MOL, Changes to N America Sales Team
MOL (America) Inc.’s Product Management Team has announced changes to its North America Sales Management. Effective immediately, Dennis Sheehan, Vice President Atlantic…
Sustainable Ocean Summit in Belfast
International associations representing a wide variety of ocean industries will meet together in the first “Roundtable of Ocean Industry Association Leaders,” which…
ASRY Set to Ride Out Economic Storm
Bahrain-based Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard Co (ASRY) is set to ride out the global economic storm in 2009 following its record breaking year in 2008. Both chairman, H.E.
Piracy Task Force, New Commander
Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 2 held a change of command ceremony aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4) April 5. Rear Adm. Michelle Howard relieved Rear Adm. Terence McKnight…
Danaos Takes Delivery of 40th Containership
Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC) announced on April 8, 2009, that it took delivery of one more containership, the Zim Dalian, expanding its operational fleet to a…
Cashman, Caspian Sea Accommodations
Cashman Equipment Corporation was awarded a three year contract by AGIP KCO, ERSAI, SAIPEM to provide living accommodations for 580 personnel in the Caspian Sea in the Kashagan field. Cashman Equipment constructed 108 buildings in its yard in Amelia, converted two ex Navy Barges at Conrad in Amelia & Morgan City, and built two new ABS barges at Conrad in Orange, Texas and Amelia, all within a six month period.
TMEIC GE Awarded Contract in Peru
TMEIC GE is providing its MaxSpeed crane control system featuring TMdrive-10 controls, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), and Crane Management Systems for DP World’s new container port in Callao…
Kelvin Hughes Expands Sales Force
Kelvin Hughes has expanded its international sales team to meet the growing interest in its range of hi-tech radar equipment for the commercial, military and leisure sectors.
Netherlands, Wärtsilä Expands Services
Wärtsilä expands its services capacity in the Netherlands with new, larger premises and a modern training centre. On April 9, Wärtsilä inaugurates a new Wärtsilä…
$30m for Washington State Port Security
April 8, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) announced that Washington state ports will receive $30.3m for port security efforts across the state this year. The funds…
MacGregor Wins DSME Crane Orders
MacGregor has received an order for 28 hose handling and provision cranes from Korean shipyard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd (DSME). MacGregor is part of Cargotec Corporation, a provider of cargo handling solutions used in local transportation, terminals, ports, distribution centres, and ships. The cranes will be delivered during 2010 to 2012. They are destined for five VLCCs and two 147,000 dwt LNG carriers ordered by Greek and Brunei shipowners.
New Marine Service Vessel from Alnmaritec
Alnmaritec, specialist aluminium boat builder based in Northumberland, UK, recently announced the launch of a new offshore marine service vessel for operation in and around the busy port of Gibraltar. The MHB Swordfish has been built for the Gibraltar based company MH Bland and is a customised version of the popular Wave Provider class of vessels from Alnmaritec. She is the fourth vessel Alnmaritec has built over recent years for marine servicing work in Gibraltar.
Ingot and Tò-Kalòn Nominated for Awards
Burger Boat Company announced that Asia-Pacific Boating and China Boating magazines have nominated Tò-Kalòn, a 101 ft Burger Enclosed Bridge Motor Yacht, for “Most Innovative Exterior Yacht Design of the Year” and INGOT, a 153 ft Burger Tri-Deck Motor Yacht, for “Best Motor Yacht” (86 feet and up) for the 2009 Asia Boating Awards. The Annual Asia Boating Award was created by Asia-Pacific Boating and China Boating magazines to recognize the best of the maritime industry.
Transas Re-locates Hong Kong Office
In March 2009 Transas Hong Kong office was relocated to the heart of Hong Kong – Tsim Sha Tsui at the southern tip of the Kowloon peninsula. Transas Hong Kong office…
This Day in Naval History – April 14
1988 - USS Samuel B.