Broads Authority Rangers celebrated this World Ranger Day, Friday 31 July

Saving wildlife, herding deer across the river, rescuing tourists who fall in the water and tackling invasive plants – it’s all in a day’s work for a Ranger working in the Broads National Park.

This World Ranger Day (31 July) we are joining in the global celebrations and recognizing the great work of Broads Authority Rangers, who look after the 125 miles of rivers and Broads.

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Welcome to the IBJ e-Newsletter

The IBJ e-newsletter is aimed specifically at the dry bulk cargo handling and shipping industry. It delivers regularly updated news on the bulk industry worldwide.

The newsletter includes the latest developments in bulk ports and logistics, shipping, equipment and commodities and is a must read source of news for busy executives in this important global sector.

International Bulk Journal is the magazine for the maritime bulk industry, established in 1981. IBJ’s highly experienced and skilled staff have decades of experience within the international shipping and freighting publishing business. They, along with a network of globally located freelance journalists and sales and marketing agents, create a magazine which has become essential reading in its sector.

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Andrew Lee to head Hill Dickinson’s Singapore office as Tony Goldsmith returns to London

Andrew Lee, a partner in Hill Dickinson’s Marine and Trade team, based in Singapore, has been announced as the new head of the office. He succeeds Tony Goldsmith, who will return to London permanently following confirmation of his promotion to Head of the Marine and Trade division.

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VIDEO: Carnival Fantasy beached at Turkish scrapping yard; Sea Machines partners with Maine Maritime and MARAD on autonomous vessel training

Marine Daily
VIDEO: Carnival Fantasy beached at Turkish scrapping yard

Postings on social media yesterday showed Carnival Fantasy being beached at a Turkish scrapping yard—a sad ending for a ship that had in many ways been an icon of the early days of the modern cruise industry. Full Article

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All American Marine wins NOAA research vessel contract; MSC awards tractor tug time charter with $55 million potential

Marine Daily
All American Marine wins NOAA research vessel contract

Bellingham, Wash., shipyard books contract to build Teknicraft Design 50-foot aluminum research catamaran for the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. Full Article


MSC awards tractor tug time charter with $55 million potential

Edison Chouest Offshore affiliate Alpha Marine Services LLC, Galliano, La., has won a Military Sealift Command contract for the time charter of seven tractor tugs that could have a cumulative value $55,177,663 if all options are exercised. Full Article

NAG Marine
Wilson Sons moves ahead on tugboat fleet digital transformation

Brazil’s largest integrated port and maritime logistics operator is implementing a Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) and network cabling project for its tugboat fleet of nearly 80 vessels. Full Article

Thordon Bearings
Silver Ships delivers 36-foot fire rescue RHIB to Eglin AFB

A first-of-its-kind fire rescue boat recently delivered to Eglin Air Force Base in Florida is the first Ambar 36-foot (11-meter) firefighting RHIB Silver Ships has built. Full Article

LNG-fueled research vessel nears delivery

The world’s first LNG-fueled research ship, Atair, was bunkered with liquefied natural gas by Finnish-based energy company Gasum at Germany’s Fassmer shipyard this week. Full Article

Great Lakes to dredge third berth for Sabine Pass LNG terminal

Subcontract with EPC contractor will see Great Lakes Dredge & Dock dredge third LNG ship berth at Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG terminal. Full Article

Tugs and Barges Conference