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McDermott Appoints Houser Senior VP Ops

Nov 10, 2010

McDermott International, Inc. said that Dan Houser was appointed to Senior Vice President, Operations. In this role, Houser is responsible for leading the Atlantic region and Global Marine organization at McDermott, which includes setting the strategic direction…

Five Minutes with Dave Growden, JHSV Program Manager, Austal USA

Oct 12, 2010

Please provide a brief professional history of yourself?I have more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of the planning and production of a wide variety of aluminum high speed vessels ranging in length from 26m to 107m. I have been…

Obituary: David Parrot, Founder and Former Chief, TITAN Salvage

Sep 17, 2010

David Gray Parrot, 65, founder and former chief of TITAN Salvage, passed away in Maine in the comfort of family and friends. Parrot is survived by his wife Penny, sons Hunter and Gage, and a network of friends and family.  A private family service is scheduled for this weekend in Maine…

Iiams Receives Elmer A. Sperry Award

Jul 08, 2010

Northrop Grumman Corporation presented the second annual Elmer A. Sperry Junior Navigator of the Year Award to Ensign Jeffrey Iiams, USNA Class of 2010, in honor of the midshipman who demonstrated outstanding navigation skills and knowledge…

Noes to Lead Maersk Line Australia

Jul 08, 2010

The A.P. Moller – Maersk Group today announced the appointment of Nicolaj Noes as the new Maersk Line Country Manager for Australia. Nicolaj will be responsible for the development and execution of strategy in Australia, overseeing sales, operations and customer service…

Landtman Out, Heikinheimo in at STX Finland

Jul 08, 2010

STX Finland Oy appointed Juha Heikinheimo as new President of STX Finland Oy. Heikinheimo will replace Martin Landtman. It has been agreed that Mr Landtman steps down from his position with immediate effect. While STX Finland in the last years…

Crowley Honors Two Webb Students

Jul 02, 2010

Two undergraduate students, Andrew Lachtman and Lidia Mouravieff, at the Webb Institute in Glen Cove, N.Y. were awarded Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial scholarships for their community service and academic achievements.  Retired U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm…

Crowley Honors USMMA Midshipman Kevin Kinsella

Jul 02, 2010

Crowley Maritime Corporation presented U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Midshipman Kevin Kinsella with the Maritime Security Enhancement Award, during the academy's graduation awards convocation.   Charles Hill, chairman of the academy's alumni foundation…

Five Minutes with Richard Marler, Chairman, President & CEO, Signal International

Jun 30, 2010

In the June 2010 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News (, we had the opportunity to meet with Richard Marler, Chairman, President and CEO of Signal International, on the sidelines of OTC to discuss his company’s rapid growth and promising future…

Interview: Bareksten of CHS, Fortune 100

Jun 27, 2010

In the June edition of MarineNews, Jim Bareksten, Director, Government Affairs, CHS, Inc. spoke about the challenges facing his industry. CHS is a diversified energy, grains and foods company, a Fortune 100 company using river barges to transport some of its product…

Cahill Mystic Seaport Education & Outreach Director

May 04, 2010

Mystic Seaport has named Sarah Cahill its new director of museum education and outreach.  She will begin June 7. Cahill will lead the Museum’s education department in the expansion of its public history educational programs. She will guide Mystic…

Klevan President & CEO of SeaKeepers Society

Apr 15, 2010

Following a unanimous board decision, the International SeaKeepers Society welcomed Dean C. Klevan as its new President and CEO.  Klevan joins SeaKeepers following a distinguished career in the financial services industry.  Most recently, he was the President of the Coral Gables Trust Company…

SCI Appoints New Ohio River Chaplain

Apr 14, 2010

The Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) has appointed the Rev. Kempton D. Baldridge to serve as its new Ministry on the River (MOR) chaplain, serving the Ohio River region, effective June 1. Based from SCI’s Paducah, Ky. Center for Maritime Education…

EMD Celebrates 5 Year Milestone

Apr 08, 2010

Over 1,400 employees gathered at EMD’s headquarters and manufacturing campus in La Grange, Ill. to celebrate the company’s fifth year of independence since being spun off from General Motors Corporation in April 2005.  Honored guests included U…

Bersin Appointed CBP Commissioner

Apr 05, 2010

President Obama has appointed Alan Bersin Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Commissioner Bersin oversees the operations of CBP’s 57,000-employee work force and manages an operating budget of more than $11b. CBP’s mission…

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Compromise Agreements Yield over $2.3 Million in Penalties

Antwerp Euroterminal Readies Shore Power Facility

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US Regulator Seeks New Emissions Data from Venture Global LNG

US Regulator Seeks New Emissions Data from Venture Global LNG

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