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  The August 2016 edition of MarineNews, the leading voice in the North American workboat market, will feature 100 leaders and innovators, including workboat owners and operators, workboat builders and repairers, and product and service providers.

Freighter Runs Aground in Lake Superior

Two freighters transit upbound the Soo Locks past the safety zone established by the U.S. Coast Guard around the motor vessel Roger Blough near Gros Cap Reefs Light, May 30, 2016 in Lake Superior. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Christopher M. Yaw)

The U.S. Coast Guard informs it is continuing to monitor and respond to the 833-foot U.S. cargo vessel Roger Blough, which ran aground Friday afternoon on Gros Cap Reef in Whitefish Bay in Lake Superior.

Petrobras Announces new President, Management Changes

Petrobras Headquarters Photo Petrobras

Petrobras reports that it has received the letter of resignation of Mr. Aldemir Bendine the functions of a member of the Board of Directors and President of the Company today. In addition, Mr. Bendine also resigned today,

Shipbuilding

Damen Delivers Floating Pump Station to Hamburg

Damen Shoalbuster 3512 Noordstroom (Photo: Damen)

Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has taken delivery of the Sauger III, a custom floating pump station

Mothballed Vessels SE Asia Reflect Oil Slump Pain

Around 1,300 offshore support vessels lying idle worldwide. Not everyone in shipping is bemoaning the industry's worst crisis in living memory: a cluster of companies that help

Strategic Marine Building Luxury Crewboat

24m Catamaran Passenger Ferry Courtesy Strategic Marine

Strategic Marine announced the kick-off of its first collaboration with PT. Pelayaran Tanjung

Contracts

Petrobras Name Parente CEO

The board of directors at state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA formally elected Pedro Pullen Parente as chief executive officer, a source with direct knowledge of

Rosneft: Vankor Oilfield 15 pct Stake Sale Complete

Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft said on Tuesday it has completed the deal to sell a 15 percent stake in Vankor oilfield in East Siberia to India's ONGC for $1.27 billion.

Asian Traders Unload Floating Gasoline as Market Flips

File image: A tanker at sea (credit: BMT)

Gasoline shifted from tankers to landed storage or sold off; forward gasoline prices to flip to

Technology

ABB Software to Monitor Cosco Heavy Transport Fleet

Xiang Rui Kou (Photo: Cosco Heavy Transport)

ABB, a power and automation technology group, will supply its onboard motion monitoring and

Boskalis Inks EUR 300 mi Fehmarnbelt Project Deal

Fehmarnbelt project Image Boskalis

Today, Femern A/S, a subsidiary of the Danish state-owned Sund & Bælt Holding A/S

EMGS Expects Revenues from NCS 23rd Licensing Round

Courtesy EMGS

On 18 May 2016, The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy announced the offer of ten new production

Legal

Striking Port Workers Protest Greek Port Sales

Greek port workers walked off the job for a sixth day on Tuesday and marched through central Athens to protest the state-sanctioned selloff of the country's two largest ports

Dismay in Oil Twitterverse upon U.S. Trader's Exit

Oil traders keep a low profile. So when one of the most widely followed oil traders on Twitter abruptly closed his account last week, the outpouring of dismay among his thousands

China to "Pressure" U.S. on Maritime Issues

China will "pressure" the United States on maritime issues at talks in Beijing next week because of Chinese concern about an increased U.S. military presence in the disputed

People & Company News

Gazprom: No Need for EU Price War, no U.S. LNG Threat

Exports to EU and Turkey may exceed 165 bcm; expects sales to reach $28 billion. Russia's Gazprom sees no need to wage gas price wars in Europe to squeeze out rivals

Brent Lower on Strong Middle East Output

Rising Middle East output drags on global oil markets. Brent crude prices fell on Tuesday on rising output from the Middle East and ahead of an OPEC meeting on Thursday, while U.S.

Bulgaria, Greece to Consider Greek LNG terminal

Bulgarian state energy holding company BEH and Greek natural gas company Gastrade have set up a joint task force to prepare a proposal to build an off-shore liquefied natural gas

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