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Four Passengers Die on Cruise Ship with Coronavirus Outbreak

Zaandam (Photo: Holland America Line)

Four passengers have died on board the MS Zaandam, a cruise ship currently off the coast of Panama with dozens of guests suffering from influenza-like symptoms, at least two of whom have coronavirus, the vessel's operator said on Friday.

USNS Mercy Arrives in Los Angeles

USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrives in Los Angeles March

U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in Los Angeles, Friday to support the nation’s COVID-19 response efforts.While in Los Angeles, the ship will serve as a referral hospital for

Dredgers Make Way for USNS Comfort in New York

USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) takes on fuel and supplies

Dredgers are expediting operations in New York to make way for the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort, which will dock in the epicenter of America's COVID-19 outbreak to assist hospitals that become overrun by the pandemic.

Shipbuilding

VT Halter to Build Additional US Navy Barge

(Photo: VT Halter Marine)

VT Halter Marine said it has been awarded a contract option for the U.S. Navy’s fourth Auxiliary

China Merchants Energy Shipping's Unit Orders and Sells Ships

China Merchants Energy Shipping Co Ltd  says it inked a deal to order four ships worth up to $118.7 million.It has also agreed to sell three ships worth $15 million to Sinopec

Belov's New DSVs Commissioned

(Image: Robert Allan Ltd.)

Two new dive support vessels (DSV) operated by Belov Engenharia Ltda. have completed class

Contracts

​​​​SCHOTTEL to Equip US Navy Tugs

Photo: SCHOTTEL

SCHOTTEL said it has secured several orders to provide propulsion systems for U.S. Navy vessels.

DP World Berbera Orders 8 RTG Cranes

Photo: Liebherr Container Cranes

Liebherr Container Cranes and DP World Berbera have signed a contract for the supply of eight RTGs

P&O Maritime Orders Two Chinese Newbuilds

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Dubai-based P&O Maritime Logistics (POML) said it recently secured a contract to build two vessels

Technology

Fischer Panda Introduces New FP Control

The Fischer Panda 100-VS generator with new FP Con

Fischer Panda UK has introduced the new FP Control, offering enhanced data monitoring capabilities

MBARI Works at Unlocking Ocean Biology

MBARI researchers head out into Monterey Bay to de

Greater understanding of what goes on in the ocean is starting to become a reality – thanks to

Sleipnir Completes Largest Ever LNG Bunkering

Sleipnir takes on the world's largest ever LNG bun

The world's most powerful semi-submersible crane vessel received the largest liquefied natural gas

Legal

'Significant' GPS Interference Incidents Reported

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The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) is advising vessel operators to exercise extra caution

Nigeria Imposes Cargo Vessel Restrictions to Curb Coronavirus Spread

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Nigeria will only allow cargo vessels that have been at sea for more than two weeks to dock in its

Cargo Shipping to Keep EU Antitrust Exemption until 2024

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Cargo shipping companies will be exempt from antitrust rules against anti-competitive agreements

People & Company News

Malin Adds Marine Hatches Arm

Fraser Gunn (Photo: Malin Group)

Scotland-based Malin Group has introduced a new hatches product range to its current marine

Opinion: Getting Ahead of the Reality

Frank Coles, CEO, Wallem Group

In a few short months, the mayhem wrought by coronavirus has changed the world. Our response to

Hempel Makes Executive Changes

Pernille Lind Olsen becomes new Group Vice Preside

Current Group Vice President for Hempel South & East Asia, Pernille Lind Olsen, becomes new Group

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