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Dockwise Yacht Transport to Join Forces with Yacht Path International

Dockwise Ltd. has announced plans for its wholly owned subsidiary Dockwise Yacht Transport (DYT) to merge with Yacht Path International Inc. to create a new force in premium yacht transport. The combination of Yacht Path with DYT will create an..

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Ship Simulator Professional v.2.0 and Instructor Station Evaluation Versions

VSTEP has announced that the evaluation versions of Ship Simulator Professional v2.0 and the Instructor Station are now available. Ship Simulator Professional is a new milestone for flexible, low cost maritime training and simulation. Using interactive 3D technology from the..

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Triple TOS Departure

TOS successfully managed the departure of three global ship deliveries in one week: Wednesday 22 July, the Rado (former Drado of URS Antwerp) set off on its maiden voyage from Terneuzen, Holland to Mohammedia, Morocco. Friday 24 July, the new..

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NOFIRNO Withstands Two-Hour Jet Fire Test

An uncontrolled discharge of combustible gas under pressure poses a serious fire hazard in areas such as petrochemical plants, offshore petroleum rigs and other environments that are sensitive to extreme fires. If high-pressure flammable gas, pressure liquefied gas or flashing..

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Final Approval for CleanBallast

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has granted the Final Approval of Active Substances to RWO‘s ballast water treatment system CleanBallast and thereby noted that the CleanBallast system is safe for the crew, ship and environment. This final approval is one..

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Drewry Launches Latest Ship Operating Cost Data

With freight rates on the floor and asset values plummeting, control of the operating cost budget will be high on ship owners’ agendas. Now Drewry has just published its latest annual analysis of ship operating costs, covering nine ship types..

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Galatea Research Vessel Designed and Built with Autoship Suite

Autoship Systems Corporation (ASC) of Vancouver, Canada is pleased to announce the launching of M/V Galatea. Built for the ARPA (Environmental Protection Agency for the Sicily Region), this 24m research vessel was designed and built using ASC’s entire CAD/CAM software..

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Aker Solutions Completes Sale Odim Shares to Rolls-Royce

As announced on 29 June 2009, Aker Solutions has entered into an agreement to sell its 33% stake in Odim ASA to Rolls-Royce. Completion of the agreement was subject to clearance by Norwegian competition authorities. Such clearance has now been..

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Fisheries Innovations Conference

Parallel to this year’s Europort maritime exhibition in Rotterdam, an international congress on innovation in the fishery sector – the Fisheries Innovations Conference – will take place at the Golden Tulip Hotel on 6 and 7 November 2009. The conference..

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Navware to Offer Canada-wide ShipConstructor Support

ShipConstructor’s Eastern Canadian Representative, Navware Canada Inc. will now be supporting ShipConstructor’s consultation efforts across Canada. For new Canadian customers this means Navware will be the first point of contact for quotations, training and support. ShipConstructor’s corporate headquarters in Victoria..

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Boskalis Secures EUR 350 million Credit Facility

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has secured a new €350 million credit facility. The main purpose of the new facility is to finance the reinforcement and expansion of activities. Peter Berdowski, CEO: “Boskalis’ financial position continues to be strong. We are..

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OPK Delivers Icebreaker, Signs Agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries

Yan Yanovsky, Managing Director and Member of the Boards of Directors of United Industrial Corporation (OPK) and B.T. Ahn, Executive vice-president of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) signed a shipbuilding cooperation agreement. The agreement includes the joint development of shipbuilding projects..

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Miami Liferaft Service Station Fully Operational

Wilhelmsen Ships Service has announced that their Liferaft and Marin-Ark service station in Miami, Florida is now fully operational. It is a stand-alone station conveniently situated between the port of Miami and Port Everglades in South Florida, approximately 4 km..

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Coastel Bibby Renaissance Delivered

Almaco has recently delivered the 336-cabin accommodation vessel Bibby Renaissance to Bibby Maritime Ltd. The Almaco Group provided a total turnkey package to Bibby Renaissance which incorporated structural construction as well as the total outfitting of the vessel with Accommodations,..

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ParkerStore

Parker Hannifin Netherlands has launched a new website for all Parker retail activities: www.parkerstore.nl. Parker has two important retail concepts: ParkerStore and Hose Doctor. The ParkerStore concept runs since the early 90s. At this moment there are 1,500 ParkerStores worldwide…