New Appointments at Becker Marine Systems USA
Becker Marine Systems USA continues growth in North America. Becker Marine Systems, the leader in rudder technology and the inventor of the Becker Mewis Duct Energy-Saving Device has added Brian Rhoades and Adam Wood to their USA staff. Mr. Rhoades will have the role of Northeast Sales Representative and will be based in Pennsylvania. A Kings Point graduate, he brings 30 years of experience to the role and will support Becker customers in Eastern Canada and the US. Mr.
Seaspan Implements ECO Insight solution
Seaspan Ship Management Ltd. will implement the DNV GL fleet performance management solution ECO Insight to improve their fleet monitoring. ECO Insight will also enable Seaspan to increase their vessel’s performance and energy efficiency. “Seaspan has spent considerable effort to develop its capabilities around fleet performance. Close monitoring of the performance of our fleet is in line with our mission of safe, reliable and economical operations.
Plans to Create Rio Doce Fund
Vale and BHP Billiton announced today plans to work together, with Samarco, to establish a voluntary, non-profit fund to support the rescue and recuperation of the Rio Doce river system, affected by an accident at Samarco’s Fundão dam, in the state of Minas Gerais on 5 November 2015. The Fund would initially be sponsored by Vale and BHP Billiton. The aim is to seek additional financial support from other private, public and non-government organisations. The initial value is still being defined.
Bill on Danish Maritime Planning Submitted
The bill is to form the basis of a maritime planning act intended to promote economic growth and development of sea areas. The Danish Maritime Authority is to head the work. The bill on maritime planning gives the guidelines for the drawing up of a holistic marine plan for Denmark's sea areas, which is to be ready in 2021. It is expected that the bill will be presented to Parliament during the first part of 2016.
Euroseas Sells C/V Marinos
Euroseas Ltd. an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes, announced today the sale of C/V Marinos (a 1,599 TEU Container vessel, built in 1993) to an unaffiliated third party (the "Buyers") for recycling. The Vessel was delivered to the Buyers today, November 27, 2015.