Global Energy Leaders to Appear at Gastech 2012
Leaders representing their governments and the international energy community will come together later this year to tackle key challenges and examine the role for gas in the future energy mix at Gastech 2012, to be held October 8-11, 2012, in London. The Gastech 2012 Conference Program will highlight the major issues defining what has been termed the ‘Golden Age for Gas,’ with key technical and commercial sessions.
SKF Provides Solutions for Thrusters in Marine Industry
Gothenburg, Sweden - SKF has announced the availability of SKF Thruster Monitoring, an integrated and flexible condition-based maintenance (CBM) solution for propulsion…
Metso Controllers Chosen for Norwegian FPSO Project
Metso has won an order from Eni Norge and Statoil to supply its latest-generation stainless steel valve controllers to the Norwegian Goliat Floating production storage…
Extendable LED Flashlight With Magnetic Ends
The Extendable Magnetic Flashlight Kit includes an innovative inspection mirror that connects magnetically to the lighted end of the EMF and easily adjusts to any angle A handy pocket clip keeps your EMF where you need it when you need it! The grip end of the EMF has a new extra powerful magnet that holds it securely, even to a vertical surface.
Vietnam Shipping Executives Appeal Jail Terms
Hanoi — Eight former top executives at Vietnam's state-owned shipbuilder have appealed against lengthy prison sentences handed to them over their role in its near-collapse…
Yangzijiang to Benefit From Ship Orders: Merrill Lynch
Bank of America-Merrill Lynch said that it sees Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Ltd. benefiting from potential orders after a revival of interest from container shipping firms in larger vessels.
New Risk Focus Publication Aims to Reduce Slips and Falls
Following the launch of its Bow Tie loss prevention initiative in January, 2012, the UK P&I Club is now embarking on the publication of a series of ‘Risk Focus’ booklets, which highlight specific areas of risk. This month (April) sees the publication of ‘Risk Focus: Slips, Trips and Falls.’ The Bow Tie loss prevention initiative involves surveyors visiting ships and, together with the managers and crew…
Telespazio VEGA UK to Distribute Thuraya Solutions Globally
Abu Dhabi - To further meet the requirements of global vertical markets, Thuraya has recently signed a Service Partner agreement with Telespazio VEGA United Kingdom…
Global Marine Energy Expands Offshore Power Cable Capability
Chelmsford UK - Global Marine Energy Ltd. has invested in the refit and development of Cable Enterprise, a barge built specifically for the installation of power cables for offshore wind farms.
Dubai Maritime City Ends Cruise Season With Safety Drill
Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of the maritime sector in Dubai, has announced that the Cruise Ship Emergency Response Task Force, convened in September, 2011, to address the challenges presented by the introduction of ever larger cruise ships to the UAE waters, hosted the first cruise sector mass casualty table top exercise and drill last week.
New Leadership Named at Heidmar
Norwalk, CT -- The Board of Directors of Heidmar Holdings LLC, the holding company for Heidmar Inc. (the "Company"), has announced that it has selected its new Executive team to lead the Company.
Eniram Focuses Expansion on Asia
Singapore – Eniram Limited has opened an Asian office in Singapore to better service its clients in the region. The Finland-headquartered company develops onboard applications…
IHC Merwede Increases Revenue and Profit
IHC Merwede’s expanding portfolio has helped it to record increased revenue and profit figures for 2011, and to maintain its strong order book for 2012 and beyond.
Liberia Leads as Independent Register for Greek Shipping Companies
The Greek Shipping Cooperation Committee (GSCC) has confirmed that Liberia is the leading independent ship register of choice for Greek-controlled shipping companies…
Electric Boat Awarded $78 Million Contract for Submarine Components
Electric Boat Corp. is being awarded a $78,089,000 undefinitized contract action for long-lead-time material associated with the fiscal 2014 Virginia class submarine (SSN 792).
Tidewater CEO Taylor to Retire
Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) announced today that Dean Taylor, its President and CEO since March 2002, will retire as an executive officer of the company effective May 31, 2012, after a 34-year career with Tidewater. Mr. Taylor will remain on the Board of Directors, and serve as Tidewater’s non-executive Chairman of the Board. Jeffrey M. Platt will become Tidewater’s new President and CEO effective June 1, 2012.
Greek Controlled Fleet at Record DWT Levels
Liberia the main beneficiary as Greek controlled fleet hits record deadweight levels. The Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee (GSCC) has confirmed that Liberia is the leading independent ship register of choice for Greek-controlled shipping companies, second only to the Greek flag itself. Figures just released by the GSCC show that, in the year ended 31 March, 2012, Liberia experienced a net increase…
Coast Guard Taps Landry for New Post
Rear Admiral Mary E. Landry, USCG retired, has been named the Director, Incident Management and Preparedness Policy, U.S. Coast Guard. In this capacity, Ms. Landry will establish…
Ship Scrapper Plead Guilty to Environmental Crimes
Steven E. Avery, 56, of Bohannon, VA, Billy J. Avery, 81, of Virginia Beach, VA, and the corporation Sea Solutions, Inc., all pleaded guilty yesterday in Norfolk federal court to various environmental crimes stemming from their activities in the ship scrapping business. Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, made the announcement that the plea was accepted by U.S. District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen. The three will all be sentenced on July 12, 2012.
New 44-ft Trawler Yacht from Kadey-Krogen
Kadey-Krogen Yachts have brought out the Krogen 44 AE, a new model in the company's Advanced Ergonomics series. Building on the success of the Krogen 48 AE, which was introduced last year, the Krogen 44 AE is highlighted by a new galley layout and an even more generously sized flybridge. The new Krogen 44 AE is the result of a collaborative effort among owners, prospective owners and the Kadey-Krogen in-house design team led by naval architect Dave Glasco.