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22 February 2017 Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN has launched GAME CHANGER, its latest 70-metre DAMEN Yacht Support vessel (227 ft) with helicopter hangar. Available in time for the 2017 summer season, GAME CHANGER is a fantastic showcase of the Yacht Support solution for owners who want to have more fun off

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February 21, 2017 DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) (the “Company” or “DryShips”), a diversified owner of ocean going cargo vessels, announced today that it has entered into agreements with unaffiliated third parties to acquire: – one 113,644 DWT Aframax tanker currently under construction in South Korea. The Company expects to take

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ECSA regrets that European port and cargo interests have come out in favour of the European Parliament’s position to conditionally include shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme as of 2023 if the International Maritime Organisation does not have a comparable system operating by 2021. European port and freight forwarder

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Nearly 30m Catamaran Will Facilitate Work at Wind Farms Located Further Offshore 16 February 2017 CWind, a leading provider of services to the offshore wind industry, announced today that it has invested in the Company’s largest crew transfer vessel to date. Newly named as CWind Phantom, the 27.4m catamaran can

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15 February 2017 Wärtsilä and PGS Geophysical AS have signed a service agreement that makes Wärtsilä the preferred service supplier for engines and other Wärtsilä equipment. According to the agreement, Wärtsilä will take care of the maintenance of engines and propulsion systems on board PGS’s fleet of 8 seismic vessels,

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13th February 2017 Last week, MPM Northwest helped prepare and facilitate the latest class renewal for Fred. Olsen Windcarrier A/S with Bayard 4 at their facility in Maryport. This is the sixth time a Bayard has used MPM Northwest in the last two years. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier docked three of

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February 13, 2017 Statoil awards Simon Møkster Shipping AS contracts for three emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRV), and Havila Shipping ASA for one ERRV. The contacts have a total value, included options, of NOK 2.7 billion. The vessels will be part of Statoil’s area-wide emergency response on the Norwegian

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The EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) has secured a new charter contract through Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum for the provision of the crew transfer vessel, the WINDEA one. The special ship transports service engineers as well as freight and supply goods into the offshore wind farm, approximately 45 km from the

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31 January 2017: Marking the completion of the first new build contract between Niron Staal Amsterdam and Damen Shipyards Group, the hull of a RoPax 5212 passenger ferry has been launched from Niron Staal’s facilities in Amsterdam. Preparations for the launch started early on Tuesday morning when the finished hull

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3 February 2017 Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding has handed over the first SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) frigate to the Indonesian Ministry of Defence, on schedule and on budget. The ceremony took place at the PT PAL shipyard in Surabaya where the vessel was assembled. The Indonesian Ministry of

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