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Wed, 01 Dec 2021 16:56:03 Z

DSME Orders GTT Tanks for MOL LNG Carrier Quartet

French engineering firm GTT an order from the Korean shipyard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for the tank design of four new LNG carriers.The LNG carriers will be built for the Japanese ship-owner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL).

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Wed, 01 Dec 2021 15:27:35 Z

Wärtsilä to Equip Second US LNG Bunker Vessel

The technology group Wärtsilä said it will supply a complete liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo storage and handling system for a new 103 meter (340 feet) long LNG bunker barge to be built at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Wisconsin, USA for Polaris New Energy (PNE).

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Wed, 01 Dec 2021 13:59:46 Z

Baltic Index Gains for Fifth Day as Rates for Smaller Vessels Rise

The Baltic Exchange's dry bulk sea freight index on Wednesday rose for a fifth straight session to its highest in a month, as gains in panamax and supramax vessels offset a dip in the larger capesize segment.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize…

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Wed, 01 Dec 2021 13:49:00 Z

U.S. Labor Secretary Visits Top West Coast Ports as Union Talks Loom

The U.S. labor secretary on Tuesday met with unions and employers at the nation's busiest port complex in Southern California as anxiety builds ahead of next year's contract negotiations covering roughly 22,000 West Coast dockworkers.The contract expires in July…

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Wed, 01 Dec 2021 10:44:13 Z

Brittany Ferries Takes Delivery of Stena RoRo's LNG-powered Vessel

The Salamanca ferry, the second of five ships in the E-Flexer class ordered by Stena RoRo for the French ferry firm Brittany Ferries was delivered on November 30. The vessel is the sixth E-Flexer of twelve ordered from the Chinese shipyard CMI Jinling (Weihai).

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Wed, 01 Dec 2021 09:21:35 Z

U.S. Crude Output in September Fell 3.5% after Ida Hit Offshore Platforms

U.S. crude oil production fell 3.5% in September after Hurricane Ida temporarily halted most crude production in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico, according to a monthly report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Tuesday.Crude output dropped 380…

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Wed, 01 Dec 2021 09:44:43 Z

Huisman's Cranes for Cadeler's New Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Dutch offshore crane maker Huisman has secured a contract from China's COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore Co., Ltd. to design and build two >2,000mt Leg Encircling Cranes (LEC) for Cadeler's recently ordered two new build X-class vessels.The identical…

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Wed, 01 Dec 2021 08:46:29 Z

Hi-Float: Hyundai Heavy Gets BV AiP for Floating Wind Turbine Foundation

Bureau Veritas (BV) has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries for its design and development of “Hi-Float”, a floating offshore wind turbine foundation. The offshore floating wind substructure “Hi-Float” is designed…

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Tue, 30 Nov 2021 19:27:15 Z

Caterpillar to Power Edda Wind's New Vessels

Caterpillar Marine said it has been selected to be the power solutions provider for Edda Wind’s four new commissioning service operation vessels (CSOV) being built at Astilleros Gondán and two new service operation vessels (SOV) to be built at Astilleros Balenciaga shipyards in Spain.

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Tue, 30 Nov 2021 19:04:25 Z

Azamara Taps VIKAND for Fleet Medical Management

Maritime medical operations and public health provider VIKAND said it has entered into a multiyear agreement with Azamara to manage all medical operations aboard its four-ship fleet. Holistically designed for Azamara Quest, Azamara Journey, Azamara Pursuit…

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