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May 21, 2015
Theriot joins Conrad Industries' management team
MAY 21, 2015—Long-time Bollinger Shipyards executive Scott J. Theriot has joined Conrad Industries, Inc., Morgan City, LA, as its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. “We are excited to have Scott join our executive team,”...
May 21, 2015
Migrant crisis: Ships said to need on board security teams
MAY 21, 2015 — As the Mediterranean migrant crisis mounts, the Chief Security Officer of an Estonian-based maritime security firm is saying that only those commercial ships operating with security personnel onboard should assist in rescuing...
May 21, 2015
Imtech to suppy key equipment for hybrid ferry
MAY 21, 2015 — Rotterdam headquartered Imtech Marine will again supply the electric and hybrid propulsion system for the third hybrid ferry ordered from the Glagow shipyard of Ferguson Marine by Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (see earlier...
May 21, 2015
Transocean, Halliburton report Deepwater Horizon settlements
MAY 21, 2015 — Both Transocean (NYSE: RIG) and Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) reported yesterday that they had reached significant settlements in relation to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. Transocean Ltd. said it had reached two separate...
May 21, 2015
Anglo-Eastern inks PrimeServ turbocharger contract
MAY 21, 2015 — Hong Kong headquartered Anglo-Eastern Ship Management has signed a Premium Turbocharger Maintenance Contract with MAN Diesel & Turbo's MAN PrimeServ Turbocharger. Anglo-Eastern has over 470 ships under full technical...
May 21, 2015
Alastair Marsh to be LR's next CEO
MAY 21, 2015 — Lloyd's Register CFO Alastair Marsh is to become its next CEO, succeeding Richard Sadler who has decided to step down after eight years in the role. Mr. Sadler will pass the CEO role to Mr. Marsh on October 1, 2015 and commence a...
May 20, 2015
Fassmer delivers research vessel
MAY 20, 2015 — Just 14 months after receiving a contract from Fugro OSAE, GmbH, the Berne, Germany, shipyard of Fassmer GmbH & Co KG, last month handed over the 43 m research vessel Sultan, completely equipped and fully on time. The RV...
May 20, 2015
Former USCG admiral to be new CLIA President and CEO
MAY 20, 2015 — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) reports that retired U.S. Coast Guard rear admiral Thomas P. Ostebo will join CLIA as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective July 6, 2015. Selected by CLIA's Global...
May 20, 2015
Former casino boat up for sale ... again
MAY 20, 2015 — A former casino boat, the North Star Riverboat, formerly the Harrah's North Star, is up for sale again.It is being offered in an "invitation to bid" sale format, closing June 8. The boat was offered at a live auction this past...
May 20, 2015
Bath Iron Works awarded $11.2 million for LCS work
MAY 20, 2015 — General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME, is being awarded an $11,273,299 modification to previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00024-12-G-4330) for the accomplishment of littoral combat ship maintenance sustainment...