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  • Seaspan Venture: Like for Like

    Feb 8, 2016 | 14:41 pm

    “We don’t usually remove the heads at mid-life on the Cummins engines,” Randy Beckler, Shore Engineer for Seaspan Marine, explained in reference to the 2003 launched

  • PVA Elects 2016 Leadership

    Feb 8, 2016 | 14:27 pm

    During the PVA Annual Convention at MariTrends 2016 held January 23-26 in Crystal City, Va., members of the Passenger Vessel Association (PVA) elected Margo Marks of Beaver Island Boat Company,

  • US Coast Guard Approves Official Electronic Charts

    Feb 8, 2016 | 14:10 pm

    The U.S. Coast Guard published guidance that allows mariners to use electronic charts and publications instead of paper charts, maps and publications. Issued February 5,

  • BOA Offshore gets 50% refund from shipyard after PSV cancellations

    Feb 8, 2016 | 12:44 pm

    Norway’s BOA Offshore says it has received 50% of the principal amount of the advance payments from one of its shipbuilder’s banks, but is still chasing the remaining 50%. “The remaining 50% has refund guarantee from another of the yard’s banks. BOA will continue the legal process collecting the remaining principal amount including interest,” BOA […]

  • DCNS Deploys 3DEXPERIENCE Solution

    Feb 8, 2016 | 12:09 pm

    Dassault Systèmes and DCNS partner on the 3DEXPERIENCE innovation platform for next generation naval defense solutions Multi-disciplinary, Collaborative Innovation

  • Liner shipping through the Arctic could be commercially viable by 2040

    Feb 8, 2016 | 12:03 pm

    New research suggests that liner shipping through routes in the Arctic Ocean could become economically viable by around 2040, if ice coverage continues to decline at its current rate. The study, conducted by The Copenhagen Business School (CBS Maritime), aimed to determine at what point investing in an 8,000-teu ice-classed containership operating along the Northern Sea […]

  • Hapag-Lloyd Sees Uptick of Incorrectly Declared Dangerous Goods

    Feb 8, 2016 | 11:39 am

    Year-on-year increase of 65 percent; more than 4,300 cases worldwide Container shipper Hapag-Lloyd said it registered considerably more incorrectly declared dangerous goods last year,

  • Western Bulk’s survival hangs in the balance

    Feb 8, 2016 | 11:03 am

    Having completed the sale of its chartering unit, Western Bulk (to be renamed Bulk Invest) is looking for ways to raise cash to solve its liquidity problems, but its major shareholder has poured cold water on the possibility of a rights issue. “The company will initiate dialogue with its creditors to explore and pursue potential […]

  • US Warship Rescues Mariners in Distress

    Feb 8, 2016 | 10:28 am

    Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) came to the rescue of distressed mariners at sea, February 7. Ike received a distress

  • Diana capesize fixed on timecharter as BDI edges lower

    Feb 8, 2016 | 10:27 am

    Greece’s Diana Shipping has fixed its capesize bulk carrier to SwissMarine Services on an 11- to 15-month timecharter at a rate of ,800 per day, minus 5% commission. The charter commenced on February 6 and is expected to generate .58m of gross revenue during the first 11 months, the NYSE-listed company said today. The freight […]


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