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Fairstar wins rig transport contract

September 28 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a new transportation contract by Hercules Offshore to transport the Hercules 185 jack-up rig from Port Gentil, Gabon to either Pascagoula, Mississippi or Bahrain using the Fairstar semi-submersible

The contract revenue is just under USD3 million and the rig is expected to be loaded onboard the Fjell on October 5. The final destination will be nominated by Hercules once the rig has been loaded. 

Philip AdkinsFairstar's CEO stated "Fairstar is delighted to be working with Hercules Offshore for the first time. Jim Stevens of High Seas Maritime Services has represented Hercules for many years in the marine heavy transport business and we know he sets high standards of performance for anyone that wants to work with his client." 

Fjell has been en route to Alaska to begin work on a fertilizer llant project and will continue on to Alaska once the rig has been discharged and will begin preparation to load the first stage of modules scheduled for transport to Nigeria.

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Zeamarine restructuring continues 

February 17 - Zeamarine has confirmed that its German booking and operating divisions – Zeamarine Bremen, Zeamarine Germany and Zeamarine Chartering – will operate under court supervision, in accordance with creditor protection conditions.
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Ambercor completes yankee move

February 17 - Canada-headquartered Ambercor Shipping has coordinated the delivery of a yankee dryer and two through-air dryer (TAD) rolls in Quebec.
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Duluth awarded infrastructure grant

February 17 - The US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has allocated a USD10.5 million grant to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority. 
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