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Information Technology, Marketing (Marine)

Trade Events

OceanTech, Oceans


Don Sutherland

Donald Scott Sutherland 1944-2010

Posted to Don Sutherland (by Jocelyn Redfern) on June 18, 2010

Staten Island, NY – Donald Scott Sutherland, 66, of Stapleton, photojournalist for Marine News and avid collector of antique typewriters, magic lanterns, cameras and business machines died at home on May 24, 2010 of cancer. Born in Harlem in…

Coast Guard Foundation Launches Fundraising Drive

Fundraising Drive to Support Families of Guardians in Helicopter Tragedy

Posted to Coast Guard Foundation Launches Fundraising Drive (by Jocelyn Redfern) on July 12, 2010

Stonington, Conn. – The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education, welfare and morale of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today a fundraising drive for its emergency Family Disaster Relief…

OPITO – The Oil & Gas Academy

UK Oil & Gas Industry Launches National Skills Study

Posted to OPITO – The Oil & Gas Academy (by Jocelyn Redfern) on August 25, 2010

OPITO – The has invited 1,000 employers nationwide to take part in a comprehensive labour market intelligence survey which is being conducted with the help of Robert Gordon University (RGU) and funded by Skills Development Scotland (SDS). Aimed at identifying the industry’s pinch points…

Marine Marketing

Maritime Marketing


Technical Shipping Employment Report

Posted to Faststream (by Jocelyn Redfern) on April 1, 2010

Global shipping recruiter Faststream has published its latest maritime employment review focusing on the market for technical shipping people. The market for technical shipping jobs has improved considerably in the first quarter of 2010 with greater confidence from both candidates and employers.


Kongsberg Maritime

Kongsberg Maritime Develops New Green Ship Engine Room Simulator Model

Posted to Kongsberg Maritime (by Jocelyn Redfern) on October 21, 2010

The Kongsberg Maritime Simulation & Training department has developed a sophisticated Green Ship Engine Room Simulator (ERS) model based on a Wärstilä 12RT-flex 82C low-speed common-rail engine, built for a Panamax container ship of 4800 TEU, with reefer capacity of 800.

Company News

Perko Informs Boatbuilders on Approaching EPA Regulations

Posted to Company News (by Jocelyn Redfern) on February 8, 2011

Waivers are not automatically given out, builders must file for them. A sample waiver letter and directions on how to submit a waiver can be found on Perko's website, www.perkofuelsystems.com. Approaching EPA regulations will require all new…

Capital Allowance Changes Could Represent Tax Blow for Shipowners

Posted to Company News (by Jocelyn Redfern) on February 4, 2011

Ships have traditionally enjoyed significant tax advantages over other types of assets. Prior to 1 January 2011, ships outside tonnage tax were specifically excluded from the long-life asset regime, and the normal rate of writing-down allowances therefore applied.

Swift receives Lifetime Achievement Award from IMO Secretary General

Posted to Company News (by Jocelyn Redfern) on November 12, 2010

Dr Peter Swift has been presented, by the Secretary General of the IMO, Efthimios Mitropoulos, with  a special Tanker Shipping & Trade Lifetime Achievement Award. Mitropoulos spoke of “the tremendous contribution made to shipping by Peter throughout…

BIMCO and IBIA Launch Electronic Guide to Bunkering

Posted to Company News (by Jocelyn Redfern) on October 27, 2010

BIMCO Asia Liaison Officer Thomas Timlen, and IBIA Chief Executive Ian Adams released the BIMCO and IBIA Bunkering Guide on October 27 to delegates in Singapore attending the 16th Singapore International Bunkering Conference. A limited number…

USCG Safety Advisory

Air Receivers and Relief Valves- A reminder that shouldn’t be necessary!

Posted to USCG Safety Advisory (by Jocelyn Redfern) on February 14, 2011

To download a pdf file, please click here. Air receivers, regardless of specific use onboard a UTV, contain extreme amounts of potential energy; an uncontrolled release of this energy may lead to serious injury, death and catastrophic vessel damage.

Inspection of Fuel Oil Quick-Closing Valves

Posted to USCG Safety Advisory (by Jocelyn Redfern) on January 31, 2011

U.S. Coast Guard Port State Control Officers (PSCOs) are discovering Fuel Oil Quick-Closing Valves (QCVs) intentionally blocked, modified, and poorly maintained preventing them from operating as designed during an emergency. compromised. flammable liquid fire.

Distracted Operations: Don't let it be you!

Posted to USCG Safety Advisory (by Jocelyn Redfern) on October 29, 2010

Throughout the United States, and across all transportation modes, safety initiatives are being established to address issues related to Distracted Operations. The Coast Guard recognizes the importance of this issue, understands the potential…

Crew Expenses

Crew Expenses the Big Factor as Ship Operating Costs Rise

Posted to Crew Expenses (by Jocelyn Redfern) on November 19, 2010

Vessel operating costs are expected to rise by 3.2 per cent in 2010 and by 3.5 per cent in 2011, with crew costs identified as the category most likely to produce the highest levels of increase, according to a new survey by international accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens.

Commonwealth of Virginia

Clay Maitland

It Does Get Risky Out There

Posted to Clay Maitland (by Jocelyn Redfern) on March 7, 2011

You wouldn’t know it from reading our favorite trade journals, but the shipping industry is not immune to “country risk.”  One story, dated 18 February, tells us that General National Maritime Transport Co. of Libya has just purchased an 180,000-dwt capsize dry bulker.

Money & Blood

Posted to Clay Maitland (by Jocelyn Redfern) on December 14, 2010

It is not clear whether the loss of the Jian Fu Star (October 27th 2010: 13 fatalities); Nasco Diamond (November 10th 2010: 21 fatalities); or the Hong Wei (December 3rd, 2010: 10 fatalities) involved a ship that lacked P&I cover or that was…


Schat-Harding Calls for Consensus on Lifeboat Hooks

Posted to Schat-Harding (by Jocelyn Redfern) on January 26, 2011

Leading lifeboat manufacturer and service provider Schat-Harding says IMO and some parts of the shipping industry need to move more quickly to a consensus on vital lifeboat safety issues which have important consequences for the safety of seafarers.

Department of Transportation

America's Container Ports: Linking Markets at Home and Abroad

Posted to Department of Transportation (by Jocelyn Redfern) on January 31, 2011

The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics has released America’s Container Ports: Linking Markets at Home and Abroad, an overview of the movement of maritime freight handled by the nation's container ports in 2009 through mid-2010.

US Coast Guard


Shipping Industry Outraged at Execution and Torture of Seafarers by Pirates

Posted to Intertanko (by Jocelyn Redfern) on February 2, 2011

BIMCO, the International Chamber of Shipping, INTERCARGO, INTERTANKO and the International Transport Workers’ Federation are outraged that Somali pirates have executed, apparently in cold blood, a seafarer on the merchant ship Beluga Nomination…

APU Webcast

Maritime Risk - Live Webcast Feb. 16th

Posted to APU Webcast (by Jocelyn Redfern) on February 10, 2011

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Can't make the live event? Register now to receive a link to the recording. Preventing the loss of vessel and crew from acts of piracy, catastrophic accidents, natural disasters, or the loss of infrastructure resulting…

Waterways Council

Waterways Council, Inc. to Meet the Press March 10

Posted to Waterways Council (by Jocelyn Redfern) on February 10, 2011

Waterways Council, Inc. is the national public policy organization advocating a modern and well-maintained national system of ports and inland waterways. The group is supported by waterways carriers, shippers, port authorities, shipping associations…

The Maritime Professional

MaritimeProfessional Applies for BPA Worldwide Membership

Posted to The Maritime Professional (by Jocelyn Redfern) on March 17, 2011

BPA Worldwide will track circulation for MARITIME PROFESSIONAL based on business/distribution, demographics and geographic coverage. The magazine will have 12 months to complete its initial circulation audit. “The strong growth of MARITIME PROFESSIONAL…

The Maritime Professional- Energy Transportation Sector

Posted to The Maritime Professional (by Jocelyn Redfern) on March 10, 2011

Each edition will also profile a maritime professional in that sector. We will select that individual, based in part on the recommendations of our 13,500+ online members. Let us know of your choice by e-mailing Jocelyn Redfern at jredfern@marinelink.com…