Friday, August 17, 2012 Maritime News

Marco Polo Seatrade Exits Chapter 11

Aug 17, 2012

Marco Polo Seatrade and its affiliated companies have obtained final approval of their Plan of Liquidation from the New York Bankruptcy Court overseeing the Chapter 11 case.

Weigh Load Cells Match the Application

Aug 17, 2012

A full line of load cells offered in several popular types for various industrial weighing applications ranging from 2 lbs. to 500,000 lbs. is being introduced by Alliance Scale, Inc.

Greene Named VP at TOTE, Inc.

Aug 17, 2012

Retired Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy, Philip H. Greene, Jr., has been named vice president of TOTE, Inc.   Greene will join TOTE, Inc. in early September 2012, leading

Ron Huibers New President of Volvo Penta Americas

Aug 17, 2012

Ron Huibers, currently President of Sales & Marketing North America within Volvo Trucks Americas, will assume his new position on September 1, 2012.   Huibers has been with Volvo Group for 20 years.

Loctite Adhesive Bonds Low Surface Energy Plastics

Aug 17, 2012

For low surface energy polyolefin plastics that are extremely difficult to bond, Henkel Corporation has introduced Loctite 3035 Polyolefin Bonder, an innovative

Elastec/American Marine Acquires Scandinavian Technology

Aug 17, 2012

Elastec/American Marine, headquartered in Carmi, IL, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the BoomVane technology, expanding its range in the manufacture of

Fifth Circuit Decision Defines Scope of Jones Act Employment

Aug 17, 2012

An important decision affecting vicarious liability for Jones Act employers for the acts of their employees was issued August 14, 2012 by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Maritime Training Leads to Career Opportunities

Aug 17, 2012

With just a fraction of the maritime workforce younger than 25 years of age, the industry looks to garner more interest for jobs up for grabs as the nation's largest

TWMA Appoints New Global Technical Advisor

Aug 17, 2012

TWMA has announced the appointment of Tom Trigg as Global Technical Advisor. Based at TWMA’s Houston office, Trigg will help advance improvements in oil and

INSIGHTS: from Crowley's Todd Busch

Aug 17, 2012

Todd Busch: SVP and General Manager, Technical Services at Crowley Maritime Corporation.   Todd Busch joined Crowley as an ordinary seaman in 1986, earning his

ABS, SCUT to Coordinate Research Projects

Aug 17, 2012

Signed letter of intent lays the groundwork for collaboration on educational, outreach activities related to shipbuilding, offshore and marine engineering.    ABS

Shipdock Lands Jack-Up Upgrade Contracts

Aug 17, 2012

Secret weapon’: dedicated on site steel construction and machining facility.   The skyline of the Amsterdam harbours has been visibly altered in the neighbourhood of Shipdock,

Canada's Fednav Orders Six New Great Lakers

Aug 17, 2012

Fednav Limited announce contracts with Japanese shipbuilders Oshima Shipyard. The environmentally advanced vessels will be built in Japan and are destined to

US Census Bureau Today Features Fulton's Steamboat

Aug 17, 2012

Young America got the motive power it needed to expand beyond the capacities of the horse on this day in 1807. On this day in history the public got its first glimpse of a steam-powered boat.

Rolls-Royce Thrusters to Power Scottish Ferries

Aug 17, 2012

Rolls-Royce wins contracts to supply thrusters for two Scottish operators, Western Ferries and Orkney Ferries. Western Ferries recently announced the construction

Botany Bay Container Terminal Construction Contract Awarded

Aug 17, 2012

Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) awards Laing O’Rourke the civil works contract for Australia's new Port Botany Terminal 3. The contract marks the start of the

New Zealand Checks Jet-boat Drivers' Competency

Aug 17, 2012

The first jet boat drivers in the country to be licensed under a change to maritime rules receive their licenses in Queenstown. The New Zealand jet boating industry

Yangtze River Delta Shipbuilders Floundering

Aug 17, 2012

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology  reports that orders in first half 2012 are down by 50.3% year-on-year. The volume of handling orders was a mere 125.

Baltic Sea Shipping Company Increases Profits in Q1 2012

Aug 17, 2012

AS Tallink Grupp announce unaudited net profit in second quarter 2012 increased by 47%. AS Tallink Grupp is one of the largest ferry companies in the region,

Longshoreman's Union Sues US Port of Portland

Aug 17, 2012

The  International Longshore & Warehouse Union ILWU file a federal lawsuit against the Port of Portland & Bill Wyatt, its Executive Director. The ILWU filed a


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