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ShipServ Takes Shipping's Pulse on Internet Use

The vast majority of respondents believe that e-business brings positive benefits, while education and trust are probably the greatest hurdles to adoption. ShipServ, the leading marine and offshore e-marketplace,

AB&B Marketing to Assist Toledo Maritime Academy

AB&B Marketing, a division of AB&B Ergonomics, signed an agreement Tuesday with The Maritime Academy of Toledo Foundation to assist in marketing and organizing two job retraining programs --- Cruise Ship Professional Development and the U.

Totem's Parrott Honored by USMMA

John Parrott, President of Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Inc. (TOTE), was honored earlier this month by his alma mater, the US Merchant Maritime Academy, with the 2011 Outstanding Professional Achievement Award.

Ports Generate Jobs in Georgia

Atlanta State of the Port: 1,500 new port-related jobs and $295 million in investment created   Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz gathered Tuesday,

Measurable Hull Coatings Performance

BMT ARGOSS and International Paint have announced the formation of a partnership that can deliver demonstrable and transparent improvements in performance, efficiency and environmental emissions for the global shipping fleet.

New Director for Jeffersonville Port

The Ports of Indiana has named Scott Stewart as port director for the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville. A native of nearby New Albany, Ind., Stewart spent 24 years in positions of increasing responsibility with the Procter & Gamble Company before retiring in 2008 and moving back to Indiana.

Bridge Simulator for Indonesia Oil & Gas Company Pertamina

Transas Marine in cooperation with its local representative PT MultiIntegra successfully accomplished the significant project for Indonesia Oil & Gas company Pertamina. As a result, Pertamina benefits from new simulator facilities, while existing simulators in use from year 2001 have been upgraded.

Caravello joins Rainmaker LLC

Jack Caravello has joined Rainmaker LLC as Vice President of Business Development, bringing with him more than 37 years of experience in Maritime and Offshore Industries.  After graduating from MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY in 1971, Mr.

EnGarde Tactical Armor for Crew Protection

Lookouts scan the horizon, searching for any boat or vessel that looks out of place, careful eyes watch the radar screen. The entire crew is on edge; radio chatter between ships is nearly constant.  Fishing vessels, normally a routine part of ocean travel, get extra scrutiny and wide passage.

Thordon Appoints Western Europe Sales Manager

Sixteen –year veteran, George Morrison has been appointed the Area Sales Manager for Western Europe replacing retiring Campbell Cunningham.   According to Thordon’s Commercial Director, Jan Willem de Jong,

Next SOCP Meeting: November 2nd and 3rd

The Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP) cordially invites maritime industry representatives to attend and participate in its November meeting in Linthicum, MD on November 2nd and 3rd.   Delegates

DHT Holdings 3Q Results

DHT Holdings reported revenues for the period from July 1 to September 30, 2011 of $26.6 million, compared to revenues of $23.3 million for the prior-year period. For the quarter there was no profit sharing under our profit-sharing arrangements.