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  1. USCG on Cuba Policy ChangesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Marine News

    T he U.S. Coast Guard missions and operations in the Southeast remain unchanged. The Coast Guard strongly discourages attempts to illegally enter the country by taking to the sea.

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  2. LR Supports Chinese Recycling Yards' EU ApplicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Marine News

    LR's initial verification of the Ship Recycling Facility Plans for both Zhoushan Changhong International Ship Recycling Co. Ltd. and Jiangyin Xiagang Changjiang Ship Recycling Yard the first non-EU applications is a vital first step towards the facilities' inclusion on the European Union's list.

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  3. Chinese Yards Apply for EU Regulation on Ship RecyclingRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Marine News

    Two Chinese ship recycling yards have applied for inclusion of their facilities in the future EU list of Ship Recycling Facilities. The official documents for the application were presented yesterday in Brussels to Julio Burgus, Head of the Unit Waste Management and Recycling of the European Commission's Directorate General for Environment by Li Hongwei owner of Zhoushan Changhong International Ship Recycling Co., Ltd and Jiang Xiagang Changjiang Shiprecycling Yard.

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  4. Maritime Reporter @ 75: The Daily CartoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Marine News

    Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry, with a circulation of more than 35,000 worldwide, including ship and boat owners, ship and boat builders, naval architects and marine engineers. Today Maritime Reporter heads a group of four print and 10 websites serving the global maritime, offshore and subsea sector.

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  5. Duffy Named President of Carnival Cruise LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Marine News

    Duffy, currently president and CEO of Cruise Lines International Association , will assume the new role on February 1, reporting to Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation & plc. Duffy has more than 30 years of experience in the travel industry and started her career as a travel agent in Philadelphia at McGettigan Partners.

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  6. Obama Urged to Help Resolve Port NegotiationsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Marine News

    In a letter today to President Barack Obama, the American Association of Port Authorities urged the president to take the necessary steps to assign federal mediators to help resolve the ongoing contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union , representing West Coast dockworkers, and the Pacific Maritime Association , whose principal business is to negotiate and administer maritime labor agreements with the ILWU. "America's seaports are absolutely vital to our economy, jobs and international competitiveness.

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  7. Damen Delivers Survey Vessel to FugroRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Marine News

    Three months after its last delivery, Fugro has received the third of a series of three Fugro Offshore Coastal Survey Vessels being built by Damen on December 12, 2014. Like her sisters, Fugro Frontier is a compact, diesel-electric FOCSV designed for a variety of tasks.

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  8. USCG Commandant to Address PVA ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Marine News

    Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard Admiral Paul F. Zukunft will attend the PVA Annual Convention at MariTrends 2015 in Long Beach, Calif. and deliver a keynote address for attendees during the General Session on Monday, February 2, 2015 from 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m. "We are honored and delighted to have Admiral Zukunft address our convention," said PVA President Terri Bernstein.

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  9. FPSO Trio Receives Side Shell ProtectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Marine News

    SPS Overlay has yet again been used for side impact protection on three FPSOs for a major player in the offshore industry. The work was carried out at Enseada do Paraguau S.A. Shipyards in Brazil and COSCO Shipyard, China.

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  10. Breakthrough Capability Keeps Subs, Ships SafeRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Marine News

    Lt. j.g. Colcord Moore, from Boston, Mass., and Quartermaster 1st Class Howell Trinidad, from Long Beach, Calif., discuss navigation charts in the pilot house of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem Interactive software that can dramatically cut the time it takes to plan safe submarine missions is crossing over to the surface fleet and is being installed this month on the guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay , officials announced Dec. 16. Sponsored by the Office of Naval Research , the technology adds speed and precision the process of finding the best routes around hazards in waterways around the world. Sailors spend days or even weeks planning a successful navigation route for a mission.

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  11. U.S. Port Congestion Adds to Cotton Traders' WoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Marine News

    U.S. merchants face delays of as much as a week to ship cotton from major West Coast ports, threatening exports to China, the world's largest textile market, ahead of a key Chinese deadline at month's end for imports to arrive. Congestion has plagued West Coast ports for months, including Los Angeles and Long Beach, which are the two busiest container ports in the United States and together make up the top hub for U.S. cotton exports.

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  12. Long Beach Port Helps Fund Westside "Livability" StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Marine News

    T he public is invited to attend the first community workshop to discuss the Livable West Long Beach Plan and Green Terminal Island Plan on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 10 a.m. at Silverado Park, 1545 W. 31st St. "The goal of both plans is to improve the quality of life in West Long Beach," said Mayor Robert Garcia. "These outreach events will allow for a combination of community engagement opportunities and a collaboration with local stakeholders."

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  13. Matson Raises 2015 Westbound Hawaii Box RatesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Marine News

    Matson, Inc., a U.S. carrier in the Pacific, announced that Matson Navigation Company, Inc. will raise its rates for the company's Hawaii service by $225 per westbound container and $110 per eastbound container, effective January 4, 2015. The increase will be filed with the Surface Transportation Board.

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  14. U.S. House to Hold Hearing on Export BanRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Marine News

    A House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing on Dec. 11 to explore whether a decades-old law that prohibits the export of crude oil makes sense in an era of domestic energy abundance. The House subcommittee on energy and power, chaired by Representative Ed Whitfield, will hone in on the 1975 Energy Policy and Conservation Act, drafted in response to the 1973 oil crisis.

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  15. Melbourne Box Pot Lining Up BiddersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Marine News

    Three of Australia's largest infrastructure funds plan to bid for the country's largest container terminal in a sale expected to fetch about A$5 billion for Victoria state, a source with knowledge of the process said on Wednesday. The prospect of three bidders suggests Victoria, Australia's second most populous state, will reap a hefty price for the asset and encourage other Australian states looking to sell a combined A$130 billion of assets in the next 18 months.

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  16. Jetty Construction near Lorong Halus Jetty, SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Marine News

    From 28 November 2014 to 28 May 2015, work will be carried out for the construction of a jetty near Lorong Halus Jetty. According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.141 of 2014 dated 25 November 2014, the work will be conducted 24 hours daily including Sundays & Public Holiday - within a working area bounded by the following coordinates : 1) 01Es 23.835'N / 103Es 56.026'E 2) 01Es 23.903'N / 103Es 56.099'E 3) 01Es 23.831'N / 103Es 56.160'E 4) 01Es 23.765'N / 103Es 56.078'E Construction of the jetty will be carried out by piling barge, crane barges and work barges with the support of tug boats.

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  17. Matson Raises Guam, Micronesia RatesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Marine News

    Matson, Inc., a U.S. carrier in the Pacific, announced today that Matson Navigation Company, Inc. will raise its rates for the company's Guam/Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands and Micronesia services by $225 for both westbound and eastbound containers, effective January 25, 2015. The increase will be filed with the Surface Transportation Board and the Federal Maritime Commission.

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  18. Vacant Pier to Help Ease Long Beach CongestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Marine News

    The Port of Long Beach expects a "Temporary Empty Container Depot" planned for a vacant pier on Terminal Island to be open and operating in December, which will help to alleviate congestion at the docks. The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approved the use of 30 acres on Pier S for temporary storage of empty shipping containers.

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  19. Frontline Disappoints with Deeper 3Q LossRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Marine News

    Frontline, once the world's biggest crude oil tanker company, reported a bigger than expected third-quarter loss on Tuesday and said it is still considering options to restructure its debt and lease obligations. The Oslo-listed tanker business of shipping tycoon John Fredriksen said its results were weighed down by one-off impairment charges related to the termination of charter contracts.

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  20. Greece Deploys Frigate to Stricken Rescue ShipRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Marine News

    Greece has sent a frigate to rescue a container ship believed to carrying hundreds of undocumented migrants and in distress off its southern island of Crete, the Greek coastguard said on Tuesday. The Kiribati-flagged vessel, with about 700 people aboard, was sailing 30 nautical miles southeast of Crete.

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