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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,

Marine Onboard Renewable Power Deal Struck

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com), a manufacturer of microturbines, entered into an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Kilo-Pak for microturbine-based onboard power packages for the marine industry.

Antonini: Overcapacity Remains the Biggest Problem

In addressing a conference in Nan Tong which included 120 of the world’s leading shipbuilding executives from Japan, Europe, China, Korea and USA (JECKU), CESA Honorary Chairman and Fincantieri chairman Corrado Antonini said in his keynote speech: “Despite signs of recovery in global shipping,

JECKU: Global Shipbuilding Leaders Address Challenges

One hundred and twenty leading executives from the major shipyards from Japan, Europe, China, Korea and the U.S.  (JECKU) held a conference to exchange views on global economic development, supply and

Northrop Grumman Reports 3Q Results

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) reported that third quarter 2010 earnings from continuing operations increased to $489 million, or $1.64 per diluted share, from $464 million, or $1.45 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2009.