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Braemar: Interim Management Statement

Jan 12, 2012

Braemar Shipping Services plc today issues its interim management statement in relation to the period since the announcement of the interim results on 25 October 2011. Over the past few months activity in the Shipbroking division has increased…

Brookes Bell Draws on Inner Strength

Jan 09, 2012

Brookes Bell Group - the marine, scientific and technical consultants and surveyors – has laid out a new strategy that will enhance its existing wide-ranging expertise with recent acquisitions and ventures that have significantly broadened its capabilities…

Maritime Engineers Expand into SE Asia

Jan 05, 2012

Maritime Engineers, the Australian based ship survey and marine engineering consultancy firm have opened a new office in Singapore this month.Part of James Fisher & Sons plc, Maritime Engineers offer a comprehensive range of professional…

Expanding Underwater Search Capabilities

Dec 30, 2011

Over the past year a number of Asian companies and government agencies have acquired underwater search equipment to aid in the location of lost objects and assist in performing survey operations. In China, Guangzhou Advanced Maritime Academy…

Secure Waters Offers Trip Threat Reports

Dec 15, 2011

The Maritime Security Council has accredited the on-demand trip threat reports. Piracy continues to be a major problem affecting large yachts and worldwide shipping concerns.  Pirate attacks are spreading from the Gulf of Aden/Indian Ocean east to Asia and to the west coast of Africa…

Wishart to lead LR's London Energy Unit

Dec 12, 2011

John Wishart takes the helm as higher energy prices spur asset investment and demand for technical assurance. Wishart, who has assumed the role of Energy Director after joining the organisation from GL Noble Denton, will be based in London…

USCG Awards ClassNK Measurement Authorization

Dec 12, 2011

ClassNK Awarded Authorization from the U.S. regarding Tonnage Measurement and Load Lines.  The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has entered into an agreement with ClassNK to officially delegate authority to the world’s largest classification…

Herschler Joins North American Marine Consultants

Dec 12, 2011

Captain Casey M. Herschler Joins North American Marine Consultants. Captain Casey M. Herschler has been named Director of New Business Development for North American Marine Consultants. Capt. Herschler will be responsible for developing…

Changing Climate and Its Impact on Ship Routing

Dec 07, 2011

The warming planet and more predictable El Niño and La Niña cycles are presenting challenges and opportunities to shipping companies in ways that were not realized in the past. With each passing year we are seeing more transits along the Northern…

New Management for Ocean Intelligence

Nov 15, 2011

In support of global growth opportunities, the Singapore-based marine credit analysis company, has appointed John Phillips Manager Director. Phillips will also become a member of the Petromedia Group Board and will be based in Singapore…

RINA Acquires D’Appolonia Engineering

Nov 10, 2011

INTERNATIONAL classification society RINA has taken control of the D’Appolonia Group, a global engineering consultancy headquartered in Genoa. The acquisition of an 80 per cent holding in D’Appolonia SPA significantly strengthens RINA’s global…

VSD Subsidiary Appoints Managing Director

Nov 01, 2011

VSD Global (VSDG), a subsidiary of VSD, LLC (VSD), headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va., has appointed Fred Stewart, CPT to the position of managing director. Fred was selected after serving as international business development director of VSD for the past four years…

Vessel operating costs expected to rise

Oct 31, 2011

Vessel operating costs are expected to rise by 3.8% in 2011 and by 3.7% in 2012, with lube expenditure and crew costs identified as the categories most likely to produce the highest levels of increase, according to a new survey by international accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens…

Flexlife Signs MOU With Petrobras

Oct 13, 2011

Subsea Specialist Flexlife Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Petrobras International. Flexlife, an oil & gas industry specialist in subsea project and integrity management, announced today (October 13) it has signed a Memorandum of…

SafePort Project Completes Successful Sea Trials

Sep 29, 2011

BMT Group, the international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, is pleased to announce that the SafePort research project has completed initial sea trials of a prototype vessel management system at Dublin port. SafePort…

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