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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.

Mulholland Joins Teledyne D.G. O'Brien

Teledyne D.G. O’Brien (Seabrook, NH; www.dgo.com) is pleased to announce that Mr. Maxwell Mulholland has joined the firm as Director of Sales and Marketing. Max graduated with distinction from the US Naval Academy,

NAMEPA Seattle Seminar May 25, 2011

Port of Seattle’s Centennial Environmental Issues Focus of May 25th NAMEPA Seminar April 25, 2011—The North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA) will present its Environmental

North P&I Publishes 3rd Edition Of Bunker Claims Prevention Guide

The ‘A’ rated, 150 million GT North of England P&I club has published a third edition of its popular loss-prevention guide ‘Bunker Claims Prevention’, which aims to help shipowners avoid potentially large losses arising from loading unsuitable or insufficient marine fuel oil.

GL Noble Denton Appoints Dr Vicki Niesen

GL Noble Denton appoints Dr Vicki Niesen to lead Hydraulic and Flow Assurance Consulting Services for Americas Brings more than 25 years of industry leadership in flow assurance to GL Noble Denton's American operations alongside senior colleague, Dr Trent Brown.

World Record-Breaking AHTS Delivered by Drydocks World

Drydocks World delivered Lewek Fulmar, the world’s first UT788 CD Multi-functional Ultra Deep Water Anchor Handling Tug, Supply and Service vessel (AHTS). The vessel was built at Drydocks World’s Singapore facility.