Former MSC official charged with bribery, lying to investigators; VIDEO: Japanese consortium moves ahead on all-electric tanker project

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Former MSC official charged with bribery, lying to investigators

Former Director of Operations of Military Sealift Command Office in Busan is alleged to have engaged in a conspiracy to commit bribery with an MSC ship captain and an owner of DK Marine, a Korea-based company that provided ship husbanding services to the U.S. Navy. Full Article

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VIDEO: Japanese consortium moves ahead on all-electric tanker project

Coastal shipping in Japan faces structural issues that include aging vessels and an aging seagoing workforce, leading to a shortage of mariners. Electric ships could provide the answer. Full Article

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FMC to investigate impact of Canadian ballast water regs on U.S. lake carriers

The Lake Carriers’ Association resists Transport Canada move to require installation of Ballast Water Management Systems on vessels entering Canadian ports. Full Article

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Detyens wins $24.2 million Navy contract

The 120-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul drydocking of the USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201) involves an extensive work list. Full Article

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Good day for South Korean shipbuilders

Two major South Koreans shipyards—Hyundai Heavy Industries and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering—reported significant orders today. Full Article

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Teekay Tankers reports best first quarter in ten years

As the good times roll for tanker operators, Teekay Tankers Ltd. reported an adjusted first quarter net income of $110 million, compared with $14.6 million in the first quarter of last year. Full Article

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