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Samseer M

Wärtsilä to deliver Aquarius BWMS for Bernhard Schulte’s eleven containers

Wärtsilä has secured a contract to provide Aquarius ballast water management systems (BWMS) for Bernhard Schulte’s eleven container vessels.

Obama to propose new steps to acquire additional Arctic icebreakers

US President Barack Obama is set to propose new measures to speed-up the acquisition and introduction of additional icebreakers in the Arctic.

GD Nassco launches TOTE’s second Marlin-class vessel

General Dynamics (GD) Nassco has launched and christened the second Marlin-class vessel at its shipyard in San Diego, US.

Wärtsilä receives regasification module contracts from HHI

Wärtsilä has secured two contracts from South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for the delivery of seawater / propane based regasification modules.

OCCL christens its latest 8,888teu containership

Orient Overseas Container Line (OCCL) has christened its latest 8,888teu containership as OOCL Genoa.

Wärtsilä to deliver exhaust cleaning scrubber systems for Finnlines’ vessels

Finnish shipping company Finnlines has awarded a contract to Wärtsilä for the supply of exhaust cleaning scrubber systems for three of its vessels.

Shipping companies should focus more on maritime security in SEA, says MAST

Maritime security provider MAST has argued shipping companies to strengthen their approach to maritime security in South East Asia (SEA), in the wake of recent piracy attempts in the Singapore Straight.

Malaysia and Indonesia form rapid reaction teams to combat piracy in SOMS

Malaysia and Indonesia have reportedly established a rapid reaction teams to prevent piracy attacks on vessels in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS), a Malaysian admiral has said.

BC Ferries’ new cable ferry leaves Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards

British Columbia Ferry Services’ (BC Ferries) cable ferry, the Baynes Sound Connector, has reached Vancouver Island after leaving Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards.

Seanergy Maritime acquires seven secondhand dry bulk vessels

Seanergy Maritime has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire seven secondhand dry bulk vessels, including five Capesize and two Supramax vessels, for around $183m.