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Breaking news - Maersk-Rickmers joint venture discontinued

March 20 - According to a brief statement on the company's website, the Maersk-Rickmers U.S. Flag Project Carrier joint venture is being discontinued.

The joint venture was formed by Maersk Line, Limited and Rickmers-Linie (Americas) in September 2011 to provide breakbulk and project cargo shipping using two newly-built multi-purpose ships operating under the US-flag.

The fate of of the two 19,000 dwt vessels, named Maersk Illinois and Maersk Texas, which each have a combined maximum lift of 480 tonnes and are said by Maersk-Rickmers to be twice the size of other US-flag multipurpose vessels in operation, is unknown at present.

Further news to follow.

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ALP wins FLNG towage contract

February 25 - The Netherlands-headquartered ALP Maritime Services has secured towing and positioning contracts for the Coral South floating LNG (FLNG) platform, which will enter service offshore Mozambique.
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POSH lands PFLNG Dua charters

February 25 - Petronas has awarded PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) two contracts related to the Petronas Floating Liquefied Natural Gas 2 (PFLNG Dua) project in Malaysia.
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