• New Jersey to Create WIND Institute

    MarineLink News 20 Aug 2019 | 07:46 am

    New Jersey's Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order to establish a Council for the Wind Innovation and New Development (WIND) Institute.The institute will develop and implement a plan to create a regional hub for New Jersey’s offshore…

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  • Cameron LNG Begins Commercial Service

    MarineLink News 20 Aug 2019 | 07:44 am

    North American energy infrastructure company Sempra Energy said that the first train of the Cameron liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction export project in Louisiana has started commercial operations under Cameron's tolling agreements.Train…

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  • Ed LeBlanc Joins Ørsted

    MarineLink News 20 Aug 2019 | 07:44 am

    Ørsted US Offshore Wind has hired former U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) officer Ed LeBlanc as Manager of Marine Affairs.The company operates Block Island Wind Farm, America’s first offshore wind farm said that  LeBlanc has over 40 years of experience in[…]

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  • SPII Holdings Acquires DryShips

    MarineLink News 20 Aug 2019 | 07:42 am

    The dry bulk shipping company based in Athens DryShips Inc. will be acquired by SPII Holdings Inc. a company controlled by George Economou, under which SPII will acquire the outstanding shares for $5.25 per share in cash, without interest.As previously[…]

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  • ThyssenKrupp Expands EU Logistics Network

    MarineLink News 20 Aug 2019 | 07:41 am

    German industrial group thyssenkrupp AG. Materials Services  is investing around 70 million euros in the modernization and expansion of its European warehousing and logistics network.A state-of-the-art logistics center and new warehouses are to be built in Germany…

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  • Rotterdam Port Rides High on Offshore Waves

    MarineLink News 20 Aug 2019 | 07:37 am

    The largest port in Europe, the Port of Rotterdam has reported a new transhipment record for the first six months of 2019 - 240.7 million tonnes, or a 3.4% increase compared to 2018.The offshore sector also made a significant contribution[…]

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  • World's Largest Boxhip's Asia-Europe Maiden Voyage

    MarineLink News 20 Aug 2019 | 07:35 am

    Swiss-based global container shipping company MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company announced that MSC Gülsün, the world’s largest container ship, has arrived in Europe after completing its landmark maiden voyage from the north of China.MSC Gülsün is the first of a new[…]

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  • SHI to Build 10-LNG-fuelled Tankers

    MarineLink News 20 Aug 2019 | 07:35 am

    South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) is to build 10 LNG-powered crude tanker vessels.The order was placed by an unnamed "Oceanian" customer. The contract for the vessels was valued at KRW 751.3 billion (US$621 million), which…

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  • Wellard Delays Livestock Carrier Repayment

    MarineLink News 20 Aug 2019 | 07:33 am

    Australian meat and livestock distributor Wellard said that it has extended ship finance repayment schedules for two of its vessels, the 12,665 GT Ocean Ute and the 33,774 GT Ocean Drover.The live cattle exporter said in a press note that[…]

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  • Scottish Govt Takes Over Ferguson Shipyard

    MarineLink News 20 Aug 2019 | 07:31 am

    Ferguson Marine Shipyard in Port Glasgow, Scotland, is now set to enter public ownership.The Scottish Government has announced that it has reached an agreement with administrators to take the Ferguson Marine shipyard in Port Glasgow into public control.According to government[…]

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