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GMDSS Task Force Meeting - 28 September 2011

The U.S. Coast Guard's GMDSS Task Force will meet Wednesday, 28 September 2011, 9:00 am at the Sanibel Harbor Resort; Fort Myers, Florida, in connection with National Marine Electronics Association Annual Conference.

First VLCC Order with the New G-Type Engine

Greek ship management company Almi Tankers S.A. is set to establish itself as a market front runner with the new ultralong-stroke G-type engine tailor-made for Very Large Crude Carriers. Athens-based ship management company Almi Tankers S.

Intermanager Welcomes Bibby Shipmanagement

InterManager, the international trade association for the ship management industry, is delighted to welcome Bibby Ship Management Ltd to its membership.   Located in Liverpool, Bibby Ship Management

Extra-long Outreach Seismic Multipurpose Davits

Norway-based boat handling system and specialised davit supplier Vestdavit has been contracted by Mitsubishi Heavy Industry on behalf of Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) to design and supply extra-long outreach workboat/lifeboat/FRC davits for PGS’s  5th generation Ramform new building seismic vessels.

KPI Bridge Oil celebrates 40th Anniversary

KPI Bridge Oil is celebrating its 40th anniversary in September 2011. KPI Bridge Oil, Inc. was established in 1971 in New York as KPI Oil Associates, Inc. The company was one of the first true marine fuel broking houses in the U.

Hallin Dedicates ROV Support Vessel

Hallin Marine expanded its fleet of offshore support vessels with Kendal, a multipurpose subsea vessel, with both ROV and Air Diving capability installed departs for her first project with PT Pertamina Hulu Energi Offshore North West Java (PHE ONWJ) in Indonesia,

Wärtsilä Waterjets for LCS Class

Wärtsilä won the contract to supply the waterjet propulsion system for two US Navy's Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Independence Class vessels with an option for an additional eight ship sets expected to be exercised later.

Imtech Receives the 'Royal' Designation

Imtech N.V. (IM-AE, technical services provider in Europe and on the global marine market) announces that Her Royal Highness the Queen of the Netherlands has decided to grant Imtech N.V. the right to use the designation 'Royal'.

Kongsberg Maritime Wins Navy Engine Room Simulator Deal

Kongsberg Maritime was selected by BAE and the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to provide a custom engine room simulator for the training of engineers aboard Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) vessels.

Statoil Announces Discovery

Statoil, together with partners Petoro AS, Det norske oljeselskap ASA and Lundin Norway AS, has drilled the Aldous Major North prospect (PL 265) in the North Sea.  Samples taken from well 16/2-9S, drilled by the rig Transocean Leader,

VULKAN Couplings Launches the VULKARDAN G 84

VULKAN Couplings is launching the VULKARDAN G 84 at the Koremarine in Busan (26th to 29th October 2011, Hall LB, Stand Number 0.58), and this coupling has especially been designed for generator drives and electric motors in the medium power range.

Diana Shipping Announces Time Charter Contracts

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX) entered into two time charter contracts with EDF Trading Limited, London, for its two Newcastlemax dry bulk carriers, the m/v Los Angeles and the m/v Philadelphia, which are currently under construction.