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C-Job Naval Architect Opens Athens Office

Mar 10, 2020

C-Job Naval Architects is set to open an office this spring in Athens, Greece. C-Job veteran Nikos Papapanagiotou will take on the role of General Manager and will lead the new office in Athens. He said, 'C-Job has seen significant growth over…

Younger Wins Engineering Award

Feb 19, 2020

Buck Younger, Vice President of Engineering with VT Halter Marine, was named the Marine Engineer/Naval Architect of the Year by the Mobile Area Council of Engineers (MACE). VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), is a company of ST Engineering North America…

@ Glosten: “Crazy ideas are not off the table”

Jan 27, 2020

From racing scows on the inland lakes of Minnesota to graduating from the United States Merchant Marine Academy to taking the helm of Glosten, Morgan Fanberg has led a ‘maritime life.’ We caught up with Fanberg in his Seattle office to discuss the path ahead for one of the U…

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…

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…

Interview: Cory Wood, VP, Bristol Harbor Group

Oct 31, 2019

Born at the University of Michigan in the early 1990s, Bristol Harbor Group (BHG) has grown into a diverse and widely respected naval architecture and marine engineering firm. Cory Wood, Vice President and one of the four co-founders of BHG…

First Feedback From First X-BOW Expedition Cruise Vessel

Oct 30, 2019

The first ULSTEIN X-BOW polar cruise vessel, ‘Greg Mortimer’ is about to set off for her first Antarctica expedition, and will cross the notorious Drake Passage on November 1. The X-BOW feature reduces the slamming in head seas. This was proven on the vessel’s transit from China to Argentina…

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…

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

Oct 24, 2019

At one time the most powerful lighthouse in the United States was Twin Lights in Highlands New Jersey. Today it is a wonderful little museum and right now it has a very interesting show of paintings by Maarten Platje on the War of 1812. One…

Gibbs & Cox: Historic Ship Designer Turns 90

Oct 21, 2019

Hindsight, they say is 20/20, and in this regard renowned design house Gibbs & Cox has nine decades in the rear view mirror on which to lean. We recently caught up with Chris Deegan, President and CEO of Gibbs & Cox, celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2019…

C-Job CEO Basjan Faber was Born to Design

Oct 17, 2019

Born and raised on the water by entrepreneurial parents, Basjan Faber knew from a young age that his future and fate was in maritime, specifically ship design. Today the CEO leads a vibrant, diverse and fast-growing naval architecture firm that he co-founded with partners in 2007…

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…

Fincantieri: New Design for MSC Seashore

Sep 19, 2019

A traditional maritime coin ceremony  took place at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, when the keel was laid for MSC Seashore.  At the milestone event, MSC Cruises revealed details of the significantly transformed overall design and new features of the ship…

Haisla Nation, Seaspan ink LNG Canada Tug Deal

Aug 28, 2019

HaiSea Marine, a joint venture partnership between the Haisla First Nation and Seaspan ULC, today announced the signing of a contract award with LNG Canada to design, build and operate escort tugs and harbor tugs required for LNG Canada’s LNG export facility in Kitimat…

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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