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NNS Shipbuilding Employee Gets Community Service Award

HII employee Joey Melendez receives the Society of Professional Hispanic Engineers' STAR Award for outstanding community service. Melendez, a systems engineer for the company's Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division,

Great White Shark Boat Caterpillar Powered

Caterpillar to feature OCEARCH ‘Shark Wranglers’, at upcoming 2012 International Workboat Show, New Orleans. Recently featured in the hit television show “Shark Wranglers” on the History Channel,

World's First Dual-fuel Ice-class LNG Carrier

LNG Carrier 'Coral Energy' naming ceremony to take place next month at the Port of Rotterdam Cruise Terminal. The new ship is claimed by the Dutch owners, Anthony Veder,  to be world’s first direct driven dual-fuel ice class 1A LNG carrier.

Wärtsilä Webinar on Making Best Use of Scarce Resources

The Webinar, titled 'Performance Optimisation for the Merchant Marine Market' is freely available to all on 29, November 2012. In today’s marine market a difficult equation must be solved every day:

Heavy Lift Ship Tests Port Rupert Pilots

Prince Rupert Port Authority, BC, saw the safe arrival of equipment integral to its coal export operations aboard 'HHL Macao'. The stacker/reclaimer unit, for delivery to Ridley Terminals Inc. is considered important for the planned expansion of coal export operations.

Vendée Globe Challenge Leader Through the Doldrums?

Is leading yacht 'Armel Le Cléac’h' (Banque Populaire) through the Doldrums already? You might think so looking at the speeds. Latest single-handed round-the-world race news of leading yachts on the ninth day: Earlier Le Cléac’h was making just 1.

BAE Launch UK Apprentice Training Initiative

BAE Systems pilot initiative in conjunction with UK business sector agencies will train 50 engineering apprentices for companies in NW England. Interested supplier companies attended a conference at the firm’s Apprentice Training Centre in Preston where the 50 young people will be trained.

Ethanol Safety Seminar Scheduled in Fort Worth, Texas

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) & Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway to co-host a free Ethanol Safety Seminar  on Nov. 29, 2012. The seminar will be held at the Fire Service Training Center on the northwest campus of Tarrant County College.

U.S. Coast Guard Participates in Costa Concordia Investigation

The U.S. Coast Guard, joined by the National Transportation Safety Board, will be part of an Italian-led marine casualty investigation into the January 2012 grounding and partial sinking of the cruise ship Costa Concordia off the coast of Italy.

Retlif To Help Test Ballast Water Technology

Retlif Testing Laboratories is part of a partnership to evaluate and test technologies designed to treat ballast water on board ships against non-native aquatic species in American coastal waters, lakes and rivers.

MTN Launches NEXUS

Next-Generation Network targeting the cruise industry, NEXUS is a Satellite and Terrestrial Hybrid Solution to Deliver Video Streaming, Social Media and Image-Sharing Capabilities The advent of maritime communications is at a crossroads of sorts,

Northern Marine Expands Management Team

Northern Marine, a builder of long-range expedition yachts, luxury craft and commercial boats, has announced the expansion of its management team.    Jan Kallshian, Bryan Kay, Randy Stoneman and Mark Allred bring their talents and experience in business,