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Horizon Lines Reaches Agreement with CSX

CHARLOTTE, NC, May 2, 2011 – Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ) today announced that it has finalized an agreement with CSX Corporation to reduce charter payments on three vessels leased from CSX. Under the agreement,

New Contract to Kleven Maritime

Kleven Maritime has signed a new contract with Rem Offshore for delivery of one LNG powered offshore vessel. With this new contract, Kleven Maritime’s order reserve increases to 9 vessels at a combined value of 3.

Strategic Marine Awarded Another Repeat Order

Strategic Marine has signed another repeat order with Western Australian company Bhagwan Marine to deliver two new vessels to service the WA's offshore oil and gas industry, including the Gorgon Project.

Dryships Announces Signing to Construct UDW Drillships

ATHENS, GREECE – April 29, 2011 - DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) (the “Company” or “DryShips”), a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes and off-shore contract drilling oil services, announced the signing, by its majority-owned subsidiary Ocean Rig UDW Inc.

Brad L. Berman Joins Holland and Knight as Partner

New York City – April 29, 2011 – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that Brad L. Berman has joined the firm as Partner in the firm's New York City office.   Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Berman served as Executive Director of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR),

Ship Naming Ceremony is held for Sinopacific's First Fabricated Ship

Ningbo, April 29, 2011 —— On the morning of 29 April, Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group, China’s leading private shipbuilding enterprise held the ship naming ceremony at its Zhejiang Shipyard for GPA696,

More Contracts For Ulstein In Brazil

Ulstein Design & Solutions has signed two ship design contracts with the Brazilian Shipyard Alianca S.A for the building of two ULSTEIN PX105 platform supply vessels with the X-BOW® hull line design for the Brazilian shipowner CBO.

Court Reduces Horizon Lines' Fine To $15 Million

REDUCED FINE REMOVES MAY 21ST DEFAULT POTENTIAL RELATED TO CONVERTIBLE NOTES AND IS EXPECTED TO FACILITATE REFINANCING  Company Intends to Proceed with Puerto Rico Class Action Settlement CHARLOTTE, NC (April 28, 2011) - Horizon Lines, Inc.

ClassNK Establishes New Standards for FLNG/FLPG Sector

Society releases new Guidelines for Floating Offshore Facilities for LNG/LPG Production, Storage and Offloading April 28 (Tokyo) - Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) is pleased to announce the publication of its new Guidelines for Floating Offshore Facilities for LNG/LPG Production,

Ardmore Expands Fleet, Newbuild And Charters

Ireland-based specialist tanker company takes over two newbuild contracts and charters in two tankers from Hellespont Group Ardmore Shipping Ltd, the specialist tanker company, today announced that it has taken over the contracts for two newbuild vessels from Hellespont Group and,

Four Honors for NOL at Asian Freight Awards

APL, APL Logistics singled out; Lifetime Achievement Award for CEO Widdows SINGAPORE, 27 APRIL 2011 – NOL Group won accolades for excellence in Shipping and Logistics and CEO Ron Widdows received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 25th Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards here tonight.

New Center for Maritime Education Director

Taking over the reins from Eric K. Larsson, former Director of the Seamen’s Church Institute’s (SCI) Center for Maritime Education, Captain Stephen Polk now commands SCI’s advanced training program for mariners.