Intermanager and ITF Sign MOU
Global union federation the ITF and international ship managers' association InterManager signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that encourages them to work…
MOL Marine Use Diesel Particulate Filter
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the joint development with Akasaka Diesels Limited of a diesel particulate filter (DPF) for vessels that use marine heavy fuel oil.
GAC Marine Logistics New Office in Chennai
Global ship spares logistics specialist GAC Marine Logistics (GML) has opened a new office in Chennai, India to house a dedicated customer service team. The India Customer Service desk is led by Customer Service Manager Rajshree Kurup who has over fifteen years experience in the time-sensitive specialist field of ship spares logistics. The team works closely with other offices in the GML network located in Dubai…
LaMoureaux Crowley VP Internal Audit, Ethics
Crowley Maritime Corporation announced the promotion of Arthur LaMoureaux to vice president of internal audit, ethics and compliance. He will remain domiciled in Jacksonville and report directly to Crowley's board of directors and administratively to Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President Bill Pennella. "Given the size, scope and diversity of Crowley, we believe it is of the utmost importance to sharpen our focus even further on ethics and compliance…
Willard Marine ISO9001 Certification
Willard Marine Inc. announced that the Anaheim manufacturing facility has been granted ISO9001 certification. Included are the company’s design/engineering, manufacturing/assembly…
St. Johns Ship Building Landing Craft Contract
St. Johns Ship Building, Inc was awarded contract to construct a 190-ft Landing Craft for G & G Shipping out of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. This will be the fifth vessel of its fleet which joins others built by St. Johns. The vessel designed by Frank Basile of Entech and Associates, Inc. Houma, La. The Landing Craft will be equipped with twin CAT 3412 Engines approx 720 hp each and have an open deck space of 6,600 sq ft with capacity to carry 600 Tons roll on roll off cargo.
New Fuel Station for Vancouver Harbour
In December 2009, the Chevron Legacy, a new and now the only marine fuel station for Vancouver Harbour, was completed by the builders, Alaska Ship & Drydock, Inc. of Ketchikan, Alaska. The station was then towed to Vancouver and was installed and made operational in late January, 2010. This station replaced the Chevron barge S.O.B.C. No. 5 which has been moored in Coal Harbour since it was built in 1959.
Expansion Plan at Haiti’s Terminal Varreux
Haiti-based WIN Group and South Fla.-based Santé Holding announced having reached an agreement to re-develop Terminal Varreux, S.A. in Port-Au-Prince, the largest privately-owned shipping terminal and port facility in Haiti. The fourth generation WIN Group is a Caribbean conglomerates, with stakes in multiple industries. Santé Holding is headed by Charles Towsley, former director of the Port of Miami.
This Day in Coast Guard History – March 25
1911- The Treasury Department directed the keepers of life-saving stations to keep a lookout through the beach patrol for stray buoys washed ashore, to secure such buoys when it could be done…
This Day in Naval History – March 25
1813 - USS Essex takes Neryeda, first capture by U.S. 1898 - Assist.