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New Commitments to Russia from ABB Marine

Sep 21, 2009

Russia’s key role in capturing hard to reach Arctic energy resources has prompted two new initiatives from leading electric propulsion systems supplier ABB Marine, targeting both the nation’s newbuild and ship support sectors. The company has established a new marine service centre at Murmansk…

Conover Voted WISTA Personality of the Year

Sep 20, 2009

Pamela C. Conover, who has taken leadership roles at three major cruise lines, has been voted Personality of the Year 2009 by the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association. The decision was announced at the 2009 conference of WISTA…

WISTA Chalkidis Elects President

Sep 20, 2009

Vera Chalkidis, commercial director of Athenian Sea Carriers has been chosen to succeed Marita Scott of NorthEdge Risk Services, Bergen, who has held the presidency for four years.Athenian Sea Carriers is a tanker management company that prides itself on its support for sustainable commerce…

Butcher and Kuo Receive Connie Awards

Sep 15, 2009

The Containerization & Intermodal Institute (CII) will present the 2009 Connie Awards this year to James E. Butcher, Chairman of Höegh Autoliners Inc., and to Evergreen's Vice Group Chairman Captain Shiuan Y. Kuo. Each recipient will be honored…

Koch Receives America and the Sea Award

Sep 13, 2009

William I. Koch, founder of the Oxbow Group, philanthropist, collector and sailor, has been named the recipient of the America and the Sea award which is presented annually by Mystic Seaport. Koch will receive the award Thursday, October 29…

Thomas Crowley Award to Michel & Weist

Aug 27, 2009

Suz Michel, director of people development and learning for Crowley in Seattle, and Bob Weist, vice president of sales and marketing for the logistics group were awarded 2008 Thomas Crowley trophies, the company's highest honor, at ceremonies…

EBDG New SNAME Fellows

Aug 25, 2009

Elliott Bay Design Group LLC (EBDG) announced that Douglas Wolff and James Cole have been named Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) Fellows.Doug Wolff joined EBDG in 1992 and serves as Vice President of Staff Operations…

McClendon Family Celebrates 50 Years

Aug 21, 2009

Zach McClendon, Jr. of Monticello, Ark. will celebrate being in the boat building business for 50 consecutive years this September. McClendon, along with his father, Zach McClendon, Sr. and another local businessman, Norris Judkins started MonArk…

IMO Awards Rescuers for Bravery

Jul 07, 2009

The Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has endorsed the decision of a Panel of Judges that the 2009 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea should go to three nominees. U.S. citizens Maurice and Sophie Conti were nominated…

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