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Omega Obtains Additional Relief From US Court

Oct 06, 2011

Omega To Continue To Operate in the Ordinary Course of Business. Omega Navigation Enterprises Inc. (ONAVQ) announced today that, in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings in Houston, Texas, the Court has granted the continuing use of cash collateral through December 12…

London Club Warns Against Inflated Claims, Legal Delays

Oct 05, 2011

THE London P&I Club has warned that shipowners face a significant increase in exposure to claims and fines levied against them in jurisdictions which suffer from a combination of high interest rates and a reputation for protracted legal proceedings…

Liberty Maritime Corporation Announces Change in Union Affiliation

Oct 03, 2011

Liberty Maritime Corporation (Liberty Maritime) of Lake Success, New York today announced that it has entered into a new collective bargaining agreement with the American Maritime Officers (AMO) union under which the AMO will provide U.S. citizen…

SLSMC Receives 72-Hour Strike Notice From CAW

Oct 03, 2011

The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) was served with a notice by the Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW) at 12:00 noon today of its intent to begin strike action on Monday, October 3rd at 12:00 noon. The CAW represents the Seaway’s 475 unionized employees…

Coast Guard, NOAA Nab Drift Net Violator

Oct 03, 2011

The U.S. Coast Guard announced Friday that, in cooperation with federal and international partners, it has seized a fishing vessel and crew suspected of large-scale illegal high-seas drift net fishing in the North Pacific Ocean and is delivering…

UK P&I Club: Concerns about ECDIS

Sep 23, 2011

The UK P&I Club recently completed a series of three short articles which provide a user friendly guide to the mystery surrounding electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS). These have now been consolidated into a 16-page booklet…

Stretching the Bounds of State Sovereignty

Sep 21, 2011

The operation of vessels in international commerce has never been more complicated than it is today, particularly from the standpoint of regulatory compliance.  A vessel operator must be cognizant of international, national, state and local regulatory requirements…

$44 Million Settlement in 2007 San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge Crash and Spill

Sep 20, 2011

Oil Spill Proceeds Of Settlement to Fund Projects and Restore Natural Resources Largest Oil Pollution Act Settlement in History of the Law. Federal, state and Bay-area officials announced a comprehensive civil settlement with the owners and operators of the M/V Cosco Busan…

Horizon Lines Closes on Bridge Loan

Sep 14, 2011

Company Makes $7.0 Million Semi-Annual Interest Payment on 4.25% Convertible Notes within Grace Period. Refinancing of Company's Capital Structure on Schedule.Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ) today announced that it has closed on a bridge loan facility of up to $25…

Deepwater Horizon Joint Investigation Team Releases Final Report

Sep 14, 2011

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE)/U.S. Coast Guard Joint Investigation Team (JIT) today released its final investigative report on the April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon explosion, loss of life, and resulting oil spill…

U.S. DOJ: Shipping Company Fined for Pollution Cover-Up

Sep 09, 2011

German Shipping Company Sentenced in Puerto Rico to Pay $800,000 Penalty for Intentional Cover-Up of Oil Pollution.WASHINGTON – Uniteam Marine Shipping GmbH, a German corporation, was sentenced in federal court in San Juan, Puerto Rico,…

Commercial Divers and Police Assisted by Metal Detectors

Sep 02, 2011

Randive, a commercial diving company based in New Jersey, is employing underwater metal detectors in their search and salvage operations. The company was founded in 1959 by Randor Erlandson, and in the early days focused primarily on the…

Marco Polo Seatrade Receives Court Approval

Sep 02, 2011

Marco Polo Seatrade receives court approval to continue to use revenues in the business.The Marco Polo Seatrade group of companies that filed for Chapter 11 on 29th July 2011 has taken a significant step forward in the US Chapter 11 restructuring process…

GL Exchange Forum - Report on MEPC's 62nd session

Aug 31, 2011

The subject of Carbon Dioxide dominates the future of many industries today. Whether it be the Shipping, Automotive, Aviation, or Power Generation industries the questions of how to account for, reduce, produce, capture and minimise the impact…

Appeals Court Refuses to Close Chicago Locks To Deter Carp

Aug 26, 2011

On August 24, 2011, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit refused to issue a preliminary injunction to force the closure of locks on the Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS).   The case stems from the controversy…

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ARC Keeps the Cargo Rolling

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Cavotec Inks Service Deal with APM Terminals at the Port of Tanger Med

Cavotec Inks Service Deal with APM Terminals at the Port of Tanger Med

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