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Petersen to Head Naval Ship Classification Association

The Naval Ship Classification Association (NSCA) has elected Lorenz Petersen, Germanischer Lloyd's Business Segment Manager for Navy Vessels, as Chairman of the Association, at their annual general meeting in Rome.

Georgia Ports Announce 1Q Growth

Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced the ports saw a growth rate of 5.0 percent in the first quarter of  FY2012, moving 6.5 million tons of freight. Over the same period in FY2011, the port moved 6.

Jerry Nagel Receives Breakbulk Lifetime Achievement Award

Jerry Nagel, chairman of the board at Rickmers-Linie (America) was the recipient of the 8th annual Lifetime Leadership and Achievement Award at the Wed., Oct. 26 kickoff of the 22nd annual Breakbulk Transportation Conference and Exhibition at the New Orleans Convention Center,

AIS Antennas Help Owners Monitor Traffic

When navigating shipping lanes and busy harbors, the ability to monitor speed and direction of other vessels is particularly important.  Automatic Identification System (AIS) technology, originating from the shipping industry, has been a great help to recreational boaters in these areas.

Stolt-Nielsen Secures $600m Credit Facility

Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Børs: SNI)  has obtained commitments for a $600 million senior secured revolving credit facility, which will replace the Company's two existing revolving credit lines maturing in July 2012 and January 2013 respectively.

USNS Big Horn Completes Fleet Deployment

Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn returned to Naval Station Norfolk Oct. 28, following a seven-month deployment to the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility, providing underway replenishment services primarily to U.

Tidewater Reports 2Q Results For FY-2012

Tidewater Inc. announced today a second quarter net loss for the period ended September 30, 2011, of $4.9 million, or $0.09 per share, on revenues of $250.9 million.   For the same quarter last year, net earnings were $19.

AIS-SART Processor IC - The Future of Marine Search & Rescue

CML Microcircuits has announced the launch of the new cutting-edge Marine AIS Search and Rescue Transmitter (SART) processor, the CMX7045. The CMX7045 is a highly integrated and flexible baseband processor fulfilling the needs of an AIS-SART and meeting IEC 61097-14 requirements.

NTSB Marine Accident Investigation Course

The National Transportation Safety Board is holding its Marine Accident Investigation course on December 5-9, 2011.   The course, held at NTSB's Training Center in Ashburn, Virginia, focuses on the fundamentals of marine accident investigation including fracture analysis,

RBG Boosts Capabilities with Dive Intervention Craft

RBG, the leading provider of assess, inspect and repair (AIR) services to the global energy industry that was recently acquired by Stork Technical Services (STS), has enhanced its subsea service capability with the launch of two purpose-built dive intervention craft (IC).

Cummins Introduces QSK95 Marine Engine

Designed Ready to Meet EPA Low-Emissions in 2014. Most Powerful High-Speed Diesel Will Challenge Medium-Speed Engines.   Cummins Inc., a manufacturer of diesel engines for the commercial marine industry,

2011 Admiral of the Ocean Sea (AOTOS) Awards

James Henry, General Duncan McNabb and Robert Somerville Receive 2011 Admiral of the Ocean Sea (AOTOS) Awards. United Seamen's Service 42nd award dinner held in N.Y. on October 28, 2011.     The United Seamen's Service (USS) 2011 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards (AOTOS) were presented to James L.