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  1. All Set for the Long Beach Arts MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Marine News

    A gala reception Saturday, Oct. 4, will kick off a month-long art exhibition showcasing the Port of Long Beach in images captured by professional and amateur photographers. The show, "Port of Long Beach PHOTOGALLERY," will be held at the Liberty Gallery and Event Space, 6-10 p.m., at 435 Alamitos Ave., in conjunction with Long Beach Arts Month.

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  2. Foster Wheeler For Air Quality Control System Upgrade In West VirginiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Marine News

    Foster Wheeler AG announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Power Group's Environmental and Industrial division has been awarded a contract by Longview Power, LLC to rehabilitate and optimize the wet flue gas desulfurization system at their existing 700 MWe Longview Power facility in Maidsville, West Virginia, USA. Foster Wheeler has received a full notice to proceed on this contract.

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  3. ABB to Join UN's Sustainable Energy for All initiativeRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Marine News

    ABB announced at the UN Climate Summit in New York today that it is joining the UN's Sustainable Energy for All initiative . The company will provide expertise on energy efficient motors and transformers to help governments devise policies that accelerate energy savings.

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  4. Wilmington Wharf Fire: Port of LA UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Marine News

    With the wharf fire in Wilmington now more than 90 percent contained, terminals at the Port of Los Angeles plan to resume full operations Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. informs the Port. Only the Pasha terminal at Berth 177, the location of the fire, will remain closed.

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  5. Last Call to Register for SHIPPINGInsightRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Marine News

    Maritime industry conference and exhibition opens next week in Stamford, Conn. There's still time to register online for SHIPPINGInsight 2014, the North American maritime industry technical conference and exhibition, which opens next week in Stamford, Conn.

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  6. US Sets Import Duties on Chinese ContainersRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Marine News

    The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday set duties on imports of rail and road transport containers from China after finding the goods were produced using unfair government subsidies. Under Commerce's preliminary decision, 53-foot domestic dry containers, including those produced by China International Marine Containers, will face anti-subsidy duties of up to 10.46 percent after a complaint from Stoughton Trailers.

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  7. Fire at Los Angeles Port Stops Container TrafficRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Marine News

    Thick smoke from a smoldering fire started by a welder's torch at the Port of Los Angeles was preventing the movement of containers at the facility on Tuesday, because air conditions were too harmful for dock workers, officials said. The fire broke out on Monday evening and burned about 150 feet of a wharf area at the Port of Los Angeles, which is the busiest seaport in the nation, and within less than two hours it was mostly extinguished, said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey.

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  8. Air Pollution Continues Decline at Port of Long BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Marine News

    Diesel air pollution from ships, trucks, trains and other big machines at the Port of Long Beach has declined by 82 percent since 2005, a comprehensive air quality analysis has found. The report which focuses on 2013 shows seven straight years of steadily declining air pollution from goods movement in the harbor area.

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  9. Steel Cut on First of Three ISVs for KT MaritimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Marine News

    A steel cutting ceremony held last week at the Singapore shipyard of partner company, ASL Shipyard Pte Ltd. marked the start of construction for the first of three infield support vessels being constructed by Perth-based KT Maritime Services Australia Pty Ltd to support Shell's Prelude FLNG project near Broome. KT Maritime Services Australia Director, Mark Thomas, said this major contract for the design, construction and operation of the three 42-meter, 100-metric-tonne bollard-pull ISVs at the Prelude site 475km north-north east of Broome was a major milestone for the company.

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  10. Innovative Thrawls Help Reduce the Enviromental ImpactRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Marine News

    Cornelis Vrolijk and Jaczon are now replacing their nylon trawls by trawls made from DSM's light and exceptionally strong UHMwPE fiber, branded as Dyneema. Fishing Company Cornelis Vrolijk, based in IJmuiden, The Netherlands, and its subsidiary Jaczon, based in Scheveningen, The Netherlands, are specialized in pelagic fishing.

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  11. Global Ship Lease to Acquire ContainershipRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Marine News

    Global Ship Lease, Inc. has announced that it has agreed to acquire a 8,063 TEU containership from a leading container liner company for a purchase price of $55 million. The 2005-built vessel is expected to deliver in the fourth quarter of 2014, subject to the completion of customary additional documentation and closing conditions.

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  12. PierPass' New President Responsible for Ports of LA & Long BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Marine News

    New president John Cushing's role gives him responsibility for PierPass programs to relieve congestion and improve air quality at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. He takes over the role of president from Bruce Wargo, who has led PierPass since its founding in 2004 and remains CEO.

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  13. Environmental Attorney Joins Long Beach Harbor CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Marine News

    Environmental attorney and Long Beach resident Tracy Egoscue joined the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Tuesday as the first Commissioner appointed by newly elected Mayor Robert Garcia. She was approved by the City Council last week for a six-year term.

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  14. China, Sri Lanka to Launch FTA TalksRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Marine News

    Chinese President Xi Jinping began a visit to Sri Lanka on Tuesday agreeing to open bilateral negotiations for a free trade pact as Beijing tightened its embrace of the island nation along a vital shipping route. Sri Lanka, located just off the southern tip of India, has long had close ties with New Delhi, but China has stepped up its diplomacy in recent years, building ports and roads across the region in a strategy dubbed the String of Pearls.

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  15. Cargo Container Security Alliance FormedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Marine News

    LoJack SCI will exclusively offer the Contguard CMU service for the North American market. Working together, LoJack SCI, with its SC iOn Command Center web-based user portal and 24/7 monitoring center specialists, and Contguard, with its unique container tracking solution, will provide a seamless and multilayered protection for securing container shipments worldwide, on the road, across the ocean, or at port.

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  16. Maersk Sells Ven Drilling BargesRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Marine News

    Danish shipping conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Tuesday its offshore oil and gas drilling unit has sold its Venezuelan barge activities. Maersk Drilling said on its website its Venezuelan barge business represents a "minor part" of its activities.

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  17. Trelleborg Report Optimistic for Port InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Marine News

    The latest 'Barometer Report' from Trelleborg's marine operations business sector, discusses the issues impacting ports and terminals around the globe, and reveals the most optimistic outlook on investment since the annual industry survey began in 2010, with 93% of port owners and operators expecting capital expenditure budgets to increase over the next twelve months and 88% expecting operational expenditure budgets to grow too. An overwhelming 98% of consultants and contractors also said they expect capital and operational expenditure budgets to increase.

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  18. Port of Long Beach Sees Cargo Numbers SlipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Marine News

    Container cargo shipments declined by 9.1 percent in August at the Port of Long Beach, reflecting both early shipping by importers this year and the comparison to an August last year that was the Port's busiest month since 2007. A total of 573,083 TEUs were moved through the Port in August.

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  19. DP World Chairman Meets Maldivian PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Marine News

    DP World Chairman, and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation , HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has met with the President of the Maldives His Excellency Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom and Minister of Tourism Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Ghafoor, in Male, together with senior company officials, to discuss potential areas of cooperation across various industry sectors. In a cabinet meeting with HE Abdul Ghafoor following talks with the President, HE Bin Sulayem expressed his support for the fortitude and strategic expertise with which the Maldives have planned their development initiatives.

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  20. IGCC System for Tokyo Electric PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Marine News

    A consortium led by Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. has received an order from Tokyo Electric Power Company, Incorporated for design work for a large-scale integrated coal gasification combined-cycle system to be adopted for a project to create the world's most advanced coal-fired thermal power plants. The project plans call for the construction of two 500-megawatt class IGCC plants in Fukushima Prefecture to help promote local industrial recovery.

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