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Posted: October 24, 2014 U.S. Navy Contracts 12 Rapid Response Skimmers

Kvichak Marine won a US Navy contract for 12 30-ft.Rapid Response Skimmers (RRS) for delivery over the next 18 months, with options for up to 30 additional skimmers to be delivered through 2019. Read more ›

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Posted: UASC Targets Expansion to Beat Container Market Blues

UASC expects to reach volume of 2.35 mln TEU in 2014
Global carriers still struggling with weak conditions

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) is on a major expansion drive, Read more ›

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Posted: Ecoships Claims 15% Ship Efficiency Gain

Ecoships introduced a customized version of the Six Sigma DMAIC approach to process and performance evaluation in order to optimize the energy-efficiency of the vessels under its management. Read more ›

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Posted: Oversupply, Ebola Fears Drive Oil Below $86

* Middle East supply remains strong

* Equities fall on confirmed case of Ebola in New York

* Economists see gloomy 2015 for China, euro zone – Reuters Read more ›

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Posted: De Beers Orders Specialized Ship from Kleven

Kleven signed a contract with diamond company De Beers Marine Namibia, part of De Beers Group, on the building of a highly specialized vessel for deep water mineral exploration. Read more ›

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Posted: Rosneft Will Continue Arctic Drilling

Russia’s biggest oil producer Rosneft will continue drilling in the Arctic Kara Sea on its own after the departure of its partner, U.S. oil major ExxonMobil, due to sanctions, Read more ›

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Posted: Singapore Bunker Meter Mandate Targets ‘Frothy Fuel’

Singapore, the world’s biggest bunkering port, plans to end the so-called “cappucino effect” in ship fuelling through new meters designed to stop suppliers from short-changing customers, Read more ›

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Posted: Wärtsilä Steerable Thruster Gets Class Approval

DNV-GL approved the design of the Wärtsilä WST-14 thruster, significant as approval was granted based on a thruster design that has yet to be introduced into full series production. Read more ›

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Posted: Fredriksen eyes Takeover of Flex LNG

Shipping tycoon John Fredriksen is aiming to take control of Oslo-listed Flex LNG following his purchase of 12.7 million shares that brought his stake in the firm to 43. Read more ›

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Posted: USCG Monitoring Barge adrift in Beaufort Sea

U.S. Coast Guard personnel and Canadian federal agencies, including the Canadian coast guard, Transport Canada and Environment Canada, are monitoring a 134-foot Read more ›

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