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IMC Maritime Newsletter June 01, 2010

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As BP works to cap current leak, Obama eyes how to stop future spills
President Obama will meet Tuesday with the heads of a new commission created to investigate how to prevent future oil spills like the devastating leak from BP's Gulf of Mexico well.
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/US/06/01/gulf.oil.spill/
Offshore Oil Vs. Offshore Wind: The Numbers
How many offshore wind turbines could have been installed for the cost of one Deepwater Horizon?
http://www.forbes.com/2010/05/29/offshore-oil-energy-technology-offshore-wind.html?boxes=Homepagechannels
Harbour dredging clock hits zero, again
Without any formal communication between the Sydney Marine Group and the federal government Friday, it remains an unknown whether a request for $19 million will be secured in time to meet the tight timetable set out by the Dutch firm chosen to dredge an access channel in Sydney harbour.
http://www.capebretonpost.com/News/Local/2010-05-28/article-1179646/Harbour-dredging-clock-hits-zero,-again/1

Boskalis wins LNG port project in Poland

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and its consortium has clinched a €170 million ($211 million) contract to construct a new LNG port at Swinoujscie near Szcecin, Poland.
http://www.portworld.com/news/i93971/Boskalis_wins_LNG_port_project_in_Poland
Oil Falls on Concern China’s Growth Is Slowing, Stronger Dollar
Crude oil fell for a second day in New York on renewed concern about growth prospects in China, the world’s second-largest energy consumer.
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-06-01/oil-falls-on-concern-china-s-growth-is-slowing-stronger-dollar.html
Minister bemoans failure to meet River Niger dredging deadline
This Day reports that, contrary to expectations, the federal government in Nigeria will not be able to meet the June 2010 deadline set for the completion of lower River Niger dredging.
http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=13087
Wärtsilä technology for Chinese 38,000 tonne semi-submersible heavy-lift vessel
Wärtsilä, the marine industry's leading ship power systems integrator, has signed a contract to deliver a ship power system for a 38,000 tonnage semi-submersible heavy-lift vessel for Chinese customer Zhejiang Share-ever Business Co., Ltd.
http://www.istockanalyst.com/article/viewiStockNews/articleid/4165276
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