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Seakeeper Welcomes New Regional Sales Manager

Expanding its national sales force, Seakeeper named Brook Streit as regional sales manager for North America.   Streit will be responsible for generating business in the recreational market. "Brook's

GL Renewables Certification Updates Type Certification for Vestas' V52 Turbine

Vestas Wind Systems has received an update of the type certificate for its V52-850 kW wind turbine from GL Renewables Certification (GL).   Vestas Wind Systems expanded its manufacturing portfolio for the V52 wind turbine to its hubs in China.

IMO Secretary-General Expresses Sadness at Tanzania Ferry Disaster

The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Efthimios E. Mitropoulos, has expressed his profound sadness for the loss of life in the sinking of the ro-ro ferry Spice Islander I off the coast of the United Republic of Tanzania on 10 September.

LNG as Alternative Fuel on Workboats Conference Agenda

Leading maritime services experts to debate key technical, environmental, health and safety issues of adopting LNG marine fuel at Middle East Workboats 2011.   The future of LNG as a viable and sustainable

Alewijnse installs its 1000th Inland AIS

A significant milestone was passed recently when Alewijnse Marine Systems recorded the 1000th installation of an AIS (automatic identification system) transponder on board an inland vessel based in the Netherlands.

Drewry Maritime Research: Reefer Charter Rates Thaw

Reefer market dynamics continue to change.   Drewry Maritime Research have just published their latest Reefer Shipping Market Annual Review and Forecast 2011/12, analysing the industries make-up including; leading operators’ profiles and fleets,

SOCP to Meet on November 1-3 2011

The Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP) will be hosting the SOCP Fall 2011 Meeting at the Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS) on November 1-3, 2011.  The focus for this meeting is Safety/Security Issues Impacting the Maritime Industry.

OceanPower Technologies and Lockheed Martin Collaborating on Powerbuoy

Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce it will collaborate with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in connection with OPT’s proposed commercial-scale wave power generation project at Reedsport, Oregon.

Keppel to Build World’s Largest Sheerleg Floating Crane

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Keppel Nantong Shipyard Co. Ltd (Keppel Nantong) in China has secured a contract worth S$143 million to build a heavy lift sheerleg crane vessel for Asian Lift Pte Ltd (Asian Lift).

Cal Dive Announces Promotions

Cal Dive International, Inc. announced today the retirement of Scott T. Naughton, the Company’s Chief Operating Officer, effective September 9, 2011. Also, the Company announced that John R. Abadie, Jr.

Tracerco Appoints New Aberdeen Head of Operations

World leading industrial technology specialist Tracerco, part of the Johnson Matthey group, has appointed Gary Phillips as the new head of its operations in Aberdeen. Gary takes up his new post having worked for Tracerco for 13 years,

AWT: First Service Using Global AIS for Accurate Vessel Monitoring

AWT Launches First Service Using Global Automatic Identification System for Accurate Vessel Monitoring. AWT Global AIS Service Expands Coverage to Include Terrestrial Data and Satellite Data.     SUNNYVALE, Calif.