Cosco CSCL Merger Talks Continue
The closed-door talks on what is believed to be merger discussions between Cosco and China Shipping continue, reports local media. According to JoC, the Chinese executives of the carriers have been tight lipped on the discussions, but it is…
International inspection, repair, and maintenance (IRM) company Harkand aims to be a $1 billion company. John Reed, the company’s CEO, discusses his vision for the future and how Harkand aims to achieve its goal of being the leading subsea IRM and light construction contractor globally.
Russian JV Close Acquisition of Prime Shipping
The Russian Joint Venture between Rosneft, Sberbank Investments and Pietro Barbaro S.p.A. closed the acquisition of the Pietro…
NewLead's MT Nepheli Update
NewLead Holdings Ltd.announced today a review of the commercial performance of one of its bitumen tanker vessels, the MT…
Joe Pyne Joins DHT Holdings’ Board of Directors
Crude oil shipper DHT Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has appointed Joseph H. Pyne to its board of directors, expanding…
Drilling Down into Risk Management
Afloat or ashore, we cannot eliminate risk, but it can be sensibly managed to a tolerable level. It begins with a hypothetical…
Glosten Acquires Noise Control Engineering
Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy Glosten, Inc. has acquired Noise Control Engineering LLC (NCE)…
KVH Launches Balkans NEWSlink Service
KVH Media Group, part of KVH Industries, Inc., added several new titles to its NEWSlink portfolio with the launch of four…
America while a mere 1,500 miles from Africa. group. Overseas Territory of St. Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha. new individuals each year. and its outlying rocks cover approximately 35 square miles. to a height of almost 3,000 feet. while on a voyage from Portugal to India. Charles Gough.
from the business and enjoy his ill-gotten gains. famous for providing England with a large percentage of its seafarers. dishonorable. and mutinied. and Every was elected captain. plundering ships off West Africa, they moved into the Indian Ocean. and joined up with a number of other pirates.
The Maritime Person of the Year
The Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s annual salute to ‘the person of the year’ this year spotlights McAllister Towing and Transportation Co. and its leadership team.Set for September 10, 2015, MMA’s Salute to the Maritime Person of the Year…
Marshall Islands. 40 small islands grouped around a large and deep lagoon. two square miles, with a mean elevation of ten feet above sea level. individuals. the atoll submerged slowly millions of years ago. its edges. the basis for the atoll. been inhabited for about 3,000 years.