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Purchase Offers for Peene Shipyard Expected

New agreement reached with Berthold Brinkmann, the insolvency administrator of P+S WERFTEN, German Shipbuilders. The new agreement means hat both coast guard ships ordered from the Peene shipyard can now be completed, and delivery is planned for February and April 2013.

ITF Inspectors Visit Ships for Support in Walmart Campaign

ITF inspectors visit ships to ask captains and companies to raise concerns about the way Walmart treats its US staff. The ITF is urging shipping firms carrying cargo owned by US retail giant Walmart

Damen Shipyards Open Norway Office

Arnout Damen, COO of Damen Shipyards Group, officially opens a new office in Norwegian Stavanger. When asked why Dutch headquartered Damen Shipyards sets up an advanced base in Stavanger, its new

Korean Shipyard Delivers CMM Tankship

Consolidated Marine Management (CMM) take delivery of 'King Gregory', first of two fuel-efficient medium-size tankers from Hyundai Mipo. The 52,000 dwt King Gregory, is the first of two medium-range (MR),

Two Robert Allan Designed Tugboats Delivered

Tugboats 'Izbaizabal Diez' & 'Izbaizabal Once' delivered to Spanish tug company Remolcadores Izbaizabal by Astilleros Armon in Navia, Spain. The design features a full raised forecastle running nearly

World Fleet Set to Change: DNV's Shipping 2020 Scenario

DNV’s Shipping 2020 scenario explores technology uptake based on market forces, regulatory changes, fuel prices, technology costs & specific shipowner requirements. Based on expected market developments,

Towering Met Mast Order for GL Garrad Hassan

Centrica awards contract to GL Garrad Hassan for design, supply, installation & operation of an offshore meteorological mast system. The contract is for Centrica's Celtic Array project in the Irish Sea.

Korean Shipyard to Build New Subsea 7 DSV

State-of-the-art Dive Support Vessel (DSV) will be built for Subsea 7 by Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). With accommodation for 110 people, the DSV will incorporate an 18-man saturation

ABS Funds New Maritime Engineering Laboratory

Class Society, ABS donates US$ 3-million to Stevens Institute of Technology to create a newlaboratory complex in the Davidson Laboratory. The donation will be used to create a new civil, mechanical

NI Issues ECDIS Recommendations

The ECDIS Group's core message: Shipping companies should establish ECDIS-use guidance within their Safety Management Systems. The ECDIS Training Group is an industry body made up of leading international shipping organisations and co-ordinated by The Nautical Institute (NI).

AOS Responds to Stressed Out Seafarers

The psychological stress of life at sea can be so great that some cannot come to grips with it & Apostleship of the Sea tries to help. The tragic case of a crewmember who jumped overboard illustrates the problem: Fr.

Wärtsilä Wins Brazil Liftboat Genset & Propulsion Orders

Wärtsilä’s success in Brazilian drill ship programme continues with latest genset and propulsion order for three new liftboats. This latest in a series of contracts won by Wärtsilä is to supply complete mechanical packages,