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ABS elects new Council staff

April 25 - The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has made a number of appointments to its Council and Offshore Technical Committees.

At the ABS 151st annual meeting of members, the following individuals were appointed to the ABS Council: Tony Nassif, ABS executive vice president and coo; Robert G Clyne, ABS vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer; James G Gaughan, ABS vice president and chief engineer; and Maria F O'Neill, ABS vice president and chief information officer.
 
The ABS Council elected two individual to serve three-year terms on the ABS Offshore Technical Committee: Chow Yew Yuen of Keppel Offshore & Marine USA; and Dr Jen-Hwa Chen of Chevron Shipping Co.
 
The ABS Council also elected a number of industry experts to serve five-year terms as ABS members, contributing to the ongoing development of the classification society.
 
 
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Still time to enter ESTA Awards 

January 17 - The deadline to enter the 2020 ESTA Awards of Excellence, which will be held on the evening of April 23 at the Postillion Hotel Amsterdam in the Netherlands, has been extended to January 25, 2020. 
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Wijnne Barends opts for LNG newbuilds 

January 17 - Wijnne Barends, based in the Netherlands, has placed an order with China’s WuHu Shipyard for four shortsea cargo ships featuring LNG propulsion and battery storage systems.
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Methanex hat trick for Mammoet

January 17 - Methanex has awarded the levee crossing and heavy haul scope of work for the construction of its Geismar 3 methanol plant in Louisiana, USA to Mammoet.
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Charter rates fall in January 

January 17 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have dropped over the last month, according to shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
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