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Thursday, September 6, 2012
Piracy

Will Watson Named Advanfort President

The AdvanFort Company today announced that maritime professional William Hughes (Will) Watson has joined the company as president. Will comes to AdvanFort from

September 6, 2012
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Press Releases

Huntington Ingalls Lays Keel Of New USCG Cutter

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) authenticated the keel of the U.S. Coast Guard’s National Security Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) today at the

September 6, 2012
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Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Press Releases

SMIT Lamnalco contracts Damen for 3 Tugs

Today, Damen Shipyards Group and Smit Lamnalco have signed a contract for two newly designed ASD Tugs 3212 and a Stan Tug 2208. The signing ceremony took place

September 5, 2012
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MTU Ironmen 4000 Workboat Engines Upgraded

Tognum  has announced an upgrade to its MTU Series 4000 Ironmen workboat engines for compliance with US EPA Tier 3 emissions regulations. As with the current

September 5, 2012
Total Views: 35

Press Releases

ECA Tracking – Onboard Support For Vessel Emission Control Areas

Onboard weather routing software provides Emission Control Areas (ECAs) and calculation tools for ships to evaluate the most cost effective voyage track. Using

September 5, 2012
Total Views: 47

Press Releases

Fleet Decision Support System Announced For Weather Routing

Applied Weather Technology, Inc. (AWT), announced today at SMM Hamburg its Fleet Decision Support System (FleetDSS). The new fleet management system is

September 5, 2012
Total Views: 31

Saturday, September 1, 2012
Press Releases

Nordic Aurora Installs C-Bird VSAT

 The installation of Maritime Broadband’s C-Bird VSAT solution by Nordic American Tankers (NYSE: NAT)  initiates a 36-month contract for C-Band global

September 1, 2012
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Press Releases

Bolidt Reveals Smart solution for Cruise Ship Balconies

Bolidt has extended its range of composite decking for cruise ship balconies to offer a new option for owners and shipyards looking to replace conventional

August 29, 2012
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
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News

Goldenport Acquires 2,100 TEU Containership, Conti Seattle

International cargo shipper Goldenport Holdings Inc. (LSE: GPRT) announced today that it has agreed to acquire the sub-Panamax, 2,100 TEU container vessel

August 28, 2012
Total Views: 13

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News

Great Eastern Shipping Takes Delivery of the Jag Vidhi Gas Carrier

The Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd. took delivery of a 1990 built Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) “Jag Vidhi” [about 49,700 dwt (75,000 cbm)].

August 28, 2012
Total Views: 9

Friday, August 24, 2012
Press Releases

Caterpillar Celebrates Grand Opening of New Hydraulic Excavator Facility in Victoria, Texas

The new factory is the most recent expansion for Caterpillar in the United States and is expected to employ about 800 people once it is fully operational

August 24, 2012
Total Views: 6

Engineering News

Lamprell Delivers LeTourneau Super 116E Jack-Up to Abu Dhabi NDC

Lamprell (ticker: LAM), a UAE-based provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewables

August 24, 2012
Total Views: 33

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Gibdock Completes Semi-sub Project
Offshore

Gibdock Completes Semi-sub Project

Gibdock has completed its work on the semi-submersible accommodation platform, Etesco Millennium – the first offshore platform project to be undertaken

August 22, 2012
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Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Press Releases

FURUNO-Specific ECDIS Training Available in China

FURUNO SHANGHAI CO., LTD. starts providing FURUNO type specific ECDIS training from mid July 2012 for the very important Chinese market. FURUNO Shanghai is the

August 21, 2012
Total Views: 4

Monday, August 20, 2012
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News

Caribbean Nations Come Together for Conference on Offshore Deepwater Spill Response

HOUSTON – Caribbean nations will come together for the first time to specifically address emergency response protocols for offshore deepwater drilling

August 20, 2012
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Friday, August 17, 2012
Press Releases

Appeals Court Defines Course and Scope of Jones Act Employment

Jones Act Employers Will Not Be Held Responsible for Acts of Its Employees Which Are Not in Furtherance of the Employer’s Business Interests An important

August 17, 2012
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Wärtsilä To Power Four Hybrid Tugs For Svitzer Austraila

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has been contracted to supply the power system for four new

August 17, 2012
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Engineering News

Jensen Opens Third New Orleans Office

Seattle-based Jensen Maritime Consultants, a Crowley Maritime Corporation company, announced today that it has expanded its presence to the U.S. Gulf with

August 15, 2012
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Navy

Huntington Ingalls 2nd Quarter Profit Up 25% As Margins Improve

Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.’s (HII) second-quarter earnings rose 25% as the military shipbuilder reported stronger revenue and margins. The

August 8, 2012
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Monday, August 6, 2012
Piracy

Challenges Facing the U.S. Private Maritime Security Industry

Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA), a Marine combat veteran and member for the House Armed Services Committee, met with senior executives at Skye Maritime, an up

August 6, 2012
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