This Day in Naval History: May 9

Monday, May 09, 2005
(Source: Navy News Service)

1926 - LCDR Richard Byrd and Chief Machinist Mate Floyd Bennett make first flight over North Pole; both receive the Medal of Honor.

1942 - USS Wasp in Mediterranean launches 47 Spitfire aircraft to help defend Malta.


Finance

Skaugen Goes to Red Again

Norwegian Marine Transportation Service Company I.M. Skaugen SE reported interim losses but cautiously positive and expecting a gradual recovery of trading opportunities

Kongsberg Performs Well in Q2

Norwegian defence and marine technology company Kongsberg Gruppen's second quarter 2016 (Q2) financial results shows sales performance broadly in line with recent trends,

How Rapid is the Fleet Growth?

During July 2016, the containership fleet reached a landmark 20 million TEU in terms of aggregate capacity, says Clarksons Research.   To many it only seems

 
 
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