BCG Releases PCVM Emulation
Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) Inc. announced the addition of another emulation product to its family of Radar Simulators. BCG has completed an emulation of the VisionMaster FT radar – our PCVM. PCVM utilizes the same simulation engine as the rest of BCG’s products, which results in a powerful training tool used to familiarize a student with the use of the VisionMaster radar for ship navigation and collision avoidance training.
Maritime Reporter @ 75: The Daily Cartoon
Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley (1905-1980) in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry, with a circulation of more than 35,000 worldwide, including ship and boat owners, ship and boat builders, naval architects and marine engineers. Today Maritime Reporter heads a group of four print and 10 websites serving the global maritime, offshore and subsea sector.
Dool to Serve as Chair of SLSMC Board
The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) announced that Tim Dool has been named as Chair of the Board of Directors, effective September 1. Dool was…
Bollore First Half Boosted by Transport, Advertising Unit
French industrial group Bollore said first-half operating income rose 11 percent to 314 million euro because of strength at its transport business and advertising agency Havas…
East and South China Sea Disputes Need Creative Diplomacy
China and the United States appear headed for a damaging confrontation over the extent of China's territorial claims in the South and East China Seas. Now that China…
Scrap Metal Exporter Pens Terminal Agreement
Port Canaveral Scrap Terminal LLC (PCST), a bulk ferrous scrap exporter, has signed a lease with the Canaveral Port Authority to operate a terminal in the north cargo area at Port Canaveral.
Iraqi Kurdistan Oil Shipments Reach 8.8m Barrels
Iraqi Kurdistan has shipped 8.8 million barrels of oil from the Turkish port of Ceyhan since May, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said, as the autonomous region…
ASNE to Host Launch & Recovery Symposium
The American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) announced that registration has opened for its Launch and Recovery Symposium 2014: Launch and Recovery of Manned and…
MN 100: Horizon Shipbuilding, Inc.
President and General Manager: Travis R. Founded in 1997 by a father-and-son duo, Horizon Shipbuilding, Inc. is located on the southwestern coast of Alabama approximately 30 miles from the Port of Mobile. The company designs, builds and repair ships, boats and barges up to 300 feet in length and 1,500 tons launch weight for the offshore oil industry, cruise and diving industry, tug and barge operators and specialized craft for the United States and foreign governments.
MN 100: Gencorp Insurance Group
CEO/President: Robert G. Gencorp Insurance Group provides the insurance and surety needs of marine contractors, vessel operators and shipyards throughout the country and Caribbean. Gencorp’s Marine Group facilitates the coverage placement and claims settlement for all insureds, utilizing a team that has a maritime academy background or professional waterfront experience. Ask any group of owners to…
MN 100: Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc.
Kvichak Marine Industries Inc. responds quickly to new customer requirements, works with potential customers to develop complete specifications, and ultimately delivers the best suited product for the mission. Kvichak builds a variety of vessels for multiple Federal agencies as well as state and local municipalities. To effectively maintain Kvichak’s reputation as a world-class boat builder, Kvichak currently has four divisions…
CMA CGM Continues Expansion, Confirms Profits
The Board of Directors of CMA CGM Group, the world’s third largest container shipping company, met under the chairmanship of Jacques R. Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, to review the financial statements for the second quarter of 2014. In the second quarter, in a market environment shaped by diverging developments in different regions, CMA CGM reported its consolidated revenue amounted to $4.2 billion…
Brazil AHTS Contract Breakthrough for Havyard
Havyard says it is to deliver the ship design and equipment for four anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels that are to be built and operated by the Brazilian shipping company and shipyard group Grupo CBO. The contract has been entered into by Havyard Design & Solutions, which is responsible for the development of the ship design and for integration and coordination of the equipment packages. The contract also includes deliveries from other business areas in Havyard Group…
Odfjell Drilling in Tighter 2Q North Sea Market
Odfjell Drilling reports second quarter 2014 financial results showing a profit of US$29-million. Operating revenue for Q2 2014 was USD 272 million (USD 289 million), a decrease of USD 17 million, or 6 %. Operating revenue decreased due to reduced engineering- and well services activity in Norway and in UK, as well as loss of revenue contribution from the divested Mooring business line in the Well Services segment.
Hamburg Süd Christens Containership in S. Korea
Hamburg Süd yesterday celebrated the christening of its new containership San Christobal with customers and business partners at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea. The vessel is the second newbuild in the series of three new San-class ships. Each container vessel in the San-class has a nominal slot capacity of 9,034 TEU, and the San Christobal and her sister ships each have 1,370 reefer slots.
‘Naval Architecture for Non Naval Architects’ Course
From September 15-18, 2014, HMC will provide a course “Naval Architecture for Non-Naval Architects” in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. HMC facilitated this course in cooperation with M.I.C.E. Global (Singapore), a company which organizes business meetings, workshops, conferences and exhibitions in the Asian region. For almost 30 years HMC has gained knowledge in offshore maritime projects and heavy transport engineering to support companies worldwide.
Today in U.S. Naval History: August 29
Today in U.S. 1861 - U.S. squadron captures forts at Hatteras Inlet, N.C. 1915 - Navy salvage divers raise F-4, first U.S. 1916 - Congress passes act for expansion…
Stena, Sonangol Launch Training Facility in Angola
The Centro De Formação Maritima De Angola (CFMA) was officially launched on August 27 by top management from Sonangol, the Angolan public sector energy company and the Stena Group of Sweden. The CFMA is a world class maritime training facility, the first of its kind in Angola and the most modern maritime campus in Africa. The campus will be an internationally recognized center of excellence, linked…
Telemar to Supply Broadband for Herm. Dauelsberg
Telemar GmbH, the German subsidiary of the Telemar Group, closed an agreement with Herm. Dauelsberg for the supply of a complete “turn-key solution” for their fleet of 18 vessels.
MN 100: Guido Perla & Associates, Inc.
With offices in the US, Brazil, Chile, China and Germany, GPA developed into an independent, full-service naval architecture and marine engineering company that since 1979 has helped vessel owners and shipyards navigate through complex newbuild, retrofit and repair projects. Its extensive design portfolio includes over 200 offshore vessels, workboats, passenger vessels and fishing vessels constructed for commercial owners worldwide and governmental institutions.