Samudera Reports Indonesia Route Revenues Rise Q3 2012
Samudra's revenue for the third quarter ended 30, September 2012 increased 1% compared to the same quarter last year. Samudera is a regional shipping line serving…
USS Bainbridge Captain Tells His Sea Story
Navy Capt. Frank Castellano shares his 'Alabama Maersk' rescue experience with Naval Postgraduate School students and faculty. Capt. Frank Castellano,a renowned Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) alumnus and former 'USS Bainbridge' (DDG-96) commander addressed students and faculty at NPS' King Auditorium recently. USS Bainbridge first caught the public's attention after it led the dramatic rescue operation that freed Maersk Alabama Captain Richard Phillips from Somali pirates in 2009.
GL Certify Siemens' Prototype Offshore Wind Turbine
GL Renewables Certification rendered to Siemens for its new 6-megawatt offshore wind turbine SWT-6.0-154. The prototype certification is a prerequisite for the testing of the turbine.
Delta 80 IPS Powerboat's Fort Lauderdale Show Debut
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, October 25-29, 2012, sees the debut of Swedish-built powerboat Delta 80 IPS. Since its inception, Delta Powerboats has continuously developed new models and now they offer a current model portfolio of six boat models from 26 feet to 54 feet. In 2013, just in time for the10th anniversary of the company, the latest representative of modern Scandinavian boat-building will be presented – Delta 80 IPS.
Wind Energy Generation Beats Gas Turbines
Ernst & Young conducted a study that presents an integrated analysis of the value creation potential of wind energy. The study was commissioned by Acciona and EDP…
Transocean General Counsel Resigns
Transocean Ltd. announce Nick Deeming has resigned as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary. Mr Deeming resigned for personal reasons…
Costamere Report Favorable Financial Results
Costamare Inc report unaudited financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2012. Greek-based Costamere is a leading owner and provider of containerships for charter.
Transas Upgrades Batumi State Maritime Academy Simulators
Batumi, in the Autonomous Repuplic of Georgia, upgrades simulators at its nautical training facility. The project included installation of a full mission engine room simulator ERS 5000 that simulates MAN B&W 6S50MC-C Diesel Engine Product Tanker Ship Model. The system is integrated with existing navigational simulator NTPRO 5000 and provides for joint training of engine room and bridge teams. The simulator replicates the operation of product tanker machinery…
NAMEPA Announce Upcoming Conference, Awards
Clay Maitland, Chairman of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announces two major events. NAMEPA’s Environmental Intelligence in Maritime Conference, will feature “Greening the Marine Transportation System”, “The Arctic”, “Safety at Sea” and “Corporate Risk Management”. This conference, with NAMEPA's fifth anniversary in mind, will be held on 14, November 2012, and is to be followed by NAMEPA’s 2012 Marine Environment Protection Awards honoring Maersk…
Tideline Signal to Supply Offshore Platform Light Stations
Aibel AS of Norway chooses Tideland Signal to supply Syncrolan LED light stations for the new Gudrun North Sea development. The Tideland LED warning systems to be installed on the Gudrun platform comprise a main Syncrolan light station with a range of 15 NM, two subsidiary lights, battery banks, a central alarm and monitor panel and intermediate structures. All the principal equipment is ATEX certified for use in Zone 1 (Cat 2) hazardous areas.
AWO Congratulates 'Champion of Maritime' Roger Wicker
Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) winner of American Maritime Partnership’s (AMP) 2012 'Champion of Maritime' award gets American Waterways Operators (AWO) approbation. The American Waterways Operators, a 350-member trade association representing the nation’s tugboat, towboat and barge industry, congratulates Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) upon his receipt of the American Maritime Partnership’s (AMP) 2012 Champion…
OW Bunker Acquire Bergen Bunkers
OW Bunker to acquire the entire share capital of marine fuels & lubricants supplier Bergen Bunkers AS. Bergen Bunkers has offices in Bergen and St Petersburg, and…
BP Shares Deepwater Well-capping Expertise
Under the Technology License Agreement, BP will make available technical information that PEMEX E&P can use. Petroleos Mexicanos Exploration and Production (PEMEX…
Singapore Office Opened by GL Garrad Hassan
The consulting company's Ragna Schmidt-Haupt leads a drive focused on the area's renewable energy services' sector. Ragna’s extensive experience in the solar industry leaves her well positioned to head-up GL Garrad Hassan’s activities in Singapore and she is already leading commercial consultancy assignments for investor clients in the region. In her previous role, she was responsible for equity sales…