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Top 10 Maritime Nations: Ranked by Value

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The March 2017 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News focuses on SINGAPORE, as this maritime powerhouse struggles to maintain balance and influence through the offshore oil and gas downturn.

LNG Bunkering Commences in Australia

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First Australian commercial LNG bunkering completed in WA’s north-west on 23 January 2017 by EVOL LNG for Woodside   Under an agreement with Woodside, EVOL LNG refueled the platform supply vessel, Siem Thiima,

Foss’ New Arctic Class Tug Is Nearly Complete

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Foss Maritime said its third of three new Arctic Class tugs being built at the Rainier, Ore. shipyard is nearing completion and expected to enter service later this year.     The tug Nicole Foss is ice class D0,

Shipbuilding

HII’s Walker Elected to Women’s Leadership Institute

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Kellye Walker, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) executive vice president and general counsel

McDermott Acquires New Pipelay and Construction Vessel

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McDermott International, Inc. announced it has acquired the newly built pipelay and construction

Marine Jet Power Wins Korean Coast Guard Contracts

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Marine Jet Power has been awarded two new contracts to supply waterjets for another eight units

Contracts

De Boer Remorquage SARL Orders Custom Tugs from Damen

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Baggerbedrijf De Boer B.V. (Dutch Dredging B.V.) has ordered two custom, special-purpose tugs to

Mississippi Ports Eye Cuba, Ink Pacts in Havana

The Mississippi ports of Pascagoula and Gulfport signed agreements in Cuba on Monday with an eye to future business and with a Republican U.S. senator from the state looking on

Singapore Carbon Tax Would Hit Refiners, Help Renewables

Proposed carbon tax would deal blow to refineries; Singapore is main regional oil trading hub.   Singapore's proposed plan to tax greenhouse gas emissions would probably hit oil

Technology

Big Data: Top 5 Priorities for the Maritime Industry

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Many maritime organizations are already working with “Big Data” or are preparing to start working

SeeByte Software Supports USV

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SeeByte, creator of smart software technology for unmanned systems, and ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK (AEUK)

ABS Issues First Cyber Safety Notation

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ABS said it has issued its first notation for the ABS Guide for Cybersecurity Implementation for

Legal

DP World Cleared of Misconduct over Djibouti Terminal

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The London Court of International Arbitration has cleared DP World, one of the world's biggest

Norwegian Authority Objects Eimskip's Acquisition of Nor Lines

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The Norwegian Competition Authority has today given a notice of an objection to Eimskip’s

MOL Appoints Chief Country Representative in Turkey

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the company appointed Chief Country Representative in Turkey under the umbrella of the Chief Executive Representative for Europe

People & Company News

Miliaras tapped for Carnival Maritime Post

Minas Miliaras has taken on the role of Vice President Fleet Cruise Execution at Carnival Maritime, the Marine Service Unit of the Costa Group (AIDA, Costa) in Hamburg.

Taylor to head Trojan Battery's Global Workforce

Trojan Battery Co., LLC, the world’s leading manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries, has named Phillip Taylor as senior vice president, and chief human resources (HR) officer to

Fincantieri, Ferretti Group join forces

Fincantieri and Ferretti Group today announced they have signed a wide-ranging co-operation agreement , with the aim of developing industrial and commercial synergies between the

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