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APL Receives Largest, Most Advanced Vessel

APL’s largest and newest vessel is also its most environmentally-friendly and fuel-efficient. The Singapore-based carrier says the 10,700-TEU APL Southampton, which called on the Port of Singapore on her maiden voyage today,

Drydocks World Adjourns Decree 57 Directions Hearing

Following on from Drydocks World Dubai LLC and Drydocks World LLC (together the “Drydocks World - Dubai”) filing for Decree 57 on 1 April 2012, Drydocks World has confirmed that its restructuring remains on track and has the support of its lenders to its restructuring proposals by Q3 2012.

Omega Morgan Names McCalla CEO/President

Omega Morgan, one of the West Coast’s leading heavy equipment transport companies, has named John McCalla CEO/President. McCalla comes to Omega Morgan from Warn Industries, also located in Portland.   McCalla began his career as a project engineer at General Motors and then joined Warn Industries.

Synapsis receives first INS Type Approval

Synapsis Bridge Control, the new generation of the Raytheon Anschütz bridge system, is the world’s first navigation system which has been type approved according to IMO’s new Performance Standards for Integrated Navigation Systems (INS).

GPS Jamming Affects Ship Navigation off Korean Coast

More than 120 ships reported malfunctions in electronic navigation systems to Korean Coastguard recently 122 ships, including Coast Guard vessels and a passenger vessel, have reported malfunctions in their navigation systems since the apparent jamming of satellite signals by North Korea last week,

Tankship Seized by Pirates on W. Africa Coast Pillaged, Released

West African pirates off Lome, Togo, release tankship 'BW Rhine' after a week of pillaging oil product cargo Pirates have freed a gasoline tanker they hijacked, after stealing some of the cargo, the shipowner reports,

U.S. Port Dredging Project Hindered by Historic Shipwreck

An historic Civil War shipwreck blocks dredging deep-water access channel to Port of Savannah container ship terminal Before government engineers can deepen one of the nation’s busiest seaports to accommodate future trade,

Edoc’s deBruyne Nominated for Executive of the Year

The Victoria Advanced Technology Council (VIATeC) in Victoria, British Columbia has nominated Edoc Systems Group’s CEO and Founder, Ron deBruyne, for the prestigious Executive of the Year award. Edoc develops Helm Marine Operations software for the workboat industry.

London Olympics – UK Warship Takes Station

The Royal Navy's Assault Landing Ship, HMS Ocean, sails up the River Thames in preparation for forthcoming Olymics HMS Ocean will berth at Greenwich in east London where she will act as a launch pad

Italian Ship to Depart after 3-Month India Detention

The Supreme Court has granted permission for the 'Enrica Lexie' to leave Indian waters Agreeing that Italian ship Enrica Lexie is not the “object of crime”, the Supreme Court has allowed the detained

Senesco, Caddell Sign Contract for a Dry Dock

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.

Sparre to Retire from Bollinger After 51 Years

Bollinger Texas City, L.P., (BTC) a Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. facility, announced the upcoming retirement of its Vice President and General Manager, Max Sparre. Sparre’s retirement was announced by Bollinger Executive Vice President,