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Alaska Marine Lines Lowers Fuel Surcharge

Thursday, 15 January 2015 20:04

Alaska Marine Lines has filed with the Surface Transportation Board to decrease the fuel surcharge from 31% to 29% on shipments to, from and within Central Alaska and Prince William Sound locations....

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ClassNK Updates Laser-Arc Hybrid Welding Guidelines

Thursday, 15 January 2015 19:37

ClassNK has announced that it has released Guidelines on Laser-Arc Hybrid Welding (Ver. 2). The updated version builds on the original guidelines which were developed in December 2009....

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DNV GL Certification Helps Hapag-Lloyd Prepare for MRV

Thursday, 15 January 2015 17:51

Hapag-Lloyd is preparing to become the world’s first MRV-Ready certified shipowner, working with classification society DNV GL on a verification program that will...

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BP, Conoco Cutting North Sea Jobs

Thursday, 15 January 2015 15:16

Oil majors BP and ConocoPhillips will cut over 500 jobs in the North Sea following similar moves by rivals to reduce costs in one of the world's most expensive exploration areas as oil prices tumble....

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Imtech Appoints Campbell to Lead Imtech Marine USA

Thursday, 15 January 2015 15:04

Imtech Marine has appointed Fergus Campbell as the new Director of Imtech Marine USA. Fergus has worked for the Imtech Martine company previously (Radio Holland...

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Maersk Broker Agency Sold to Denmark Firm

Thursday, 15 January 2015 11:41, part of USTC Group, has acquired Maersk Broker Agency. Maersk Broker Agency will be merged with   The acquisition is part of the Denmark-based...

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