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Record Contract Awarded to Rapp Hydema

Rapp Hydema and Triplex were awarded a record-sized deck machinery contract for Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organization (CSIRO). CSIRO selected Teekay Holdings Australia and Sembawang Shipyard Pte Ltd.

Newest MSC T-AKE-class Ship Christened

USNS Medgar Evers, the newest ship in the U.S. Navy's Lewis and Clark-class of dry cargo/ammunition ships operated by Military Sealift Command, was christened Nov. 12 during a morning ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego.

NAT: Newbuilding Suezmax Tanker Delivered

Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) has taken delivery of its second suezmax newbuilding tanker of 158,000 deadweight tons built at Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., South Korea. The Nordic Zenith was delivered to the Company November 8,  2011.

Containership Cutbacks on Asia to Mexico/South America Route

Hamburg Süd and CCNI on the one hand and China Shipping, Hanjin and Hyundai on the other have reached agreement on optimizing their service offering during the forthcoming slack season between Asia and Mexico/South America West Coast with effect from mid-November 2011.

New CFO for the Rickmers Group

Dr Ignace Van Meenen has taken up the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Rickmers Group effective 1 October 2011. In this function, Dr Van Meenen will press ahead with the realignment of

CDLSE Reaches Full Operational Capability

On the 23 July 2011 CDLSE (Clearance Divers Life Support Equipment) entered into Full Operational Capability (FOC) with the UK Royal Navy.   Designed and built by Divex – world leaders in diving equipment

New CFO for the Rickmers Group

Dr Ignace Van Meenen has taken up the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Rickmers Group effective 1 October 2011. In this function, Dr Van Meenen will press ahead with the realignment of

ICS: Un Climate Change Negotiations

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents all sectors and trades of the global shipping industry and more than 80% of the world merchant fleet – has produced a briefing document for government climate change negotiators,

ISS Announces 2012 Leadership

The International Superyacht Society (ISS) is pleased to announce the appointment of its 2012 Officers and Executive Committee. The Officers include the President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary

Delta Wave Introduces StratosMax II Nomadic with Wifi

Delta Wave Communications, LLC, an Elite Stratos Channel Partner is pleased to announce that they have been selected as Stratos’ distribution and installation partner for the new StratosMax II Nomadic WiMax service.

USNS Medgar Evers to be Christened at NASSCO

The widow of the late civil rights leader Medgar Evers will christen the U.S. Navy's newest resupply ship, the USNS Medgar Evers , during a ceremony in San Diego this Saturday at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard.

WCI: Abandon Obama's User Fee Proposal

Capital Development Plan Most Comprehensive Solution for Addressing Waterways’ Infrastructure Funding, Construction Reform Needs.   In a letter sent yesterday to Representative Jeb Hensarling and Senator Patty Murray,