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Parana River Level Drops to 77-year Low. Argentina Declares State of Emergency

Aerial shot over Parana River in Front of Rosario

The government of Argentina on Monday declared a 180-day “water emergency” for the Parana River, which is suffering a historic bout of shallowness that has affected the amount of grains that

Photo: Sembcorp Marine Delivers Offshore Facilities for TotalEnergies' Tyra Field

Credit: Sembcorp Marine

Singapore's offshore platform constructor Sembcorp Marine has completed the fabrication of two wellhead topsides, one riser topside, and two bridges for deployment at TotalEnergies’ Tyra field redevelopment in the Danish North Sea.

Trio Working to Build World's First Hydrogen-powered Oceangoing Cruise Ship

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MSC Group's cruise division, shipbuilder Fincantieri, and Italian energy infrastructure company Snam have signed a memorandum of understanding to determine the conditions for the design and construction

Shipbuilding

Six LNG Carriers: Korean Shipbuilders Tap GTT for Tank Design

An LNG Carrier - Credit: Altin Osmanaj/AdobeStock

GTT, a France-based engineering firm, has secured orders to design tanks for six new LNG carriers

Largest Italy-built Cruise Ship Delivered

MSC Seashore - Credit: Fincantieri

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has said it has delivered the MSC Seashore - the largest cruise

Markets: Ship Recycling Prices Hold Steady

Image courtesy GMS

As the Bangladeshi market surpasses the previously unreachable threshold of $600/ton

Contracts

McAllister inks deal Operate ATB for Polaris New Energy LNG Bunkering Ops

A line drawing of ATB Polaris/Clean Canaveral. Sou

McAllister Towing LNG Services, LLC will serve as technical manager for the Polaris New Energy LNG

Wärtsilä Wins Multi-engine Order for New Italian Ferry

The new Caronte & Tourist ferry (Image: NAOS)

Wärtsilä said it will provide the main and auxiliary engines, as well as the fuel storage and

GTT Wins LNG Tank Design Orders from Samsung

French engineering firm GTT announced it has received an order from its partner the Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the tank design of three new liquefied

Technology

Erma First Acquires one TANK LLC, "World's Smallest BWTS"

one Tank front view. Image courtesy one Tank/Erma

Ballast water equipment maker Erma First expands its portfolio and brings "the world’s smallest"

AI Specialist Launches Container Tracking to Alleviate Shipping Risks

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Predictive intelligence tech company Windward has launched Container Insights, a capability that

Wärtsilä Sees Rise in Order Intake. Expects Growth in 3Q

Credit: Wärtsilä

Finland-based marine and energy equipment maker Wärtsilä expects the third quarter of the year to

Legal

A Win for Florida: Appeals Court Lifts CDC Cruise Ship Restrictions

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A federal appeals court late on Friday reversed course and let stand a lower court order

Ten Men Get 12 Years in Prison for Chinese Ship Hijacking

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A court in Lagos sentenced 10 men to 12 years in prison on Friday for kidnapping the crew of a

U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Ruling that Would Have Suspended CDC Cruise Ship Rules

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A U.S. appeals court late Saturday in a 2-1 ruling put on hold a lower-court decision that said

People & Company News

Carlos Maenhout Retires, Bruno Storms takes the helm at BMT Belgium

Effective July 1, 2021, Carlos Maenhout is retirin

Effective July 1, 2021, Carlos Maenhout is retiring from his position as Founder and Managing

AST Group, OneWeb Team Collaborate

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This week, OneWeb's Maritime team had a long-awaited in-person meeting with colleagues at The AST

Northern Lights Partners with MAN Engines & Components

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Northern Lights announced a new partnership with MAN Engines & Components, when on June 30 2021

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