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GL Renewables Certification Updates Type Certification for Vestas' V52 Turbine

Sep 13, 2011

Vestas Wind Systems has received an update of the type certificate for its V52-850 kW wind turbine from GL Renewables Certification (GL). Vestas Wind Systems expanded its manufacturing portfolio for the V52 wind turbine to its hubs in China…

Aker Solutions establishes office in Gothenburg

Sep 12, 2011

International oil services company Aker Solutions takes its subsea business to Sweden through establishment of an office in Gothenburg. The objective is to tap into the Swedish engineering market to help further grow Aker Solutions' subsea business…

London Club: No Exemptions from IMSBC code

Sep 12, 2011

London Club says owners must not accept exemptions from IMSBC code for DRI cargoes.  THE London P&I Club has urged shipowners to be alert to any attempt by shippers and other cargo interests to claim exemptions from the International Maritime…

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,…

Proserve Set for International Growth and Expansion

Sep 06, 2011

Production technology services provider Proserv has created a new platform for robust and sustainable growth after restructuring its business into a fully integrated global organisation with a new company brand and fresh strategic focus. The new organisation…

Bureau Veritas Extends Class to Offshore Drilling Safety

Sep 06, 2011

International classification society Bureau Veritas has extended its classification rules to include the items of drilling equipment which are essential for the safety of offshore drilling operations. These rules cover well control equipment including Blow-Out Preventers…

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…

GL Award for Young Professionals

Sep 01, 2011

The classifications society Germanischer Lloyd (GL) rewarded three young engineers for their outstanding diploma theses. For the 2010 Award engineering students were asked to submit theses on “Innovative Ideas for Increasing the Energy Efficiency of Ships”…

Frank Koch, President and founder of DeFelsko Corporation (1934 - 2011)

Sep 01, 2011

Frank Koch, President and founder of DeFelsko Corporation died peacefully in hospital on August 8, 2011 at the age of 77 with his loved ones by his side.Born and raised in Germany, Frank was formally trained as a tool and die maker before emigrating in 1956…

Kadey-Krogen 52’ Hull Scheduled for Debut

Aug 30, 2011

Kadey-Krogen 52’ Hull Number One Scheduled for World Debut in Seattle Boats Afloat Show, Sept. 14-18.Hull number one of the new Krogen 52’ departed Asia Harbor Yacht Builders in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on August 22 and is set to make its international…

Survival Craft Inspectorate wins Shell contract

Aug 30, 2011

Safety specialist Survival Craft Inspectorate wins multimillion-pound Shell contract. Aberdeen-based marine safety specialist Survival Craft Inspectorate has secured a multimillion pound contract to supply and service life-saving equipment in Shell’s Southern North Sea sector…

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

Aug 29, 2011

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…

Ampol Performs Cleanup on Platform Recovery Project

Aug 29, 2011

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.Located offshore then transported to Dulac…

WWII Liberty Ship Davy Crockett Demolition Completed

Aug 26, 2011

Oil Spill Averted from Derelict Vessel in Columbia RiverThe final section of a once proud WWII Liberty Ship was removed from the Columbia River today by Ballard Diving & Salvage under the direction of the United States Coast Guard and unified…

Marine Machinery Association to Hold 27th Annual Meeting

Aug 26, 2011

The Marine Machinery Association will hold its 27 Annual Meeting at the Sofitel Hotel in Philadelphia on October 4 and 5, 2011. Vice Admiral Kevin McCoy will be the kick-off speaker to be followed by Fred Harris, CEO of NASSCO, and Roy Arnold…

Logistics News

Yara and ACME Sign Ammonia Supply Agreement

Yara and ACME Sign Ammonia Supply Agreement

Animal Welfare Groups Decry Bahijah Re-Export Decision

Animal Welfare Groups Decry Bahijah Re-Export Decision

US Gulf Coast Fuel Oil Imports Hit Five-year Low

US Gulf Coast Fuel Oil Imports Hit Five-year Low

Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

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