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ABB's Michel Demaré To Step Down as CFO

ABB announce that Michel Demaré is to leave & will become Chairman of the Board of Syngenta beginning in April 2013. Demaré , 56, joined ABB in 2005 as Chief Financial Officer and acted as interim CEO for part of 2008.

BSM to Manage Thenamaris' New LNG Carriers

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) gets contract to manage three TFDE 160,000 cu m capacity LNGC's. The vessels are due for delivery from Samsung Heavy Industries Co Ltd, Korea, in 2013, following which BSM will be responsible for the technical management,

China Shipyard Gets Two Hi-speed Ferry Orders

Afai Southern Shipyard (Panyu Guangzhou) Ltd. win contracts to construct two 40m high speed passenger catamarans. The ferries have been ordered by Shenzhen Pengxing Shipping Co.,Ltd. in Shenzhen. The basic design and detailed design of the vessels will be made by CoCo Yachts B.

US Shipyard Lays First Aframax Tankship Keel

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard holds ceremonial keel-laying for first Aframax Tanker for SeaRiver Maritime, Inc. The ceremonial keel-laying was for the first of two Aframax tankers that it is building for SeaRiver Maritime, Inc.

UK's Faltering Economy Stresses Out Oil–Gas Professionals

Change Recruitment Group's survey shows 19% of Oil & Gas professionals feel their career has either stood still or gone backwards. The company's survey extended back over the past two years, and a

New Deep Impact Boats for Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show

US-based Deep Impact Boats will exhibit over 6 new, custom built boats, at the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show. Deep Impact will have a total of 7 boats inside the convention center including:  399 Deep Blue with powerful quad engines and an oversized t-top,

Intergraph Breaks Ground on New Corporate HQ

Intergraph, a global provider of engineering and geospatial software, start construction of new headquarters in Madison, Ala. The new headquarters will be located on the current Intergraph campus and is projected to open in summer 2014.

Deepwater Umbilical Contract for Aker Solutions

ENI signs umbilicals contract with Aker Solutions for an offshore Angolan (W. Africa) deep water region field. The contract with ENI for the Block 15\06 West Hub development is worth approximately USD 50 million (NOK 300 million).

US Port Commissions Clean-up Boats

Port of Cleveland commissions two custom-made boats, named 'Flotsam' and 'Jetson', for removal of floating debris. The two new vessels will remove floating debris from the Cuyahoga River and downtown Lake Erie shoreline.

New Evergreen Container Ship Flies Red Ensign

'Ever Leading' welcomed at container terminal Felixstowe, UK, on maiden voyage, the third Evergreen L-Type on UK shipping registery. The new container ship is owned by Evergreen Marine (UK) Ltd. is 334 meters in length, 45.

Yankee Fleet Receives Incat Crowther Ferry

'Yankee Freedom III', a 34m Catamaran Ferry, was developed in partnership with Yankee Fleet and Gladding Hearn Shipbuilding. The new vessel, designed to provide exceptional passenger comfort and minimal environmental impact on the local environment,

WRSystems Promote Greg Black Senior V-P

Greg Black, Director of the Government Business Solutions Division, promoted to Senior Vice President of WRSystems, Ltd. Mr. Black has over 30 years of experience in federal and private sector weapon system program management.