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Jumbo set to build in Croatia

July 12 - Croatian shipbuilder Brodosplit has announced a contract from Jumbo Shipping to build a heavy lift ship for one of the world's leading shipping companies involved in transportation of heavy or overdimensional cargoes.

The shipyard says that on delivery, which is planned for the first half of 2013, the ship will be the largest in Jumbo'sfleet with a length of 152 m and breadth of 27 m. 

It will be equipped with two cranes each with capacities of 140 and 200 thousand ton metres. Deadweight on 8.1 m draft will be 14,000 dwt. 

Powered by two engines, each developing 4,500 kW at 750 rpm, it will have a speed of 17 knots. 

The ship will be built to Lloyd's Register Class.

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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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