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OCTOBER 3, 2012 — Fredrik Halvorsen, currently the CEO of well services company Archer Limited, has succeeded Alf C. Thorkildsen as CEO of Seadrill Management. The move is part of a shake up at Seadrill…
OCTOBER 3, 2012 — IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee has rejected a call to make an earlier start on a study into the global availability of low sulfur fuel for ships. The International Chamber of…
OCTOBER 2, 2012 — Australian Minister for Finance and Deregulation, Senator Penny Wong, has announced the appointment of Mr. Bruce Carter as Chair of Australia's largest defense submarine and shipbuilding company, the government-owned ASC Pty…
OCTOBER 2, 2012 — Crowley Petroleum Services, Inc., Jacksonville, FL, was recently awarded a $16,506,028 firm-fixed-price contract with reimbursable elements for the Jones Act time-charter of one U.S.-flagged, articulated tug barge, ATB Coastal Reliance, in…
OCTOBER 2, 2012 — Austal USA's Mobile, Alabama, shipyard has successfully completed the launch of the second Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), the recently christened USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2). Austal is currently under contract…
OCTOBER 2, 2012 — While commercial shipping operators know by now that the end of the monsoon season will bring an increase in pirate activities, maritime authorities are letting the yachting world know that sailing…
OCTOBER 2, 2012 — GD Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $100,444,236 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-2118) to exercise an option for continued lead yard services for the Virginia-class submarine program. …
OCTOBER 2, 2012 —  VT Halter Marine, Inc. has announced a partnership agreement with France's DCNS to submit a proposal to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the design and construction of the U.S.…
OCTOBER 2, 2012 — Captain Alex Sweeney has joined Crowley's solutions group as vice president, project operations. Captain Sweeney, who most recently served as vice president of operations for Crowley's petroleum distribution group in Alaska,…
OCTOBER 2, 2012 — Drydocks World LLC (DDW LLC) and Pacific Carriers Limited (PCL) have signed an agreement that gives Pacific Carriers a 67 percent shareholding in Drydocks World-Southeast Asia Pte. Limited (DDW SEA).Group. This…
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