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Bourbon Announces 1H Results

“We have arrived at the end of a downturn that has lasted since late 2008, and the market for modern offshore vessels is now turning around. BOURBON has every chance of being the first to benefit from this new turn of events thanks to a high-performance modern fleet and a worldwide network.

GL Exchange Forum - Report on MEPC's 62nd session

The subject of Carbon Dioxide dominates the future of many industries today. Whether it be the Shipping, Automotive, Aviation, or Power Generation industries the questions of how to account for, reduce,

Vizada Launches SkyFile C Store & Push Service

Vizada launched SkyFile C Store & Push to offer customers highly-reliable data reporting and polling services, including VMS (Vessel Monitoring System), LRIT (Long Range Identification & Tracking) and FleetNet.

Merchant Navy Vets Encourage Youngters to Learn, Remember

A group of veteran seafarers are encouraging youngsters to consider what has become an important but ‘forgotten profession’ as the country prepares to celebrate Merchant Navy Day on September 3. Residents at the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society,

School Encourages to Think "Inside" the Box

Philippine school made from APL cargo containers inaugurated Somewhere, Malcom McLean, "the father of containerization," is smiling. Yesterday the NOL Group, the Singapore-based container shipping and logistics company,

JRC Delivers 15,000th Tornado Radar

Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (JRC) delivered its 15,000th Tornado radar from the Mitaka factory in Tokyo, Japan. Found in the JMA-5200 through to the JMA-9100 series, this new capability allowed the radars to perform the complex tasks associated with the company’s other in-house developed technologies,

This Day in Navy History

1913 - Navy tests Sperry gyroscopic stabilizer (automatic pilot). 1929 - Near New London, Conn., 26 officers and men test Momsen lung to exit submerged USS S-4. 1961 - Two Cuban frigates fire on a Naval Reserve aircraft on a training mission over international waters.

New Fleet Fuel Monitoring Tool from Krill

Krill Systems offers a new management tool, the Vessel Operations Center (VOC), that allows Fleet Managers to monitor entire fleet fuel usage and receive synchronized fleet reports anywhere they are required, automatically, via Internet.

SeaArk Marine: Temporarily Discontinues Accepting New Orders

Military and industrial aluminum boat manufacturer SeaArk Marine, Inc. of Monticello, Arkansas said it will temporarily suspend acceptance of new boat orders until further notice. Due to very sporadic and extremely low (new construction) sales figures for nearly 24 straight months,

Alaris Helps USCG "Go Green"

Alaris Companies (Alaris) is helping the U.S. Coast Guard to decrease energy use and greenhouse gas emissions with its fleet energy management program. Working under a previously announced Michael Baker Jr.

Dragon (Type 45 Destroyer) Comes Home

Dragon, the fourth Type 45 anti-air warfare destroyer built by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy, has set sail from the Clyde for the final time this week. Dragon set off from the company’s Scotstoun yard this morning,

USGS’s R/V Kaho & R/V Muskie Dedicated

Two 17-knot high-speed research vessels for the U.S. Geological Survey are scheduled to be dedicated at Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio, on Wednesday, August 31, 2011. R/V KAHO and R/V MUSKIE will