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Floating docks arrive at Damen Shiprepair
Please click on this link for a detailed article by The Maritime Executive, with a very nice YouTube video, highlighting the action:     
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Semi-submersible rig: Offshore Bunkering
Fueloil and gasoil, both regular grades and low vanadium/low sulphur grades can be bunkered off port. As below pictures show, the bunker supplier, Curoil, together with the experienced mooring masters…
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"Tula Pier" Curacao ready in November 2017
The new pier is being constructed for the latest generation cruise vessels. During the off season and in between cruise vessles, the pier will be used for (offshore) "project vessels", bunkers on…
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Aruba refinery set for reopening late 2016
The Aruban Government will take over the refinery from the previous operator and owner, Valero, which has shuttered the refinery in 2012.
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Drillship "Cerrado" renamed and departs Aruba
The drillship remained at anchorage in Aruba for 5 months. For the voyage to Europe, a stop at the Curacao Megapier was planned, to take on much needed bunkers and fresh water, while sl…
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Hoegh Cariba in Bonaire
The Hoegh Caribia moored at Bonaire's North pier in Kralendijk. She arrived at 06.00 hrs and discharge started at 08.05 hrs. By 10.55 hrs all cars were discharged. The vessel sailed at …
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Red Box Energy Services B.V. registers M/V Audax in Curacao
Red Box Energy Services B.V. approached Dammers Shipmanagement Inc. in December 2015, inquiring about the possible registration of the two new build Polar Class heavy Transport Carrier vessels in the …
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Saipem's Castoro 7 pipelaybarge departs Curacao for the last time
She first called at Curacao in December of 2012. After a fuelling stop at the Curacao Megapier, she shifted to, what was to become her temporary home base in the Caribbean, Jetty number 2 at Caracasba…
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3 Drillships anchored off port Aruba
The 3 drillingris are anchored 3-6 miles South-West of Aruba, in about 65 meters of water.     Picture taken from Diaro.aw website. The artilce, in local language "Papiamen…
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Deepsea Metro || arrives from Brasil
Crew changes and spares deliveries are conducted regularly from the pier at St. Michaelsbay.     Deepsea Metro II, moored stern to the buoy at St. Michaelsbay. Picture by Mr. Kees Bu…
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