ContainerTug B.V.

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The Company: ContainerTug B.V. is a specialized Dutch naval design engineering and construction

Oman Drydock Company Expands Rapidly

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Oman Drydock Company (ODC) is growing fast. In January, the yard hit an important milestone - its

NASSCO Invests in Facilities, Equipment and People

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General Dynamics NASSCO has invested several hundred million in capital projects as part of its


United Heavy Lift Gears up for the Asian Boom

mv Aquila J loading Godrej reactor of 181 ts from Mumabi to Houston

All set to expand its footprint in the South Asian market significantly, Hamburg based

China Passes New Pollution Law, Will Cap Coal Consumption

Legislators have approved amendments to China's 15-year-old air pollution law that grant the state new powers to punish offenders and create a legal framework to cap coal

Gazprom, OMV Meet on Establishing Nord Stream JV

Nord Stream landfall in Germany

At a Meeting held at the Gazprom headquarters between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company's


New Satcom Global Website in Oceania

Our team of industry experts across Australia have local knowledge and deliver forward thinking pproaches to present day communications problems Chris Leydon, General Manager, Oceania

Today, Satcom Global launched its Australian website,, which will offer

Petrobras Reaches Deal for Reorganization of Sete Brasil


Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras and other investors reached an agreement to approve

Brazil Contracts 30 Solar Parks to add 1,000 MW

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Brazil's energy regulator Aneel granted contracts on Friday to build 30 new solar parks that


Syncrude Uncertain about Plant Fire Affecting Production

Syncrude's Mildred Lake plant Photo Syncrude

The operator of Canada's largest synthetic crude project said on Saturday it is investigating

Canada's Alberta Shuts in 95 Nexen Pipelines over "noncompliance"

The suspension order affects 95 pipelines at Nexen Energy's Long Lake oilsands facility south of Fort McMurray. (Nexen Energy)

Alberta's energy regulator has shut in 95 Nexen Energy pipelines, over concerns the company

Buffett's Berkshire Takes $4.48 bln Stake in Phillips 66


Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc disclosed a $4.48 billion stake in oil refiner Phillips

People & Company News

Fire at Saudi Arabian Oil Workers Compound Kills Two, Injures 105

Image released by the Saudi Interior Ministry’s General Directorate of Civil Defense, smoke billows from a fire at a residential complex used by state oil giant Saudi Aramco in Khobar, Saudi Arabia

A fire at an oil workers' residential compound in Saudi Arabia on Sunday killed two people and

Hurricane Ignacio Gains Strength but Expected to Bypass Hawaii

Ignacio is east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii, and not expected to pass north of the islands until Monday night and Tuesday

Hurricane Ignacio intensified as it blew across the Pacific on a route likely to bypass Hawaii

Facing Heat, Iraq's Electricity Minister Passes Parliament Quizzing

Electricity Minister Qassim al-Fahdawi Photo Widipedia

Iraq's parliament on Saturday expressed confidence in the answers of Electricity Minister Qassim