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Caterpillar agrees to acquire Berg Propulsion to offer more marine products

Caterpillar Inc. said it has agreed to acquire Johan Walter Berg AB, including the Berg Propulsion brand, allowing Caterpillar to offer a wider range of marine propulsion equipment

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NC dinner cruise boat with 50 people has engine failure, runs aground

The dinner cruise boat Belle of Topsail, with 50 people aboard, ran aground in the Intracoastal Waterway as a result of engine trouble

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Horizon Lines to convert 2 ships to dual diesel/LNG power

Horizon Lines said it will convert two of its ships to dual diesel/LNG propulsion, and the U.S. Coast Guard is allowing the work to be done overseas without jeopardizing vessels' Jones Act status

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ISO to establish performance standards for ship hulls, propellers

The International Standards Organization has established an expert group that will establish industry standards for the performance of hulls and propellers

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DNV to study LNG in North America emission control area for IMO

The International Maritime Organization has chosen Det Norske Veritas to study how to successfully implement LNG as a marine fuel in the North American Emission Control Area

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Northwest ports promise more aggressive clean-air goals

The port of Seattle, Tacoma and Metro Vancouver have released an updated Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy that includes more aggressive emissions-reducation goals

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Coast Guard: Mobile barge explosions happened after vapors entered nearby tugboat's engine

The U.S. Coast Guard said the barge explosions at Mobile in April happened after a mechanical blower malfunctioned and flammable vapors entered the engine of a nearby tugboat

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Months after blackout, Carnival Triumph returns to service

Carnival Triumph, which left passengers stranded for days without sanitary services, has returned to service after four months at repair yard

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DNV: Hull-penetration, engine-failure casualties have increased in recent years

DNV has issued a call for a better safety focus in shipping, noting that certain types of casualties are on becoming more frequent

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Harvey Gulf to operate LNG marine fuel facility at Port Fourchon

Harvey Gulf International Marine said it will operate a LNG marine fuel facility on two docks at Louisiana's Port Fourchon

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