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Streamlining and Simplifying US Government Guaranteed Vessel Financing

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The Maritime Administration (MARAD) has taken several steps to streamline and simplify the Federal Ship Financing Program under Chapter 537 of Title 46 of the U.S. Code (commonly referred to as Title XI).

Dive Boat Captain Charged in Fire that Killed 34

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The captain of a dive boat that caught fire last year near Santa Cruz Island, resulting in 34 deaths, was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on 34 counts of seaman’s manslaughter.Jerry Nehl Boylan,

UN Urges Designation of Seafarers as Key Workers

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The 193-member U.N. General Assembly urged all countries to designate seafarers and other marine personnel as key workers on Tuesday after travel restrictions to combat the spread of COVID-19 have left

Shipbuilding

Metal Shark Delivers Final NYC Ferry

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With the delivery of Time Traveler, shipbuilder Metal Shark has completed its four-year run of

Derecktor Wins Deal to Build Hybrid RVl for University of Vermont

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The University of Vermont (UVM) has ordered what is touted as the first hybrid research vessel

NYK Inks Charter Deal for Pair of Methanol-fueled Chem Tankers

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NYK Bulkship (Asia) Pte. Ltd., an NYK Group company based in Singapore, signed a long-term time

Contracts

Wallem Inks Deal with Navigate Response

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Wallem Shipmanagement appointed Navigate Response to enhance its global media response capability

BAE Systems Wins $197 Million Contract for USS Wasp Modernization

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BAE Systems said Tuesday it has received a $197.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to drydock

Newport News Shipbuilding to Build Columbia Class Submarine Modules

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America’s largest military shipbuilder announced Tuesday that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS)

Technology

Tero Marine Launches Data Visualization Tool

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Tero Marine has launched its TM Insights solution, an interactive visualization tool that converts

Maritime Training: Non-Traditional Maritime Simulation

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Our COVID-19 maritime world continues to change as our perspectives on education and training with

MacGregor to Install Predictive Maintenance Solution on North Sea Giant Vessel

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Cargotec's subsidiary MacGregor has signed an agreement with offshore vessel owner North Sea

Legal

Lebanon Wants Maritime Border Talks to Succeed. Difficulties Can Be Overcome, President Says

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Lebanon wants maritime border talks with Israel to succeed and difficulties that surfaced in the

EU Plan to Cut Shipping Emissions Draws Backlash

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Japan, South Korea and a fleet of international shipping groups have warned the European Union

UK, France Sign Deal to Stop Illegal Migration Across Channel

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Britain and France signed a new agreement to try to stop illegal migration across the Channel on

People & Company News

Fairbanks Morse Acquires Breco International

Fairbanks Morse acquired Breco International Inc., a diesel engine repair and rebuilding service provider. The move expands service markets for Fairbanks Morse with commercial

WMU PhD Candidate Ambrose Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

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Kristal Ambrose, a PD candidate at the World Maritime University, is the recipient of the

Toft Takes the Helm at MSC

Soren Toft started his new role as CEO at MSC Medi

Soren Toft started his new role as CEO at MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company on December 2, 2020

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