Bunker Spill in New Zealand

By MarEx 2015-04-27 18:51:49 Rain and high winds are creating problems for oil spill responders dealing with a heavy fuel oil spill in Tauranga Harbour in New Zealand’ North Island. The oil spill occurred on April 27 when a ship was bunkering at the Port of Tauranga. Regional Council oil spill On Scene Commander Adrian…

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Propeller Club Salute to Congress

By MarEx 2015-04-27 15:55:30 The International Propeller Club of the United States held its 31st Annual Maritime Industry Salute to Congress Dinner on April 23, 2015 at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Va. and Maritime TV was there to cover it. The Club honored Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA, 3rd District) as this year’s…

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Free Online Ballast Water Management Course Launched

By MarEx 2015-04-27 15:16:36 A new online learning portal including a free e-learning course on the Operational Aspects of Ballast Water Management (BWM) was launched today (27 April 2015) by the GEF-UNDP-IMO GloBallast Partnerships Program and the Global Industry Alliance (GIA). The online tools have been developed by the GloBallast project, with financial support from…

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US May Become LNG Global Leader

By Kathryn Stone 2015-04-27 14:19:34 The United States is on track to saturate the global energy market with liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports by as early as this year putting itself on course to become one of the world’s largest LNG suppliers. According to US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, four LNG export terminals are currently…

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Truckers to Strike at Southern California Ports

By Reuters 2015-04-27 11:26:29 Truckers who haul freight from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will go on strike against four ground-shipment companies on Monday, a Teamsters union official said, in a move that could revive labor tension at the nation’s busiest cargo hub. Delegations of drivers planned to notify the companies of…

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