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Offshore Wind: Regulatory “Takes” – Take a Close Look

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On April 30 the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) published a notice, requesting public comments, on a proposed “incidental harassment authorization” (IHA).  An IHA is a legal and

Boatbuilding: Blount Powers Ahead

Julie & Marcia Blount, Blount Boats. Photo: Greg T

Maritime Reporter & Engineering News recently visited the Blount Boats facility in Warren, Rhode Island. The year 2019 might be the ‘year of the woman’ in the eyes of the IMO, but

Exercising Maritime Liens Against Cargo and Sub-Freights

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Vessel owners rarely carry cargo for their own account.  More commonly by far, a vessel owner will charter its vessel to another party to carry their (or their sub-charterer’s) cargo.  The

Shipbuilding

Samsung Heavy Bags LNG Carrier Order

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South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has secured a deal to build a liquefied

SHI Thrusts on Smart Ship Technology

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South Korean shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has pushed ahead with advancing

Conrad Q2 Results

Conrad Industries announced for the quarter ended June 30, 2019, it had net loss of $2.2 million and loss per diluted share of $0.44 compared to net income of $4.

Contracts

ICE, Magellan to Offer Dock Capacity to Houston Oil Futures Customers

Intercontinental Exchange Inc and Magellan Midstream Partners LP said on Wednesday they would auction dock capacity at Magellan's terminals in Galena Park and Seabrook, Texas

Baltic Index at 2-week High on Capesize, Panamax Strength

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The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index climbed to a near two week high on Tuesday propelled

St. Croix Upgradess with New Lake Assault Boats Craft

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The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office in Hudson, Wisconsin, earlier this summer took delivery of a

Technology

S. Korea Plans Autonomous Ship Research Facility

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UIPA, the South Korean Information and Communication Technology Promotion Agency, awarded

US Patent Approval for Wave Energy

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AW-Energy Oy, a Finnish wave energy technology developer, received an “approval” for AW-Energy’s

Norsepower’s Rotor Sail on Hybrid Ferry

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Ferry operator Scandlines has announced that it has signed an agreement with Norsepower Oy Ltd

Legal

Iberdrola Sells Stake in East Anglia One to GIG

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Spanish public multinational electric utility company Iberdrola has entered into an agreement with

Yang Ming Reports Net Loss of $41mln in Q2

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Taiwanese ocean shipping company Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation reported a consolidated

Chinese Ship Returns to Vietnam's EEZ

A Chinese survey ship returned to Vietnam's exclusive economic zone off its coast on Tuesday, ship tracking data showed, less than a week after it left the area where vessels

People & Company News

Shewring to lead Hempel R&D

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Hempel appointed Nigel Shewring as its new Group Director of Research & Development (R&D)

Port of Hamburg Reports Strong Growth in H1

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Germany’s largest universal port Port of Hamburg remains on a growth course, achieving a distinct 4.

MODEC Raises $1bln Bond for FPSO Project

PSO Cidade de Mangaratiba MV24. Image: MODEC

Japanese FPSO provider MODEC has decided to issue project bonds to international investors to

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