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March 26, 2015
Carisbrooke Shipping selects Wake Media for public relations
MARCH 26, 2015—One of the U.K.’s largest privately owned shipping companies, Carisbrooke Shipping has selected maritime and offshore marketing consultancy Wake Media Ltd., Purley, Surrey, U.K. as its new public relations agency.   Headquartered...
March 26, 2015
BAE San Diego gets $16.7 million for USS San Diego SRA
MARCH 26, 2015 — BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, CA, is being awarded a $16,771,463 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee/incentive-fee contract (N00024-10-C-4407) for amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego...
March 26, 2015
Rolls-Royce to power seabed mining vessel
MARCH 26, 2015 — Rolls-Royce is to supply six of its new B33:45 medium-speed diesel generator sets to China's Fuijan Mawei Shipbuilding Ltd. for the seabed mining vessel that Marine Assets Corporation (MAC) is to charter to Nautilus Minerals...
March 26, 2015
Hull Vane yields fuel savings for super yacht
MARCH 26, 2015 — The 42-meter displacement motoryacht Alive, recently delivered by Heesen Yachts in the Netherlands, is the first luxury yacht equipped with a Hull Vane, a fixed foil located below the stern that influences the stern wave...
March 26, 2015
ITF task force backs Latin American, Caribbean cabotage
MARCH 26, 2015 — Unions affiliated with the ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) have launched a new Americas Region task force group dedicated to protecting the rights of Latin American and Caribbean workers in the offshore oil...
March 26, 2015
Maersk Line orders seven 3,600 TEU box ships
MARCH 26, 2015 — Maersk Line today signed a newbuilding order with COSCO Shipyard Co., Ltd in Zhoushan China. The order is for seven 3,600 TEU container ships. The vessels will have a length of 200 m, width of 35.2 m, and a 10 m draft. They...
March 26, 2015
AWT in collaboration with Veson Nautical
MARCH 26, 2015 — Applied Weather Technology, Inc. (AWT), a StormGeo Company, is to collaborate with Veson Nautical to simplify how captains report to shore-based managers. Headquartered in California's Silicon Valley, AWT is a leading...
March 26, 2015
Carnival Corporation makes two key appointments
MARCH 26, 2015 — Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company has named Julia M. Brown to the newly created role of Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) and James Chedgey as vice president of global...
March 25, 2015
Jones Act tied to crude oil exports
MARCH 25, 2015—In maritime attorneys Winston & Strawn LLP’s MaritimeFedWatch blog, Charlie Papavizas writes that the U.S. Congress is considering whether to reverse the 1975 ban on crude oil exports prompted by the U.S. shale oil...
March 25, 2015
Relief fund set up for Vanuatu, after devastating cyclone
MARCH 25, 2015—Thousands are homeless and at least 17 people are dead in Vanuatu, in the wake of the deadly Cyclone Pam that struck the tiny nation on March 13. Relief efforts are underway to rebuild Vanuatu, which is an archipelago of 83...