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Debut London Yacht Show postponed until 2020

Informa worked in partnership with St Katharine Docks and British Marine to organise the event, which was due to take place from 8th to 12th May in Central London. According to Informa, postponing the event was crucial to guarantee that...

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Fire onboard a fishing vessel caused by mechanical failure says NTSB report

NTSB has published its report into the circumstances that led to the fire on board the commercial fishing vessel Ole Betts Sea, on 18 March 2018 in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. The fire burned for 16 hours and the...

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Recontruction of classic 1954 superyacht Istros being undertaken by Feadship

Dutch shipyard Feadship is set to completely rebuild 42-metre (138-foot) classic motoryacht Istros. Built in 1954 by Amsterdam yard De Vries Lentsch and previously regarded as one of the largest superyachts to be built in the Netherlands, the yacht is...

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USCG publishes a safety alert after three confined space fatalities on a MODU

The US Coast Guard (USCG) has issued an important Safety Alert on the dangers of confined space entry following a recent incident where three people were asphyxiated in a confined space on a drilling rig (MODU). The USCG says that...

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Big four have formed the Digital Container Shipping Association in joint initiative

Four container shipping heavyweights, Maersk, MSC, Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express, have come together to establish the Digital Container Shipping Association on 10 April 2019 in Amsterdam. The parties said that the aim of the association is to create common...

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