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U.S.-flag containership operator Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL) will pay penalties of $1.5 million under a plea deal with the U.S. Department of Justice. The company says that operating subsidiary Horizon Lines, LLC operating subsidiary…
Hanne B. Sørensen has been appointed new CEO of Maersk Tankers effective February 13. Sørensen, the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of Maersk Line, succeeds Søren Skou, who recently assumed the position as Maersk Line CEO."Hanne…
Heavy sea conditions forced salvage workers from the Netherland’s SMIT and Italy’s NERI to suspend fuel removal operations today from the cruise ship Costa Concordia, which is grounded off of the island of Giglio, Italy.One…
International Paint has introduced Intersmooth 7465Si SPC and Interswift 6900Si silyl acrylate antifouling coatings. Aiming to improve and enhance customer choice, International says that it is the first and only global manufacturer to offer both…
Leading American shipbuilders and repairers are moving ahead with plans for a national Maritime Workforce Development program overseen by a National Maritime Education Council.Spurred by the high cost of recruiting, hiring and training the thousands…
John Poulson is rejoining the management team of the American P&I Club on February 1 as vice president, principal surveyor and head of the survey and technical department.He worked with the club's managers for several…
ABB is to provide an energy management system for an environmentally-friendly cruise ferry. The LNG-fueled vessel is to be delivered to Viking Line in 2013. It is being built at STX Finland's Turku shipyard.The new…
Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.), Chairman, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, is to be honored on March 20 as the American Association of Port Authorities' (AAPA) "Port Person of the Year" during the association's 100th anniversary…
Bollinger Shipyards president and chief executive officer, Donald "Boysie" Bollinger, has been awarded the 2011 Executive Leadership Safety Award by Signal Mutual Indemnity Association. The award, which is Signal's highest honor, was presented at the Signal Mutual Board of Directors meeting held…
Miami based Oceania Cruises says it was notified by Fincantieri late last week of construction delays and as a result, will reschedule the maiden voyage of its m/s Riviera. Construction on the 1,250-guest ship fell…
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