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Phil Cowan Returns to Moore Stephens

Jul 03, 2012

Corporate finance specialist Phil Cowan has returned to shipping accountant and consultant Moore Stephens as Head of Corporate Finance.Formerly Group CFO of V.Group Limited and Chairman of V.Ships Capital, Cowan has first-hand experience of ship management…

ISS: New Regional Team & Ops Division

Jul 02, 2012

Inchcape Shipping Services has announced its new regional team for Europe and North Africa following the creation of its new operations division. Reflecting ISS’ transition from eight regional profit centers within two hemispheres to four world regions and Japan…

Shipbuilding in Nova Scotia

Jun 25, 2012

Irving Shipbuilding’s successful C$25 billion bid for the combatant portion of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) illustrates the strength of Nova Scotia shipbuilding industry. Under the program, Irving Shipbuilding, Inc.…

"One Call" Offers SPRO Services in Over 160 China Ports

Jun 13, 2012

Shanghai Resolve-Shengmin OSRO Company, Ltd. (SRSOC), a  Level 1 Ship Pollution Response Organization (SPRO), has introduced its wide network of Ship Pollution Response Organization (SPRO) partners throughout China. Known as 'One Call',…

Oil and Gas Executives Discuss 2012 Outlook

Jun 11, 2012

Confidence for improved margins and higher capital investment has returned to the oil and gas industry this year, according to a group of industry leaders.  However in the long-term, the energy sector faces unprecedented challenges that could have a lasting impact for years to come…

Ship Surveyor Guilty in Ship Safety Case

May 29, 2012

Miami Man Convicted for Obstruction of Justice and False Statements for Certifying Ships Safe for Sea. A federal jury in Miami yesterday convicted a Miami-based ship surveyor for lying to the Coast Guard and for falsely certifying the safety of ships at sea…

Open Ocean Welcomes IMO Stance on Private Security Teams

May 25, 2012

Open Ocean’s maritime risk management alliance welcomes IMO’s statements on use of private maritime security on vessels.Murray Hammick, Managing Director of Chenega Federal (UK) Ltd, the company behind the Open Ocean maritime risk management alliance…

ITIC Says: Ship Managers Must Beware of Increase in Claims by Owners

May 09, 2012

International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) says it has seen a noticeable increase in claims against ship managers by shipowners who are going through difficult financial times. In the latest issue of its Claims Review, ITIC notes that…

Battelle Wins $15 Million USACE Contract

May 08, 2012

Five-year contract provides environmental expertise for maintaining the nation's waterways. Battelle has won a five-year, $15 million contract to support and consult with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, North Atlantic Division…

ClassNK, NAPA Collaborate on SEEMP Solution

May 08, 2012

ClassNK joins with NAPA to bring best-in-class SEEMP solution to market; ClassNK expertise combined with NAPA software creates environmental solution to increase eco-efficiency and reduce fuel consumption. ClassNK, the world's largest ship classification society and NAPA…

EnerMech Target US Oil and Gas Market

May 02, 2012

Mechanical engineering group, EnerMech, has ring fenced more than $65 million (£40 million) to launch a major expansion in to the USA, as it seeks to replicate  growth in Europe and the eastern hemisphere.Up to $15 million (£9.5 million) will be invested in new Process…

Lloyd's Register acquires WEST Engineering Services

Apr 30, 2012

Lloyd's Register acquires WEST Engineering Services to become the top independent provider of technical services to the offshore drilling sector.  Acquisition of WEST, subsea systems specialists, builds support for exploration and production activities…

Ridge Global Names Two to Flag Bridge Team

Mar 13, 2012

Ridge Global, an international provider of security and risk management services, has named Vice Admiral Brian Peterman (United States Coast Guard, Retired) and Matt Branigan as the newest members of Flag Bridge, a recently launched service focused on maritime risk and sovereignty management…

WTS Names Bannerman Vice President, Americas

Mar 12, 2012

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Philip Bannerman as Vice President, Americas Region. Bannerman has been with the Wilh. Wilhelmsen Group since 1997 in a number of sales and marketing roles…

ABS Nautical Systems Inks Contracts in Greece

Mar 06, 2012

ABS Nautical Systems has signed two new contracts in Greece with Millenia Maritime Inc. and TMS Tankers Ltd.  Both companies will benefit from the ABS Newbuild Program which offers free software to ABS-classed vessels built after 1 January 2009…

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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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