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Eiliv Gjesdal Appointed CFO of Kvaerner

Eiliv Gjesdal has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Kvaerner. Gjesdal is following the appointment of Jan Arve Haugan as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).   Gjesdal joined

Wrist Ship Supply Acquires Strachans

Global offshore market new target for supplies as Wrist continues rapid expansion Wrist Ship Supply, one of the world’s largest ship supply companies, today announced the acquisition of Strachans Ltd, the UK’s leading independent food distributor to the offshore catering market.

Capital Product Partners Merger with Crude Carriers

CAPITAL PRODUCT PARTNERS L.P. ANNOUNCES A DEFINITIVE MERGER AGREEMENT WITH CRUDE CARRIERS CORP., THE ACQUISITION OF M/V CAPE AGAMEMNON, AN INCREASE IN THE SPONSOR’S INVESTMENT IN THE PARTNERSHIP BY 7.

Gilje Appointed VP of L-3 Valmarine

L-3 Valmarine has appointed John Egil Gilje as vice president and director Sales & Marketing of L-3 Valmarine effective April 1, 2011. Gilje will report directly to Finn Inge Langeland, managing director of L-3 Valmarine.

Moore Stephens Calls on HMRC to Consult

Leading accountant and shipping adviser, Moore Stephens says companies operating within UK tonnage tax could consider leaving the UK, as a result of HMRC’s decision to unilaterally reinterpret the regime rules.

Distinguished Rear Admiral Joins Marport Board

Ottawa, Ontario – May 4, 2011 – Marport Deep Sea Technologies Inc., a leading developer of Software Defined Sonar® technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rear Admiral Millard S. Firebaugh, USN (ret) to the Marport Board of Directors.

Seaspan Shipyards Ranked As A Top 10 Defence Company in Canada

Seaspan Marine Corporation is pleased to announce that it has been ranked 8th among the top 50 defence companies in Canada for 2011 by Canadian Defence Review (CDR) magazine.   Each year, CDR commissions an expansive search to determine the top defence companies in Canada.

Military Sealift Command Atlantic Changes Leadership

Military Sealift Command Atlantic, the Norfolk, Va.,-based U.S. Navy command responsible for Military Sealift Command ships transporting equipment, fuel, supplies and ammunition in the Western Atlantic Ocean, changed command during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk today.

BMT Opens in Rio

BMT Scientific Marine Services (BMT) is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Trading as BMT Scientific Marine Services Ltda, BMT will operate in Rio de Janeiro as an extension of its existing offices in California and Houston.

New Regional Sales Manager for BMT Group

In a bid to further strengthen its sales force BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Louise Ledgard.

ISC ins the Dun & Bradstreet

- Rolta Corporate Awards 2010 Mumbai,  April 27, 2011: Dun & Bradstreet (D&B), the world’s leading provider of global business information, knowledge and insight, announced the Dun &  Bradstreet - Rolta Corporate Awards 2010.

G E Shipping Takes Delivery of Kamsarmax Dry Bulk Carrier

The Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd. (G E Shipping) took delivery of its new building Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier “Jag Aditi”. The vessel of about 80,700 dwt was built at STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co.