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Op/Ed: Trump Signals New Day for Offshore Energy

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National Ocean Industries Association president Randall Luthi weighs in on President Trump’s Executive Order on offshore energy. It’s a new day and a new attitude for American energy. The National

Marshall Islands Court Sets Date for Frontline Case against DHT

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Oil tanker firm Frontline said on Friday the high court in the Marshall Islands has agreed to hear on May 17 its complaint against takeover target DHT Holdings, which is incorporated in the remote Pacific republic, over a rival deal with BW Offshore.

Seattle Kicks Off Its Biggest Cruise Season

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The Port of Seattle has kicked off its biggest cruise season yet with more than one million revenue passengers on 218 vessels, making Seattle the biggest cruise port on the West Coast.   The cruise

Shipbuilding

New Tug, Barge Enter Service for Vane Brothers

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Marine transportation provider Vane Brothers has added two newly constructed vessels to the

Austal Starts Building High-speed Ferry for Denmark

Mols Chairman Frantz Palludan and Austal CEO David Singleton at First Plate-Cutting for 'Express 4' at Austal's Shipyard in Henderson, Western Australia (Photo: Austal)

Australian shipbuilder Austal said it has started construction on a 109-meter high-speed catamaran

Tuco Debuts New Light Dive Vessel

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Tuco Marine has presented its new vessel dedicated to the diving and subsea market

Contracts

Diana Charters out Sagitta to Hapag-Lloyd

Sagitta (Photo: Diana Containerships)

Diana Containerships Inc. announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary

Jee Sees Rise in Pigging and Plugging Projetcs

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Jee Ltd. said its pigging and plugging division has had 11 new projects awarded by six different

Maersk to Pay $4 Bln for Hamburg Sud

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The world's biggest container shipping company Maersk Line will pay 3.7 billion euros ($4.

Technology

USS Jackson Completes Missile Test

The littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) sits pierside in San Diego. (U.S. Navy photo by Miranda V. Williams)

U.S. Navy littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Jackson fired a missile against a simulated anti-ship

Lloyd’s Register Launches Marine Analytics Service

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched its Marine Analytics service with a methodology that will enable companies to obtain value from operational data and connected assets.

New Sensors Monitor Temp of Dangerous Goods

Markus Berner, Head of Digital Logistics, Bertschi Group (Photo: Nexiot)

Nexiot AG is customizing its zero-maintenance smart sensor system for Bertschi Group’s tank

Legal

Swiss Court Tells Egypt Energy Companies to Pay Israel

A Swiss court has rejected an appeal by Egyptian energy companies after a French court last year ordered them to pay $2 billion in compensation to state-owned Israel Electric

Australia Plans to Limit LNG Exports

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Australia's conservative government unveiled a radical plan on Thursday to restrict exports of

Louisiana OKs Use of Grants for DP Assessments

Aaron Smith (Photo: OSVDPA)

Companies can use IWTP state grants to cover costs of OSVDPA assessments   The Louisiana Workforce

People & Company News

MOL Rolls Out 'Rolling Plan 2017'

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Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has formulated a new management plan starting from fiscal 2017.

Five Mariners Reunite With Their Rescuers

People rescued April 15 by the Coast Guard reunite with their rescuers at Air Station Clearwater, Fla., Thursday, April 27, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ashley J. Johnson)

Five mariners rescued April 15 by the U.S. Coast Guard reunited with their rescuers Thursday in

Louisiana Cat Expands in New Iberia

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and General Product Support Manager Troy Matherne of Louisiana Machinery Company announced the company will add 60 jobs and expand its New Iberia

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