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Offshore Towing chooses Thordon shaft seals in tug upgrade

Monday, 23 Oct 2017

US tugboat operator Offshore Towing Inc (OTI) chose to retrofit large-diameter Thordon TG100 propeller shaft seals during the recent upgrade of its 1974-built tug Zion Falgout, completed at the Conrad Deepwater shipyard in...more

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Four expedition cruise ships to be built at MetalShips & Docks

Monday, 23 Oct 2017

Nordic Cruise Company is moving forward with plans to order four luxury expedition cruise ships at Spanish yard MetalShips & Docks. more

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Heavy-lift companies join forces

Friday, 20 Oct 2017

Two leading heavy-lift specialists, Jumbo and BBC Chartering, have agreed to combine their respective operations to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies with a more comprehensive range of services.more

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IRISL's fleet modernisation undertaken to expand profit and reduce costs

Friday, 20 Oct 2017

Iranian state shipping line Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) said that a total of 49 ships will be replaced in the group’s fleet modernisation programme. more

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DNV GL rolls out electronic certification

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017

Classification society DNV GL has beaten its competitors to the post with the launch of electronic certificates across its entire fleet.more

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Heavy-lift company adds vessels

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017

Spliethoff Group subsidiary BigLift Shipping, established in 1973, is undergoing further fleet diversification with the addition of two heavy-lift module carriers previously operated in a joint venture between BigLift and...more

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New rule to meet more specific FSRU classification needs

Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017

The classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) has issued a new rule (NR645) in recognition of the different operating profiles in which floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) are now deployed.more

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Offshore spill response capabilities to be expanded at Canada's west coast

Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017

ASL Shipyards in Singapore has won a contract to build three pollution response vessels from Western Canada Marine Response Corp for operation off Canada’s west coast.more

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