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July 27, 2015
SUNY Maritime STEM Academy helps maritime high schools
JULY 27, 2015 — Open to students attending maritime themed high schools, SUNY Maritime College's fourth annual STEM Academy, which runs July 27 to 31 at Fort Schuyler on the suburban Throggs Neck peninsula in the Bronx, New York City, is...
July 27, 2015
Jensen designed LNG bunkering ATB gets ABS approval
JULY 27, 2015 — ABS has granted approval in principle to a Jensen Maritime-designed, liquefied natural gas (LNG)-bunkering articulated tug-barge (ATB). The approval establishes that Jensen's vessel concept, which is classed as an A1 Liquefied...
July 27, 2015
New test stands operational at MTU Friederichshafen
JULY 27, 2015 — Rolls-Royce Power Systems is investing in the development of next-generation combustion engines at its MTU brand. Today, new test stands went into operation in Friedrichshafen, Germany, MTU’s lead site and main R&D...
July 27, 2015
CMA CGM takes delivery of 18,000 TEU giant
JULY 27, 2015 — Marseilles, France, headquartered CMA CGM Group took delivery today of the CMA CGM Vasco De Gama on from China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC). With a length of 399 m and breadth of 54 m, the 18,000 TEU vessel is the...
July 27, 2015
Zamakona completes tuna freezer trio
JULY 27, 2015 — Spanish shipbuilder Zamakona Yards reports that its Santurce shipyard has completed the tuna freezer vessel Euskadi Alai for Echebestar Group member Bermeo. The 82.98 m Euskadi Alai is the third of the three sister vessels...
July 27, 2015
Tight security for first ships to transit expanded Suez
JULY 27, 2015 — There was tight security as trial convoys of ships in both directions passed through the expanded Suez Canal for the first time on Saturday, July 25. The canal has been widened and deepened, adding bypasses on its western side...
July 27, 2015
Matson promotes Kenny Gill to VP, Alaska
JULY 27, 2015 — Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), has promoted Kenny Gill, previously Senior Director of Operations for Horizon Lines' Alaska division, to the position of Vice President, Alaska. In his new role, Mr. Gill has management responsibility...
July 27, 2015
Port state crackdown targets enclosed space safety
JULY 27, 2015 — Around 10,000 ships will be inspected in a new CIC (concentrated inspection campaign) aimed at ensuring that effective procedures and measures are in place to safeguard seafarers when entering and working in enclosed...
July 24, 2015
Layoffs ahead at Newport News Shipbuilding
JULY 24, 2015 — As work on three major aircraft carrier projects winds down, Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding division has warned workers that layoffs are ahead for both hourly paid and salaried employees.More than 500...
July 24, 2015
Israeli customs seizes fake Stamford alternators
JULY 24, 2015 — Cummins Generator Technologies reports that customs officers at the Port of Eilat in Israel have seized ten generating sets originating from United Arab Emirates and bound for Palestine. The generating sets all contained fake...