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A former Chief of the Singapore Defense Force is to succeed shipping industry veteran Ron Widdows as Group President and CEO of NOL Group, the parent of container shipping giant APL. Under a succession plan…
The Coast Guard members of the Joint Investigation Team examining the Deepwater Horizon disaster have released their findings related to issues under Coast Guard jurisdiction.The findings cover five aspects of the disaster – including the…
U.S. Maritime Administrator David Matsuda announced on April 22 a $241 million Title XI shipbuilding loan guarantee that will clear the way for the Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Panama City, Fla., to build five platform supply…
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) announced today that William "Will" Ebbs has been named corporate vice president, legislative affairs and federal policy. In this capacity he is responsible for directing outreach regarding legislative and policy…
Australian-owned ship builder Strategic Marine has been awarded a contract by Malaysian company JCB Oil and Gas Services to supply two 40-meter crew boats to service the expanding oil and gas sector in Malaysia. Under…
STX Finland Oy and Saipem S.p.A have signed a contract covering major overhaul and maintenance of the semisubmersible pipelay vessel Castoro Sei. The work on the ship, providing employment for as many as about 1,000…
Underwater ship repair and maintenance  specialist Hydrex reports that last week a diver/technician team replaced three seals on a 180-meter tanker berthed in New York while concurrently cropping two of its propeller blades to restore…
Eleven suspected pirates detained by the EU NAVFOR Spanish warship, ESPS CANARIAS on March 28, 2011 were today transferred to Seychellois legal authorities for prosecution. The suspected pirates were detained by the warship after they…
The Cape Wind project is another step nearer to getting its Nantucket Sound offshore wind farm project into the construction phase. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar said yesterday that BOEMRE has approved a Construction…
Juha Heikinheimo has today resigned from the position as President of STX Finland Oy. He will be replaced by Su-Jou Kim, who currently holds the position as Chairman of STX Finland. Su-Jou Kim will be…
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