'Kulluk' Rig Latest News: Enquiry Also Ordered

Kulluk remains anchored in Alaska's Kiliuda Bay, ROVs due to arrive for hull integrity assessment. Unified Command confirmed the following information: The Kulluk remains safely anchored in Kiliuda Bay at its assessment position.

Dutch Superyacht System Integrator's Healthy Outlook

Alewijnse Marine Systems, headquartered in The Netherlands, has multiple superyacht electrical system orders for 2013. The company closed 2012 with a strong order book that demonstrates the underlying strength of the top yards in the superyacht industry.

New Recruitment Company for Oil Offshore Personnel

The new recruitment company, RQM365 AS, has its base in Ulsteinvik, Norway.   The company will conduct recruitment, qualification and manning for the oil industry, especially targeting platforms. Many

GEG Promotes Dumba

Greene’s Energy Group (GEG), a  provider of integrated testing, rentals and specialty services, has promoted Maury Dumba to Senior Vice President of Business Development, announced CEO Bob Vilyus. Dumba,

Costa Concordia Tops 2012 Increase in Ship Losses

But long-term downward trend continues. •    106 ships lost worldwide in 2012, of which largest was Costa Concordia •    Losses centered on South China and SE Asia seas •    Industry initiatives address passenger vessels as well as the ‘human factor’ on board.

AWO, WCI: 9' Drafts Must be Maintained in Mississippi

Waterways Operators Commend Administration, Senator Durbin, Corps of Engineers; Stress Need for Continued Assurance of 9-Foot Navigation Channel on Mississippi River.   The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council, Inc.

LISCR Appoints President & Managing Executive Officer

The Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry, has appointed Takeshi Okamoto as president and managing executive officer of its dedicated office in Tokyo with effect from January 4, 2013.

Coast Guard Investigating Allision at Bay Bridge, San Francisco

The Coast Guard is investigating a vessel allision with the San Francisco Bay Bridge.   The 752-foot Marshall Island's-registered tanker Overseas Reymar reported to the Coast Guard at approximately 11:20 a.

Hyperbaric Evacuation Systems: IMCA Consultation

International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is consulting widely, & globally, on new guidance on hyperbaric evacuation systems for safety of saturation divers. “In 2011 we set up an industry-wide workgroup to develop the hyperbaric evacuation guidance,

Tankship Scrapes By Bay Bridge, San Francisco

The Coast Guard is investigating the incident where the tankshilp reported to the USCG it had allided with Tower Six of the bridge. The 752-foot Marshall Island’s-registered tanker Overseas Reymar reported to the Coast Guard at approximately 11:20 a.

Zodiac Recreational Acquired by OpenGate Capital

OpenGate Capital, LLC, a private investment and acquisition firm, acquires Zodiac Recreational from Zodiac Marine & Pool. Zodiac Recreational designs, manufactures and distributes inflatable and Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs).

Bunker Pricing Service Launched by Argus

Argus Marine Fuels has launched a daily marine fuels pricing and analysis service. The new service provides unique market data and intelligent analysis of the increasingly complex marine fuels market.