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Crowley's ATB Vision/650-10 Ready to Deliver

Designed to deliver petroleum products on the U.S. West Coast, the vessel is designed with safer, more efficient fixed-tank cleaning system.   Crowley Maritime Corporation's Vision/650-10, the last of 10 Articulated Tug Barges (ATBs) in the 650-series new-build program, has been delivered by V.

Dedication & Delivery Ceremony of New USGS Vessels

Two 17-knot high-speed research vessels for the U.S. Geological Survey are to be dedicated at Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio, on Wednesday, August 31, 2011. R/V KAHO and R/V MUSKIE will replace

Ampol Performs Cleanup on Platform Recovery Project

American Pollution Control Corp. (AMPOL), a leading oil spill response and total environmental solutions provider, has completed the oil spill recovery and environmental cleanup on a recovered platform in Terrebonne Parish.

ABS NS Releases Next Generation of NS5

ABS Nautical Systems announced the redesign and release of its suite of asset management software, NS5. Continually evolving to meet industry needs, NS5 Enterprise has a versatile design that allows all

CMA CGM: 1H Success Despite a Fluctuating, Difficult Environment

CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container shipping company, reported revenue of $7.3b for the first six months of 2011, an increase of 8% compared with the year-earlier period. Business benefited from an increase in volumes carried and stable freight rates on most of the group’s lines.

SCI: Putting Expansion on Hold

As the world economy sputters, so too do the expansion plans for India's state-owned Shipping Corporation of India (SCI), which according to a report on the www.business-standard.com will hold up on its plan to issue new tenders for new vessels.

This Day in Navy History - Auguts 27-29

August 27 1917 - Squadron of minesweepers departs U.S. for service off France 1944 - USS Stingray (SS-186) lands men and supplies on Luzon, Philippines to support guerilla operations against the Japanese.

MSC Savona Equipped with GL SeaScout

 GL SeaScout 2.0 has been installed on board the MSC SAVONA, Reederei Claus-Peter Offen’s 14,000 TEU containership. GL Maritime Software’s navigational decision-making support system will help the vessel to optimise routing; minimising voyage costs while maintaining safe passage,

Fairmount Helps Position FPSO Skarv Idun

Fairmount Marine’s powerful tugs Fairmount Sherpa and Fairmount Summit have towed FPSO Skarv Idun to the field in the northern Norwegian Sea after it was completed and prepared in Norway. Both tugs had already performed the tow of FPSO Skarv Idun from Korea to Norway earlier this year.

Norden A/S Selects Veson Nautical's IMOS

Veson Nautical, a provider of maritime commercial management and trading software solutions, today announced that Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S (NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen A/S: DNORD), one of the oldest and most respected listed shipping companies in the world,

DnB NOR Global E&P Spending Report: Growth Continues

The 65 oil companies covered in DnB NO’s fifth annual E&P spending report expect a spending increase of 14% in 2011, 8% in 2012 and 7% in 2013. For 2011 we expect activity growth in line with last year; however,

Jumbo Offshore Wins Offshore Wind Contract

MT Højgaard has awarded Jumbo Offshore the transport and installation contract for all of the 111 Transition Pieces (TP’s) for the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm (Denmark). The 400 MW wind farm is currently being developed by DONG Energy.