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Foreship Expands to Hamburg

Nov 19, 2019

Naval architect and marine engineering company Foreship plans to establish a new business entity in Germany, targeting January 1, 2020 as the launch date for Foreship GmbH.The move is designed to forge closer ties with German owners, shipyards…

Aramco Signs 34 EPC Contracts Worth $18bn

Nov 06, 2019

Saudi Aramco has signed 34 engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) related contracts (worth over US$18bn) for projects such as the Marjan and Berri field incremental development program in Saudi Arabia, during Q3 2019, according to GlobalData…

HII President and CEO Honored by SNAME

Nov 05, 2019

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that the Society of Naval Architect and Marine Engineers (SNAME) awarded HII President and CEO Mike Petters the 2019 Vice Admiral Emory S. “Jerry” Land Medal. Petters received the Land Medal on Thursday during the Annual SNAME Banquet…

Polymer Pioneer Receives Engineering's Highest Accolade

Nov 01, 2019

On October 31st, 2019, George A. (Sandy) Thomson, the founder of Thordon Bearings and a pioneer in the development of advanced polymer materials, was presented with the 2019 Elmer A. Sperry Award in recognition of “leading the innovation in…

Greensea Expands Workforce

Oct 31, 2019

Greensea, creator of OPENSEA, the universal open software architecture for the marine industry, recently added three key personnel to its team to address current and future growth and to support its core business strategies. Positions have been…

Crowley Scholarships to Webb Institute Students

Oct 29, 2019

Crowley Maritime Corp. has awarded Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships to two seniors attending Webb Institute, a four-year college specializing in naval architecture and marine engineering.In making the award, the Webb scholarship selection committee honored Louis Bock of Pipersville…

Optimarin Inks 30 BWTS Deal with Asiatic Lloyd

Oct 24, 2019

Optimarin, the ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist, has reported a year-on-year increase in sales of more than 100% for Q3, with order intake at an all-time high. The growth, consolidating the trend seen in Q2, comes on the back of a number…

Change of Management for Nortek

Oct 24, 2019

After over two decades at the helm of Nortek, a specialist in oceanographic instrumentation, Atle Lohrmann is taking on new challenges at newly started Hefring Engineering in Boston. Nortek’s new CEO, Finn Ivar Marum, has been entrusted with the task of ensuring Nortek’s continued growth…

DCA to U.S. House: Fully Utilize HMT Fund

Oct 23, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives is set to consider H.R. 2440, Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund bill on Monday October 28, 2019.  The bill may be presented in the House under “suspension of the rules.”“We strongly support…

Intellian, HGS Offer 'Smart Ships' SatCom Package

Oct 23, 2019

Intellian launched a satcom package for smart ships with marine engineering and service provider Hyundai Global Service (HGS), a subsidiary of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) group. The package integrates satellite communications with HHI’s existing smart ship solution…

HII Employees Honored at SASE

Oct 14, 2019

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that employees from its Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding divisions received awards during the 2019 Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) National Conference and STEM Career Fair…

Ardmore Appoints Dr. Tikka to Board of Directors

Sep 23, 2019

Ardmore Shipping Corporation (NYSE: ASC) (“Ardmore”) has announced the appointment of Dr. Kirsi Tikka to the company’s Board of Directors.Dr. Tikka has over 30 years of shipping experience having recently retired from the American Bureau of Shipping  (“ABS”) in July 2019…

ZF Promotes Orvieto

Sep 13, 2019

ZF Marine Propulsion Systems Miramar, LLC announced that Drew Orvieto has been promoted to the position of Senior Manager, Commercial Fast Craft and Engineering – North America. Orvieto, a 4+ year member of the ZF team first worked with the company as an intern in 2011…

Cammell Laird Appoints New QA Manager

Sep 04, 2019

Merseyside UK shipyard and engineering services company Cammell Laird has appointed a new quality assurance manager to forge closer relationships with suppliers and bring best practice from other industries to his new role.Gordon Maxwell is…

EBDG Appoints King as President

Aug 26, 2019

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Brian King as President - Chief Engineer. King will have direct supervision of the business and affairs of the company.  He will be responsible for advancing…

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