Grove Named ABS Group President, CEO
ABS Group of Companies, Inc. announced the appointment of Todd Grove as its new President and CEO. Grove most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for ABS Group's parent company, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).
Director of the New York State Canal Corporation
Brian U. Stratton, Director of the New York State Canal Corporation since April 2011, oversee the operation and development of New York’s 524-mile Canal System, including the Erie Canal.
Shipping is Cutting CO2 Emissions
London-based shipping advisors Drewry Supply Chain Associates said that shipping liner operators have made significant inroads…
Suezmax Tankers Bullish
Global fixture activity for suezmax crude tankers rose in the first quarter by 5% year on year, with most of the activity coming out of West Africa.
Seaspan Takes Delivery of New Containership
Seaspan Corporation (SSW) has accepted delivery of a 14000 TEU containership, the YM Wellhead. The new containership, which…
'Make in India’ - the Newbuzzword in Indian Shipping Sector
The government is aggressively promoting the adoption of ‘Make in India’ campaign including the shipping and port sectors.
Collins Named Port of Seattle’s Public Affairs Director
Port of Seattle CEO Ted J. Fick has appointed Julie Collins as a member of the Port’s executive team, effective May 1. As…
Newport News Shipbuilding Hosts Sen. Inhofe
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) today hosted Sen. James M. Inhofe, R-Okla., for a tour of the company's Newport News Shipbuilding division.
Unnecessarily Snarled in Traffic
Intermodal answers include the water.It was just last week that the (challenged) Keefe family packed up the SUV and set out for a little bit of spring break fun, mixed in with a college visit for my son, who will be a senior in high school next Fall.
CMA, WOW – and YOU
The ‘human element’ moves to the forefront at the Connecticut Maritime Association’s 30th annual event, and then, later, at the 7th annual Women on the Water gathering at Kings Point.I must admit that I struggled to come up with an overriding…
USLHS Light Vessel 117
Light Vessel 117 was built for the US Lighthouse Service in 1930 by Charleston Drydock & Machine Company for $274,000. Its single screw was driven by a 350 HP electric motor powered by four 75 KW diesel engine generators. Not built for speed, the ship had a maximum speed of 10 knots.
Removal of oil from Zalinski wreck
The U.S. Army Transport Brigadier General M.G. Zalinski served as a general cargo ship for the War Department from 1941 until it sank on 26 September 1946 in the Grenville Channel of British Columbia’s Inside Passage. The 251-foot ship was built in 1919 in Lorain, Ohio as SS Lake Frohna.