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The Lake Carriers Association says that more than 1,200 boilermakers, welders, electricians and other craftsmen will have jobs this winter maintaining and modernizing U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters. The major U.S.-flag operators will invest more than…
Not that long after a December 5 statement from Singapore's NOL saying that it "currently, is not making another bid for a stake in Hapag-Lloyd," Germany's TUI Group today announced "another major step on the…
Lloyd's Register has announced the appointment of John Wishart to lead its diversified global energy business. He takes the helm as Energy Director at a time where higher energy prices spur asset investment and demand…
Ballast water technology systems provider Optimarin, Stavanger, Norway, recently signed a framework agreement with offshore vessel owner DOF for high-efficiency BWT systems to be retrofit in existing ships (with options for newbuilds) over a period…
Germany's ThyssenKrupp AG reports that it signed a purchase and sale agreement with U.K.-based Star Capital Partners on December 11, 2011. The sale concerns the companies Blohm + Voss Shipyards, Blohm + Voss Repair (including…
Exports of U.S. LNG could be headed for India. Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE Amex: CQP) announced today that its subsidiary, Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC has entered into an agreement that will see GAIL (India)…
Renee Marazon, CEO of the Maritime Academy of Toledo Foundation, has announced that Daniel Kleiboemer has been named the Director of the foundation and is expected to oversee course development and curriculum for several maritime…
Rolls-Royce has secured an order to design and equip two offshore supply vessels for Aberdeen, Scotland, based Gulf Offshore North Sea Ltd. The value of the contract to Rolls-Royce is approximately GBP 10 million. The…
Singapore-based Otto Marine Ltd. is making its first foray into the Indian market. Last month it set up a 50:50 joint venture partnership with strategic partner Limin Marine Private Limited. Today, Otto Marine reported the…
Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has released a shipyard safety music video featuring a song written by one of its shipbuilders. Shipfitter Alfred Flythe wrote "Safety First" for…
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