News


This Day in Naval History – Oct. 16

1885 - CAPT Alfred Thayer Mahan, USN, becomes Superintendent of the Naval War College 1891 - Baltimore Incident, Valparaiso, Chile. 1940 - 5th group of 10 destroyers from the Destroyers for Bases Deal turned over to British at Halifax, Canada.

ART Marine Appoints Constantinou CEO

ART Marine, an Abraaj Capital portfolio company and the Middle East's largest importer and distributor of luxury motor-yachts, announced the appointment of a highly experienced CEO from the United States to drive its expansion in the region as demand for pleasure craft begins to recover.

Energy Cranes Names Sedge CEO

Energy Cranes International Limited, provider of offshore lifting and handling services which includes Sparrows Offshore, Aberdeen Hydraulics and Baricon Systems, announced the appointment of Doug Sedge as chief executive officer (CEO).

Wilhelmsen Ships Appoints Fontarosa

Maritime service network, Wilhelmsen Ships Service, has appointed Frederic Fontarosa as Business Director of their Business Stream Ships Agency and Bunkers. Frederic has held senior management positions

Chemoil Appoints Van Eijck

SGX Mainboard-listed Chemoil (SGX-ST: CHEL.SI), an independent marine fuel suppliers, announced it has appointed Michiel Van Eijck to the position of Sales and Marketing Director for Europe. Van Eijck

Littoral Combat Ship Support Facility Opens

The Program Executive Officer, Littoral and Mine Warfare (PEO LMW), Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD) and the Littoral Combat Ship Class Squadron (LCS CLASSRON) will unveil

CMA CGM Pilots eInvoice Platform in N America

CMA CGM, a container shipping company, announced that it is piloting INTTRA’s Web-based eInvoice solution with select customers in North America. INTTRA’s system will enable CMA CGM and its customers to submit, receive, review and process invoices more efficiently and accurately.

GP-Service Uses Foran for Structure Yachts Design

The Italian engineering company GP Service S.R.L. has entered into an agreement with the Spanish Sener Ingeniería y Sistemas S.A. for the license to use the Foran CAD/CAM System in their ship design activities in Italy.

NG Celebrates 60 Years in Marine Radar

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE: NOC) Sperry Marine business unit is marking a major milestone in the history of the company’s leadership in radar technology with the celebration this year of the 60th anniversary of the launch of its first marine radar.

Iridium, H2OSatellite on Beluga’s NE Passage Transit

Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) and H2OSatellite provided critical satellite communications for Beluga Shipping’s successful pioneering transit of the challenging Northeast Passage this summer.

USS New York En Route to Commissioning

The future USS New York departed Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Avondale Operations Oct. 13, sailing away from the building yard manned for the first time by the ship's crew. This milestone marks the government/industry team's production completion of LPD 21, the fifth ship of the San Antonio class.

WSDOT Awards Bid for Additional 64-Car Ferries

Washington State Department of Transportation’s Ferries Division (WSF) announced on Oct. 13, that it is awarding a contract to Todd Pacific Shipyards to build two additional 64-car ferries. Todd Shipyards submitted a $114m bid on Thursday, October 8 to build two more 64-car ferries.