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Hankins Joins Donjon as VP

Donjon Marine said that Paul Hankins, formerly President of Donjon-SMIT, LLC, has joined Donjon as Vice President of Operations-Salvage & Engineering Division.  Hankins’ primary duties will involve Donjon’s U.

MAN & Maersk: Innovative Diesel Engine Partnership

MAN Diesel & Turbo announced the first order for its second generation EGR system, to be applied aboard a Maersk Line container vessel – the 4,500-teu new building #2358. The system will be fully integrated with the vessel’s main engine,

Jamaica Pushes for Marpol Compliance

Protection of the Caribbean Sea and meeting the International Maritime Organization (IMO) International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) 1973 will take centre stage in Jamaica

Woman Rowing Atlantic to Fight Human Trafficking

Boulder Colorado Woman to Row the Atlantic to Raise Awareness for Human Trafficking.   In an effort to increase worldwide awareness of human trafficking, a Boulder woman will take part in an all-female, international team that aims to make history rowing across the Atlantic Ocean in December.

Sea-Fire Offers 3M NOVEC 1230 Fire Protection

The halon and CO2 replacement has virtually no Global Warming Potential (GWP), is non-toxic and won't harm delicate electronics. "GWP has moved to the forefront as a major environmental concern," said Sea-Fire president Ernie Ellis.

International Talent Program in Demand

With application deadline only a week away, almost 800 candidates have so far applied to Aker Solutions' International Talent Programme. Applications are still coming in from all five selected recruitment countries.

Alewijnse Presents its Revolutionary River Radar

Alewijnse Marine Systems is introducing a revolutionary river radar based on the latest technology and including many new features.   The Inland Navigation Radar is being presented for the first time at the Europort exhibition from November 8 to 11 in Ahoy,

New Oceanographic Data in Major Ship-Routing Trial

New data that enables ships and superyachts to improve their routing efficiency is being trialled with a major cruise line company.   The data, provided by oceanographic data specialist Tidetech, will allow captains and deck officers to route their vessels more efficiently,

ACL Names SVP and COO

American Commercial Lines Inc. (ACL), one of the largest and most diversified inland marine transportation and service companies in the United States, announced today the appointment of Paul A. Tobin as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Thomas Gunn and Regs4ships Team Up

Simplifying the bridge environment must be one of the greatest challenges faced by the shipping industry.   Thomas Gunn is delighted to announce that it has teamed up with Regs4ships, to provide a complete bridge solution for the navigator,

UK P&I Club Elects New Board

Seven directors were elected to the Board of the UK P&I Club at its AGM in Athens on the 27th October.     Biographical details:     brahim Güngen: Chief Executive Officer of Güngen Maritime & Trading A/Ş,

DryShips to Announce 3Q 2011 Results

Announcement to include Third Quarter 2011 Results Release, Conference Call and Webcast.   DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) (the "Company" or "DryShips"), a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes,