Grove Appointed to Chief Technology Officer, ABS
ABS announced the appointment of Todd Grove to the position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in a move that further underscores the strategic alignment of the classification…
BOEMRE Continues to Respond Leak in GOM
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) is continuing to oversee Apache Corp.’s source control efforts for a natural gas leak near East Cameron Block 278 Platform B.
Open Solicitation, Prop 1B Goods Movement Emission Reduction Program
The South Coast Air Quality Management District has announced an open solicitation period for the Proposition 1B Goods Movement Emission Reduction Program Ships…
General Maritime to Sell, Leaseback Product Tankers
General Maritime Corporation (NYSE: GMR) announced that it has entered into memoranda of agreement to sell three product tankers, the 2004-built Genmar Concord,…
This Day in U.S. Coast Guard History – January 19
1935- CWO (GUN) and NAP Charles T. Thrun, Coast Guard Aviator Number 3, was killed when his Grumman JF-2 Duck (CGNR V136) crashed at Cape May. CWO Thrun was the…
This Day in U.S. Naval History – January 19
1840 - LT Charles Wilkes, USN is first American to discover Antarctic coast (Source: Navy News Service)
SeaKits Releases V3.0 for Fleet Maintenance Support
SeaKits, the developer and provider of the Marine Maintenance System (MMS), has released Version 3.0 of MMS Fleet Solutions providing expanded functionality for workboat fleets…
SpecTec USA: New Contract with Prestige Cruise Holdings
The 2010 good influence keeps on giving positive results for SpecTec Business in 2011 with a significant order that came in late December. The important news came from SpecTec USA…
BOEMRE Responds to Report of Natural Gas Leak
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) is responding to a report that Apache Corp. has experienced a potential natural gas leak…
Williams New VP at Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named Karen Williams vice president and general manager of the Defense Technologies Division, one of four divisions within its Information Systems sector. The sector recently realigned its defense business to form the Defense Technologies Division, focused on end-to-end support systems and services for defense customers. Williams reports to Linda A. Mills, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Information Systems.
Lloyd’s Register Significant Year in China, Korea
Lloyd's Register’s teams in China and Korea have established a strong position in terms of ships ordered in 2010 which will be built to Lloyd’s Register class. Lloyd’s…
Rustibus Rebrands Itself
For more than 30 years Rustibus went under the name Dalseide Shipping Services and provided the shipping industry with its patented chain drum de-scalers. As part of their rebranding…
S. Korea Pledges to Protect Ships from Piracy
According to a Jan. 17 report from Yonhap, South Korea condemned piracy and pledged to take better measures to protect its ships from the "unacceptable" act after…
The New World Alliance to Reduce Ocean Capacity
The New World Alliance said it will temporarily reduce capacity on selected Trans-Pacific Trade services to coincide with Lunar New Year factory shutdowns in Asia.
ABG Shipyard Book Profits
According to a Jan 17 report from Business Daily from The Hindu group of publications, valuations of the ABG Shipyard stock have moved up sooner than expected, owing…
FLAGSHIP-HCA for Hull Condition Forecasting
FLAGSHIP, the Pan-European maritime transport project part funded by the EU, has successfully developed software that can forecast the condition of a ship’s hull over time to help improve the efficacy of surveys and reduce the amount of time a ship is out of service. FLAGSHIP-HCA (Hull Condition Assessment) is designed to accurately predict the condition of a vessel’s structure, coating and components…
Sister for Successful Argentine Trawler
No doubt the truest testament to the success of a vessel is the building of a sister ship. That has recently been demonstrated by the owners of the Porto Belo I that was launched in May of 2008. The company, Maritima MDQ S.A., returned to the same builder, Astillero Naval Federico Contessi y Cia, SA, for a sister ship which was launched January 8, 2011. Both vessels were built to a design owned by the shipyard.
Juettner Ops Manager, Alaska, Global Diving & Salvage
Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. announced the advancement of John Juettner to Operations Manager, Alaska Region. Juettner has been in the Commercial Diving industry, in Alaska for the past 17 years. He has been working in operational support, and as a Dive Supervisor, for the past seven years. As Operations Manager, Juettner’s responsibilities will include asset management, estimating, logistical support, and project planning for the Alaska Region.
SEAaT Welcomes Associate Member International Paint
SEAaT (Shipping Emissions Abatement and Trading), the industry association dedicated to shipping emissions abatement and trading, announced that International Paint Ltd.
New York Shipping Conference: The New Normal
Examining key industry drivers is the focus of the 17th annual Hellenic-American and Norwegian-American Chambers of Commerce annual conference, often called the New York Shipping Conference.