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OCTOBER 14, 2012 — Talks continue ended at resolving a labor dispute that could close 14 ports on the U.S.East and Gulf coasts. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Director George H. Cohen issued a statement…
OCTOBER 14, 2012 —The U.S. Maritime Administration says that America's six state maritime academies will receive an additional $2.3 million total from a government program that recycles obsolete vessels. Funding is being made available from…
OCTOBER 12, 2012 — Gerardo Borromeo has been appointed President of ship management trade association InterManager. Mr. Borromeo is Vice-Chairman and CEO  of Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc. (PTC), one of the largest crew management companies…
OCTOBER 12, 2012 — Two Singapore-based shipping companies have chosen Wärtsilä X72 electronically controlled low speed engines to power six new vessels ordered from Chinese shipyards. The Wärtsilä equipment will be installed on four container…
OCTOBER 11, 2012 — General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded an $8,000,000 cost-plus-award-fee modification to the previously awarded Basic Ordering Agreement (N00024-09-G-2301) to provide engineering and management services for advance…
OCTOBER 11, 2012 — Francesco Schettino, the former captain of the Costa Concordia, has appealed to a Labor Court (Giudice del Lavoro), appealing the decision of Carnival Corporation subsidiary Costa Crociere to fire him in…
OCTOBER 11, 2012 — EU Naval Force flagship, ITS San Giusto yesterday stopped and apprehended a skiff with seven suspect pirates onboard. The EU warship was carrying out counter-piracy patrols as part of Operation Atalanta,…
OCTOBER 11, 2012 — Siem Offshore has entered into a shipbuilding contract with Fjellstrand AS in Norway covering the construction of one Installation Support Vessel, for March 2014 delivery, with an option for one additional…
OCTOBER 11, 2012 — Mobile, Alabama, headquartered International Shipholding Corporation (NYSE: ISH) reports that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 100 percent ownership interest in U.S. United Ocean Services, LLC ,…
OCTOBER 11, 2012 — Wärtsilä says that its Aquarius EC ballast water management system (BWMS) has been granted Basic Approval by IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) during its recent 64th session in London. The…
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