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July 30, 2014
Hyde partners with Goltens on BWTS retrofits
JULY 30, 2014 — Hyde Marine, Inc. has launched an agreement with Goltens Green Technologies division to help shipowners determine how to best retrofit the Hyde Guardian Gold Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) into existing vessels. Hyde...
July 30, 2014
Eight year prison term imposed in MSC bribery case
JULY 30, 2014 — Kenny E. Toy, 54, the former Afloat Programs Manager at the United States Navy Military Sealift Command, was yesterday sentenced by United States Chief Judge Rebecca Beach Smith of the Eastern District of Virginia to serve 96...
July 30, 2014
Resolve Maritime Academy builds new wet trainer
JULY 30, 2014 — Resolve Maritime Academy, Fort Lauderdale, FL, is building a new, two-story wet trainer. Larger and more expansive than Resolve's original, the L/V Gray Manatee. it will be used for stability and damage control...
July 30, 2014
Bollinger Fourchon marks safety milestone
JULY 30, 2014 — Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. reports that its Bollinger Fourchon, L.L.C. facility has worked thirteen years without a lost time accident. Building on a philosophy that starts at the top, Bollinger Shipyards strives for zero...
July 29, 2014
U.S. sanctions Putin's shipbuilder and its bank
JULY 29, 2014 — Russia's St Petersburg headquartered United Shibuilding Corporation, created by Russian President Vladimir Putin, a St Petersburg native, through a presidential decrees in 2007, has been added to the list of entities sanctioned...
July 29, 2014
Burger Boat books sightseeing vessel order
JULY 29, 2014 — Burger Boat Company is to build an 89 ft (27m) steel passenger vessel for Wendella Sightseeing Company, Chicago, IL. Styled after other vessels in the company's fleet, it will be used for Wendella's signature Combined Lake and...
July 29, 2014
Port state control to crack down on rest hours
JULY 29, 2014 — Port State Control authorities are to launch a crackdown to ensure that watchkeepers are getting the hours of rest set by the STCW Convention. A Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) will be held for three months from...
July 29, 2014
$112,500 spill penalty follows accidental sinking
JULY 29, 2014 — American Gold Seafoods faces a $112,500 penalty for an oil spill caused by the accidental sinking of its vessel, the Clam Digger, in July 2013 near Anacortes. The Washington Department of Ecology investigated the cause of the...
July 29, 2014
Thome grabs environmental award from Port of Long Beach
JULY 29, 2014—Slowing down pays off. Thome Ship Management, part of the Thome Group, learned that when it was recently awarded a Green Environmental Achievement Award by the Port of Long Beach, California, for its high performance standards in...
July 29, 2014
Simrad MX series products add GLONASS compatibility
JULY 29, 2014 — Simrad has upgraded its Simrad MX Series MX521B Smart Antenna, and HS80A and MX575D DGNSS compasses to be compatible with both Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS): the U.S .Global Positioning System (GPS) and the Russian...

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