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Morgan City, La., based Conrad Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: CNRD.PK) has reported its fourth quarter and twelve months 2011 results and the addition of new business during the first quarter totaling $61.8 million. For…
Two Hamburg, Germany, based companies have come up with an alternative to plugging into shoreside power as a way to cut ships' emissions while in port. The Eckelmann Group, a specialist in maritime environmental protection,…
The U.S. Coast Guard, the National Transportation Safety Board and the Canadian Transportation Safety Board of Canada have begun investigations into a fire aboard the towing vessel Patrice McAllister near Prince Edward Point, Ontario. The…
Jacques de Chateauvieux controlled Jaccar Holdings is to develop its shipowning and operating activities in the gas and dry bulk sectors. Its fully owned Singapore subsidiary Greenship Holdings has set up two separate entities for…
Senator Wesley L. Jones (October 9, 1863 – November 19, 1932) would be pleased to know that there are still stout defenders of the 1920 act that bears his name. Among those defenders is the…
Sinopacific Shipuilding's Zhejiang Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., has held a naming ceremony for its first self-designed SPA 80 AHTS. The 80 m diesel electric DP2 vessel, named Bahtera Mulia and delivered to French shipowner Bourbon. Liberty…
Carnival Corporation & plc is bringing Sun Princess to Japan for a spring to summer season of cruising in April 2013. Carnival says it will be the largest deployment ever by a global cruise line…
BIMCO has published a standard contract for the employment of security guards on vessels. This new contract -- GUARDCON -- has been developed to provide shipowners and private maritime security companies (PMSC) with a clearly…
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell says that the Virginia Marine Resources Commission has voted unanimously to approve proposed construction of a 479-foot-tall, five-megawatt wind turbine generator prototype in the lower Chesapeake Bay, three miles off the…
Piraeus, Greece, based Ilios Shipping Company S.A. was sentenced March 27 in federal court in New Orleans for violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS) and obstruction of justice, announced Assistant Attorney General…
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