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Repair Yard Chosen for Lysblink Seaways

Cargo ship Lysblink Seaways will be towed to Inchgreen, Greenock for repair work after grounding last month on Scotland’s west coast.   The vessel,

Brazil Truck Strike Diminishes

Some truck drivers in Brazil continued blocking roads on Tuesday, slowing grains deliveries to southern ports, even as adherence to the strike diminished and a

New Research Group to Spur Maritime Transport

A new research initiative, entitled Vessels for the Future, was launched with the aim of improve shipping’s safety record, sustainability and global competitiveness.

ICS: EU Must Act in Mediterranean Crisis

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says EU Member States must act urgently to prevent the loss of thousands more lives, as the humanitarian crisis in the

Glencore Sees ‘Blowout’ Year for Oil Trade as Volatility Surges

Glencore Plc, the world’s biggest listed commodities trader, said 2015 could be a boom year for oil amid the biggest price swings in six years. The post Glencore Sees ‘Blowout’ Year for Oil Trade as Volatility Surges appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Former BP Boss Browne is DEA Chairman

Lord John Browne heads DEA's supervisory board LetterOne co-owners Fridman, Khan also join Unit changes name to DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG FRANKFURT, March 3 (Reuters) - DEA,

Hike in Service Tax at Indian Ports

  The Indian Ministry of Finance has advised an increase in service tax. The effective date has not yet been announced. The rate of Service Tax will increase

Wärtsilä BWM Systems for Chemical Tankers

  A series of eight new 33,000 DWT chemical tankers, currently under construction in Asia, will feature Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management

Vessels for the Future – New R&D Initiative

Looking ahead to 2020 and beyond, both maritime and inland waterways will be under ever increasing pressure, as we use them for transport, recreation and commercially.

Navy Reserve Celebrates Centennial Anniversary

  Service members and civilians packed the Pentagon Library Conference Center for the Navy Reserve Centennial Kickoff Celebration March 2. Chief of Navy Reserve Vice Adm.

Ships to Declare Weapons at Egyptian Ports

  All ships calling at Egyptian Red Sea ports or transiting the Suez Canal must declare any weapons onboard to Safaga Port Authority. As per the Egyptian Maritime Security Committee ruling,

Holland America Line Appoints Geivett as Director, Social Media

  Holland America Line has hired Kathryn Geivett as director, social media. In this capacity Geivett’s primary responsibility will be to drive, plan

BW LPG Exercises Purchase Option on Vermilion First

  BW LPG Limited exercises purchase option over Very Large Gas Carrier Vermilion First. The VLGC Vermilion First has been on a time charter with BW LPG

Faster Rotterdam-St Petersburg link

  The Rotterdam (Netherlands)-based neutral consolidator FPS Famous Pacific Shipping has launched a new, weekly ocean LCL service from Rotterdam to St Petersburg

“Bright Ideas” program - Ash Center - Harvard University

  The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized the Port of Houston

MV Sheila Bordelon to be Christened

  Bordelon Marine is partnering with Susan G. Komen as part of its continuing relationship to christen the MV Shelia Bordelon on Friday, March 20th at Bordelon Marine Shipbuilders in Houma, LA.

Deepwater Wind Block Island Now Fully Financed

Deepwater Wind Block Island, a 30-megawatt offshore wind farm development project located south of Rhode Island, is now fully-funded following the closure of more than $290 million in financing on [...] The post Deepwater Wind Block Island Now Fully Financed appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Green Groups Sue Port of Seattle

 A coalition of environmental groups has sued the Port of Seattle over a leasing agreement to host Shell Oil’s Arctic drilling fleet, claiming the deal

Lomar Adds Seven Container Ships to its Fleet

Lomar Corporation, a Libra Group company, has again added to its fleet of container ships with the purchase of three vessels plus an order for up to four new buildings from the Yangzijiang Shipyard,

25,000-TEU Ships Possible, Not Practical

Maersk Line CEO Soren Skou said ships with capacities of 25,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units are possible but not practical today, and that he expects 18,000-19,

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