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North Korea Signs Svalbard Treaty

The North Korean government has signed the Svalbard Treaty, gaining legal access to the Svalbard Islands in the Arctic. 

The Korean Central News Agency reports that the nation’s accession to the treaty provides it with an international guarantee for conducting economic activities and… 11 kata lagi

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Industrial base urges earlier start of LX(R) program construction

FEBRUARY 6, 2016 — Underscoring the point that Navy shipbuilding decisions are made on Capitol Hill as much as in the Pentagon, a coalition representing industrial base suppliers to the Navy’s amphibious warships construction program have written urging Congress to fund the next generation LX(R) class in FY2017 so that construction can start in FY2018, rather than FY2020, as currently planned by the Navy. 846 kata lagi

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Vigor Marine wins $14 million T-AKE 6 drydocking contract

FEBRUARY 6, 2016 —Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, OR, is being awarded a $13,993,129 firm-fixed-price contract for a 45-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6). 153 kata lagi

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EU approves Schlumberger takeover of Cameron

Multinational oil field services company Schlumberger on Friday received the okay from the European Union for its takeover of oilfield equipment maker Cameron International of Houston, Texas. 36 kata lagi

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MHI's Entity to Oversee Material Handling Equipment, Engine and Turbocharger Businesses

Today Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) decided in principle to launch a new wholly owned entity to integrally oversee its current businesses in material

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Globus Maritime Reclassifies Board Member

Globus Maritime Limited, a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that when Georgios Karageorgiou, a Class I director of Globus Maritime Limited  resigned on December 28, 11 kata lagi

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First Panama Canal Water-Saving Basin Filled

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced that the first water-saving basin of the Agua Clara Locks’ upper chamber has been filled to the required level… 11 kata lagi

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