Friday, May 08, 2009 Maritime News

Hazmat Experts to Meet in France

May 08, 2009

Leading experts in dealing with maritime incidents involving hazardous and noxious substances, such as chemicals, will gather to exchange information and ideas

Global Industries 1Q Results

May 08, 2009

Global Industries, Ltd. (NASDAQ:GLBL) announced revenues of $269.5m for the first quarter of 2009 compared to $301.5m in the first quarter of 2008. Net income was $19m, or $0.

Globus Maritime to Sell Dry Bulk Carrier

May 08, 2009

Globus Maritime Limited (AIM: GLBS.L), a marine transportation company that owns and operates a fleet of Handymax and Panamax dry bulk ocean-going vessels, announced

FLIR Systems Elects Wood to Board

May 08, 2009

FLIR Systems, Inc (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced that John W. Wood, Jr. has been elected to the Board of Directors for a term expiring at the Company's 2010 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

Crowley Transports Race Car & Equipment

May 08, 2009

Crowley has added racecars to their list of unique goods transported by the company.   Last month, the company transported the J.D. Jaguar race car from San

Skelton on Defense Budget Proposal

May 08, 2009

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) released the following statement on the FY 2010 federal defense budget proposal President Obama sent

Cal Maritime Leadership Symposium

May 08, 2009

Trade and transportation organizations with close ties to California’s vital maritime industry will gather in Sacramento May 12-14 for the California Maritime Leadership Symposium.

Merger Approved: Noble Denton, GL

May 08, 2009

The Norwegian cartel authority Konkurransetilsynet has approved the merger of Noble Denton with Germanischer Lloyd (GL). The two companies had announced their merger on 1 April 2009.

Johnston, Executive VP Intern’l Shipholding

May 08, 2009

Peter M. Johnston has been promoted to executive vice president of International Shipholding Corporation.  The announcement was made by Erik L. Johnsen, president of the company.

Signal Delivers Two Rigs for Diamond Offshore

May 08, 2009

Signal International, L.L.P. announced the recent completion and return to service of two Diamond Offshore rigs, the Ocean Titan and the Ocean America. The LeTourneau Class 64 jackup,

Elbit Systems $55m Contract

May 08, 2009

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESLT) announced that its subsidiary, Elisra Electronic Systems Ltd. (Elisra), was awarded a contract by Lockheed Martin Canada Ltd valued

New Navy Contract

May 08, 2009

General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Va., is being awarded an estimated $10,906,614 modification to previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity,

MSC Ship Prevents Suspected Piracy Attack

May 08, 2009

At approximately 10:30 local time May 5, Military Sealift Command ship (MSC) USNS Lewis and Clark (T-AKE-1) was approached by suspected pirates off the eastern

First Consolidated Merchant Mariner Credential

May 08, 2009

The U.S. Coast Guard issued the first consolidated Merchant Mariner Credential May 7, during the Towing Safety Advisory Committee meeting held at Dania Beach, Fla.

This Day in Naval History – May 8

May 08, 2009

1911 - Navy ordered its first airplane, Curtiss A-1, Birthday of Naval Aviation 1942 - Battle of the Coral Sea ends with Japanese retiring from area 1945 - VE - Day,

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