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Donjon Refloats NY Car Ferry

Donjon Marine Refloats car ferry GOV. HERBERT H. LEHMAN.   After a competitive bidding process, in late March 2012 Donjon Marine was awarded a job to refloat the 277-foot Ex-Staten Island, NY car ferry Gov.

Battelle Wins $15 Million USACE Contract

Five-year contract provides environmental expertise for maintaining the nation's waterways.   Battelle has won a five-year, $15 million contract to support and consult with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, North Atlantic Division.

Siemens Wins Navy Contract

Siemens Industry, Inc. (NYSE: SI) wona contract to equip two U.S. Navy Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) vessels with its unique diesel electric propulsion solution at Dakota Creek Industries Inc.

Safety at Sea Focus of National Maritime Day Seminar

NAMEPA’s May 21st Event features Shipboard Safety, Piracy and  Seafarer Issues.   Just months after the Costa Concordia accident, and amid daily reports of piracy and needless accidents at sea, the

World Fisheries Congress Opens in Edinburgh

HRH The Duke of Rothesay addressed global fisheries leaders on sustainability.   The world’s fisheries community gathered in Edinburgh today (Tuesday, 8 May) to discuss the future of sustainable fishing at the 6th World Fisheries Congress.

GAC's New Counter Piracy Partnerships

GAC Protective Solutions, Powered by AKE, has entered into two new strategic partnerships with the innovators of anti-piracy technologies to help protect vessels, cargoes and seafarers: Unifire's SEASERPENT

ClassNK, NAPA Collaborate on SEEMP Solution

ClassNK joins with NAPA to bring best-in-class SEEMP solution to market; ClassNK expertise combined with NAPA software creates environmental solution to increase eco-efficiency and reduce fuel consumption.

Drew Names Medved Regional Sales Manager

Maritime Sales Veteran Steve Medved Named New Regional Sales Manager at Drew Marine. Drew Marine welcomed Steve Medved as Regional Sales Manager, North America on May 1, 2012.  Mr. Medved will be responsible for executing Drew Marine’s technical solution strategies in North America.

IMO's Latest STCW Meeting

IMO's recent meeting of the Sub-Committee on Standards of Training and Watchkeeping sets up working groups, held wide-ranging debates The IMO’s Sub-Committee on Standards of Training and Watchkeeping

IMO Maritime Labour Convention Closer – Poland Ratifies

Poland ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, making it the the 26th of the necessary 30 states required for enactment Poland is the 26th ILO member State and the seventh EU member State to have ratified the Convention.

'Aero-Citadel', Anti-piracy, Pro-energy, Ship Superstructure

Imabari Shipbuilding has developed the 'Aero-Citadel', a newly designed superstructure which includes both energy efficiency benefits as well as anti-piracy measures The Aero-Citadel is a superstructure with a slim streamlined shape which combines ship's accommodation,

Senesco, Caddell Sign Contract for Drydock

Senesco Marine, North Kingstown Rhode Island has signed a contract for the construction of a 120 x 420-ft., 7300 long ton hauling capacity Dry Dock, with Caddell Dry Dock and Repair Company, Inc., of Staten Island, NY.