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FMC Supplies Separation System for Petrobras

FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced that it has been awarded a contract by Petrobras (NYSE: PBR) (NYSE:PBRA) to supply a subsea separation system for the Marlim field, located in the Campos Basin, offshore Brazil.

NATO Counter-Piracy Enhanced Mandate

NATO’s contribution to international efforts to combat piracy off the Horn of Africa and in the Gulf of Aden entered a new phase on 17 August after the North Atlantic Council (NAC) approved Operation Ocean Shield.

Operation to Liberate the MV Arctic Sea

According to Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov, eight people of Estonian, Latvian and Russian nationality were arrested during the operation to liberate the Arctic Sea. Investigations revealed that on July 24,

Cruisers Yachts Customer Satisfaction Award

Cruisers Yachts received the CSI Award, the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) highest customer satisfaction recognition. 2009 marks the eighth year in a row that the Wisconsin manufacturer has received the honor in the category of “Inboard Express Cruiser Boats,

SNAME Annual Meeting & Expo

The Society of Naval Architects and Engineers (SNAME) hosts its 2009 Annual Meeting and Expo October 21-23 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I. Exhibit space and sponsorships of events during the world’s foremost gathering of professionals in naval architecture,

Drydocks World Delivers 5 Vessels

Drydocks World – Southeast Asia Pte. Limited (DDW-SEA), the Southeast Asian subsidiary of Drydocks World, announced the deliveries of vessels Endeavor, Greatship Ahalya, Mermaid Vision and Ark Dartmoor

Horizon Earns Quest for Quality Award

Horizon Lines, Inc., (NYSE:HRZ), the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, has earned a 2009 Quest for Quality Award in the ocean carrier category from Logistics Management magazine.

Braemar Shipping Launches Braemar Marine

Braemar Shipping Services plc has launched a new subsidiary called Braemar Marine, which will provide diverse marine surveying and adjusting services to the global maritime, transportation risk and insurance markets.

Mini-Cruise Ships Sold

Marcon International, Inc. of Coupeville, Wa. reported that the sales of the two U.S. flag mini-cruise ships Wilderness Discoverer (ex- Mayan Prince) and Wilderness Adventurer (ex- Spirit of Adventure, Caribbean Prince) have concluded.

USARC Calls for Arctic Oil Spill Research

The U.S. Arctic Research Commission believes that the U.S. needs a robust research program to address spill response in broken ice, as shipping moves into the Arctic Ocean and offshore oil drilling - in several Arctic nations - moves forward.

CG Urges Caution as Hurricane Bill Approaches

With Hurricane Bill expected to pass along the Atlantic coast this weekend, the Coast Guard is stressing the importance of safety for boaters and swimmers during the hurricane season. Hurricanes can create dangers in the water, such as rip currents and large waves.

2009 NMEA Convention & Expo

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) will hold its 2009 NMEA Convention & Expo Sept. 30 - Oct .2, 2009, at the Sanibel Harbour Resort in Fort Myers, Fla. “The NMEA Convention & Expo is very valuable for everyone involved in the industry,