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Nakilat's flagship, QMax Mozah. Photo: Qatar Gas Transport Company

Nakilat Ends H12017 with $112 Mln Net Profit

 Qatar Gas Transport Company (known as “Nakilat”, which means carriers in Arabic) recorded its financial results for the first half of the year ended June 30, 2017 with a net profit of QR 409 million

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Keppel, Sembcorp Merger on the Cards ?

 A merger between two of the Singapore’s largest offshore rig builders, Keppel Offshore & Marine and Sembcorp Marine, might be on the cards, report local media quoting the Development Bank of Singapore (DBS).

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Höegh LNG Secures Financing for FSRU Unit

 Höegh LNG Holdings has announced that it has received commitment letters for a US$230 million debt financing for its eighth floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU).   The Facility comprises

Daniel Vargas (Photo: Crowley)

Crowley Names Vargas VP, Business Development

Crowley names Daniel Vargas new Vice President of International Business Development, prtnering with Jeffrey de la Combe to enhance Caribbean services   Veteran sales executive in ocean transportation

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Mammoet Expands in the Middle East

Dutch heavy lift specialist Mammoet said it has opened new branch offices in Oman and the United Arab Emirates, having seen an increase in projects across the Middle East. Mammoet has been operating

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Workshops Address Burning Issues in a Changing World

 A series of one day NEXT GENERATION Workshops are being held 'back to back' at the Grand Harbor hotel and conference venue overlooking the historic port of Southampton, U.K., October 24-26, 2017.   The

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CMA CGM Honors Al Sharqi Shipping

Al Sharqi Shipping said it has once again received the Top Customer Award from French container carrier CMA CGM, marking the fourth straight year the Dubai based logistics firm has been given the accolade.

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STX Bags Orders for Six Tankers

 South Korea’s STX Offshore & Shipbuilding won contracts to build six tankers from Greece and local shippers, reports Korea JoongAng Daily.   STX announced that Greek shipper OceanGold Tankers placed an order for four medium-range tankers of 50,

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VMAG Rolls Out its Marine Refit and New Build Department

 Voyager Maritime Alliance Group (VMAG) , one of the leading marine technology providers in South Florida, is expanding its already comprehensive list of services by adding turnkey marine services that

Richard Pearce (Photo: Seacroft Marine Consultants)

Seacroft Hires Pearce as Engineering & DP Manager

Aberdeen-based Seacroft Marine Consultants said it has appointed Richard Pearce as Marine Engineering and Dynamic Positioning (DP) Manager, as the firm looks to develop more specialized offshore marine projects.

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New Long Beach Harbor Commissions Confirmed

The Long Beach City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to confirm Mayor Robert Garcia’s appointments of Frank Colonna and Bonnie Lowenthal to the Board of Harbor Commissioners.   Colonna and Lowenthal