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JULY 27, 2015 — There was tight security as trial convoys of ships in both directions passed through the expanded Suez Canal for the first time on Saturday, July 25. The canal has been widened…
JULY 27, 2015 — Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), has promoted Kenny Gill, previously Senior Director of Operations for Horizon Lines' Alaska division, to the position of Vice President, Alaska. In his new role, Mr. Gill…
JULY 27, 2015 — Around 10,000 ships will be inspected in a new CIC (concentrated inspection campaign) aimed at ensuring that effective procedures and measures are in place to safeguard seafarers when entering and working…
JULY 24, 2015 — As work on three major aircraft carrier projects winds down, Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding division has warned workers that layoffs are ahead for both hourly paid and salaried employees.More…
JULY 24, 2015 — Cummins Generator Technologies reports that customs officers at the Port of Eilat in Israel have seized ten generating sets originating from United Arab Emirates and bound for Palestine. The generating sets…
JULY 24, 2015 — The U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has issued a notice updating its list of specially designated nationals (SDNs) under the North Korean economic sanctions to include an additional…
JULY 24, 2015 — Nigeria's state oil company, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on July 15 listed 113 tankers prohibited, with immediate effect, from "engaging in crude oil/gas ... activities in any... terminals within...Nigerian territorial…
JULY 23, 2015 – Attorneys representing a group of consumers and auto and truck and equipment dealerships in antitrust claims against more than a dozen international shipping firms have reached a settlement with Japan's Kawasaki…
JULY 23, 2015 – The U.S. Navy's Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) is providing vital salvage assistance to recover historical artifacts, including cannon, from the wreckage of the Civil War-era CSS Georgia in Savannah,…
JULY 23, 2015—Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. (FMT), recently took delivery of the M/V Rena Marie, the 61st towboat built by Eastern Shipbuilding Group for the Mandeville, LA, company over the last 10 years. FMT has…
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