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Safe Ships, Safer Seas 2011: Kelvin Hughes’ Piracy Seminar

Safe Ships, Safer Seas 2011: Kelvin Hughes’ Athens seminar tackles piracy issues head-on. Thursday 20 October 2011 saw world-leading navigational systems provider Kelvin Hughes present the first in its series of  ‘Safe Ships,

Safebridge Training Schemes Receives State Recognition

Safebridge’s Online E-Learning and Simulation Training Receives State Recognition. Safebridge GmbH, the Hamburg-based E-learning specialist in maritime ECDIS training, having established its innovative online simulation technology for type-specific ECDIS training,

NMRA Officers Elected

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) has elected its 2011-2012 officers and board members.  One new officer and three new board members are joining the association's leadership group.

Transocean in U.S. Federal Court on BP Obligations

Transocean Files Motion for Summary Judgment in U.S. Federal Court to Compel BP to Honor Its Contractual Indemnity Obligations   Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc. (TODDI), a subsidiary of Transocean Ltd.

Cummings Supports Coast Guard’s Educational Partnership

Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and former Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, will join Coast Guard senior leaders and the President of Morgan State University, Dr.

HII CEO Petters Named to USNA Foundation Board

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that Mike Petters, its president and chief executive officer, was recently elected to the board of directors for the U.S. Naval Academy Foundation. He will serve a four-year term.

ClassNK Issues Approval for ECDIS Training

ClassNK Issues First Type Specific Training Course Approval for ECDIS Certification to FURUNO INS Training Center Singapore. ClassNK issued its first Type Specific Training Course approval for an ECDIS(Electronic

VSD Subsidiary Appoints Managing Director

VSD Global (VSDG), a subsidiary of VSD, LLC (VSD), headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va., has appointed Fred Stewart, CPT to the position of managing director.   Fred was selected after serving as international business development director of VSD for the past four years.

Eisenhardt To Step Down As CMA President

Dr. William B. Eisenhardt, president of The California Maritime Academy, today announced he will step down from his position at the end of the 2011/2012 academic year.   “Although these are challenging times,

CrewInspector.com Wins Saga Agency Contract

Online crew management system provider CrewInspector.com signed an agreement with Saga Agency (Saga UAB) Lithuanian crewing agency to provide its proprietary crew management system.   Following the agreement,

WCI Names New Officers and Directors

Waterways Council, Inc. names new officers; Matt Woodruff Names Chairman   At its Annual Meeting on October 19 in Pittsburgh, the Board of Directors of Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) elected the following new officers for 2011-2013: Chairman,

Intermanager Welcomes Call for UK Shipping Guards

Intermanager Welcomes David Cameron's Call for Armed Guards of UK Flagged ships. InterManager (an active member of the Save our Seafarers (SOS) campaign) is, after months of campaigning, delighted to hear the public vilification of piracy issued by the UK Government.