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Representative Eric Feige from the Alaska State Legislature presents a letter of commendation to the 'Alert's crew for their rescue tow of drill barge 'Kulluk'.
WQIS has learned that even market leaders and pioneers need to stay dynamic and never get complacent. Shaking things up can break barriers for even the strongest organizations.
The Long Beach advertising executive & former city planning commissioner, will lead the commission for a 1-year term from 1, July 2013.
Thomas Fields will succeed Commissioner Susan E.
The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, recognized its Commander Daniel J.
The Board of ABB has appointed Ulrich Spiesshofer, head of its Discrete Automation & Motion (DM) division, as Chief Executive Officer.
Ulrich Spiesshofer will
Maritime London has appointed shipbroker Alderman & Sheriff Jeffrey Evans as its chairman to follow David Moorehouse CBE.
Made up of professional UK maritime service firms,
Hundreds gathered to bid a fond farewell to Cathy, the youngest of 7 siblings with deep maritime connections in San Diego.
Cathy was the face and personality of
A new commander of Coast Guard units in the Houston-Galveston area & Captain of the Port in those areas has relieved his predecessor during a change-of-command ceremony in Clear Lake.
Sir Roger Carr will join the Board as a non-executive director & Chairman designate on 1 October 2013 and will succeed Dick Olver as Chairman in the first quarter 2014, following a transition period.
Rt Hon Sir Lockwood Smith appointed New Zealand's first Permanent Representative at the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
Sir Lockwood, New Zealand High Commissioner to the United Kingdom,
HALO Maritime Defense Systems (HMDS), announces the addition of Greg Hersch to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Hersch replaces John Shephard who will remain involved
Gina Domitrovich, AMIM, Senior Marine Underwriter, AIG Global Marine & Energy, is the first recipient of the new American Marine Claims Award, by Inland Marine Underwriters Associations (IMUA).
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus hosts ceremony to celebrate the recent announcement that the next 'Arleigh Burke-class' guided-missile destroyer will be named 'USS Paul Ignatius'.
Mr. Koji Sekimizu says in his blog that it was fitting that Nor-Shipping's theme – 'Next generation shipping' – came in the year that IMO implemented EEDI & SEEM.
The United Seamen's Service (USS) 2013 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards (AOTOS) will be presented to Philip W. J. Fisher, President of Chas. Kurz & Co; U. S. Representative Peter King,
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners appoint chief harbor engineer Al Moro as the Port of Long Beach’s interim executive director.
Moro, who joined the Port in 1997 as a civil engineer,
OW Bunker, suppliers and traders of marine fuel oil and lubricants, announce the appointment of Eric Hu as a new Branch Manager in its Hong Kong office.
Nor-Shipping 2013 'Agenda Offshore' hear the Director General of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association pronounce the marriage of maritime and offshore oil and gas industries interests a success.
Horizon Lines, Inc. has announced that William A. Hamlin has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
In his new role, Mr. Hamlin will continue to report to Sam Woodward,
CMA CGM Jules Verne, the world’s largest containership (16,000 twenty-foot equivalent units), and sailing under the French flag was officially inaugurated by French