Dan-Bunkering Restructures for Expansion

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Bunker trading company A/S Dan-Bunkering Ltd. introduced a new organizational structure effective August 1, 2014. The company said the move was made to maintain its position,

Matson Reports Solid Q2 2014 Results, Dividend Increased

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Leading U.S. carrier in the PacificMatson, Inc. reported net income of $18.1 million or $0.42 per diluted share for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, compared with $20.

ABS President Wiernicki Signs New MARAD Agreement

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The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) informs that it has entered into a new Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) establishing the policies and procedures regarding

NSRP Risk Management Panel and SCA Joint Meeting

The National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) Risk Management Panel will be meeting jointly with the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) November 5-6, 2014 in Virginia Beach, Va.

CFOA Schedules Annual Conference

The 2014 Canadian Ferry Operators Association (CFOA) annual AGM & Conference is scheduled to take place September 29-30 in Quebec City. The two-day

Hertel Offshore Reaches Safety Milestone

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July 29, 2014 marked a safety milestone for Hertel Offshore (NL), indicating five years without a Lost Time Incident. Hertel expresses its appreciation to all company employees,

Obituary: Former Port Executive Letitia Cecconi

Letitia Burgess Cecconi, who served as an assistant director at the Port of Redwood City in the 1970s and early 1980s, died July 5 at the age of 78. She is survived by her husband of 61 years,

Former MSC Manager Sentenced on Bribes Charges

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Former Afloat Programs Manager at the United States Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC), Kenny E. Toy, was sentenced to 96 months in prison for receiving bribes, the U.

Transocean Prices Initial Public Offering

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Transocean Partners LLC, a Marshall Islands limited liability company formed by Transocean Ltd., has announced  the pricing of its initial public offering of 17,

Brekelmans Named Shell Projects & Technology Director

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Royal Dutch Shell plc announced the appointment of Harry Brekelmans as Projects & Technology Director with effect from October 1, 2014.   In his new role,

Eagle Ocean Marine Launches Ship Recycling Insurance Facility

New program offers customized cover backed by Lloyd’s security Eagle Ocean Marine, a fixed-premium P&I facility operated as a joint venture between

ISC Profit Slip in Q2 2014 but Pay Dividend

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International Shipholding Corporation (ISC) has announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, summarized here: Net Loss he Company reported a net loss of $664,

MPHRP's Welfare Responder Training in Manila

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  Few people are as devoted to seafarers’ wellbeing as MPHRP’s partners, which include the members of the International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance

Hornbeck Offshore Ride High on Q2 2014 Results

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Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. has announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.  Following are highlights for this period

Ship Hits Seawall at Full Speed: Fatigue Blamed

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The account that follows is from the official report MA2014-1 of the Japan Transport Safety Board, edited & published by The Nautical Institute. In the early morning hours,

Growing American Shipping Bill Introduced by Garamendi

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Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA-03), Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure’s Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee, informs ot the introduction of  H.

There’s Still Time for SHIPPINGInsight Award Entries

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Entry submissions for the first SHIPPINGInsight Award are due Friday, Aug. 1, but organizers said they will continue to accept nominations through following week to provide some extra time.

Cooper Named VP at Intelsat

Intelsat S.A. today announced that Patricia Cooper has been named as the company's Vice President, Government Affairs and Policy, effective August 25.

Natzet Joins Parsons Brinckerhoff

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Maximillian Natzet has been named a Supervising Engineer in the Virginia Beach office of Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global infrastructure strategic consulting,

US Blacklists North Korean Shipping Firms

The United States on Wednesday blacklisted two North Korean shipping firms, Chongchongang Shipping and Ocean Maritime Management, following a similar move by the United Nations.

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