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Daniel Giani Joins Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Giani to regional chief executive of the marine division in the United States and Canada.   In his new role, Mr. Giani will be responsible

Boksa Marine Design Hires Jeffrey Kuenning

Boksa Marine Design, Inc. is pleased to announce its recent hire of Jeffrey Kuenning, who will join the Boksa Marine Design team as a naval architect and marine engineer working in the Lithia, FL office.

Jones Act Offshore: Navigating in 2013

Following the hubbub created in 2009-2010 by U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) proposed modification and revocation of certain Jones Act ruling letters pertaining to offshore operations, all was relatively quiet in 2011-2012 with respect to Jones Act offshore issues.

FairfieldNodal Expert Moving to France

To better meet the growing demands in Europe for its cable-free ZLand and Z700 seismic systems, FairfieldNodal is pleased to announce that Serge Rambaud will be relocating from the US to France.   Rambaud has served as the regional sales manager for the Americas for 15 years.

Update on Labor Negotiations

Update on United States Maritime Alliance And International Longshoremen's Association Labor Negotiations. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Director George H. Cohen issued the following statement

CMA CGM Receives the Highest Score

In January 2013, the Group-owned CMA CGM fleet was rewarded by state ports (Port State Control), the highest score for its fleet in recognition of the fleet’s compliance with international regulations regarding safety at sea, technical / regulatory compliance and pollution prevention.

Logistics Confidence Index Again on the Increase

Stifel Nicolaus Logistics Confidence Index suggests the current market remains weak, however the outlook is increasingly positive. The Stifel Nicolaus Logistics Confidence Index increased for the third consecutive month in January 2013,

Nordic American Tankers Mull Expansion Plans

Nordic American Tankers Ltd. is considering expanding its fleet by ordering new vessels or buying second-hand. The company's Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.16 for the fourth quarter of 2012.

Exhaust Gas Scrubbers, Not MGO, for 'Pride of America'

Green Tech Marine contracted to deliver four of its scrubber units to the Norwegian Cruise Line ship. The scrubbers will be installed in March during a dry dock in Pearl Harbor Naval shipyard. They will replace the ships silencers and clean the exhaust of four,

St Lawrence Seaways: New Vessels, New Technology, Tonnage Up

New ships and new navigational technology play a part as Seaways report 2012 tonnage exceeds forecasts A number of newly built state-of-the art vessels came into service within the Seaway in 2012, boasting sharp increases in fuel efficiency and reductions in emission levels.

Beneteau Sailboat Wins Best Boat Awards

Beneteau's 'Sense 55' voted "Best Boat 2013" and "Boat of the Year 2013" by two sailing publications. Two separate panels of judges from two premier sailing publications have confirmed that  the Beneteau Sense 55 is one incredible, horizon expanding yacht.

Shipping Risk Product Adopts Custom Weather Solution

Security Exchange signs up CustomWeather as the weather data provider for its online shipping risk product, 'ShipAssure'. CustomWeather provides key forecast data regarding ocean and wind conditions