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Vessel Arrivals Up, Bunker Sales Down: Port of Singapore 2012

The Port of Singapore says it is still the global leader in arrival tonnage & bunker sales, despite a slight drop in the latter. In an uncertain global economy and the challenges faced by the global maritime industry last year,

Subsea Contracts Galore for Ezra

Ezra Holdings announces multiple contracts, worth + US$160-million, for its subsea, offshore & energy services divisions. Ezra divisions, EMAS AMC, EMAS Marine and EMAS Energy have been awarded multiple contracts for projects in the North Sea and Asia Pacific.

Wilson Sons Expand Brazil Towboat Operational Centre

Company vessels in the Brazilian ports of Paranaguá & Vitória will be tracked to enhance security and improve planning. In the beginning of 2013, the company will begin tracking its vessels serving the ports of Paranaguá (Southern Brazil) and Vitória (Southeastern Brazil).

COA Appoint Panocean V-P to Board

The Container Owners Association (COA) appoints O. I. Kwon, Senior V-P, Container Business Management Division, STX Panocean, to its Board. The Container Owners Association (COA) was established in

P+S Werften Expects Green Light on DFDS Newbuilds

The insolvency administrator expects Volkwerft Stralsund Yard to resume work soon on the two DFDS RoRo newbuildings. The DFDS order had been previously cancelled when P+S Werften went into administration.

NRF: Imports Rising as Strike Looms

Retail Imports to Increase 2.3 Percent in January as Port Strike Threat Continues.   Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 2.3 percent in January over

Marina Construction & Lease Inquiry

Request for Interest: Town of Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MA.   The Town of Yarmouth, MA located in Cape Cod, is seeking non-binding responses from marina developers and/or operators interested in leasing 22.

Greene's Energy Group Names Farnsworth CFO

Greene’s Energy Group (GEG), a provider of integrated testing, rentals and specialty services, has named Brad Farnsworth as Chief Financial Officer, announced Chief Executive Officer Bob Vilyus.   Based in Houston,

ClassNK Receives Expanded Authorization from U.S. Coast Guard

The world’s largest classification society ClassNK announced that it was granted expanded authorization from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) on 25 December 2012, and will now be able to carry out a full range of surveys for the SOLAS,

Subsea Construction Services Contract for 'Aker Wayfarer'

Aker Solutions subsidiary Aker Oilfield Services signs a contract to provide subsea construction services offshore Brazil. An undisclosed customer will utilise Aker Oilfield Services' subsea construction vessel Aker Wayfarer for a period of 230 days.

Hong Kong Ship Managers Wallem Set Up Singapore Unit

Growth in specialist ship management services leads HK-based Wallem Group to open its first ship management & broking operation in Singapore. The move into Singapore comes six months after Wallem formed a ship management joint venture with mainland shipowner Nanjing Tanker in Singapore,

Single-handed Yacht Race Leaders Soon in Tradewinds

The duel between leaders in the Vendee Globe round-the-world race, 'MACIF' and 'Banque Populaire' stalls in light airs. With the official abandonment of Bernard Stamm (Cheminées Poujoulat) there remain only 12 boats in the race.