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Oceanex joins project developing revolutionary graphene-based marine coatings

Dartmouth, NS — Graphite Innovation and Technologies (GIT), provider of the world’s most sustainable marine coatings, has announced new additions to its Canada’s Ocean Supercluster Technology Leadership Project, the Smart Protective Coatings Project. New partners include Oceanex Inc., which offers regular ro/ro service between Montreal and Newfoundland and Labrador, Baffin Fisheries, the leading commercial fisheries enterprise in

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China floats first domestically built large cruise ship

SHANGHAI – In a festive ceremony, China marked a key milestone in its long-standing efforts to develop its cruise ship construction industry. On December 17, the first large cruise ship built in the Land of the Rising Sun was floated and transferred to the docks for further construction. It is expected to be delivered in

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New equipment for Canadian Coast Guard to clean oil spills

Ottawa-Following open and competitive processes, Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of the Canadian Coast Guard, has awarded two contracts: a $6-million contract for three offshore skimmers (per photo) to GRIFFIN Engineered Systems Inc. of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and a $3.5-million contract for five high-speed sweep systems to Navenco Marine Inc. of Chateauguay, Quebec. In the event of an oil

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Finnish firm successfully uses scrubber system to capture carbon emissions

In view of the upcoming CO2 emission regulations, Finland’s Langh Tech has started researching the possibility of carbon capture on board vessels. The first tests have been successfully performed on board one of the vessels in sister company Langh Ship’s fleet, utilizing the existing Langh Tech hybrid scrubber installed on board. The company reports reports

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Canadian Coast Guard awards seven refit and life extension contracts

The Canadian Coast Guard today announced the awarding of seven contracts for refit and vessel life extension on Coast Guard ships. These contracts, valued at over $28 million, will see shipyards on the east and west coasts, as well as in the Great Lakes and Quebec regions, perform maintenance and life extension work on seven Coast Guard Ships.

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NACC increases investment in northern Europe

St. Catharines, Ontario – Algoma Central Corporation (“Algoma”) (TSX: ALC), a leading provider of marine transportation services, and Nova Marine (“Nova”) a Europe based ship-owning and operating company specialized in the dry-bulk sector, today announced that NovaAlgoma Cement Carriers Limited (“NACC”), has doubled its investment in JT Cement AS (“JT Cement”) by acquiring an additional

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