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Non-Lethal Defense Against Maritime Piracy Unveiled

A TEAM of technology visionaries has today unveiled what it believes is the most effective way to end maritime piracy, and save lives and billions of dollars each year. The WatchStander system was

MOL Again Earns Listing on SRI Indices

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. was selected for inclusion in the world’s major socially responsible investing (SRI) indices — the FTSE4Good Global Index Series and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI).

GL Garrad Hassan: Leadership Changes

Andrew Garrad becomes Non-Executive Chairman of GL Group's renewables division. RV Ahilan appointed President of the business segment. Dr Andrew Garrad will hand day-to-day leadership responsibility for the GL Group's renewable energy business segment to Dr RV Ahilan,

TSMS Transition Program Debuts at SUNY Towing Forum

Baker, Lyman & Co. will offer UTV operators a unique opportunity to review the TSMS Transition Program though an hour long interactive presentation during the October 17, 2012 Towing Forum at SUNY Maritime.

Hutchison Set to Retire After 42 Years

John C. G. Hutchison closes a 42 year career at this year’s Workboat Show in New Orleans. Born in Philly on April Fool’s Day 1941, John Hutchison played collegiate golf at Duke University and Moravian College, and coached the golf team at Lehigh University before being drafted in 1966.

Plantation Boat Mart Acquires Hydra-Sports Boat Co.

Florida boat dealers Plantation Boat Mart & Marina acquire Hydra-Sports Boat Company from M C B C Hydra Sports LLC (Master Craft Boat Company). The new company is know as Hydra-Sports Custom Boats, LLC.

US Naval Postgraduate School Awards +400 Advanced Degrees

More than 400 students of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) earned degrees this summer quarter including nine doctoral graduates. The ceremony's keynote speaker offered another unique aspect to the class.

Hi-tech Strategic Partnership Between Eniram & Chinese Company

Eniram forges strategic partnership with Headway Technology of Quingdao, China, to deliver maritime energy efficiency & environmental compliance solutions. Eniram Limited, a fast-growing Finnish provider

Ferry Collides Head-On with Chemical Tankship Off Indonesia

Rescuers continue to search Indonesian waters for an unkown number of passengers missing from an Indonesian Ro-Pax ferry. More than 210 passengers and crew were rescued in the hours after the accident by ten 'Good Samaritan' merchant ships, but an unknown number are feared missing.

Singapore Group Technology Center to be Set Up by LR

Lloyd's Register to set up a a world-class Group Technology Center (GTC) in Singapore in collaboration with the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR) To maximise the output of the GTC,

Aker Solutions Helps Extend Life of Brunei Offshore Oil Fields

Aker Solutions named as management contractor for Brunei Shell Petroleum Co Sdn Bhd's (BSP) offshore construction and maintenance services. The contract in Brunei, East Asia, is worth over NOK 2.3 billion, and is for a duration of five years with an option of two additional years.

Fire Extinguished on Gulf of Mexico Oil Platform

W&T Offshore provides information regarding incident on Ship Shoal 233 B Platform. At about 10:00 a.m. on the morning of September 26, 2012, a fire started on the W&T Ship Shoal 233 B Platform and was subsequently extinguished at 11:35 a.