GL Rising Tonnage
With the classification of the gas tanker MT Gaschem Nordsee, Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has passed the 80 million gross tons threshold. More than 6,870 ships are currently surveyed on a regular basis by Germanischer Lloyd. September 2007. The MT Gaschem Nordsee, flying the German flag, was delivered in late March by Meyer shipyard in Papenburg. The LPG (liquefied petroleum gas)/ethylene tanker is the…
New Navy Contracts
MacGregor Inc., Cedar Knolls, N.J., is being awarded a $6,096,547 firm fixed price contract for the procurement of two twin boom level luffing cargo handling cranes.
Prince Elected to the Marine Products
Marine Products Corporation (NYSE:MPX) announced the expansion of the Board to 10 members and the election of Larry L. Prince, as a new Director of the company.
Seafuture Sponsored by Italian Trade Commission
The Italian Trade Commission and the Liguria Region are sponsoring an event in La Spezia to facilitate and create collaborations and partnerships between universities…
KVH Receives $1m Order far Nav System
KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) announced that it has received a new $1m order for its CNS-5000, a self-contained navigation system that combines fiber optic…
CMA CGM (America) LLC New Appointees
CMA CGM (America) LLC announced today that Mj Dornford has been named Vice President, Marketing. In her new role, Dornford will be responsible for managing market analytics and reporting, as well as overseeing public relations, marketing and communications. Dornford brings over twenty years of successful experience to the position, most recently serving as Regional Vice President Sales, West Coast for CMA CGM (America) LLC in Long Beach, California.
Frazier Joins ShipConstructor
ShipConstructor Software USA, Inc. announced that John P. Frazier has joined the ShipConstructor Team as Technical Account Manager. Frazier is coming from Autodesk where he worked in the roles of Technical Consultant and Technical Account Manager. In these functions worked with Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Northrop Grumman Newport News, the US Navy, the U.S. Coast Guard as well as Boeing. Frazier brings with him a BA in Physics and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering.
Broadpoint Expands Coverage
Broadpoint has increased its number of cellular sites in the Gulf of Mexico by more than 30 percent, and said it will continue an aggressive schedule to add additional…
GLMTF Says USACE Shorted Region on Stimulus
The Great Lakes Maritime Task Force said the Great Lakes came up short when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decided how to divvy up the $4.6b Congress gave it for…
Navios 1Q Report
Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (NYSE: NMM), an owner and operator of Capesize and Panamax vessels, reported its financial results for the three month period March 31, 2009.
Waddington Joins Marine Industrial Svcs
Substructure, Inc., a global marine services company providing high-resolution marine assessment, marine pile encapsulation, and other underwater capabilities, announced…
Shippers’ Voice Seminar, Think Outside the Box
One of the conclusions of the Shippers’ Voice seminar discussing Portcentric Logistics Solutions at the Multimodal 2009 exhibition was that now maybe even the best…
Danaos Corp 1Q Report
Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC), an international owner of containerships, reported unaudited results for the period ended March 31, 2009. • Net earnings on a…
This Day in Naval History – April 30
798 - Congress establishes Department of the Navy 1975 - Saigon falls to North Vietnamese forces (Source: Navy News Service)
RFQ for High Speed Ferry Service Operators
The Bridgeport Port Authority and the City of Stamford seek qualifications from prospective High-Speed Operators to develop, commence and operate a high-speed ferry…
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding SWOT Analysis
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. completed a SWOT analysis company profile. The report examines the company's key business structure and operations, history and products…
Mabus to Focus on Navy Acquisitions
An April 28 report from Reuters stated that Ray Mabus, President Barack Obama's nominee to become Navy Secretary, vowed to put an intense focus on cost overrun and…
Eye on the Navy
On April 27, 2009, the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) enters port on opening day of the annual Fleet Week Port Everglades celebration. (U.S. Navy photo by Scott Lehr/Released)
ACL 1Q 2009 Results
American Commercial Lines Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLI) announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009. Revenues for the quarter were $196.8 million, a 27.2%…
GNO Economic Development Package
As the 2009 state legislative session gets underway, Greater New Orleans, Inc. said it will be active in targeted areas of Energy, Trade, Creative Media, and Tax Competitiveness.