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Ken Black Named Logistics Director at Crowley

Crowley Maritime Corp. announced today that it has named Ken Black director of product logistics and engineering. He will continue to be based in Jacksonville and report to Steve Collar, senior vice president and general manager, logistics.

BLUE DADDY: Italian-Built, Italian-Owned

The Italian marine operator Bambini, based at the Port of Ravenna, operates an extensive fleet of vessels in support of the offshore industry. These range from tugs, to supply boats and crew boats. The latter, mostly in the 30 to 35-mrange, have been imported from US builders.

ClassNK and NMRI Convene Workshop on Damage Stability

Leading Classification Society ClassNK and Japan’s National Maritime Research Institute (NMRI) brought some of the world’s leading specialists on structural safety to Tokyo for an international workshop

BIMCO: Download the New EEDI Calculator

Development and verification testing is now completed for the first version of the BIMCO EEDI Calculator which is now ready for download from the BIMCO web site. BIMCO has developed the easy-to-use EEDI

ICS Report Advises on Action to Reduce Accidents

Navigation safety and environmental protection in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore could further improve following a detailed investigation into accident reports by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).

Linge to Head Senergy Oslo Office

Senergy has reinforced its growing Norwegian footprint by opening new business premises in Oslo. The company has also appointed highly-regarded industry  figure, Frode Linge, to head up its new regional office as project/asset manager.

Kromhout Appointed Partner by AKD

Netherlands law firm AKD has appointed Jan Kromhout as a partner in its shipping and offshore team.Jan began his career in Rotterdam with the law firm Nauta Dutilh. In 2005 he joined the leading operator in the international market for heavy marine transport,

Training Vessel to Make First-ever Stop in Toledo

Officials with The Maritime Academy of Toledo and the Great Lakes Maritime Academy in Traverse City, MI announced this week that the Great Lakes Maritime Academy training vessel, T/S State of Michigan, will make her first-ever visit to Toledo in late May 2012.

Thuraya Appoints Chenel CFO

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, the leading international mobile satellite services (MSS) operator has announced the appointment of Patrick Chenel as Chief Financial Officer.  In addition to leading Thuraya’s financial management,

AREG Members Tackle Renewable Challenges

Asset integrity and initiatives to tackle skills shortages are among the subjects to be discussed when Aberdeen City and Shire’s leading renewable energy industry body hosts a business seminar in Aberdeen today (Tuesday, October 18).

CMA CGM Upgrade its ASEA Service

CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce the upgrading of its ASEA service connecting Asia, Kenya and Tanzania, effective since October 12th, 2011. The new ASEA weekly service will deploy 6 ships of 2500

BMT Asia Pacific: New MD for Singapore Ops

Singapore based, BMT Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of the BMT Group, announced today the appointment of Per Røed as its Managing Director.  With a background in ship design, technical ship management and international shipping,