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]

Nolan Tapped to Take Over as TOTE CEO

May 18, 2018

Tim Nolan has been named the next president and CEO of U.S. domestic ocean carrier TOTE Inc., parent company Saltchuk announced today. TOTE is the parent company to TOTE Maritime and TOTE Services.Nolan, who is currently president of TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico…

Yanmar Hires Nordics Regional Manager

May 15, 2018

Yanmar Marine International has appointed Daniel Sundberg as its new Nordics Regional Manager to oversee sales, after-sales and marketing related to the manufacturer’s commercial and leisure marine engines and other Yanmar Group brands in Norway…

Interlake Charters Barge for Great Lakes Service

Apr 30, 2018

Ohio-based shipping firm the Interlake Steamship Company announced it will time charter a 418-foot, 14,400-short-ton capacity dry cargo barge from the U.S. East Coast to operate on the Great Lakes starting this spring.The single-hold covered hopper barge Montville…

A's Considering New Ballpark Site at Port of Oakland

Apr 27, 2018

Officials at the Port of Oakland say they have entered exclusive talks with a Major League Baseball team considering the waterfront at Howard Terminal as a potential location for a new ballpark.On Thursday, port commissioners approved a one…

Guest Promoted to CEO at Harland and Wolff

Apr 27, 2018

Jonathan Guest has been tapped to succeed Robert J Cooper as chief executive officer of Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff Group PLC and Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Limited.Guest, the company’s current director of business development and improvement…

Maersk to Trial AI-powered Situational Awareness Technology

Apr 25, 2018

Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk will be the first in the world to trial artificial intelligence (AI) powered perception and situational awareness technology on a containership.Under a deal signed with Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics…

HMM to Order 20 Mega Containerships

Apr 10, 2018

South Korea’s largest shipping line Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) announced it will order 20 new containerships, including eight 14,000 TEU vessels and 12 ships above 20,000 TEU.The announcement comes less than a week after the South Korean…

Feringa Exits NORDEN’s Board of Directors

Apr 05, 2018

Team Tankers CEO, Hans Feringa, has resigned from the board of directors at Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S following Team Tankers’ acquisition of a potential competitor to NORDEN’s tanker business.Team Tankers announced on Wednesday that…

MPC Container Ships Acquires 5 Feeder Vessels from Simatech

Mar 16, 2018

Oslo based MPC Container Ships ASA said it has reached a deal to acquire five feeder containerships presently managed and operated by Simatech Shipping & Forwarding L.L.C., Dubai for a total purchase price of $41.9 million in cash.  MPC…

Remains of Three Crew Found on Maersk Honam

Mar 12, 2018

Maersk said the remains of three of four missing crew members have been found aboard the Maersk Honam after a fire broke out in one of the vessel’s cargo holds last week.The search for the fourth crew member continues on board, though the search at sea has been suspended…

Hamburg Süd Adds 8,000 New Containers

Feb 22, 2018

Container carrier Hamburg Süd said it has taken delivery of more than 8,000 new 40-foot high cube standard containers. The new batch of boxes is part of a larger container order by Maersk Line and has now been delivered by the container factory of Maersk Container Industry (MCI) in Dongguan…

TOTE Places Hawaii Plans on Hold

Jan 26, 2018

U.S. ocean carrier TOTE said its plans to enter the domestic Hawaiian trade have been derailed by the scope and timing of infrastructure upgrades that would be required to accommodate the new service.TOTE had been earmarked access to Honolulu…

CMA CGM Takes Delivery of 20,600 TEU Flagship

Jan 26, 2018

French shipping group CMA CGM said it has taken delivery of its new flagship, the first in a series of three new 20,600 TEU containerships. The French flagged CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupery will enter into service on February 6 on the FAL 1 service (French Asia Line 1)…

Pirates Release Tanker and Crew in Gulf of Guinea

Jan 18, 2018

Product tanker MT Barrett has been released and all crew are safe following a six-day piracy incident in the Gulf of Guinea, U.K. based Union Maritime has confirmed.Union Maritime said it lost communications with its 11,999-dwt product tanker while the vessel was at anchor off Benin…

Four Carnival Brands to Debut New Ships in 2018

Jan 04, 2018

Carnival Corporation & plc will roll out four new ships in 2018 across four of its 10 global brands, as the company will add 18 new cruise liners to its fleet between 2018 and 2022. The new vessels to set sail in 2018 will be for Carnival Cruise Line…

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