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QTerminals Appoints Bissett as CEO

The Board of Directors of QTerminals, the recently-established operator of the first phase of Hamad Port in Qatar, has appointed Neville Bissett as the company’s first Chief Executive Officer.   QTerminals

Iran Shipbuilder Signs MoU With Netherlands’ Damen

 Iran’s Arvandan Shipbuilding Company and Netherlands’ Damen Shipyards signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in shipbuilding industry, reports Trend News Agency.   The deal envisages cooperation in manufacturing advanced offshore vessels in Iran,

Teekay’s 1st Arctic LNG Carrier Completes Trial

Teekay LNG Partners said its first icebreaker liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier newbuild, Eduard Toll, recently completed gas trials.    Eduard Toll is Teekay’s first of six 172,000 cubic meter ARC7 LNG carrier newbuildings to be constructed for the Yamal LNG project.

Yang Ming Posts Year-on-year Profit Increase

Yang Ming announced an increase in third quarter profits of 23.4 percent from the same quarter last year. At its board meeting on November 9, the company approved the financial report that showed revenues for the third quarter of 2017 rising to $1.

DNV GL, Chrysaor Pact for North Sea Operations

 DNV GL has secured a combined engineering services agreement with Chrysaor Holdings Ltd. to deliver a unique range of services to the company in support of its North Sea Operations.   Chrysaor recently

Tanjung Pelepas to Provide Training for Maritime Students

 Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) for the development of maritime and logistics studies by providing training to UMT students.

Denmark, Ghana Cooperate on Safety at Sea

 An authority-to-authority cooperation has been initiated between the maritime administrations in Denmark and Ghana to contribute to enhanced safety at sea and to develop the maritime sector in Ghana.

5 Tips to Manage Wellness at Sea

The safety, health and wellbeing of Wallem’s seafarers is something which is top priority and reinforced at every level of the organization. Clinical psychologist and author of Wallem’s Wellness@Sea guide Kevin Menon has been working with Wallem Ship Management for over two years,

Victoria Port Minister Approves BMT as an Official Auditor

 BMT said it has been accredited by the Victorian Government’s Minister for Ports as an official auditor under Part 6A of the Port Management Act 1995 (PMA) to audit port Safety and Environment Management Plans (SEMPs) until 2021.

Port Canaveral Names German as Director

Port Canaveral's Cruise Team is gaining a new dimension with the appointment of Dave German as Director, Cruise Business Development, effective Friday, November 10, 2017. German previously served as Port Canaveral's Senior Harbormaster.

Port of Long Beach Sets Record for October Cargo

A year of records continues at the Port of Long Beach, where this October was the busiest in history, as container volumes surged 15 percent compared to the same month a year ago.   Trade has been growing so rapidly in 2017 that the record-setting October — at 669,

TOTE Maritime Prepares for Largest Cargo Week Since Maria

Since Hurricane Maria made landfall on September 19th, TOTE Maritime and its employees have been working around the clock to get relief and commercial goods to the people of Puerto Rico.   Certainly,