Transnet Awards Bid for Cape Town Cruise Terminal
Transnet National Ports Authority awarded the V&A Waterfront (Pty) Ltd the status of Preferred Bidder for the development of a cruise terminal at the Port of Cape Town, Transnet said on Tuesday. Once all negotiations are concluded, the V&A Waterfront will invest just under R179 million to finance…
General Manager, BAE Systems Ship Repair, San Diego
A discussion with Bob Koerber, General Manager, BAE Systems Ship Repair, San Diego, Calif.
Dan-Bunkering Names US Managing Director
Dan-Bunkering (America) Inc. has announced that as of July 1, 2015, Mikkel Søholm Vestergaard has been appointed Managing…
BMT Appoints New Chairman
International maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy BMT Group announced the appointment of Sir John…
KVH’s NEWSlink Team Now Producing 100 Different Newspaper Titles
KVH Media Group, part of KVH Industries, Inc., has launched “Philippine Business,” the 100th unique newspaper title produced under the NEWSlink brand.
TCO Hires Betteridge as Managing Director
Provider of well completion technologies to the global oil and gas industry, TCO, has appointed a managing director for its UK division.
IRClass Offers EEDI Validation Service
IRClass (Indian Register of Shipping) has recently included Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) validation to its service offerings.
Twin Disc Names Moore Executive Vice President
Malcolm “Mac” Moore, 64, joins Twin Disc, Inc. as executive vice president of operations effective July 1, 2015, the company announced.
Foreign Aid Done Right:
Last week, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a grant to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to support the planning of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal. According to both ACP and USTDA, when the Panama Canal expansion project is completed next year…
USCGC Polar Star
The icebreaker USCGC Polar Star (WAGB-10) was commissioned in 1976, following construction by Lockheed Shipbuilding in Seattle. It is 399 feet long, with a beam of 83 feet, a draft of 31 feet, and a standard displacement of 10,863 long tons.
Samuel Cunard (1787-1865) was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His parents were American Loyalists who moved to Canada at the end of the American Revolutionary War. His father was a master carpenter and timber merchant. Foregoing carpentry, young…
The opah or moonfish is a large pelagic fish with a colorful and deep body. It can grow up to six feet in length with a vertical measurement of over four feet, but a breadth or width of less than eighteen inches. It weighs up to 600 pounds.