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EPD, Siemens Form Solutions Partnership

Electronic Power Design, Inc. (EPD) and Siemens Industry, Inc. Drive Technologies today announced that the companies have formed a solutions partnership for Siemens ELFA R hybrid propulsion systems.  Siemens recently released its newly designed ELFA hybrid propulsion system,

General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers Fifth Product Carrier Ship

Today General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), delivered the fifth ship of its State-class product carriers to American Petroleum Tankers, LLC, a joint venture of the Blackstone Group.

Resolve Stations “Flagship” Vessel in Key West

RESOLVE Marine Group reports that its vessel RESOLVE Pioneer, the company’s flagship, has been stationed in Key West, Fla. Resolve Pioneer is an AHTS, a multi-service vessel with ice class hull and 80-ton bollard pull,

Sign of the Times: ASA to Disolve at Year's End

The Board of Directors of the American Shipbuilding Association (ASA) announced today its decision to dissolve the organization effective December 31, 2010. The decision comes after a review of the

FOR SALE: Aircraft Carrier, Cheap

HMS Invincible is for sale by tender. The aircraft carrier HMS Invincible is being auctioned online as part of a multi-million-pound sale of UK military hardware. The sale is designed to reduce a £36billion hole in the MoD’s finances.

Orient Overseas Mulls Route Expansion

According to a report on Bloomberg.com, Hong Kong containershipping goliath Orient Overseas (International) Ltd., may add services on routes within Asia as the region's economy, and freight rates, continue to recover.

Greenwich Shipping Opts for ShipDecision

Greenwich Shipping Services is the latest New York area Maritime brokerage to choose ShipDecision technology to support its business. “We had a great deal of historical information that we did not want to lose,

Hornblower Names Shaw COO

Hornblower Cruises & Events has appointed Bob Shaw, a senior executive with more than three decades of operations experience, to the position of chief operating officer. In his new role, Shaw will be responsible for day-to-day management of all Hornblower companies,

Transas: Increasing ECDIS Reliability

Transas announced that the Transas Navi-Sailor is the first ECDIS in the market compatible with the new Admiralty Information Overlay. The Overlay includes all Temporary and Preliminary Notices to Mariners

Quarders Joins Intellian

Intellian selected David M. Quarders as its new Director of VSAT Sales for the Americas. A veteran in both marine electronics and the communications industries, Quarders will help to drive sales growth for Intellian’s VSAT communication antenna line.

McDermott Appoints Houser Senior VP Ops

McDermott International, Inc. said that Dan Houser was appointed to Senior Vice President, Operations. In this role, Houser is responsible for leading the Atlantic region and Global Marine organization at McDermott,

"Intelligent" Combustion Monitoring for 2-Stroke Diesels

Wärtsilä introduced its Intelligent Combustion Monitoring system for two-stroke diesel engines; a system designed to provide ship operators and owners with  information that enables operators to optimize vessel engine performance,