Wednesday, January 27, 2010 Maritime News

High-Speed Ferries Ready for Haiti

Jan 27, 2010

High-speed ferry ships MV Huakai and MV Alakai are preparing to sail to Haiti in support of Operation Unified Response to provide disaster relief following the Jan.

Monongahela Successfully Refloated

Jan 27, 2010

Acting Maritime Administrator David Matsuda announced that the Monongahela, one of the government-owned obsolete ships stored at the James River Fleet, was successfully

Projemar Contracts with Sener

Jan 27, 2010

The reference ship and offshore design consultancy in Brazil, Projemar, has entered a license contract with Sener for the use of FORAN. After the implementation

Zurich Appoints Gillen Head of Marine Claims

Jan 27, 2010

Zurich, a property and casualty insurance provider globally and in North America, announced that Steve Gillen has joined Zurich in a key new role as Global Head of Marine Claims.

Saudi Aramco’s 1st Purpose-Built Jackup

Jan 27, 2010

Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has secured a contract from Aramco Overseas Company B.V., a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, to build a customized KFELS Super B Class jackup rig.

Harrington Hoists in Haiti Relief Effort

Jan 27, 2010

Harrington Hoists, Inc., is participating in the Haiti Relief Effort to help the victims of the recent devastating earthquake that rocked the island. “Goods that

Ibercisa Winches for Icelandic Fishing Vessels

Jan 27, 2010

The fishing Icelandic company, Uthafsskip, operator of two trawlers freezer vessels, received its second pair of trawler winches from the Spanish manufacturer, Ibercisa,

First MLC 2006 Certificate to Thenamaris

Jan 27, 2010

Established in 2006, the primary goal of the MLC is to be a pillar in the international maritime regulatory framework, establishing a level playing field for seafarers’ working and living conditions.

Ayala Promoted to Director, Labor Relations

Jan 27, 2010

Jose Ayala has been promoted to director of labor relations for Crowley Maritime Corporation. Ayala will remain domiciled in Jacksonville and continue reporting to Steve Demeroutis,

NACE, WCO Establish Corrosion Awareness Day

Jan 27, 2010

NACE International is assisting the World Corrosion Organization (WCO) in its establishment of a Corrosion Awareness Day. The WCO has selected April 24, 2010 as the first Corrosion Awareness Day.

ASA Member Responds in Gwadar, Pakistan

Jan 27, 2010

On January 20, a member of the American Salvage Association (ASA) successfully refloated a bulk carrier that ran aground near Gwadar Port in Pakistan. Led by their Salvage Master,

Wilhelmsen Middle East Wins WCA Award

Jan 27, 2010

Wilhelmsen Ships Service is proud to announce that it has won the WCA (World Cargo Alliance) Best Partner Award - Middle East 2009. Wilhelmsen Ships Service has been a member of the WCA,

Universal Silencer Now Universal

Jan 27, 2010

On December 8, 2009 at the International Power Generation Conference, Universal Silencer announced changing its name to Universal. Universal’s President, Randy Eppli,

This Day in Coast Guard History – Jan. 28

Jan 27, 2010

1885-Keeper Marcus Hanna of the Cape Elizabeth Light Station saved two men from the wrecked schooner Australia. For this rescue Hanna was awarded the Gold Lifesaving Medal.

This Day in Naval History – Jan. 28

Jan 27, 2010

1778 - Second New Providence Expedition raised the flag with thirteen stripes over Fort Nassau. 1960 - Navy demonstrates value of moon communication relay, used in fleet broadcasts.

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