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Dec 13, 2017 Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) has officially named the fifth FMG Ore Carrier ‘FMG Matilda’ at a ceremony in Guangzhou, China. Attended by Guangzhou Shipyard International Chairman Mr Han Guang De and Australian Consul-General in Guangzhou Mr Dominic Trindade, the ceremony marked the construction of the first of

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Europe

13 December 2017 The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, in conjunction with industry body RenewableUK, has launched a major new initiative to examine how wave and tidal stream technologies can meet new tests set by the UK Government for innovative technologies to secure support. Announcing the Clean Growth Strategy in October,

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Europe

Skangas to Source LNG at Import Terminal on Isle of Grain, UK Skangas today announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with National Grid Grain LNG. Under the terms of the LoI, Skangas is to source LNG at the Grain LNG import terminal on the Isle of

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Europe

Concordia Maritime has signed a contract to charter in another IMO2/3 class MR tanker. The contract, which runs from the end of January, is for two years with multiple options to extend. In parallel, the MR tanker whose charter contract expired in November is also having its charter extended for

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Asia

December 11, 2017 Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (Teekay LNG or the Partnership) (NYSE:TGP) today announced the completion of an $816 million(1) long-term debt facility to finance all six of the Partnership’s 50-percent owned ARC7 LNG carrier newbuildings, the first vessel of which is scheduled to deliver in January 2018, and

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US

11-December-2017 Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Keppel FELS Brasil S.A. and Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard), secured projects from repeat customers, Petrobras and SOFEC Inc. (SOFEC) respectively, worth a combined value of approximately S$130 million. Mr Chris Ong, CEO of Keppel O&M, said, “We

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Asia

11-12-2017 Jan De Nul Group (JDN) has signed on Monday 11 December 2017 a Joint Venture Company agreement with its partner Payra Port Authority (PPA) for the Payra Deep-sea Port dredging project in the presence of the Honourable Minister of Shipping Shajahan Khan, Mr. Frank Vanwingh de Credendo and the

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US

Friday, December 08, 2017 MERCOSUL Line, a leader in cabotage and “door-to-door” services in Brazil In line with the Group’s strategy to develop its intra-regional connections CMA CGM Group, a world leader in maritime transport, announces that it has completed the acquisition of MERCOSUL Line. MERCOSUL Line is one of

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Asia

08 December 2017   Jumbo has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMIH) for the provision of the detailed engineering and construction of a new DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV) estimated to be delivered in the first quarter of 2020. VESSEL The newly developed

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Asia

Dec 07,2017 Wison Offshore & Marine (“Wison”) today announced that its innovative LNG Distributor (LNGD) design received Approval in Principle from DNV GL. A dedicated presenting ceremony was held today at Marintec China 2017. This AiP has been granted upon the validation of LNGD design with a specification of 10,000m³

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