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    July 3, 2015 4:56:00 PM

    The Italian shipowner, Grimaldi Group, has put in another order for the construction of three pure car truck carriers (PCTCs) at the Chinese Jinling shipyard for 2017 delivery, it announced today.
  • Dayang offers $17.73m for Perdana Petroleum takeover
    July 3, 2015 10:07:00 AM

    Malaysia-listed offshore services provider Dayang Enterprise Holdings has made a conditional mandatory takeover offer for all the shares it does not already own in Perdana Petroleum for a cash consideration of MYR66.6 million (USD17.73 million).
  • ICBC Leasing signs $1.1bn deal with Seatrade, Jaccar
    July 3, 2015 9:53:00 AM

    China’s ICBC Leasing has signed financing deals worth USD1.1 billion with Belgium-based Seatrade and France-based Jaccar during Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to Europe.

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Best Management Practices

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In response to the developing situation in the Yemen, MSCHOA recommends that all mariners in the Gulf of Aden:

- Continue to follow BMP 4.

- Consider that evacuations are likely together with increased potential for refugee traffic, which may increase the likelihood of SOLAS events