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Crowley Presents Scholarship to University of North Florida Student

Crowley Maritime Corporation continued its commitment to education recently when it awarded Sunny Cavan, a student at the University of North Florida (UNF), with a Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship.

Interest in DP Capability Forecast Software Exceeds Amarcon’s Expectations

In 2010 Amarcon’s OCTOPUS-DP Capability forecast for efficient offshore DP operations was brought to the market. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality gives offshore vessels the possibility to make optimum use of a safe time window for their weather-sensitive operations.

RBG Strengthens Team With CNNS Director Appointment

RBG, a provider of assess, inspect and repair (AIR) services to the global energy industry that was recently acquired by Stork Technical Services, has appointed John Kelly to the newly created role of Central and Northern North Sea (CNNS) operations director.

Bureau Veritas Extends Class to Offshore Drilling Safety

International classification society Bureau Veritas has extended its classification rules to include the items of drilling equipment which are essential for the safety of offshore drilling operations.

Barclays Corporate Oil and Gas Exceeds 2010 Energy Deal Totals

Barclays Corporate oil and gas team announces it has provided funding for global energy deals amounting to US$1.26billion so far this year.   The facilities have been provided for organisations operating in the UK and internationally,

Northern Offshore Wins Contract for Jackup Rig

Northern Offshore, Ltd., operator of production and drilling vessels for the global offshore oil and gas industry, won a contract from Maersk for the jackup Energy Enhancer. The contract, worth in excess

Ingalls Delivers USCG National Security Cutter

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HII) said its Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the third National Security Cutter to the U.S. Coast Guard. A shipboard ceremony officially transferred ownership of Stratton (WMSL 752) from Ingalls to the Coast Guard.

Coast Guard Foundation Announces Inaugural First District Awards Dinner

Non-Profit’s Tribute Celebrates the United States Coast Guard’s Finest in Boston. The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education, welfare and morale of all Coast Guard members and their families,

Commercial Divers and Police Assisted by Metal Detectors

Randive, a commercial diving company based in New Jersey, is employing underwater metal detectors in their search and salvage operations.   The company was founded in 1959 by Randor Erlandson, and in

Vestfold University College enters co-operation agreement with MARIS AS

Vestfold University College (HiVe) and MARIS have entered a co-operation agreement covering MARIS ECDIS900 product specific training. The co-operation will see HiVe offering tailor made, product specific hands-on training for the MARIS ECDIS, covering electronic charts and updates.

Marad Advisory (2011-05) to Mariners: Risk to Vessels Transiting High Risk Waters

1.   THIS MARAD ADVISORY PROVIDES INFORMATION ON THE RISK TO VESSELS TRANSITING THE HIGH RISK WATERS (HRW) OF THE GULF OF ADEN (GOA), RED SEA, INDIAN OCEAN, ARABIAN SEA AND WATERS OFF THE HORN OF AFRICA (SOMALIA).

Marco Polo Seatrade Receives Court Approval

Marco Polo Seatrade receives court approval to continue to use revenues in the business. The Marco Polo Seatrade group of companies that filed for Chapter 11 on 29th July 2011 has taken a significant step forward in the US Chapter 11 restructuring process.