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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.

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),