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TBA, ARL-Shipping.com Announce Partnership

Key marine terminal software providers join forces to complement their offerings. Hong Kong based arl-shipping.com Limited and Dutch headquartered TBA B.V. today announced they have teamed up to join forces and offer their customers a complementary set of products and services.

Horizon Lines Modifies Agreement with Note holders

Commitments Secured to Move Forward with Refinancing; Consummation of Transaction Expected by the End of September. Horizon Lines, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement and secured commitments from holders of more than 99% of its 4.

Harvey Gulf Announces Plans for 3 New LNG-Powered Boats

Initial deal worth $165 million; $300 million for 6 additional newbuilds and another $500 million for acquisitions also approved.   Harvey Gulf International Marine announced Saturday that it will sign a deal for three LNG vessels to be built by Signal Shipbuilding.

Transport Secretary LaHood Names Maritime Industry Advisory Panel

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood today announced the appointment of 29 members to the new Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council (MTSNAC), established to advise the Department on matters relating to marine transportation.

Appeals Court Refuses to Close Chicago Locks To Deter Carp

On August 24, 2011, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit refused to issue a preliminary injunction to force the closure of locks on the Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS).

WWII Liberty Ship Davy Crockett Demolition Completed

Oil Spill Averted from Derelict Vessel in Columbia River The final section of a once proud WWII Liberty Ship was removed from the Columbia River today by Ballard Diving & Salvage under the direction

Donjon Marine Salvages, Redelivers Royal Miss Belmar

On July 25th, Donjon Marine Co., Inc. was awarded a contract to salvage and return to owners the 100-foot passenger ferry Royal Miss Belmar, which grounded on approach to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, on July 4th.

Loop Current Eddy Halts Work at GoM Projects

The most recent Loop Current eddy to halt operations in the Gulf of Mexico with 4.0+ knot currents shows no sign of letting up any time soon.  In support of multiple projects, Horizon Marine has mobilized three of its ocean current monitoring systems to provide fine-scale monitoring of Eddy Hadal*,

CMA CGM Corporate Foundation to Help Somalia

The CMA CGM Corporate Foundation has joined forces with the World Food Programme (WFP), the United Nations agency at the forefront in the fight against hunger, to transport aid to the Horn of Africa, which is suffering its worst drought and famine for decades.

New GL Garrad Hassan Representative in India

GL Garrad Hassan has appointed Mr Rajsekhar Budhavarapu as the new Country Manager of GL Garrad Hassan India. Mr Budhavarapu will be based in Bangalore, India and will develop local services and support for designers, manufacturers, developers and investors of renewable energy projects.

Marine Machinery Association to Hold 27th Annual Meeting

The Marine Machinery Association will hold its 27 Annual Meeting at the Sofitel Hotel in Philadelphia on October 4 and 5, 2011. Vice Admiral Kevin McCoy will be the kick-off speaker to be followed by Fred Harris, CEO of NASSCO, and Roy Arnold, CEO of IMECO.

Safebridge links with Raytheon Anschütz

Cooperation Agreement to provide their 5th type-specific ECDIS training solution.   With the pressure on to train seafarers in the use of ECDIS, the online simulation training company Safebridge is in negotiation with various ECDIS suppliers to offer online,