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Tugboat Skipper, GM, Get Crowley Honors

Capt. Kenneth Graybill and Sal Menoyo, general manager of Crowley’s Port Everglades terminal, presented with Company’s Thomas Crowley Award. Kenneth Graybill, captain of Crowley Maritime Corporatio n’s articulated tug-barge (ATB) Legend/750-2,

FIS Bunker Digitalizes Fuel Oil Trading

Freight Investor Services launches a live bunker fuel pricing service that for the first time makes bunker hedging practical for its biggest users. Firm bids and offers, updated in real time for six

US ONR Supports Navy's New Energy Partnership

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is committed to development of alternative energy sources, moves ahead with new research effort. The Energy Systems Technology and Evaluation Program (ESTEP) that

Tankship 'Stolt Valor' to be Scrapped at ASRY

Decision made: ASRY, Bahrain, to scrap 'Stolt Valor, seriously damaged by explosion & fire in the Arabian Gulf in mid-March 2012. The  2004-built 25,268dwt chemical tanker arrived at the yard under tow at the end of June, following a major salvage operation carried out by Holland’s Smit.

US Cruise Ship Entrepreneur Challenges Obama on Fair Trade

World City America Inc. writes second open letter to ask the President how Fair Trade "task force" overlooks the foreign flag cruise industry. The letter asks President Obama how his Fair Trade "Task

Cal Dive Nets International Contracts

Cal Dive International charters out diving vessel & also wins 3 Australian saturation diving contracts. The company's diving vessel Kestrel is chartered to a major contractor in Mexico to perform repair and maintenance work for Pemex.

China Shipyard Gets Five ACL CONRO Orders

Atlantic Container Line (ACL) contracts Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding to build world's largest largest RORO/Containerships (CONRO's). The G4 (Generation 4) vessels will replace ACL's existing fleet of G3 CONROs operating in the company's transatlantic service.

Citizen Science Volunteers Needed to Transcribe Ship's Logs

NOAA and the National Archives seek citizen science volunteers to transcribe weather data from historic ship logs. NOAA and the National Archives and Records Administration are turning to citizen science

KPI Bridge Oil Appoints Mauro Agostini to Miami Office

KPI Bridge Oil, worldwide bunker broking and trading company, appoints Bunker Broker & Trader Mauro Agostini for its Miami office. Mauro, 40 years old, has been working in the bunker industry since 2006.

Konecranes Deliver to Indonesian Container Terminal

Ten Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes are now all running smoothly at Belawan International Container Terminal (BICT). Having received five RTGs previously, BICT now operates a fleet of fifteen Konecranes RTGs.

Wind Farm Hi-capacity Switchgear Introduced by ABB

New giant offshore wind turbines need specialized equipment to connect to the electricity grid to minimize power losses. As offshore wind farms move towards deploying higher capacity turbines of 5MW and above,

AMVER 'K'-Line Bulker Saves 45 Fishermen

The 'K' Line managed Amver ship diverts to the rescue 270 miles SE of Sri Lanka. The 738 foot Singapore flagged bulk carrier, M/V Pinnacle Bliss safely embarked the fishermen after their unknown distress,