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KPI Bridge Oil Appoints Mauro Agostini to Miami Office

KPI Bridge Oil, worldwide bunker broking and trading company, appoints Bunker Broker & Trader Mauro Agostini for its Miami office. Mauro, 40 years old, has been working in the bunker industry since 2006.

Konecranes Deliver to Indonesian Container Terminal

Ten Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes are now all running smoothly at Belawan International Container Terminal (BICT). Having received five RTGs previously, BICT now operates a fleet of fifteen Konecranes RTGs.

Wind Farm Hi-capacity Switchgear Introduced by ABB

New giant offshore wind turbines need specialized equipment to connect to the electricity grid to minimize power losses. As offshore wind farms move towards deploying higher capacity turbines of 5MW and above,

AMVER 'K'-Line Bulker Saves 45 Fishermen

The 'K' Line managed Amver ship diverts to the rescue 270 miles SE of Sri Lanka. The 738 foot Singapore flagged bulk carrier, M/V Pinnacle Bliss safely embarked the fishermen after their unknown distress,

New UK Ferry Service Charters Austal Trimaran

Euroferries' express Ramsgate – Boulogne cross channel service to launch in 2013 with the Austal hi-speed 102m trimaran. The vessel will arrive in January 2013, with the service becoming fully operational between Boulogne and Ramsgate during February 2013.

Port of Los Angeles to Develop Marine Research Center

Environmental and Project Approvals Advance Visionary Concept.   The Los Angeles Harbor Commission today certified the final Environmental Impact Report for the proposed redevelopment of City Dock No.

Oceanex: Flensburger to Build Largest Canadian Flag Con/Ro

Representatives from Oceanex Inc., were in Flensburg, Germany last week for the cutting of first steel of what will become the largest Canadian flag container/roll on roll off (Con/Ro) ship. This twenty knot,

Videotel's New Training Program

Maritime investigations are a fact of life yet it’s all too easy to assume that they are about finding fault. In fact they are about protecting the seafarer, protecting the crew and of course, protecting the company from liability claims.

BIMCO Publishes the Poolcon Tramp Ship Pooling Agreement

After nearly three years of development work, BIMCO has released the industry’s first standard pooling agreement for use by tramp pools operating in dry and liquid bulk trades primarily on a COA or spot basis.

Contruction Starts on World's Biggest Offshore Floating Facility

At 1601 ft. long  x 242.7 ft. wide, the Prelude FLNG facility will be the largest offshore floating facility ever built.  A new milestone was reached in the world’s use of LNG as fue, as Shell celebrated

Austal Gets Turbine Transfer WFSV Order

Austal to design & construct three wind farm support vessels (WFSV) for UK's Turbine Transfer. The 27 metre catamarans will be used by UK-based Turbine Transfers to support wind turbine installation and maintenance activities in European waters.

Subsea Ultra-Deepwater Market Alliance

Technip and Heerema Marine Contractors sign a worldwide alliance agreement to share in offshore sector activities. The two companies intend to combine their capabilities to help their clients best address the fast growing subsea ultra-deepwater market.