Haun, Eric

Haun, Eric

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.
New York, USA • Email: [email protected]

MSC, Zim Launch Joint Black Sea Service

Sep 29, 2016

Container shippers MSC and Zim are set to launch a new joint Black Sea service in November in order to meet seasonal agricultural demand. The weekly service will operate two vessels on the following rotation: Alexandria – Ashdod – Novorossiysk – Alexandria…

Japanese Yards Mull Shipbuilding Alliance

Aug 30, 2016

Four major Japanese shipbuilders are in discussions to form an alliance in hopes of riding out the industry slump. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) announced in a press release today that it has entered talks with Imabari Shipbuilding Co…

CMA CGM Shipped 17,000 Tons of Goods for the Rio Olympics

Aug 11, 2016

Before the Olympic flame was lit in the Maracanã stadium on Saturday, August 6, worldwide shipping group CMA CGM had transported thousands of containers of goods and equipment to Rio, having begun its shipments for the 2016 Olympic Games in December 2015…

SS United States Will Not Return to Service

Aug 05, 2016

A comprehensive technical feasibility study has determined the SS Unites States to be structurally sound, but a number of insurmountable obstacles will keep America’s Flagship from returning to seagoing service.In February, Crystal Cruises…

New Zealand: Maritime Trade is Key

Jun 24, 2016

Globally, shipping is on the rise – already 80-90 percent of the world’s trade is by ship; that is more than 12 billion metric tons of goods annually, shipped by 1.5 million seafarers on 50,000 merchant ships. Without shipping, the import and…

Russia Launches ‘World’s Largest’ Nuclear Icebreaker

Jun 17, 2016

Russia has unveiled Arktika, touted as the world’s largest and most powerful nuclear icebreaker, during a launching ceremony on June 16 at Baltic Shipyard in St Petersburg. The 173 meter long, 34 meter wide Arktika is the lead nuclear icebreaker…

Dry Bulk Recovery will Require a Team Effort

Jun 16, 2016

Experts believe the dry bulk market is positioned to become profitable by 2019 – but only if a series of sustained measures are taken year on year by the ship owning community as a whole, according to a report recently published by BIMCO. Peter Sand…

NOL Appoints New CEO, CFO

Jun 14, 2016

Amid a takeover by France’s CMA CGM, Singapore container shipper Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) has named a new chief executive officer and chief financial officer. Nicolas Sartini will take over as chief executive officer, succeeding Ng Yat Chung…

CWind CEO Resigns, Andrews Steps up as MD

Jun 06, 2016

Offshore wind services provider CWind announced that its CEO, Chris Randle, has decided to leave the group to pursue opportunities outside the company.  Lee Andrews has accepted the position as Managing Director for CWind, moving up from…

Long Joins SEACOR Holdings as Executive VP

Apr 19, 2016

SEACOR Holdings Inc. has appointed William “Bill” C. Long as the company's Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, effective immediately. He will report directly to Charles Fabrikant, SEACOR's Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer…

Wahlberg Headlines Film on Deepwater Horizon Tragedy

Mar 30, 2016

Nearly six years after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Hollywood takes its shot at recounting the tragedy with a film due this fall aiming to tell the story on the fatal blowout and its aftermath. The oil spill, one of the largest environmental disasters in global history…

Dan-Bunkering Relocates Copenhagen Office

Mar 04, 2016

As of March 4, 2016, A/S Dan-Bunkering Ltd.’s Copenhagen office changed location. The company said it has moved into new and modern facilities in another part of Copenhagen, Hellerup, where several other Danish companies within the shipping industry also reside.

MetOcean Appoints Director of Sales

Jan 21, 2016

MetOcean Data Systems has appointed Emily MacPherson as Director of Sales, MetOcean Systems.In the new position, MacPherson will be responsible for expanding sales opportunities and managing the day-to-day responsibilities of the company’s sales team…

Twelve Saved from Sinking Freighter in Cuban Waters

Dec 29, 2015

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) rescued 12 people from a freighter vessel taking on water in Cuban territorial seas Saturday. The rescue, performed by two USCG helicopter crews, saved one Jamaican, two Nicaraguan, one U.S., and eight Haitian crewmembers…

Event to Promote Careers in Cranes, Rigging and Transport

Dec 29, 2015

The second annual Lift & Move USA will be held February 10 in Houston, enabling participants to network with working industry professionals, hear from young people working in the industry and explore career possibilities in the crane, rigging and specialized transport industry…

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