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]

Maersk Line Deploys First Second-gen Triple-E

May 02, 2017

Four years after the arrival of the first Triple-E vessel, Maersk Line has now deployed Madrid Maersk, the first of its second-generation Triple-E containerships. With nearly 2,000 more TEU capacity than the prior generation Triple Es, the 20…

Port of Portland Narrows Executive Director Candidates

Apr 11, 2017

An advisory group to the Port of Portland Commission has recommended three final candidates in the running to succeed the port’s current Executive Director Bill Wyatt, who will retire on June 30, 2017. The three finalists are Jonathan Daniels…

Channel Dredging to Commence in Mumbai

Apr 07, 2017

Dredging works for the deepening and widening of the access channel toward Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai, India is scheduled to commence in the coming weeks and last for approximately two years. The dredging will enable the country’ largest container handling port…

Mega 20,150 TEU Containership Named MOL Triumph

Mar 16, 2017

A new 20,150 TEU containership has captured the “world’s largest” title: MOL Triumph, the first in a series of new mega containerships for Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., (MOL) was named at Samsung Heavy Industries, Ltd.’s (SHI) Geoje, South Korea shipyard…

Top 10 Container Ports by Volume

Mar 06, 2017

It comes as no surprise that the world’s top 10 container ports by TEU volume are all located in Asian countries. Seven of those top ports are Chinese, with Shanghai leading the way with 36.54 million TEU in 2015, according to data compiled by the World Shipping Council…


Feb 08, 2017

Rodolphe Saadé is the new chief executive of container shipping line CMA CGM, taking over the role previously held by his 80-year-old father. The top spot at CMA CGM Group has been passed from one generation to another. Jacques Saadé announced…

Port of Seattle CEO Resigns

Feb 03, 2017

Port of Seattle CEO Ted Fick tendered his resignation at a public port commission meeting Thursday after more than 2.5 years at the helm. Fick was recently placed on paid administrative leave due to “personnel issues” and the separation was described as “mutual”…

Executive Leadership Changes at Brunswick

Jan 26, 2017

Boston Whaler President Nick Stickler has assumed temporary day-to-day leadership at Brunswick Commercial & Government Products (BCGP) following the departure of BCGP General Manager Jennifer Butera and Director of Sales Jeremy Davis. The…

Eimskip, RAL Order Containerships from China

Jan 25, 2017

Iceland’s Eimskip and Greenland’s Royal Arctic Line (RAL) have signed an agreement to share capacity, and together ordered three new ice-class containerships to be built in China.  Eimskip said it has finalized contracts with China Shipbuilding…

REINTJES Opens UK Branch Office

Jan 20, 2017

Propulsion specialist REINTJES said it has opened a new branch office in the south of England to service markets in the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland.Opening of the REINTJES Britain & Ireland branch office follows on the cessation of…

Odfjell SVP Olsen Steps Down

Jan 09, 2017

Norway based shipping and tank terminal company Odfjell SE said its Senior Vice President Helge Olsen will step down from his role as Head of Ship Management, effective January 9, 2017. Olsen, who has been with the company since 2000, holds no Odfjell shares or options…

Finnlines Improves Profit despite Lower Revenues

Nov 08, 2016

Despite a dip in revenues during the third quarter and first nine months of 2016, Finland-based shipper Finnlines Group was able to improve profits for both bother periods by cutting expenses.The group’s €60.9 million result for January…

Webinar to Address the Future of Renewable Lubricants

Oct 25, 2016

Hear from industry experts as they shed light on the short- and long-term future of renewable lubricants – from innovation to regulation.Fresh off the launch of its latest environmentally acceptable lubricant (EAL), FUTERRA – the first and only commercially available hydrocarbon EAL – U…

OCEAN Alliance Gains US Approval

Oct 21, 2016

The proposed OCEAN Alliance between several of the world’s largest container shippers has received approval from the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), allowing it to become effective Monday, October 24, 2016. The OCEAN Alliance, comprising COSCO Shipping…

Cadets Stranded on Hanjin Ship Head Home

Oct 03, 2016

The Hanjin Louisiana, one of the containerships caught up in the collapse of the South Korean shipping company Hanjin, has finally docked in Singapore after several weeks of uncertainty at sea. Among those onboard the containership were four Scottish cadets…

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