Keppel O&M to pay $422 million to settle Brazil corruption case
The U.S. Department of Justice reports that Singapore-based Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd. (KOM) and its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary, Keppel Offshore & Marine USA Inc. (KOM USA), have agreed to pay a combined total penalty of more than $422 million to resolve charges with authorities in the United States, Brazil and Singapore arising out of a decade-long scheme to pay millions of dollars in bribes to officials in Brazil.
Get ready for China’s ECA requirements
In its latest Member Alert, The American Club is reminding ship operators that ships operating in China’s three Emission Control Areas (ECAs) will be required to burn low sulfur fuel when at berth in port starting January 1, 2018.
Vard “reels in” contract for two
The FSV Group operates and charters smaller vessels to support towing, freight, installation and inspection of fish farms, and assistance for ROV and subsea assignments.
Sailors’ Snug Harbor: Caring for our mariners
For those who make their living on the water, physical hardship and injury is a common part of the everyday routine. We have come to accept it as a part of the life, and are more than willing to live with it for the love of the job.