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Kennedy Resigns Port Commission Seat

Nov 04, 2009

Merritt Island resident Ralph Kennedy has stepped down from the Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners. The construction business owner and former Commission Vice Chairman has served on the Board since 1990 representing District 4.…

Emery W. Harper, 1936-2009

Nov 04, 2009

On Monday, October 26th, Emery W. Harper passed away following complications from surgery, leaving his spouse/partner Louis (Luigi) Terruso and his daughter Caroline (Carrie).Harper practiced law for 45 years, representing the full spectrum…

Hodge Chair for IMarEST Board of Trustees

Nov 03, 2009

Professor Chris Hodge FREng CEng CMarEng FIMarEST, Chief Electrical Engineer of BMT Defence Services and Honorary Professor of Engineering at the University of Warwick, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Marine Engineering…

Federal Maritime Commission Swears-in Lidinsky

Oct 26, 2009

On October 14th, Speaker of the United States House of Representative, Nancy Pelosi swore in Richard A. Lidinsky, Jr. as the Federal Maritime Commission's 18th Chairman.  President Barack Obama had designated then-Commissioner Lidinsky as Chairman on September 11th…

SNAME 2009 Medal Award Winners

Oct 22, 2009

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) recognized four individuals for their outstanding contributions to naval architecture and marine engineering. The annual achievement medals were presented at the SNAME Annual Banquet…

Maersk Alabama Capt. Honored at Annual Dinner

Oct 21, 2009

The officers and crew of the Maersk Alabama, who fought off a pirate attack earlier this year, will be represented by Captain Richard Phillips, Chief Engineer; Michael Perry, and Bosun William Rios in accepting an Honored Seafarers plaque at…

Buzby 25th Commander of Military Sealift

Oct 19, 2009

Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby became the 25th commander of the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command. The global command, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is the ocean transportation provider for the Department of Defense - responsible for the operation of more than 110 civilian-crewed…

De Vries State Harbour Master of Rotterdam

Oct 15, 2009

René de Vries has been appointed (State) Harbour Master of Rotterdam, taking office on 1 March 2010.  That is the date on which the current Harbour Master Jaap Lems retires. The port of Rotterdam is not unknown territory for De Vries. He began his career with the Port Authority in 1982…

Lawrence Retires as COB Kirby Corp.

Oct 13, 2009

Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) announced the retirement of C. Berdon Lawrence, Kirby's Chairman of the Board, effective April 27, 2010, the date of Kirby's 2010 Annual Stockholders and Board of Directors Meetings. Mr. Lawrence has served as Chairman of Kirby since October 1999…

Champions of Maritime Excellence

Oct 11, 2009

Companies, organisations and individuals that have championed high standards and quality in shipping issues have been honoured in the annual Seatrade Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards.The awards, recognising maritime safety and the environment…

ASA Presents Award to Cummings

Oct 09, 2009

The American Salvage Association (ASA) awarded its Rapid Response Award on October 6, 2009 to Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, Chairman of the House Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee.  The award was presented to Congressman Cummings in Arlington…

Crew of 5 American Vessels Honored for Bravery

Oct 07, 2009

The officers and crews of five American ships and a seafarer who extinguished a fire on a vessel will be honored for heroism by United Seamen's Service at the 40th annual Admiral of the Ocean Sea dinner on November 13, 2009. The AOTOS honors this year will go to Donald Kurz of Keystone Shipping Co…

McEllrath & McKenna Honored with Connie Award

Oct 07, 2009

James McKenna, President and CEO of the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), and Robert McEllrath, President of the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU), were presented with Connie Awards by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute…

Tom Crowley Receives NDTA Award

Oct 01, 2009

Tom Crowley, Jr., chairman, president and CEO of Crowley Maritime Corporation, was presented with the prestigious National Transportation Award from the National Defense Transportation Association, at the group's annual logistics forum and exposition in Nashville…

Busch Elected President of Int’l Salvage Union

Sep 29, 2009

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced that Todd Busch, the company's senior vice president and general manager of technical services, which includes Crowley subsidiary Titan Salvage, has been elected president of the International Salvage Union (ISU)…

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