Iridium's SatCom Broadband Chosen for Ocean Race Yachts
Iridium Communications Inc. is providing vital satellite broadband communications connectivity for sailors competing in the prestigious international sailboat races of the IMOCA Championship.
French Rieviera Superyacht Repair Yard Acquired by Monaco Marine
The take-over places Monaco Marine closer to its clients by extending the company's network of five shipyards and consolidates its presence in the PACA (Provence…
Severnaya Verf Shipyard Floats Out Corvette 'Stoiky'
The launching ceremony of corvette Stoiky was held at JSC Severnaya Verf shipyard in St. Petersburg. The ceremony was attended by Baltic Fleet (BF) Deputy Commander Rear Admiral Sergei Farkov. Corvette Stoiky is the third multirole littoral zone ship built in series of Project 20380 (lead ship is corvette Stereguschiy). Such ships are designed for antiship/antisubmarine/antiaircraft warfare and gunfire support of landing operations.
Deskbound Sailors Crew Clipper Race Yacht
With 37,000 nautical miles of a unique corporate adventure under their belts, the corporate staff of De Lage Landen, a global provider of asset-based financial products, is about to set off on the final New York to Southampton, England leg of the Clipper Round the World Race. DLL staff members from U.S. headquarters in Wayne, and from offices in Duluth, Ga., and Des Moines, Iowa, will be in New York on the June 7 sailing date to honor the crew and cheer as they head across the Atlantic.
'Motorways of the Sea' Contract MMT for Hydrographic Survey
MMT (Sweden) has been awarded parts of two separate hydrographic survey contracts for the EU financed project 'MONALISA' for the Swedish Maritime Administration…
Beijing Office Opened by OW Bunker
OW Bunker, a leading suppliers and traders of marine fuel, has announced the opening of a second office in China. The move supports its growing customer base in the region…
Ship Operator and Engineers Guilty in Pollution Case
Singapore Ship Operator and Engineers Plead Guilty to Crimes Related to Pollution from Cargo Ship Traveling to Mobile, Alabama; Company Sentenced to Pay $1.2 Million Criminal Penalty. A ship management company headquartered in Singapore pleaded guilty and was sentenced today in federal court in Mobile for deliberately falsifying records to conceal pollution discharges from the ship directly into the sea. Target Ship Management Pte.
Captain Anthony Lloyd, Commanding Officer, U.S. Coast Guard National Maritime Center. Captain Anthony Lloyd is the Commanding Officer of the National Maritime Center (NMC). He assumed that position in September of 2010 after serving three years as the Coast Guard’s Program Manager for marine environmental response. The nationally-focused Officer in Charge of Marine Inspection (OCMI) tasked with implementing the Coast Guard’s Mariner Credentialing Program…
NAVTOR introduces NavSync
E-navigation company NAVTOR has announced the introduction of NavSync, marking an important step change in the way that navigators can gain access to the very latest…
ITF President Welcomes Australian shipping reform
ITF president and Maritime Union of Australia national secretary Paddy Crumlin today welcomed the passing of bills that secure the future of Australian shipping.
Wärtsilä Milestone: Supplies to 100th LNG Carrier
Wärtsilä has now been contracted to supply Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel propulsion engines to 100 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Carrier vessels. This notable milestone…
Braemar Launches New Salvage Support Operation
Incident response and environmental clean-up specialist Braemar Howells and its sister company Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association) are to work together to provide a 24-hour global response capability to the world’s shipping and marine insurance sectors. In what is being seen as a key development in the expansion of Braemar’s Technical Services (BTS) division, both companies have formed…
CrewInspector.com Launches Mobile Software
Latvia based maritime crewing software provider, CrewInspector.com has released an online application specifically tailored for mobile phone and tablets enabling its customers to access its crew management database. Busy crew managers enjoy being absolutely independent in terms of accessing the crew database from anywhere they go. Since 2003 CrewInspector ship crew management system operates over the…
Singapore and London Celebrate AXSDry4.0’s Launch
On Thursday 24th May, AXSMarine unveiled AXSDry4.0, a software to replace their current widely used AXSDry software, by hosting Launch parties in London and Singapore.
Signal International Expands Sales Team at SSR
Signal International, Inc. announces the appointment of Tom Godfrey to the position of Domestic Sales and Marketing at the Signal Ship Repair (SSR) facility in Mobile, AL. Godfrey complements the sales staff with his 18 years of ship repair experience. Godfrey has a solid background in the Maritime industry including Planning and Project Management as well as sales. In recent years, Godfrey’s sales experience has focused on foreign and domestic blue water market.
Austal Leads LCS Suppliers to Washington, DC
Discuss Future of Supporting the Program before Congress. Austal brought together representatives of over 50 suppliers from 25 states to build support for the future of the U.S. Navy’s LCS program. The representatives of the Independence-variant LCS industrial base gathered on May 16 and 17 for a conference and congressional outreach. Austal USA’s President and Chief Operating Officer, Joe Rella, was joined by Rear Admiral James A.
Maxim Evaporators signs Distributor Agreement with Green Marine
Company officials announced that Maxim Evaporators has signed a distributor agreement with Green Marine & Industrial Equipment Co. for the U.S. Gulf Coast market.
WCI Names Colbert SVP
The Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) Board of Directors has named Debra A. Colbert as Senior Vice President, effective June 1, 2012. Colbert currently serves as Director of Communications and Media Relations for the organization and has served with WCI since its inception in 2004, developing the communications program of its predecessor organization, Waterways Work! Prior to her work with WCI, Colbert served as President of Colbert Communications…
'Greener' Ship Recycling in China – GL to Collaborate with CNSA
GL and CNSA will collaborate to develop training programmes, pilot projects, and research practices that will allow the Chinese ship recycling industry to comply…
Indian, Belgian Ports Form Strategic Alliance
India's Essar Ports announces a long-term strategic alliance with Port of Antwerp International ("PAI") and an investment of approx. PAI is the international investing…