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ISS Opens Venezuela Office

Feb 20, 2012

Inchcape Shipping Services to expand customer base with office opening in Venezuela.Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, is set to capitalise on local and global customer demand for services in…

WCI Presents Leadership Award to Rep. Rahall

Feb 17, 2012

Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) presented Congressman Nick Rahall, II, (WV) Ranking Member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee, with its 11th Annual Leadership Service Award on February 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. The…

CMA CGM Reshuffles Some Routes

Feb 17, 2012

CMA CGM announces the reshuffling of its Asia-West Med Services.  CMA CGM announces the reshuffling of its services on the Asia-West Mediterranean trade in partnership with Maersk Line (ML). As from early April 2012, the new CMA CGM Asia…

WCI Laments $800M Cost Overrun at Olmsted Lock & Dam

Feb 13, 2012

Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) President/CEO Michael J. Toohey issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ revelation in the President’s FY ’13 budget of the cost  over-run amount at the Olmsted Lock and Dam project…

TOTE Names Armstrong President

Feb 13, 2012

TOTE, Inc. welcomes James Armstrong to top leadership role at TOTE Logistics. James Armstrong has joined TOTE, Inc. as President for TOTE Logistics.  Armstrong comes from Southern California where he served as Senior Vice President, General Manager…

Sea Star Names New President

Feb 08, 2012

Veteran in Puerto Rico trade accepts top leadership role for Sea Star Line. Industry veteran, Peter Keller has been named president of Sea Star Line. Keller served Sea Star Line as a consultant and key advisor during the recent restructuring of the company…

The Changing Face of the VLCC Market

Feb 07, 2012

With so much discussion of the poor freight rates available to VLCC owners hiring their ships out for voyages from the Middle East to major consumers east and west, it is informative to see how much the spot market for VLCCs has changed in just a few years…

Evergreen Line Launches "ShipmentLink Mobile"

Feb 07, 2012

Evergreen Line Extends e-Commerce Application to Mobile Devices.  Evergreen Line has launched 'ShipmentLink Mobile', an application of its e-commerce system to handheld devices. The global ocean carrier is committed to providing customers…

Purfresh Names Westcott President and CEO

Feb 06, 2012

Proven executive to build upon Company’s leadership position and growth. Purfresh, Inc., a provider of ocean transport and supply chain management technologies that optimize the quality and safety of fresh produce as it moves around the world from the farm to the consumer…

Stork Nets Contract Extension

Feb 02, 2012

Stork Technical Services heralds rebrand of RBG with multi-million pound contract extension. Stork Technical Services, the leading global provider of knowledge-based asset integrity management services for the chemical, oil and gas and power sectors…

AWO: No Separation for Great Lakes and Mississippi River

Feb 02, 2012

Great Lakes, Mississippi River Separation Threatens Jobs and Commerce, AWO Says. The American Waterways Operators strongly believes that effecting permanent physical separation between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River basins as…

WSS China Expands Network to Tianjin

Feb 02, 2012

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has announced the opening of a facility in Tianjin, China, taking the total number of WSS agency offices in the region to six, located in Shanghai, Beijing, Qingdao, Dalian, Ningbo and Tianjin. Mr Leo Hao, Manager of WSS Tianjin said…

Paragon Announces Early Charter Termination

Feb 01, 2012

Paragon Shipping Inc. announced that Deiulemar Compagnia di Navigazione SpA, the charterer of the M/V Friendly Seas (the 'Vessel'), a 2008-built 58,779 dwt Supramax bulkcarrier (the 'Charterer'), has continued to fail to provide payment due…

ABS Nautical Systems Wins Two International Contracts

Feb 01, 2012

ABS Nautical Systems Nets Two New Clients. ABS Nautical Systems has signed a contract with Samson Maritime Ltd. for the use of its NS5 software.   Located in Mumbai, Samson Maritime Ltd., owns and operates a fleet of offshore supply vessels…

SUNY Hosting Free Shipping Symposium

Jan 30, 2012

SUNY Maritime College Presents The Annual 2012 Groundhog Day Cutting Edge Issues in Shipping Symposium.When: February 2, 2012 – 8:30 am – 5:30 pmWhere: Vander Clute Hall, Special Events Room / SUNY Maritime College, Throggs Neck, NYAdmission…

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