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Frew to step down from BIMCO role

Denmark

BIMCO Secretary General & CEO Angus Frew, has announced he will step down in the summer of 2020. The reason: He wishes to spend more time in the U.K. and less time working. The search for his...

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Albwardy Damen wins Shipyard of the Year Award at the 16th Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East

Netherlands

Albwardy Damen has been presented with the Shipyard of the Year Award at a glittering ceremony that took place on the first evening of the UAE Maritime Week. The event was the 16th Seatrade...

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IHC Announces Euro 100 million of Beaver Cutter Suction & IHC's Easy Dredge Trailing Suction Hopper dredge sales to Africa and Asia

Netherlands

Royal IHC has reached agreements with several key customers in Africa and Asia to supply IHC Beaver® cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and an IHC Easydredge® trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) with...

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Scorpio in $803 million swoop on 19 Trafigura products tankers

Monaco

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE: STNG) reports that it has acquired subsidiaries of Trafigura Maritime Logistics Pte. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trafigura Group Pte Ltd, that have leasehold...

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DP invests in India and China

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

DP World CEO Abdulla Bin Damithan gave an update on the port operator’s focus for investment in India and China in the upcoming future at the Dubai Maritime Agenda held on 22 September in Dubai.“We...

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Kirsi Tikka picks up another directorship

Bermuda

Ardmore Shipping Corporation (NYSE: ASC) has appointed Dr. Kirsi Tikka to its Board of Directors as a Class I director and intends to nominate her to stand for re-election at its 2020 annual meeting...

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Second Sand Motor successfully completed

Netherlands

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 20 September 2019 – Today Van Oord, working as part of Team Van Oord, successfully completed the Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management (Sandscaping) Scheme. During the...

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Van Oord and Shell together in biofuel pilot for vessels

Netherlands

Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet. The biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by more than 40% compared with conventional marine fuel. This test fits in with the...

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Scorpio Bulkers Inc. Announces the Sale of Two Ultramax Vessels for $37.9 Million

Monaco

MONACO, Sept. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (NYSE:SALT) (“Scorpio Bulkers,” or the “Company”) announced today that the Company has entered into agreements with an unaffiliated...

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Cosco Shipping to sell port assets to SIPG

China

China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) subsidiary Cosco Shipping Ports has signed an agreement with Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) for the sale and purchase of its port assets.In a...

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Rapid Development For Design Consultancy

United Kingdom

A naval architectural consultancy has expanded its team and moved into new headquarters as it responds to growing global demand for its specialist vessel design services.Chartwell Marine’s...

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Royal IHC appoints new director to drive offshore growth

Netherlands

A supplier of equipment, products and services for the UK’s offshore industry, Royal IHC, has recently appointed Mark Gillespie to the position of executive commercial director (offshore).Mark joins...

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SAAM Towage contracts Damen for delivery of tug vessel

Netherlands

In August 2019 Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with SAAM Towage for the delivery of an ASD Tug 2813 to SAAM Mexico for operations in the port of Veracruz. This order is the latest milestone...

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Ørsted contracts Van Oord for cable installation at Greater Changhua offshore wind farms

Netherlands

Rotterdam, 18 September 2019 – Van Oord has been awarded the contract by Ørsted for the cable installation works at the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms. The wind farms are located...

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Boskalis Associate Smit Lamnalco Signs First 10-Year Terminal Services Contract In Mozambique

Netherlands

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that Smit Lamnalco, a 50% associated company, has been awarded a substantial 10-year contract with additional extension options by Coral FLNG to...