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Singapore Group Technology Center to be Set Up by LR

Sep 27, 2012

Lloyd's Register to set up a a world-class Group Technology Center (GTC) in Singapore in collaboration with the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR) To maximise the output of the GTC, LR and A*STAR are focusing on four research…

Braemar: Ask Questions to Cut Casualties, Costs

Sep 24, 2012

Underwriters should be asking more questions at the time of placing or renewing marine insurance to reduce the risk of major incidents and cut unnecessary costs, suggests Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association). Speaking at the International…

Rich Galuk Joins TMI

Sep 21, 2012

Thunderbolt Marine welcomes Rich Galuk as he joins TMI as Vice President and General Manager.  Rich has worked closely with TMI over the years in his duties managing the Savannah Bar Pilots' fleet of vessels & marine surveying.  Galuk's…

Drewry Launches Maritime Equity Research brand

Sep 19, 2012

Drewry launches new equity research business with DP World investment report. Drewry, the renowned maritime research and advisory firm, announces the launch of a new brand, Drewry Maritime Equity Research, to further expand its portfolio of specialist products and services…

Shipping Confidence Falls to Four-Year Low

Sep 18, 2012

Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell in the three months ended August 2012 to their lowest level for a year, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens…

US Merchant Ship With Anti-piracy Weaponry on Board Released

Sep 17, 2012

Nexus Consulting, says an 'administrative mistake' led to the Venezuala detention of a US-flagged ship.Background: Venezuelan authorites arrested a U.S. ship captain early Thursday after three assault rifles were found on board. An embassy…

Jensen Hires Naval Architect, Seek Execs

Sep 17, 2012

Scott Ward has joined Jensen Maritime Consultants  as a naval architect in the company’s new office in the New Orleans business district.Ward comes to Jensen with a wide variety of experience in design review, project management and operations…

AdvanFort Launches Quality Assurance Program

Sep 12, 2012

AdvanFort Launches Quality Assurance ProgramThe AdvanFort Company, reinforcing its commitment to quality operations, has instituted its Quality Assurance program. The multi-faceted program includes seeking counsel from outside expert advisors…

BAE Systems Contracted to Evaluate USMC Amphibious Vehicles

Aug 26, 2012

BAE Systems to help U.S. Marine Corps determine the future of its amphibious vehicle fleet under two contracts.The contracts are in regard to the Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) and Marine Personnel Carrier (MPC).The work includes conducting…

Offshore Marine Management Names MD

Aug 22, 2012

Offshore Marine Management GmbH (OMM GmbH) has announced the appointment of Managing Director Klaus Klingelhöller to the company.   Klaus joined OMM GmbH in early July of this year, bringing to the role over 25 years’ experience of working within the renewables industry both on and offshore…

OMM Sells Personnel Agency

Aug 22, 2012

Offshore Marine Management Limited (OMM) will sell the assets of its recently-rebranded personnel supply business, Main Source Offshore People Limited (MSOP) to Atlas Services Group Energy Limited (Atlas).  The acquisition will see the transfer of assets including contracts and staff…

HV Submarine Cable Market Research Report

Aug 09, 2012

Latest Pike Research report focuses on a small & highly specialised market that is due to grow steadily.Demand for submarine cables is growing steadily as national governments and regional organizations pledge their efforts to expanding offshore renewable power generation…

Lloyds Register Statutory Alert:

Jul 30, 2012

Guidance on ECDIS for ships calling at Australian ports; Applicabilty: All owners and operators of Lloyd’s Register classed vessels trading to Australian waters.Further to Classification News No. 09/2012, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority…

Staten Island Ferry Seeks Design Consultant

Jul 18, 2012

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) need a consultant to support the construction of new & modified ferries The New York City Department of Transportation (“DOT”) released an RFP (PIN – 84112SISI627)  on behalf of its Ferry Division…

Open Ocean Launches Maritime Security Program

Jul 12, 2012

Aboard the HQS Wellington in London yesterday, Chenega UK Ltd. launched its fully integrated maritime security system to combat piracy and provide the ship owning community with a holistic, single point of contact security program to mitigate the risk of piracy…

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Israel Aims to Boost Red Sea Oil Deliveries Despite Environmental Risks

Israel Aims to Boost Red Sea Oil Deliveries Despite Environmental Risks

Compromise Agreements Yield over $2.3 Million in Penalties

Compromise Agreements Yield over $2.3 Million in Penalties

Antwerp Euroterminal Readies Shore Power Facility

Antwerp Euroterminal Readies Shore Power Facility

US Regulator Seeks New Emissions Data from Venture Global LNG

US Regulator Seeks New Emissions Data from Venture Global LNG

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