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ABS Nautical Systems Continues To Grow In Egyptian Market

HOUSTON, Texas - ABS Nautical Systems today announced that they have been selected as the fleet management software provider for Arab Maritime Petroleum Transport Company (AMPTC). AMPTC owns and operates a fleet of LPG Carriers,

Panama Canal Partnership with Soy Transportation Coalition

GROUPS WILL COLLABORATE TO PROMOTE BENEFITS OF CANAL EXPANSION Washington, D.C., May 10, 2011 – Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta and Soy Transportation Coalition

Braemar Announcement - Tony Pegum

After 27 years of dedicated service Tony Pegum, Managing Director of Braemar Seascope Pty Ltd, has decided to leave the company and shipbroking. Tony has been a great servant to the shipbroking industry both in Australia and internationally.

Receives GL Shipbuilding Award at COMPIT

5. May. 2011 | [Group,Maritime] | Hamburg/Germany - Denis Morais is the winner of this year's GL COMPIT Award. At the COMPIT Conference taking place this week in Berlin, the Canadian IT expert was honoured for his contributions to promote frontier technologies in shipbuilding.

Incat Crowther Designs Ferries for Russian Builder

Incat Crowther is pleased to announce that contracts have been signed with Russian builder Pacifico Marine for two catamaran ferry projects. Incat Crowther and Pacifico Marine have formed a relationship

Saipem: BOD Appoints Chairman, CEO, Deputy CEO

San Donato Milanese, 9 May 2011 - The Board of Directors of Saipem S.p.A., convened and following the resolutions taken by the Shareholders’ Meeting on May 4, 2011, approved the appointments of the Chairman, Deputy Chairman and CEO and Deputy CEO of Saipem S.

Box Ships Takes Delivery Of Third Containership

ATHENS, Greece, May 9, 2011 – Box Ships Inc., (NYSE: TEU), or the Company, a global shipping company specializing in the transportation of containers, announced today that it has taken delivery of the Maule, a 6,589 TEU container vessel built in 2010, from an unaffiliated third party.

Krepp Assumes Command of NOAA Ship

NOAA Corps Cmdr. Lawrence Krepp has assumed command of NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson, one of the world’s most technologically advanced hydrographic survey vessels. At a May 6 change-of-command ceremony in Norfolk, Krepp relieved Cmdr.

ABS Wins Classification Award

At the 5th Annual International Maritime Awards, presented at ShipTek, ABS received Marine BizTV’s award of Best Classification Society. The occasion marks the second year the society received the award.

Braemar Acquires BMT Marine & Offshore

BMT Marine & Offshore Surveys, which incorporates The Salvage Association and Murray Fenton, is delighted to announce that the business and assets of the company have been acquired by Braemar Shipping Services Plc,

Veson Nautical Wins Best Places To Work Award

Boston Business Journal honors Veson Nautical as a 2011 “Best Places to Work” winner. May 9, 2011 - Boston, MA  --- The Boston Business Journal has named Veson Nautical one of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts in its ninth annual regional awards program.

Richard D. Steinke To Receive 2011 Connie Award

Port of Long Beach Executive Director to be Honored by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute      Long Beach, CA (May 9, 2011) -- Richard D. Steinke, who will retire this year as executive director