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Cavotec Install AMP Unit in Port of Ystad, Sweden

An AMP (Alternative Marine Power) application installed in the south of Sweden port by Cavotec for 'Cold Ironing'. Cavotec claim this to be the largest high-voltage shore connection system in the world.

US Coast Guard Cutter Intercepts Large Number of Haitian Immigrants

USCH Cutter 'Confidence' repatriates 219 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti. Watchstanders at the 7th Coast Guard District command center were notified of a sail freighter northwest of Great Inagua,

Crowley Christens Articulated Tug-Barge

Crowley Maritime Corporation christen the 16,000-horsepower tugboat 'Legend' and 330,000-barrel tank barge 750-2 in Tampa, Florida. Together the vessels comprise the company’s newest articulated-tug-barge  (ATB) and will be used to transport petroleum products between the U.

Port of LA Wins Global Environmental Award

Port of Los Angeles recognized for emissions reductions, international collaborative efforts. The Port of Los Angeles has received a Lloyd’s List Global Award in the Environment category, an honor

Mississippi Anchorage Low Water Hazards

New Orleans Port State Control Officers (PSCOs) discover vessels whose rudders may have set into the mud while safely anchored. Masters and/or operators of vessels are reminded of their responsibility, as noted in 46 Code of Federal Regulations 4.

HHI Awarded US$296-million Aircraft Carrier Contract

Huntington Ingalls Industries receives a previous contract modification for material procurement & advanced construction of 'John F. Kennedy'. The company's Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division is the prime contractor.

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.