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Canadian Maritime Link Cable Project

Maritime Link, is an electrical transmission project to link the island of Newfoundland with Nova Scotia for the first time. NSP Maritime Link Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Emera Newfoundland and Labrador Holdings Inc.

UK & Australia to Explore Mutual Warship Design

A new treaty formalizes defence co-opertation between the UK and Australia, parties agree to consider mutual frigate design. The recently signed treaty in Perth sees the two countries working together in areas such as cyber security,

ABF Logistical Chain Now Includes S. America

Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Peru & Uruguay are now included in the expanding ocean transport portfolio of ABF. "With an established presence in Europe, China, India and Southeast Asia countries,

Rig Fleet Status, Contract Update, from Transocean

Transocean's current status & contract information for the company's entire fleet of offshore drilling rigs. The value of new contracts or extensions since the December 17, 2012 fleet update summary is approximately $235 million.

New Tampa Bay Cargo Shipment Service

Naviera Master Line selects Port Manatee for new container & breakbulk service to Caribbean, Central & South American destinations. Expected to commence with a sailing from Port Manatee Mar. 8, 2013,

Drilling Activity Resurgance on UK Continental Shelf

Increased UK drilling and deal activity leads the way back to health in North West Europe says new report. A broader range of tax allowances and a sustained high oil price boosted drilling activity on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) by one third in 2012,

New President, Naval Business, at Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce appoints Don Roussinos as President Naval - Marine, succeeding Andy Marsh. Don, who holds a Bachelors of Science in Electronic Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology and a Master of Management from Cambridge College,

Port Everglades' New Intermodal Project

Governor Scott breaks ground on Port Everglades' intermodal container transfer facility. The new facility will combine an on-port international and domestic cargo rail facility. Florida East Coast Railway is investing $53 million to build and will operate the ICTF.

Great Lakes Shipyard Winter Season Contracts

Great Lakes Shipyard contracted by Interlake Steamship Company to perform winter work services on two vessels. Two more vessels have arrived: Interlake Steamship vessels, the ATB Dorothy Ann and the Pathfinder, are in Cleveland and  docked at Great Lakes Shipyard's facility.

Talks to Avert US Port Strikes Continue

Update on United States Maritime Alliance and International Longshoremen's Association labor contract negotiations. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Director George H. Cohen issued the following

IMO Bodies Urge Continued Anti-piracy Measures

IMO and shipping industry bodies urge continued application of anti-piracy measures despite decrease in pirate attacks. The International Maritime Organization, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS),

Rolls-Royce Deliver USV/RHIB Launch & Recovery System

Rolls-Royce supply two launch & recovery systems for unmanned surface vehicles (USV) & manned Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIBs) to an international navy. These systems have been retrofitted aboard frigates and utilize a custom articulating davit with a telescopic boom.