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Fincantieri to Open Ship Repair Yard in Mexico

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Fincantieri is teaming up with the Mexican government to open a new shipyard that will provide repair, conversions and maintenance cruise ships, large cargo vessels and oil and gas vessels.The Italian

Interview: Rear Admiral John Okon, Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, US Navy

“The ocean is critical to National and Global Secu

Insights on technology advances with Rear Admiral John Okon, Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command.Rear Admiral Okon never started out to have a career in Oceanography, rather in Broadcast Meteorology.

CDC Says Cruise Ships Pose Very High Risk for Coronavirus

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Saturday it recommended that all people avoid cruise ship travel as the risk of COVID-19 on liners is very high.The CDC advised passengers


Newport News Shipbuilding to Build Columbia Class Submarine Modules

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America’s largest military shipbuilder announced Tuesday that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS)

GE to Supply Propulsion Systems for MARAD's New Training Ships

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GE’s Power Conversion business has been awarded a $40 million contract to supply the power and

American Cruise Lines' New Riverboat American Melody Launched

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American Cruise Lines said its fourth new Modern Series riverboat launched last week at Chesapeake


ARMS Reliability Wins Contract with MODEC

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ARMS Reliability said it has reached an agreement with floating production solutions provider

Australia Sets Return to Pre-COVID Seafarer Contracts

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Australian maritime officials have set an end date for interim arrangements permitting seafarers

Petredec Orders Three VLGCs from Jiangnan Shipyard


Singapore-based shipowner Petredec Holdings (Eastern) PTE Ltd announced earlier this month that it


Herman Sr. to Use Sea Machines' Remote-helm Control System

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Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics, a developer of autonomous command and remote-helm control

Emission Reduction Tech: RightShip Debuts Maritime Emissions Portal

After partnering with The Australian Marine Enviro

As the maritime community collectively fights to reduce emissions, RightShip and Pilbara Ports

New Product: WhisperPower Launches New Battery Charger

WhisperPower's new range of Supreme Pro Battery Ch

WhisperPower is ready to start shipping its new range of Supreme Pro Battery Chargers.


EU Green Finance Rules Leaky for Ships

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Months of EU deliberation to decide which business activities can be marketed as green investments

Nigerian Court Jails Seven for Stealing Oil

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A Nigerian court has sentenced six foreigners and one Nigerian to seven years in prison for oil

Turkey Extends Seismic Survey in Contested Waters in Eastern Mediterranean

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Turkey said it was extending the seismic survey work being carried out by its Oruc Reis ship in a

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Vard Electro Canada Expands Into USA

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Marine electrical systems provider Vard Electro Canada’s said it is setting up new operations in

North P&I: Rates to Rise 10% in coming Policy Year

“With little investment yield now available from t

A rapid escalation in pool claims and unsustainable premium rates have led North P&I Club to

Charging Ahead: Brent Perry & his Sterling PBES Team Drive Maritime Battery Tech

Brent Perry, CEO of Sterling PBES is a 40+ year ve

Brent Perry, CEO of Sterling PBES is a 40+ year veteran of the marine business, and one of the

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