Haun, Eric

Haun, Eric

Editor
Eric Haun is editor of Marine News. He has covered the commercial maritime and offshore industries for MarineLink.com and Maritime Reporter & Engineering News since 2013, and was previously managing editor of Offshore Engineer and Marine Technology Reporter.
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Ship Engineers' Strike Possible in Norway

May 14, 2014

Approximately 600 Norwegian engineers in service on ships, members of the Maritime NHO, could go on strike with effect from 0000 hours tomorrow, May 15, GAC said in its daily Hot Port News report.If the strike takes effect, it will impact most maritime traffic at Norwegian ports…

Port of Long Beach Expands Education Plan

May 14, 2014

The Port of Long Beach announced Tuesday, May 13, the award of education scholarships totaling $43,500 to 28 local high school and college students. At the same time, the Port introduced an expanded Education Outreach Plan at the “Celebrating…

Two Directors Join Global Ship Lease’s Board of Directors

May 14, 2014

CMA CGM announced that following its nominations, Alain Wils and John Van de Merwe joined the Board of Directors of Global Ship Lease Inc.Wils currently serves as a consultant in the shipping and logistics industries, with more than 40 years of experience…

Morrison Named POLB Asst. Managing Director

May 14, 2014

Neil D. Morrison, P.E. was promoted Monday by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners to Assistant Managing Director to oversee Harbor’s Engineering Design and Maintenance divisions. Morrison’s new post was created as part of the ongoing reorganization of the Engineering Bureau…

Professional Indemnity Available for Freelancers

May 14, 2014

Precise Consultants, a hydrographic consultancy based in London, announced it will offer professional indemnity (PI) insurance to freelance personnel, a service that will provide a policy that seeks to protect offshore professionals against potentially damaging claims…

Tackling Maritime Crime in West Africa Requires Cooperation

May 14, 2014

The shipping industry and coastal countries in West Africa should increase levels of training and cooperation to prevent maritime crime from spreading in the region, said maritime security company GoAGT.For the last five years, increasing…

White House Honors Chiarello for LNG Efforts

May 14, 2014

TOTE, Inc. President and CEO Anthony Chiarello is among 11 honored by the White House as 2014 transportation industry “Champions of Change.” Chiarello was chosen for his role in leading the U.S. maritime industry toward natural gas as fuel.Chiarello…

DNV GL Revamps Port Clearance Software

May 14, 2014

DNV GL announced the release of its new Navigator Port 2 software, an overhaul of DNV Navigator. According to DNV GL, the upgraded port clearance software aims to achieve a new level of usability, with a new and intuitive structure and interface…

Dorian Rings Opening Bell Following NYSE Listing

May 13, 2014

Dorian LPG Ltd. opened the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Friday, May 9, 2014. The company’s senior management members and directors stood on the NYSE balcony as Dorian CEO, John Hadjipateras rang the bell. The bell ceremony followed the…

Ladd Joins Elliott Bay Design Group

May 13, 2014

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), a Seattle-based Naval Architect and Marine Engineering firm with offices in New Orleans and Ketchikan, announced today that it has hired Jen Ladd to head its human resources department. Ladd, formerly a consultant for the firm…

Steve Mariner Joins Jeppesen

May 13, 2014

Jeppesen Commercial Marine announced today that Steve Mariner has joined the company as Head of Commercial Marine Sales, where he will oversee Jeppesen’s global network of sales offices and distributors. Mariner brings related industry experience to his management position…

Heroic Titanic Engineer’s Memorial Restored

Apr 23, 2014

Joseph Bell, the Chief Engineer aboard RMS Titanic, is considered national hero for his actions in the ship’s engine room as she met her fate on April 15, 1912. In acts of fearless self sacrifice, Bell, along with his fellow engineers, courageously fought to maintain the ship’s power systems…

SSA Sponsors Maritime Scholarships

Feb 18, 2014

The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) said it has underlined its commitment to investing in the future of the Singapore and global shipping industry by sponsoring S$50,000 through three scholarships during the 2014/2015 academic year.The…

Damen Looks Offshore

Jan 29, 2014

As Damen looks offshore, the market leader in standardized hulls, spec series build techniques and (arguably) quality too, also spreads its wings into new markets.If Damen Shipyard’s standardized hulls are the hallmark of its existence,…

Nordic American Tankers CEO: Market is Improving

Jan 10, 2014

Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) issued a letter to shareholders from the company’s chairman and CEO, Herbjorn Hansson, noting improved market conditions for NAT’s Suezmax tankers.In a December 10, 2013 letter to shareholders, Hansson…

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