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October 21, 2016

Susan Jacobs named NNS VP of HR and Admin

OCTOBER 21, 2016 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that Susan Jacobs has been appointed vice president of human resources and administration at the company's Newport News Shipbuilding division. She will assume her new role on...
October 21, 2016

Board approves plan to split OSG into two companies

OCTOBER 21, 2016 — Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (NYSE:OSG) says that its Board of Directors has approved the previously announced plan to separate its international and domestic businesses into two independent, publicly traded companies:...
October 21, 2016

Angelakos fined $1.3 million in Gallia Graeca case

OCTOBER 21, 2016 — U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour today sentenced the operator and the owner of the 74,133 Cyprus-flagged bulker Gallia Graeca to a $1.3 million fine for the dumping of oily waste at sea, and ordered them to pay an...
October 21, 2016

Swiftships gets $14.5 million more for Iraq Navy support

OCTOBER 21, 2016 —Morgan City, LA, shipbuilder Swiftships LLC, is being awarded a $14,591,075 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-4217) for the accomplishment of continuous lifecycle support for the...
October 21, 2016

Chouest to build 13 Damen tugs for new mooring/escort...

OCTOBER 21, 2016 — Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), Galliano, LA, is teaming with Damen Shipyards to build a total of 13 heavy duty mooring assistance and escort tugs. They will be deployed on two major projects for which ECO has recently won...
October 21, 2016

Ingalls opts for Aras Innovator PLM solution

OCTOBER 21, 2016 — Enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software specialist Aras Corp reports that Huntington Ingalls Industries' Ingalls Shipbuilding division has selected the Aras Innovator platform to support the complex engineering...
October 21, 2016

Liberia offers IMO a way out of a BWMS hole

OCTOBER 21, 2016 — The Liberian Maritime Administration will ask next week's meeting of IMO's Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC70) to allow more time for some to install the ballast water management systems required under the...
October 21, 2016

Danish study will set framework for autonomous ship R&D

OCTOBER 21, 2016 — The Danish Maritime Authority and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) are launching a feasibility study on autonomous ships. The cooperation between the agency and the university is aimed at increasing the common...
October 21, 2016

AMP honors U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte

OCTOBER 21, 2016 — The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) yesterday awarded U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) its 2016 Champion of Maritime Award. AMP honored Sen. Ayotte due to her extraordinary support and dedication to the American maritime...
October 20, 2016

Bollinger delivers twentieth Fast Response Cutter

OCTOBER 20, 2016 — Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC Lawrence Lawson, the twentieth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The Coast Guard took delivery today in Key West, FL, and is scheduled to commission the...

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