ICS Addresses OECD Shipbuilding Working Party

The OECD should be cautious about becoming involved in the question of what constitutes an ‘eco-ship’, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said

International Sail Endorsement Scheme Launched

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A new international qualification aimed at raising the professional standards and supporting the professional development of tall ship sailors has been launched.

Thrustmaster Names Pineda Director of Sales and Marketing

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Marcela Pineda has been promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing at Thrustmaster of Texas.   Pineda, a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin,

SENER Presents at SNAME Convention

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SENER presents the module for the ship General Arrangement definition in FORAN SENER took part once again in the Annual Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) Convention in the U.

DNV GL Examines Container and Bulk Shipping Trends

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DNV GL’s latest Container Ship Forum and Bulk Carrier Forum looked at a broad spectrum of topics including environmental regulations, trends in ship design as well as the new DNV GL rule set.

Crewsaver Announces Two Appointments

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David Duffin has joined that Crewsaver senior management as Sales Director. Duffin will manage the UK and Export Sales teams and work toward taking the Crewsaver brand global, the company said.

Preparing for Low Sulphur Operation

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Stricter limitations on sulphur emissions (SOx) will pose many challenges to ships operating in Emission Control Areas (ECAs). If not handled with care,

Stirling Group Altor Open Doors for O&G Skills Week

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An Aberdeen HSE and risk management firm opened its doors to give people a glimpse of how varied a career in oil and gas can be. Stirling Group Altor

Migrant Rescue Draws Budget Concerns in the Mediterranean

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Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) has raised concerns about the implications for masters of the recent reports of the launch of the new EU Frontex

Reach Bags Technip ROV Work

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  Reach Subsea has secured a deal worth up to $10.3 million with Technip to provide remote-operated vehicle services on a newbuild subsea construction vessel to be supplied by Eidesvik Offshore.

USCG & Ocean Safety Rescue Kayakers on Molokini Crater

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  The Coast Guard and Ocean Safety rescued two kayakers trapped on Molokini Crater Monday. Watchstanders at Sector Honolulu Command Center received notification at 3:20 p.

Vacant Pier at Long Beach Port to Ease Congestion

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  The Port of Long Beach expects a “Temporary Empty Container Depot” planned for a vacant pier on Terminal Island to be open and operating in December,

Altus Logistics Installs Solar Panels System at its Warehouse

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  Altus Logistics, a subsidiary company of Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO), has successfully installed its first-ever solar panel system at its warehouse in Loyang, Singapore.

Foster Wheeler Wins US Contract for HRSGs

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  Amec Foster Wheeler today announces that BHI Co., Ltd., a licensee of its Global Power Group, has been awarded a contract by a prominent US power producer

Hamburg Süd Headquarters Being Expanded

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  On 21 November 2014, Hamburg Süd laid the foundation stone for the extension to the shipping company’s headquarters in Hamburg. The new building is

Overwhelming Support for ‘Hit the HMT Target!’

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Today, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) applauded a “Dear Colleague” letter to the leadership of the Senate Committee on Appropriations that was signed by 22 senators,

Thickness of Antarctic Sea Ice Surpass Expectations

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  Antarctica's ice paradox has yet another puzzling layer. Not only is the amount of sea ice increasing each year, but an underwater robot now shows

Navios Revenue Up 25% in 3Q 2014

  Highlights of Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014: Revenue 25% increase to $152.

Thompson Joins Rand Logistics’ Board of Directors

Rand Logistics, Inc. announced that its board of directors has appointed Kirk Thompson as a Class II director. Thompson, the current chairman of the board of JB Hunt Transport Services Inc.

IBAC Executive Training Participants Visit Sanmar

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IBAC, which provides training to participants on international business awareness and ethical principles in the context of international business, was held for the 15th time this year.

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