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Exxon Valdez Oil Tanker Sold
2012-03-26 13:50:29

The oil tanker known for one of the worst oil spills in U.S. history, the Exxon Valdez, has been bought by Indian company Best Oasis. The company did not disclose the price or purpose of its purchase, but Best Oasis is known for buying old ships to dismantle and reuse the salvageable material. The Exxon Valdez oil tanker rose to fame on March 24, 1989 when it ran onto rocks, coating the shoreline with oil and killing nearly 40,000 birds and other animals. Exxon Mobil spent $900...

2011-07-14 15:58:00

NEW YORK, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Maritime Corporation (NYSE: GMR) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's results for the second quarter of 2011 on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The Company will issue financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011 on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 after the close of market trading. What: Second Quarter 2011 Conference Call and Webcast When: Thursday, July 28,...

2011-07-13 16:07:00

NEW YORK, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Maritime Corporation (NYSE: GMR) announced today that it has amended its $550 million revolving credit facility, dated as of May 6, 2011, and its $372 million senior secured credit facility, dated as of May 6, 2011, each with Nordea Bank Finland plc and DnB NOR Bank ASA as the lead arrangers of the facilities, as well as its $200 million credit facility, dated of May 6, 2011, for which affiliates of Oaktree Capital Management L.P. acted as...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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