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MAN Diesel & Turbo Technology Boosts Efficiency

MAN Diesel & Turbo Technology Boosts Efficiency

MAN Diesel & Turbo used the world premiere of its MAN B&W ME-GI gas engine in Copenhagen to present efficiency technologies for its two-stroke engines, namely its WHR (Waste Heat Recovery) systems, that include its TCS-PTG turbines, and which are offered as an integrated solution.

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Italian Frigate ITS ESPERO assists MV Ital Glamour after pirate attack

Italian Frigate ITS ESPERO assists MV Ital Glamour after pirate attack

On the 5 May, the EU NAVFOR warship ITS ESPERO assisted the Italian Merchant Vessel ITAL GLAMOUR after it was attacked by pirates on the previous day. The attack was performed by four armed pirates on board a skiff and was defeated due to the first-class execution of aggressive evasive steering, conducted by the vessel’s master as suggested in the industry lead Best Management Practices (BMP3).

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Newbuilding orders on a downslide, demolition activity picks up

Newbuilding orders on a downslide, demolition activity picks up

In what appears to be good news for the future long-term prospects of the shipping industry, it seems that ship owners’ appetite for newbuilding vessels has abated, while older vessels are finding their way to scrapyards in Asia on a faster pace.

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Singapore: FSL Trust To Acquire Second Long Range II Product Tanker

Singapore: FSL Trust To Acquire Second Long Range II Product Tanker

Singapore: FSL Trust To Acquire Second Long Range II Product Tanker Posted on Jun 14th, 2011 with tags acquire, asia, FSL Trust, II Product, Long, News by topic, range, Second, Singapore, Tanker

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UK: Fugro Subsea Services Mobilises RRS Ernest Shackleton for Inspection Projects in North Sea

UK: Fugro Subsea Services Mobilises RRS Ernest Shackleton for Inspection Projects in North Sea

Fugro Subsea Services mobilised the RRS Ernest Shackleton in Aberdeen for a season of inspection projects in the North Sea. The program will include both pipelines and fixed structures inspections for a number of Fugro Subsea Services North Sea clients.

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MAN Diesel & Turbo - Power Generation Engines and Synthetic Gas Reactors

MAN Diesel & Turbo - Power Generation Engines and Synthetic Gas Reactors

MAN Diesel & Turbo, based in Augsburg, Germany, is the world’s leading provider of large-bore diesel engines and turbomachinery for marine and stationary applications. It designs two-stroke and four-stroke engines that are manufactured both by the company and by its licensees. The engines have power outputs ranging from 47 kW to 97MW.

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MAN To Bring Motor-Compressor Systems To The Netherlands

MAN To Bring Motor-Compressor Systems To The Netherlands

MAN Diesel & Turbo Schweiz AG received a multi-million Euro contract from Abu Dhabi National Energy Co. PJSC (TAQA) for the delivery of compression technology for Bergermeer Gas Storage in Alkmaar, the Netherlands.

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Singapure: Keppel to Deliver New FPSO to Bumi Armada

Singapure: Keppel to Deliver New FPSO to Bumi Armada

Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard) is on track to deliver its latest Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) project, Armada TGT 1, to Bumi Armada Berhad (Bumi Armada)

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West Australian Shipbuilder Austal to Build Eight Patrol Boats

West Australian Shipbuilder Austal to Build Eight Patrol Boats

Minister for Home Affairs, Brendan O’Connor, today announced the preferred tenderer to build the next generation of patrol boats to secure Australia’s borders.

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UK: Seacat Services Orders Two South Catamaran 19m WFSV

UK: Seacat Services Orders Two South Catamaran 19m WFSV

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Seacat Services Ltd. announce the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of a pair of South Catamaran 19m Wind Farm Support Vessels. The two craft will be built at South Boats’ new facility in Cowes and will be delivered in May and June 2012 respectively.

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South Korea: COSCO Group Holds Christening Ceremony for Two 13100 TEU Container Ships

South Korea: COSCO Group Holds Christening Ceremony for Two 13100 TEU Container Ships

The christening ceremony for MV. COSCO Glory and MV. COSCO Pride, two of the series of 13100TEU container ships built by Ulsan Shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industry (“HHI”), was attended and witnessed by Capt.

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Sweden: Concordia Maritime Takes Delivery of Product Tanker Stena Premium

Sweden: Concordia Maritime Takes Delivery of Product Tanker Stena Premium

Concordia Maritime has taken delivery of the product tanker Stena Premium, which will soon enter into a 3-year charter contract with Glencore subsidiary ST Shipping.

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FreeSeas Announces Extension and Reduction of Exercise Price of Class Z Warrants

FreeSeas Announces Extension and Reduction of Exercise Price of Class Z Warrants

FreeSeas Inc., a transporter of dry-bulk cargoes through the ownership and operation of a fleet of Handysize and Handymax vessels, announced yesterday that it is extending

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Euroseas Ltd., an owner and operator of drybulk carriers and container vessels

Euroseas Ltd., an owner and operator of drybulk carriers and container vessels

Euroseas Ltd., an owner and operator of drybulk carriers and container vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for dry bulk and containerized cargoes, announced yesterday that a subsidiary of the Company has entered into time charter agreement

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Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME)

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME)

In the world's shipbuilding market including European and American markets that sustain the world's largest economy, the vessels built by DSME are appreciated as "ships of the finest quality" in the world. Major oil

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MV Yuan Xiang Released by Pirates

MV Yuan Xiang Released by Pirates

Earlier this week, EU NAVFOR confirmed that on 8 May the MV Yuan Xiang had been released from pirate

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Maersk N. American HQ welcomes HRH The Prince Consort of Demark

Maersk N. American HQ welcomes HRH The Prince Consort of Demark

HRH The Prince Consort of Denmark visited the North American headquarters of Maersk in Madison, NJ, today. The Prince Consort met with Chairman and CEO of Maersk Inc. J. Russell Bruner, Chief Financial Officer Maersk

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Jyrki Laurikainen appointed Facility Director

Jyrki Laurikainen appointed Facility Director

Mr Jyrki Laurikainen has been appointed Facility Director in Wärtsilä Corporation as of March 1, 2011. Mr Laurikainen will report to Raimo Lind, Executive Vice President & CFO.

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Wartsila at CIS Railway Council exhibition

Wartsila at CIS Railway Council exhibition

Wärtsilä attends the CIS Railway Council meeting exhibition at the Finlandia Hall in Helsinki 18-19 May 2011. In addition to Wärtsilä, VR Group (the Finnish railway company),

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Residential area construction work at Wärtsilä’s former yard in Turku started

Residential area construction work at Wärtsilä’s former yard in Turku started

The construction work at the old Wärtsilä yard by the river of Aura in Turku has started. A new residential area will be built in the grounds that Wärtsilä Corporation owns.

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