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Bulk Carrier Caught Dumping Garbage in Great Barrier Reef

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A shipping company and chief officer have been convicted in Australia for dumping garbage near the Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest coral reef system.Following a prosecution by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA),

China Pledges to Build 'Polar Silk Road' Over 2021-2025

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China will construct a “Polar Silk Road” and actively participate in the development of Arctic and Antarctic regions, it said in its new 2021-2025 “five-year plan” published on Friday.The plan said China

Valaris Set to Emerge from Bankruptcy as Reorganization Plan Approved

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Offshore drilling company Valaris, the world's largest by fleet size, has received approval from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas of its prearranged plan of reorganization,

Shipbuilding

Eastern Pacific Shipping to Operate Methanol- and Ammonia-powered Vessels

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Singapore-headquartered shipping company Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) said on Friday that it

St. Johns Shipbuilding Building Unique Tankship for IMF

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Palatka, Fla. based St. Johns Shipbuilding is constructing a self-propelled, 10,000 gallon

Kari Wilkinson Named President of Ingalls Shipbuilding

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America's largest military shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced Friday that

Contracts

Seaspan Orders Eight More Containerships

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Seaspan Corporation continues its vessel ordering spree with a deal announced Thursday for eight

Austal Wins U.S. Navy Contract for EPF 15

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The U.S. Navy awarded Austal USA a $235 million undefinitized contract action modification on Feb.

Telemar Wins 50-vessel Service Deal with Fairplay Towage

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Marlink subsidiary Telemar said it signed a five-year service maintenance deal with Fairplay

Technology

Logimatic Inks Fleet Management Deal with Hapag-Lloyd

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Logimatic said it has signed a contract with Hapag-Lloyd that will see the German shipping company

Marine Transportation System Innovative Conference Set for March 15-17, 2021

The 6th Biennial Marine Transportation System Innovative Science and Technology Conference, hosted by the CMTS and the Transportation Research Board, will be held virtually from

Shipping Groups Tap Algorithms to Cut Carbon Emissions

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Leading shipping group Maersk Tankers is investing tens of millions of dollars in digital

Legal

IMO-led Meeting Addresses Dumping at Sea

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Preventing pollution from dumping of wastes at sea relies on global frameworks, regional

Elaine Chao Used DOT Resources for Family Business - Report

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The U.S. Justice Department declined to investigate or prosecute then-Transportation Secretary

Italian Magistrates Set to Level Charges Against Sea Rescuers, NGOs

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A German aid group that operated a migrant rescue boat in the Mediterranean said on Wednesday

People & Company News

Wood-chip Carrier Delivered for Hokuetsu Corp., NYK

A new wood-chip carrier for the Hokuetsu Corporati

A new wood-chip carrier for the Hokuetsu Corporation was delivered on March 2 at Oshima

Subsea Miner DeepGreen to Go Public Via $2.9 Billion SPAC Deal

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DeepGreen Metals, an EV battery metals maker, said on Thursday that it will be acquired by

Royal Doeksen Acquires Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam from Royal IHC

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Royal IHC and Royal Doeksen reached an agreement on the acquisition of all shares in Vuyk

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