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Cargo Ship Hoegh Osaka has refloated and is destined for Portsmouth harbour

Cargo Ship Hoegh Osaka

Stricken cargo ship Hoegh Osaka has refloated and is destined for Portsmouth harbour The grounded vessel surprised salvors by refloating during the high tide and is now being towed by two tugs to a position two miles away at Spitbank, near to the mouth of Portsmouth harbour     The stricken Hoegh Osaka which became stranded on a sandbank near ...

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Fleet settles in to downwind sleigh ride to St Helena

St Helena

Fleet settles in to downwind sleigh ride to St Helena Banjo crosses halfway point in 1,700-mile race After a hectic start from Simon’s Town on Saturday (27 January) when winds gusted over 30kts the 17-strong Governor’s Cup fleet has settled into a downwind sleigh ride on its 1,700 nautical mile course towards St Helena. The roller coaster ride from the ...

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Nordic American Tankers Ltd (NYSE:NAT) – Financial calendar and dividend information

Nordic American Tankers Limited

Nordic American Tankers Ltd (NYSE:NAT) – Financial calendar and dividend information We would like to inform the investor market that Nordic American Tankers Ltd. (NYSE:NAT) expects to announce the dividend for 4Q2014, January 9, 2015, before NYSE opening. NAT has paid dividends for the past 69 consecutive quarters. The dividend for the third quarter 2014 was $0.14 per share. The ...

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Sale of the ultra-deepwater drillship “West Polaris”

Sale of the ultra-deepwater drillship “West Polaris” Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) (“Ship Finance” or the “Company”), today announced that Seadrill Limited (“Seadrill”) has exercised a purchase option for an ultra-deepwater drilling unit. Ship Finance acquired the West Polaris in 2008 and it was chartered to a subsidiary of Seadrill on a long-term bareboat charter where Seadrill was granted certain ...

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ThyssenKrupp sells Emder Werft und Dockbetriebe shipyard

ThyssenKrupp

ThyssenKrupp and Seafort Advisors GmbH have entered into an agreement on the sale of the Emder Werft und Dockbetriebe shipyard in Emden. ThyssenKrupp began looking into alternative strategic options for the company at the end of 2013 as part of the Group’s strategic way forward. The aim was to find a way of continuing the repair business outside the Group ...

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Monaco – Scorpio Bulkers

Monaco - Scorpio Bulkers

Monaco. Scorpio Bulkers Inc. announces agreement to sell Kamsarmax usedbuilding Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (NYSE: SALT) (the “Company”) has announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell a Kamsarmax usedbuilding dry bulk vessel for approximately $30.7 million. The vessel is currently being constructed at Tsuneishi Group (Zhoushan) Shipbuilding Inc., and has an expected delivery date in the third quarter ...

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BigLift ship

BigLift ship

BigLift ship offloads yachts in Falmouth Perfect weather conditions in the Carrick Roads allowed the heavy-lift vessel Happy River to offload two yachts after she had arrived from Genoa in Italy. The motor yachts were the Constance and an unnamed Sunseeker 82. Both yachts were towed from the ship to the Port Pendennis marina complex. The ship is part of ...

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Elkon awarded contract for electrical installation

Elkon awarded contract for electrical installation

Elkon Turkey  awarded contract for electrical installation & propulsion system for two Seaspan hybrid ferries Elkon (Istanbul), a subsidiary of Imtech Marine, has been awarded an interesting contract from Sedef Shipyard (Tuzla, Istanbul) for the delivery of the electrical equipment, propulsion system and services for two Canadian Seaspan hybrid ferries. The two, 148.9 m, dual-fuelled (diesel and liquefied natural gas) ferries are ...

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HMS Argyll night chase in Caribbean

HMS Argyll

HMS Argyll seizes £36m of cocaine in the Caribbean ocaine worth an estimated £36m has been seized by the Royal Navy after a high-speed chase across the Caribbean. Smugglers began to throw their cargo overboard but were surrounded by patrol boats guided by the Plymouth-based frigate HMS Argyll. The 850kg (1,900lbs) seizure is the third by HMS Argyll in as ...

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Global introduces Yacht Carbon Offset

Yacht Carbon Offset

Motor Yacht Global, the versatile 67m explorer yacht, now includes the Yacht Carbon Offset service as part of her environmental procedures. Her Owners and Charter guests can now be assured that the greenhouse gas impact of the yacht’s engines has been counteracted through our fully-documented system. The yacht combines superyacht standards of luxury with long-range expedition capability including helicopter facilities, ...

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