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Crowley Christens 2nd LNG-ready Product Tanker

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Crowley christens second of four newly built, LNG-ready product tankers for use in U.S. coastwise trade   Crowley Maritime Corp. has christened the second of four new Jones Act product tankers yesterday

VT Halter Delivers ATB Tug to Bouchard

M/V Morton S. Bouchard Jr. on sea trials (Photo: VT Halter Marine)

VT Halter Marine, Inc. announced the delivery of the M/V Morton S. Bouchard Jr., the first of the two 6,000 horsepower Twin Screw Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) tugs to Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc.    Measuring 130 feet by 38 feet by 22 feet,

Damen Builds Cable Installer For Maersk Supply Service

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New Damen-built vessel for Maersk Supply Service to undertake long-term charter with DeepOcean   A newbuild DP2 cable installation vessel, Maersk Connector, was handed over from Damen Shipyards Group to Maersk Supply Service on February 4,

Shipbuilding

Corima Acquires Damen ASD 2810 Tug

Damen ASD 2810 Musone delivered to Corima Photo Damen

On 20 January 2016, Corima, part of the Italy-based Gesmar Group, held an official handover

Inland Vessel Profile: USACE’s Dan Reeves

M/V Dan Reeves (Photo by Richard Dollison)

The newly built M/V Dan Reeves was commissioned in January of 2016 for the United States Army

Briggs Marine Orders Damen Multi Cat 2712

Photo: Damen Shipyards

Briggs Marine and Environmental Services, the Fife, Scotland-based leading supplier of offshore

Contracts

U.S. Oil Rig Cut Deepens in 7th week of Declines

Rigs Photo Petro China oil

U.S. energy firms deepened their cuts in oil drilling rigs in the seventh week of declines to the

Globus Maritime Reclassifies Board Member

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Globus Maritime Limited, a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that when Georgios

First Panama Canal Water-Saving Basin Filled

An aerial view of the newly filled water saving basin of the Aqua Clara Locks Upper Chamber Photo ACP

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced that the first water-saving basin of the Agua Clara

Technology

Flangeless Subsea Plug Launcher for Pipeline Upgrade

Photo: Balltec

Balltec Engineered Solutions announced it has completed work using its subsea smart plug launcher.

Norbulk Selects Parker Kittiwake’s Cat Fines Test Kit

Parker Kittiwake Cat Fines Test Kit for Norbulk Photo Norbulk

Parker Kittiwake, a leading global supplier of asset control and protection technology

European Consortium Launches Blue Nodules Project

Project Blue Nodules Deep Sea Mining Concept Courtesy EC

On 1 February a European consortium launched a new Horizon 2020 project: Blue Nodules.

Legal

Brazil Police may Accuse Samarco Execs of Homicide in Dam Burst

Brazilian police have enough evidence to accuse executives of miner Samarco Mineração SA with homicide over a deadly dam burst in November, a police chief told newspaper Folha de

Antietam, McCampbell Build Relationships at IFR 2016

IFR 2016 is an international military exercise hosted by the Indian Navy to help enhance mutual trust and confidence with navies from around the world. Antietam and McCampbell, forward deployed to Yokosuka, Japan, are on patrol in the 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class David FlewellynReleased)

Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) and Arleigh Burke-class

COSCO Plans European Transhipment Hub

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China's COSCO is forging ahead with a plan to build a European transhipment hub, reports Reuters.

People & Company News

Fairway Energy Finds an Extra 1 mln bbl of Crude storage at Houston Facility

Pierce junction Courtesy Fairway Energy

Early construction of Fairway Energy Partners' Pierce Junction underground crude storage caverns

MHI's Entity to Oversee Material Handling Equipment, Engine and Turbocharger Businesses

Organizational Structure Courtesy MHI

Today Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) decided in principle to launch a new wholly owned

Gazprom, KAMAZ Push for CNG Use

Sergey Kogogin and Alexey Miller Photo Gazprom

Gazprom and KAMAZ have their focus on the market expansion for gas as a vehicle fuel.

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