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Depleted Rhine Water Level in Germany Holds Above Crisis Lows

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Water depths on the river Rhine in Germany have fallen after dry weather this week but remain well above the crisis lows of this summer, vessel brokers and commodity traders said on Friday.Rain is expected

US Aircraft Carrier Arrives in South Korea

Tugboats prepare to maneuver the U.S. Navy’s only

A U.S. aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea on Friday for the first time in about four years, set to join other military vessels in a show of force intended to send a message to North Korea.USS Ronald

Molten Salt Reactors: Maritime’s Nuclear Option

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A race is being run by nuclear scientists and ship designers. The prize? “Decarbonization’s” holy grail — believed to be a “small” thorium-fuelled, molten-salt rector’s unlimited power to propel sea trade.

Shipbuilding

Furetank Orders Two More Dual-fuel Tankers

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Sweden-based Furetank announced it has signed a contract for two more dual-fuel tankers.

Digitalization: Palantir Inks $20m Deal with Hyundai Heavy Industries

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Palantir Technologies signed a deal valued at $20 million over five years to expand its

Steerprop, Med Marine Ink Deal for New "T Propulsion" Units

The Robert Allan design RAscal 2100-Z & RAscal 210

Steerprop signed a contract with Turkish Med Marine shipyard to deliver the propulsion units for

Contracts

Two Binding Bids for Greek Port

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Greece received two binding bids for a majority stake in its northern port of Alexandroupolis

Seaspan Cancels Four-ship Newbuild Order

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Containership lessor Seaspan Corporation announced it has canceled an order for four containership

Shoei Kisen Kaisha ink deal for Fleetwide install of NavFleet

Shoei Kisen Kaisha - one of Japan’s largest shipow

NAVTOR secured an agreement with Shoei Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., one of Japan’s largest shipowners and

Technology

KDI Delivers DP Simulators to MOL in Tokyo

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Kongsberg Digital (KDI) has delivered a full mission K-Sim Dynamic Positioning (DP) Simulator to

Glosten, ABB Debut Methanol-Hybrid Tug Design

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Glosten and ABB have teamed to develop a methanol-hybrid ship assist tug design. The "SA-100" is a

Sanmar, Igus Team on Shore Electric Bunkering System

Sanmar Shipyard and IGUS joined forces to develop

Sanmar Shipyards and IGUS joined forces to develop and build a new electric bunkering system that

Legal

Venezuela Arrests 'Fat Leonard' Contractor in US Navy Bribery Case

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Venezuelan police have arrested a fugitive Malaysian businessman nicknamed 'Fat Leonard' who is at

Marine License Insurance: Do You Need It?

Sponsored Content:Every year, many professional mariners become involved in accidents that trigger

MARAD Announces Initiatives to Support Cargo Preference Compliance

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Last week during testimony before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation

People & Company News

Port of New Orleans Board Elects Jensen as Chairman

Jack C. Jensen, Jr. (Photo: Port NOLA)

Rhe Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) on Thursday elected Jack C.

McCarthy Named CEO of Seaspan Shipyards

John McCarthy (Photo: Seaspan Shipyards)

Canadian shipbuilding and ship repair company Seaspan Shipyards announced on Tuesday that John

Maersk Product Tankers Names Gronborg CEO

Claus Gronborg (Photo: maersk Product Tankers)

Claus Gronborg has been appointed CEO of Maersk Product Tankers – one of the largest product

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