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TBS International's Second New Tweendecker

Mar 30, 2010

TBS International plc (NASDAQ: TBSI) announced that it has taken delivery of the newbuild vessel M/V Dakota Princess from China Communications Construction Company Ltd/ Nantong Yahua Shipbuilding Group Co., Ltd on March 26, 2010.The M/V Dakota…

Barfield, Rowell Win Offshore Leadership Awards

Mar 29, 2010

U.S. Department of the Interior’s Minerals Management Service has announced its 2010 recipients of the Offshore Leadership Award (OLA). Gene Barfield, CSP and Garrel Rowell of Danos & Curole have been recognized for their excellent dedication in developing and implementing the Subpart O workshop…

Thornhill Science Advisor, MMS Director

Mar 25, 2010

The Department of the Interior’s Minerals Management Service (MMS) announced the appointment of Alan Thornhill as Science Advisor to MMS Director Liz Birnbaum. In this capacity, Thornhill will assist Director Birnbaum in the review of scientific…

Passing of Molly Murphy Crowley

Mar 24, 2010

Molly Murphy Crowley, 71, of Piedmont, Calif., Crowley Maritime Corporation board member, past Portland, Ore. real estate mogul, philanthropist and competitive amateur golfer died March 21 following an illness surrounded by her family at her Indian Wells…

Maersk Line Introduces Third U.S. Flag Tanker

Mar 23, 2010

Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) announced the pending delivery of a third tanker to its U.S. flag fleet. Samho Moonstone will become Bro Hawaii when the reflagging process completes in mid-April.Bro Hawaii will operate in Asia spot markets targeting U…

River Ministry Pioneer Wilkinson Retires from SCI

Mar 23, 2010

The Rev. James (Jim) R. Wilkinson retires this year in April after over 11 years of service to the nation’s inland waterways community as their first full-time, fully-dedicated chaplain. In 1998, the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) called Wilkinson to head up Ministry on the River…

Neilson NSRI’s Academic Research Director

Mar 15, 2010

The National Subsea Research Institute (NSRI) has appointed Dr. Richard Neilson as academic research director. Dr. Neilson has more than 20 years experience as a lecturer and researcher in a number of Scottish Universities. During this time he spent four years on secondment with oil service company…

PVA Elects New President, Officers,Board

Mar 02, 2010

PVA members, during the PVA Annual Convention at MariTrends 2010 in Tampa, Fla., elected Kevin Stier as President.  Captain Stier is owner of River Cruises, Scales Mound, Ill..  River Cruises operates the 149 passenger Riverboat Twilight that…

Glosten, Naval Architect, 1918 to 2010

Mar 01, 2010

Lawrence Robert “Larry” Glosten, founder of The Glosten Associates, a Seattle naval architecture firm, died February 22, 2010 in his home on Bainbridge Island, Wash. He was 91.Glosten graduated from Webb Institute of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering in 1940…

Witte Joins Noble Maritime Collection Board

Feb 18, 2010

Donjon Marine, Co., Inc. announced that President and CEO J. Arnold Witte has joined the Board of Trustees of the Noble Maritime Collection, a museum and study center located in a former dormitory at the famous retirement home for mariners, Sailors' Snug Harbor in Staten Island…

Payne Helps Steer Fla. Transportation Panel

Feb 02, 2010

Developing a roadmap for Florida’s transportation needs during the next 50 years is the challenge that Port Canaveral CEO J. Stanley Payne has accepted as a member of the 2060 Florida Transportation Plan (FTP) Steering Committee. The plan, adopted five years ago…

Sutton Great Lakes Legislator of the Year

Feb 01, 2010

Congresswoman Betty Sutton (D-OH) was named 2010 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year by a labor/management coalition representing workers and industries dependent on shipping on the Great Lakes. Rep. Sutton, who represents Ohio’s 13th District in the House of Representatives…

Ishee Named New MMS Deputy Director

Jan 21, 2010

The Department of the Interior’s Minerals Management Service (MMS) announced the appointment of Mary Katherine Ishee as deputy director. In this capacity, Ishee will assist MMS Director Liz Birnbaum in the administration of programs that ensure…

Grassley Receives WCI Leadership Award

Jan 20, 2010

Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) will receive the Ninth Annual Waterways Council, Inc. Leadership Service Award on Wednesday, February 24, 2010, at 6 p.m. at the W Hotel, Washington, DC. As one of the principal leaders in the effort to get…

Rochford, Himber to Receive SCI Awards

Jan 13, 2010

The Seamen’s Church Institute of Philadelphia and South Jersey announced that Dennis Rochford and Lisa B. Himber will be honored at its annual Spirit of the Port luncheon March 30. Rochford is president and Himber is vice president of the Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay…

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