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Articles from the June 1, 2014 edition

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 By Jim Shaw    Features    June 1, 2014

Gulf Coast Ports Look Beyond the Box

Ports along the Gulf Coast have been given at least another year to prepare for the opening of new locks at the Panama Canal but events in the shale oil industry may have already blunted the importanc... Full story

 

The Age of the Arctic: The Rush Has Just Begun

The Age of the Arctic has arrived – and one of the world's greatest rushes for oil, gas and mineral riches has begun. The steady retreat of the Arctic's summer sea ice over the last thirty years is... Full story

 
 By Eugene Gerden    Features    June 1, 2014

Russia's New Crimean Shipbuilding Sector

Russia is considering a massive shipbuilding program, utilizing the facilities of Crimean enterprises and plants, according to an official representative of the country’s Ministry of Industry and Trade. As part of these plans, a special commission... Full story

 

No Secrets Allowed

It may not come as a surprise to some, but many people continue to believe it is acceptable, if not desirable, to withhold information when applying for marine insurance. It is neither. Indeed,... Full story

 

Opinion – A Step Forward

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has completed a critical first step in defining the regulatory structures that will govern the development of LNG as a marine fuel. The USCG issued two draft policy letters relating to vessels and waterfront facil... Full story

 

Red Tape

In Canada, a Singapore company has signed a Letter of Intent with the government of British Columbia to build a gas liquefaction and export facility, to be the first LNG export terminal on the British Columbia coastline, at Squamish, northeast of... Full story

 

Above Board

Over the next four years, the demand for offshore maintenance, modifications and operations services is forecast to increase 30 percent due to surging oil prices, increasing offshore development and declining infrastructure. Deadly Disasters and... Full story

 

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