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AAPA Slates 2013 Event & Conference Calendar

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) changes date of 'Shifting International Trade Routes' workshop, details other events. The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA)—the trade

Aker Solutions Awarded Troll Extension

Aker Solutions wins a Statoil contract to deliver three subsea trees, tubing hangers & a tool package to the Troll field, Norwegian continental shelf. The extension, estimated contract value NOK 250 million, is a call-off from a contract signed with Statoil in February 2012.

Class NK Earns Top Honors for Contribution to Safety

Classification society ClassNK gains Safety Award for its efforts to ensure the safe carriage of nickel ore cargoes at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards. The Lloyd’s List Global Awards, held each year in London by leading maritime media company Informa,

CLIA Commemorates 'World Maritime Day', Gifts Maritime Museum

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) commemorated 'World Maritime Day' on 27, September, 2012, honors diverse maritime community. CLIA President and CEO Christine Duffy said: "We applaud the

Height Drop Record by Norsafe Lifeboat

Norsafe conducts the highest free-fall drop ever, 61.53 meters (201.9 ft)  featuring a so-called free-fall lifeboat. The test came in the wake of another successful drop from a height of 52 metres earlier the same week.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Revamp Singapore Businesses

MHI to launch new Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering & Services Private Ltd. (MIES) in Singapore, integrating three local afiliated companies. Effective October 1st 2012 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Cavotec Install AMP Unit in Port of Ystad, Sweden

An AMP (Alternative Marine Power) application installed in the south of Sweden port by Cavotec for 'Cold Ironing'. Cavotec claim this to be the largest high-voltage shore connection system in the world.

US Coast Guard Cutter Intercepts Large Number of Haitian Immigrants

USCH Cutter 'Confidence' repatriates 219 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti. Watchstanders at the 7th Coast Guard District command center were notified of a sail freighter northwest of Great Inagua,

Crowley Christens Articulated Tug-Barge

Crowley Maritime Corporation christen the 16,000-horsepower tugboat 'Legend' and 330,000-barrel tank barge 750-2 in Tampa, Florida. Together the vessels comprise the company’s newest articulated-tug-barge  (ATB) and will be used to transport petroleum products between the U.

Port of LA Wins Global Environmental Award

Port of Los Angeles recognized for emissions reductions, international collaborative efforts. The Port of Los Angeles has received a Lloyd’s List Global Award in the Environment category, an honor

Mississippi Anchorage Low Water Hazards

New Orleans Port State Control Officers (PSCOs) discover vessels whose rudders may have set into the mud while safely anchored. Masters and/or operators of vessels are reminded of their responsibility, as noted in 46 Code of Federal Regulations 4.

HHI Awarded US$296-million Aircraft Carrier Contract

Huntington Ingalls Industries receives a previous contract modification for material procurement & advanced construction of 'John F. Kennedy'. The company's Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division is the prime contractor.