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Skou Appointed CEO of Maersk Line

Søren Skou has been appointed new CEO of Maersk Line with effect from 16 January 2012. Søren Skou was previously CEO of Maersk Tankers and replaces Eivind Kolding who is leaving Maersk Line to become Chairman of the Executive Board of Danske Bank.

CMA CGM Debuts New Black Pearl Service

The CMA CGM Group launched its new Black Pearl service, a direct service between the East Coast of North America and the West Coast of South America (Panama, Peru and Chile). This new service is part of the operational agreement between CMA CGM and MSC.

The eNav Strategy and its Implications

Virtually everyone is, by now, familiar with the concept of electronic navigation, also called eNavigation or eNav.  The problem is that the term means different things to different people.  Historically, it started with radio beacons.

NSRP Solicits White Papers

The National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) has issued a solicitation for panel white papers. Additionally, the Panel Project Guide, which contains details on the white paper review and selection process,

Interorient’s Crew Training Culture Strengthened by Seagull

The Norwegian marine training specialist Seagull is now the sole provider of onboard training systems to the Interorient fleet. Cyprus-headquartered Interorient employs over 300 shore-based employees and more than 1,

Ingalls Delivers LPD 22 to the U.S. Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) delivered the company's sixth amphibious transport dock, San Diego (LPD 22), to the U.S. Navy. The ship was delivered in a brief ceremony at Ingalls Shipbuilding.

Viking Moorings Eyes GOM Market

 Viking Moorings CEO Discusses 2012 Strategy   Viking Moorings announced the appointment of Bill Bayliss as Group Chief Executive, heralding a significant restructuring of the company, which involved the co-existing shareholders.

Regs4ships Surveyors Approved to Rep Malta

On Monday 5 December 2011, Regs4ships Limited Senior Surveyor Mark Robinson and Surveyor Robert Aldous were officially appointed as government ship surveyors for Transport Malta (Maritime). Now officially recognized,

AVEVA Releases AVEVA Space Management

Simplify complex ship designs through the managed subdivision of ship spaces and automatic layout drawings   AVEVA (LSE:AVV) released AVEVA Space Management 12.1, which is part of the AVEVA Marine portfolio.

Danaos Adds Containership to Fleet

Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC), took delivery of a new containership, the CMA CGM SAMSON, expanding its operational fleet to a total of 59 containerships aggregating 291,149 TEU. The CMA CGM SAMSON, built at Shanghai Jiangnan Changxing Heavy Industry has a carrying capacity of 8,

Hamburg Süd Restructures Several Services

Responding to changing market conditions and subject to approval by the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), as from February 2012, Hamburg Süd will restructure its services from North Europe and Mediterranean to Central and South America West Coast as well as to North America West Coast.

This Day in Navy History - December 19

1870 - After a month at sea in a 22-foot boat, Coxswain William Halford, the lone survivor out of a crew of five, reaches Hawaii to seek help for the crew of USS Saginaw, wrecked near Midway Island. Rescuers reach the 88 Saginaw survivors on Jan.