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NTSB Issues Duck Boat Safety Recommendations

The Stretch Duck 7, a modified WWII DUKW amphibiou

U.S. federal officials are calling for new safety rules following the fatal sinking of a Missouri amphibious passenger vessel in July 2018.Seventeen of the 31 people aboard the modified WWII DUKW amphibious passenger vessel,

Pirates Attack OSV in the Gulf of Mexico

OSV Remas (Photo: Micoperi)

Pirates attacked an Italy-flagged offshore supply vessel in the southern Gulf of Mexico, injuring two crew members, the Mexican Navy said on Tuesday, in the latest outbreak of robbery and piracy to hit oil platforms and infrastructure in the area.

Japanese Firms in Brazilian FPSO Gig

Image: MODEC

Japanese companies have decided to proceed with the deepwater floating production, storage, and offloading system (FPSO) charter project for the Petrobras-operated Búzios pre-salt oil field located offshore Brazil.

Shipbuilding

Three New Damen FCS Patrol Vessels for SR Platforms

Photo: Damen

In one week Damen Shipyards Group has launched an FCS 3007 Patrol vessel and, in cooperation with

HII Cuts Steel on USCG Cutter Calhoun

Photo by Derek Fountain/HII

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division started fabrication of

ALMACO Staterooms for Carnival Elation

Photo: ALMACO

After completing a new stateroom project onboard Carnival Elation during a dry dock in 2017 --

Contracts

Normand Clipper Secures Long-term Contract

Normand Clipper (Photo: Solstad Offshore)

Norwegian ship owner Solstad Offshore said it has been awarded a long-term contract with Global

Bourbon Commits 100+ Vessels to Fleet Xpress

(Photo: Bourbon)

Marine services firm Bourbon has signed a contract committing more than 100 offshore support

Namdock wins Angolan Navy Maintenance Contract

Photo: Namdock

In September 2019, in a milestone agreement, Namdock concluded a contract to maintain and repair

Technology

Kongsberg Fishery Simulator for Greenland

Photo: Kongsberg

Nine commercial fishery companies have donated in total $471,587 to Danish training institute

Hackers Demand $5M from Pemex

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Hackers demanded about $5 million in bitcoin from Mexico's Pemex, they told Reuters on Tuesday

TGS, WhiteStar Join for Combined Data Sources

Pic: TGS

Geophysical consulting and contracting services firm TGS has partnered with software solutions

Legal

MPC Capital Buys Stake in Albis

Pic: Albis Shipping & Transport

German shipping asset manager MPC Capital has acquired a strategic stake of 50 percent in

New ICS, OCIMF Guidelines for Polar Safety

Photo: OCIMF

Maritime trade between Arctic destinations and the rest of the world is expected to expand and an

BHP: No Impact from Sanctions on China's COSCO

Adobestock / © Lidian Neeleman

The sanctions imposed by the United States on subsidiaries of Chinese state-owned group COSCO have

People & Company News

Maritime 2050: Facing the Decarbonization Challenge

Source: DNV GL

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) greenhouse gas (GHG) strategy signals a true game

DP World, Namibia's Nara Namib Sign MoU

Photo: DP World

Dubai based logistics giant DP World has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop a

Klaveness Scales Down Supramax Biz

Pic by Klaveness Combination Carriers

Norwegian shipping company Torvald Klaveness will scale down its dry bulk shipping activity in the

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