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Swissco Doubles Rig Fleet

Swissco Rig

SGX Mainboard-listed Swissco Holdings Limited an integrated, international marine services provider, today announced having completed the acquisition of four additional mobile offshore drilling units, bringing the fleet of rigs to eight.

Permanent Magnet Technology for Maritime Propulsion

The Switch  Medium Speed PMG.

Multipurpose vessels, especially those that operate primarily at part loads, have been facing pressure when it comes to making money in today’s business environment. Returning to times of big profit margins

Video: Containerships Collide in Suez Canal

Video screenshot via PoliceInPortsaid of Colombo Express (right) about to collide with Maersk Tanjong in the Suez Canal

Two large containerships collided in the Suez Canal off Port Said at roughly 5:30 local time Monday morning. The Hapag-Lloyd’s Colombo Express, a 324-meter German-flagged containership, collided with 332-meter Singapore-flagged Maersk Tanjong,

Shipbuilding

US Shipyard to Produce GTT's LNG Membrane Tanks

Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), a designer of membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation and storage of liquefied natural gas (LNG), via its U.S.

Swire Pacific Acquires 3rd L Class PSV

Swire Pacific celebrated the naming and delivery of its third L Class PSV vessel, Pacific Legend in Kyoto, Japan

Shipowner and operator, Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd (SPO) celebrated the naming

General Dynamics takes Rudy deLeon on Board

Rudy de Leon

The board of directors of General Dynamics has elected Rudy deLeon to be a director of the

Contracts

Australia, US Order Anti-ship Missile Decoys

According to BAE Systems, Nulka is the world’s most effective anti-ship missile defense (Photo courtesy of BAE Systems)

Design of the next generation of anti-ship missile decoys is set to commence following the signing

General Dynamics Bags $ 50 mi Submarine Contracts

Submarine Modernization Program for U.S. and Australian Navies

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics was awarded

Skangass Builds LNG Terminal in Pori, Finland

LNG terminal in Pori

With investment support from the Finnish Government of 185 million NOK Skangass has decided to

Technology

Scanjet Bags Multiple Tank Management Orders

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SCANJET Group has followed up its breakthrough Tank Management order from Stolt-Nielsen with a

Industry Professionals to Speak at ShipConstructor Conference

The speakers representing various companies at next week's SSI Americas ShipConstructor User Conference, October 7-9, 2014 in Mobile, Alabama, demonstrate SSI's philosophy of

NSRI Announces Senior Appointments

Gordon Drummond, John Mair and Peter Blake (l to r)

A recently launched initiative aiming to coordinate research and development activities within the

Legal

San Leon Release Interim Results for 1H 2014

San Leon Energy Plc, the AIM listed company focused on oil and gas exploration in Europe and North Africa today announces its interim results for the six months ended 30 June

Port Firm Fined £650,000 for Health, Safety Breach

A port operator has today (Monday 29 September) pleaded guilty to health and safety breaches, following the deaths of three crew members of a tug which capsized on the River

IMO Takes Step Towards Electronic Certificates

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In the future, the IMO member States should accept the use of electronic certificates.

People & Company News

MOL Merges Group Companies; Upgrades Bridge Simulator

MOL Bridge Simulator after upgrade (Image: MOL)

MOL adds DPS and enhances safe operation by integrating expertise through merger Mitsui O.S.K.

Gazprom Constructs Sports Complex in Stavropol

Vladimir Vladimirov, Acting Governor of Stavropol Territory

Stavropol hosted today a groundbreaking ceremony of a versatile sports & recreation complex of

Golden Magnolia Award for Antwerp Port Rep.

Golden Magnolia Award ceremony

Jan Van der Borght, the representative of the port of Antwerp in Shanghai, has been presented