Rolls-Royce Appoint Ian Davis Chairman
Rolls-Royce announce that Ian Davis will succeed Sir Simon Robertson as Chairman. Mr. Davis will join the Board as a non-executive Director on 1 March 2013 and take over from Sir Simon at the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting on 2 May 2013. Ian Davis spent more than thirty years with McKinsey & Company, including six as Chairman and Worldwide Managing Director. He serves, as a non-executive Director…
Subsea Operations Vessel Gets Vital Certificate
Hallin Marine Australia's Subsea Operations Vessel (SOV) 'Windermere' obtains NOPSEMA Safety Case certification. The National Offshore Petroleum Safety & Environmental Management Authority's (NOPSEMA) Safety Case acceptance enables the vessel to operate in Australian Commonwealth waters carrying out subsea (diving and ROV) and offshore support operations in circumstances where a Vessel Safety Case is a pre requisite.
MAN Propulsion Package for New Italian RoRo
Italian Visemar's new RoRo (construction at Cantiere Navale Visentini yard, near Venice) will be powered by twin MAN engines. The vessel will be powered by a complete MAN propulsion package featuring 2 × 9L32/44CR medium-speed engines., which each develop 5,040 kW at 750 rpm and are complemented by 2 × Renk RSV 900C gearboxes and 2 × Alpha CPP propellers. The engines fulfill IMO Tier II regulations…
Aker Solutions Report Solid, Not Spectacular Financial Progress
Aker Solutions ASA release fourth quarter and preliminary annual results 2012. Aker Solutions reported revenues of NOK 12.0 billion and earnings before interest…
New Esri Ocean Industry Manager: Drew Stephens
Drew Stephens to lead Esri's Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Ocean and Coastal Environments Industry. Esri has hired Drew Stephens to expand the market for GIS within the ocean industry. Esri, the world leader in GIS, has accelerated the development of its ocean technologies via the Esri Ocean GIS Initiative. As Esri's industry manager for ocean and coastal environments , Stephens will play a key role in this effort through his diverse background and GIS experience.
IMO Sub-Committee Agrees IGC Revision
The draft revised International Code for the Construction & Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk (the IGC Code) agreed. The IGC Code was agreed by…
North P&I Club Launches Post-Repatriation Medical Scheme
The ‘A’ rated, 170 million GT North P&I club has launched a new scheme to help its members ensure their Filipino crew members receive the most efficient, high quality…
GEG Names Garber as CIO
Greene’s Energy Group (GEG), a provider of integrated testing, rentals and specialty services, has named Gene Garber as Chief Integration Officer, announced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bob Vilyus. Based in Lafayette, La., Garber, who also maintains his position as Senior Vice President, will now also be responsible for the development and integration of operational programs, strategies and associated projects to achieve strategic business goals and operational objectives.
Coast Guard Completes Escort of Carnival Triumph
The Coast Guard escorted the disabled Carnival Triumph to the Alabama Cruise Ship Terminal in Mobile Thursday evening. The tug vessel Roland Falgout and four assist…
New Esri Ocean Industry Manager Takes the Helm
Drew Stephens Leads GIS for Ocean and Coastal Environments Industry. Esri has hired Drew Stephens to expand the market for GIS within the ocean industry. Esri, the world leader in GIS, has accelerated the development of its ocean technologies via the Esri Ocean GIS Initiative. As Esri's industry manager for ocean and coastal environments, Stephens will play a key role in this effort through his diverse background and GIS experience.
GulfMark Offshore Announces Retirement of Bruce Streeter
GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (NYSE:GLF) announced managerial retirements and promotions. Mr. David Butters, Chairman of the Board of GulfMark Offshore, announced that…
Ocean Observing Conference to be Held in Newport, OR
The Newport Ocean Observing Conference, sponsored by the Yaquina Bay Ocean Observing Initiative, will be held April 30 and May 1 in Newport, Oregon, a growing center of marine research on the U.S. West Coast, with approximately $1 billion in marine research infrastructure investments in recent years. The conference will inform businesses and other potential partners about the burgeoning economic opportunities in the Newport region.
Exmar NV and Teekay LNG Partners Complete Joint-Venture
Exmar NV (NYSE Euronext: EXM) is pleased to announce that together with Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (NYSE: TGP) they have successfully closed their 50/50 LPG joint-venture.
Buzz Marine Adds Switchbox to HubbaX
UK based Buzz Marine, the suppliers of HubbaX mobile broadband for maritime applications, has developed a new system for its mini dome to allow automatic switch from a vessel’s VSAT communications system to its land-based mobile system on which the HubbaX operates. The changeover is delivered through an intelligent ‘switchbox’ which prefers the 3G signal, when no 3G signal is available VSAT connection continues.
NBGI Private Equity: Acquisition of Cosalt Offshore
NBGI Private Equity, investor in Aberdeen-based ATR Group, is acquiring the Aberdeen and Norway operations of Cosalt Offshore. The deal, due to complete later today…
Harvey Gulf Taps Carroll to Oversee New Construction
New Orleans headquartered Harvey Gulf International Marine, LLC is pleased to announce that Mike Carroll will be joining the organization in March in the position of Sr. Vice President of New Construction and Special Projects based in Houston, Texas. Mr. Carroll has over 15 years of experience in the field of Naval Architecture and ship construction. Mr. Carroll will be responsible for overseeing Harvey Gulf’s new construction programs.
gplink: Remote monitoring system designed for CAT engines
Remote Tracking, Monitoring, and Notification Systems for Cat Powered yachts and vessels are here. The organization that provides premier power solutions in the medium- and high-speed segments with outputs from 93 to 16,000 kW in main propulsion and 10 to 7,680 kWe in marine generator sets, utilizing a sales and service network of more than 2,100 world-wide locations, has further increased its customer support for ocean-going, commercial marine and pleasure craft – wherever they are.
Superyacht Operators' Fuel Tax Dodges Stymied
European Union tax revenue authorities are on the alert for any infringement of complicated bunker fuel tax regulations. Turn the key of one of the big ones and…