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IMarEST President's Lecture Focuses on Failure

Sep 29, 2011

Engineering failures in the marine industry certainly cost time and resources to correct and, sadly, sometimes resulting in loss of life. At his President’s Day Lecture, Professor John Carlton FREng, Professor of Marine Engineering, City…

Two Killed on Cruise Ship Fire

Sep 16, 2011

Two crew members were tragically killed and four members of crew remain in hospital following a fire on board the MS Nordlys shortly before the ship was due to arrive into Ålesund. The fire was detected on Thursday September 15th at 9.17 am…

Deepwater Horizon Joint Investigation Team Releases Final Report

Sep 14, 2011

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE)/U.S. Coast Guard Joint Investigation Team (JIT) today released its final investigative report on the April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon explosion, loss of life, and resulting oil spill…

French Woman Captured by Somali Pirates Released by EUNAVFOR

Sep 14, 2011

On 10 September EUNAVFOR Operation ATALANTA assets intercepted and forcibly stopped a suspected Somali Pirate skiff which was involved in the abduction of a crew member from the French Sailing Yacht (SY) TRIBAL KAT. The successful operation resulted in the safe release of Mrs Colombo…

Dan Dolson Appointed Operations Manager for TITAN Salvage

Sep 13, 2011

TITAN Salvage, a Crowley Maritime Corporation company, has appointed Dan Dolson to the senior management team as operations manager for the Americas. In this new role, Dolson now has responsibility for the operations and profitability of TITAN's U…

Lopez Joins T&T Bisso

Sep 13, 2011

Oscar Lopez joins T&T Bisso as an Assistant Project Manager and On-Site Coordinator, bringing more than 10 years of experience in Salvage Logistics support and Project Management. After serving on active duty in the U.S. Army,  Lopez  began…

Lloyd's Register Working to Develop Software for Managing the Risks Associated with Blow-out Preventers

Sep 13, 2011

Lloyd's Register working with industry to develop new software for managing the risks associated with blow-out preventers on oil rigs. 'BOP Monitor' a new offshore application for respected Scandpower software, RiskSpectrum©  Lloyd's Register…

IMO Secretary-General Expresses Sadness at Tanzania Ferry Disaster

Sep 13, 2011

The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Efthimios E. Mitropoulos, has expressed his profound sadness for the loss of life in the sinking of the ro-ro ferry Spice Islander I off the coast of the United Republic of Tanzania on 10 September…

Crowley Completes Rapid Response for Emergency Aid to Bahamas

Sep 12, 2011

Crowley Successfully Completes Rapid Response for Emergency Aid to Bahamas Following Hurricane Irene.  As one of the warehouses contracted by the U.S. Agency for International Administration (USAID) to provide pre- and post-disaster relief commodity storage services for the United States…

Commercial Divers and Police Assisted by Metal Detectors

Sep 02, 2011

Randive, a commercial diving company based in New Jersey, is employing underwater metal detectors in their search and salvage operations. The company was founded in 1959 by Randor Erlandson, and in the early days focused primarily on the…

U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Alert 04-11

Sep 01, 2011

MARINER'S SAFETY ENDANGERED WHEN VHF RADIO DISTRESS ALERTS BY DIGITAL SELECTIVE CALLING (DSC) LACK LOCATION AND IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION.As the Coast Guard's new marine radio network Rescue 21 becomes operational throughout the U.S., rescue…

Marine Insurance claims Training Initiative From Braemar

Aug 25, 2011

Braemar (incorporating The Salvage Association) has announced dates for its latest Port and Shipyard Familiarisation Courses to be held at Falmouth.The courses are part of the company’s ongoing commitment to assist its clients by providing…

Marine Insurance Claims Training Initiative from Braemar

Aug 24, 2011

Braemar (incorporating The Salvage Association) has announced dates for its latest Port and Shipyard Familiarisation Courses to be held at Falmouth.The courses are part of the company’s ongoing commitment to assist its clients by providing…

Launch of Best Management Practices 4

Aug 22, 2011

The fourth edition of the 'Best Management Practices for Protection against Somalia Based Piracy' (BMP4) has been launched.  Supported by all major shipping associations, the Best Management Practices provides invaluable information to help all shipping companies…

Statement from BOEMRE on Loss of Life

Aug 18, 2011

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today confirmed that agency personnel responded on August 16 to a report of a fatality at Energy Resource Technology's High Island (HI) Block A557 Platform A. This is…

Logistics News

Shiploader Collapses at Brazil's Recife Port

Shiploader Collapses at Brazil's Recife Port

Corpus Christi Crude Oil Exports Up 6.9% in Q1

Corpus Christi Crude Oil Exports Up 6.9% in Q1

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Simulators Track our Changing Relationship with Technology

Port Houston Surpasses One Million TEU Mark in First Quarter

Port Houston Surpasses One Million TEU Mark in First Quarter

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