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Oil Tanker Detained After Nigerian Navy Says It 'Resisted Arrest'

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Equatorial Guinea has detained an oil tanker capable of carrying 2 million barrels after it attempted to load in Nigeria without proper paperwork, both countries said this week.The Nigerian navy said in a statement that the Heroic Idun,

Rhine Water Too Low Even for Some Empty Vessels

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Water levels on Germany's Rhine river are so low that some vessels cannot sail even when empty, a shipping cooperative said on Friday, although long-awaited rain has begun to ease bottlenecks on one of the country's main commercial routes.

Sunken WW2 German Warships Exposed by Low water Levels on Danube

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Europe's worst drought in years has pushed the mighty river Danube to one of its lowest levels in almost a century, exposing the hulks of dozens of explosives-laden German warships sunk during World War Two near Serbia's river port town of Prahovo.

Shipbuilding

Royal IHC and KSBL Sign Deal for CSD Builds in Bangladesh

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Royal IHC and Karnafuly Ship Builders Ltd (KSBL) in Bangladesh have signed contracts for the design

Kongsberg Inks Deal for 32 Thrusters to Med Marine in Turkey

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Kongsberg Maritime’s US Series thrusters will be installed on 16 new ASD tugboats to be built in

Denmark to Invest $5.5 Billion in New Warships

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Denmark expects to invest 40 billion Danish crowns ($5.47 billion) in new warships as the NATO

Contracts

Conrad Industries' Backlog Soars $199m in 1H '22

During the first six months of 2022, Conrad Industries, Inc. added $198.8 million of backlog to its new construction segment compared to $60.8 million added to backlog during the

Crowley Awarded $66.2 Million MSC Contract

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Jacksonville, Fla. based Crowley Government Services Inc. has been awarded a $66,167

NYK Orders LPG Dual-Fuel Very Large LPG / NH3 Carrier

NYK ordered its fourth liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) dual-fuel very large LPG / liquefied ammonia gas (NH3) carrier (VLGC) from Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. (KHI).

Technology

Liebherr Expands All-electric Heavy Lift Ship Crane Series

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Driven by the growth in the size of wind turbines, Liebherr's all-electric heavy lift crane series

ABS, DOE to examine Nuclear Energy for Commerical Maritime

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded ABS a contract to research barriers to the adoption of advanced nuclear propulsion on commercial vessels.

Marlink Debuts Sealink 60 VSAT Service

Marlink unveiled Sealink 60, a Ku-band VSAT servic

Marlink unveiled Sealink 60, a Ku-band VSAT service designed for smaller merchant

Legal

UK's Felixstowe Port: Disappointed Strike Action Will Go Ahead

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The company that operates Britain's biggest container port, Felixstowe, said on Friday it believed

Oil Companies Work Around Jones Act to Supply US Fuel Markets

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U.S. oil companies are working around a century-old shipping law to supply fuel to the U.S.

US Court Vacates Decision to Block Federal Oil, Gas Leasing Pause

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A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday vacated a lower court's decision to block the Biden

People & Company News

Berg Secures Contract Win for Tug in Turkey

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Berg Propulsion secured its first new tug order in Türkiye since the opening of Berg Propulsion

Ardmore Shipping Expands Presence in Singapore

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Ardmore Shipping announced it is expanding its presence in Singapore this year as the company

Greensea Appoints Krahn as Director of Programs

Greensea Systems hired  Laura Krahn as Director of

Greensea Systems hired  Laura Krahn as Director of Programs, a newly created position.

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