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Even as we approach the tenth anniversary of September 11, it is clear that more needs to be done to protect shipping, offshore energy structures and port infrastructure from terrorist and pirate attacks. “Al-Qa’ida and…
Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world's largest shipbuilder, reports that it has won orders to supply HiMSEN marine engines for drillships for major offshore drilling companies including Noble Drilling Holding LLC. and Diamond Offshore Drilling Ltd.The…
Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTT) reports that the PowerBuoy wave energy device recently deployed off the coast of New Jersey successfully withstood the severe conditions experienced during Hurricane Irene.Deployed under the US Navy's Littoral…
Rear Admiral Wendi B. Carpenter, USNR (Ret.) became the tenth president of SUNY Maritime College - and the first woman to hold the office - in a ceremony held August 31 in the historic Fort…
As the Rescue 21 marine radio network  becomes operational throughout the U.S., Coast Guard rescue centers can now receive instant distress alerts from commonly used DSC-capable VHF marine radios. However, approximately 90 percent  of VHF…
Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Gibbs & Cox reports that Vice Admiral Paul Sullivan, USN (Retired) has been unanimously elected to its Board of Directors. The Board believes his extensive naval command, marine engineering…
The first in a series of seven Suezmax tankers has been named Stena Superior in a ceremony at Samsung Heavy Industries' Geoje, Korea, shipyard. The ship was named by Mrs Rosa José Marie Sumbe, wife…
Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that a subsidiary has exercised its option with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. ("HHI") for the construction of an additional ultra-deepwater drillship, the fourth such drillship to be ordered this…
Adding extra underwriting expertise to its New York team and looking to enhance its growing presence in Asia, the American P&I Club's manager has recruited a well-known Asian region specialist. Chris Hall joins Shipowners Claims…
Oslo shipbroker Fearnley's now has its own ship market smartphone application for the iPhone, iPad or Android.The current App is based on Fearnley's Weekly Report and covers selected trade routes for the segments: Tankers, Dirty…
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