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MER Equipment names Bill Forslund business development manager

WA, United States

Seattle, Wash., based MER Equipment reports that Bill Forslund has joined it as business development manager. Family-owned MER Equipment is a specialist in the custom building of marine & industrial generators, power distribution systems and hydraulic power units. Forslund has a marine industry background that includes assignments including master mariner, commercial fisherman, ship’s agent, and advertising sales… Read More

Cal Maritime training ship to have its first female captain

CA, United States

California State University Maritime Academy has appointed Samaro Bannister-Schneider to serve as interim captain of its Training Ship Golden Bear (TSGB). A 2000 graduate of Cal Maritime’s Marine Transportation (MT) program, she will serve as the academy’s first female TSGB captain. “Captain Bannister is an experienced master mariner who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to… Read More

Louisville District names Ian Mitchell as Engineering Division Chief

KY, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District announced today that Mr. Ian Mitchell has been selected to serve as the new Engineering Division Chief for the district effective Sept. 25, 2022. As the Chief of Engineering Division, Mitchell will lead a team of more than 330 personnel responsible for the execution of engineering products… Read More

Brennan a Best Workplace in Construction, Ranked 14th Nationally by Fortune Magazine

WI, United States

Great Place to Work® and Fortune have honored J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. (Brennan) as one of the Best Workplaces in Construction™. This is Brennan’s first time being named to this prestigious list, coming in at 14th place among small and mid-size companies. Earning a spot means that Brennan is one of the best companies to work for in the country…. Read More

Seaspan Suspends $500M Deal for Four LNG Boxships


Canadian shipowner Seaspan Corporation has suspended a deal it signed earlier this year to build four “ultra-modern” 7,700 TEU boxships with dual-fuel LNG propulsion. The agreement, announced in May, would have seen the four ships deliver in late 2024 for long-term charter to a global container liner. The agreement included a purchase obligation at the… Read More

Executive Achievement: Rajan Vasudevan, Founder & CEO, OceanManager

CA, United States

“Transforming Maritime Oceanwide” through digital solutions was entrepreneur Vasudevan’s ambitious vision in founding OceanManager eleven years ago. Today, the company’s products have been successfully installed on over 1,200 vessels and are helping lead maritime’s digital transformation. Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? I am from India and grew up in a small town… Read More

IBI Group Inc. shareholders vote overwhelmingly in favor of acquisition by Arcadis


Ibi Group Co., Ltd. (“Ibi” or “Company“), a globally integrated design and technology company, held a special conference today (“meeting“), holders of our common stock and non-voting stock, Series 1 (collectively, “voting shareholders“) An overwhelming majority voted in favor of the Arrangement Resolution (defined below). At the general meeting, the voting shareholders will agree to the… Read More

Manson Construction Co. Names Jon Rodriguez as New CFO

WA, United States

Manson Construction Co. has announced effective August 15, 2022, Jon Rodriguez assumed the role of chief financial officer (CFO). Rodriguez will serve as Manson’s third CFO in the last 30 years. “Jon is highly qualified for this important position and joins Manson with a proven record of performance and years of industry experience,” explains Manson… Read More

Neptune Americas Signs Contract with Aliseo in Brazil Supplying Equipment for New Petrobras Logistic Base

TX, United States

Houston,TX. based Neptune Americas & Marine Corp announces a new contract for the sale of (two) Carrousels 1500t and 2500t, and 4off 30T tensioners to Aliseo Empreendimentos e Participações S.A. a company formed by TransdataEngenharia e MovimentaçãoLtda, TPAR OperadoraPortuária S.A. e TPAR – Terminal Portuário de Angra dos Reis s.a. The equipment will be built… Read More

New Orleans District changes command

LA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District commander Col. Stephen Murphy handed the reins to Col. Cullen Jones during a formal change of command ceremony at the district’s headquarters Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. Jones is the 65th commander in the district’s more than 200 years of serving New Orleans and South Louisiana. As Murphy… Read More

Arctic Canadian Diamond Company and IHC move URM development into next phase


Arctic Canadian Diamond Company (“Arctic Canadian”) and IHC Mining have reached the next important milestone in the development of the underwater remote mining (URM) system for the extraction of diamond-bearing kimberlite ore from deep open pits at the Ekati Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories of Canada. Arctic Canadian has now awarded IHC Mining with… Read More

ZF Marine makes key appointment

FL, United States

ZF Marine Propulsion Systems has hired George Lewis as the new head of product line commercial-fast craft, North/Central America and the Caribbean. He reports to Wolfgang Schmid, ZF’s Industrial Division Head for North America, and is now operating from ZF Marine’s headquarters in Miramar, Fla. “ZF Marine welcomes George aboard and looks forward to the positive… Read More

Bergen Engines partners with MSHS

FL, United States

Bergen Engines has entered a sales and service partnership agreement with Fort Lauderdale, Fla., headquartered Motor Services Hugo Stamp Inc. (MSHS) to support its marine and land service offerings in both North and South America. This is the first of several new partnership deals the Norwegian engine specialist is expected to make following its acquisition… Read More

Eagle Bulk makes $27.5 million Ultramax buy

CT, United States

Stamford, Conn., headquartered Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: EGLE), one of the world’s largest owner-operators in the midsize dry bulk vessel segment, reports that it has expanded its fleet with the purchase of a high-specification 2015-built scrubber-fitted Ultramax bulk carrier for $27.5 million. The vessel, which was constructed at Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. in Japan, will be… Read More

Steve Thur Named Director of NOAA Research

United States

Steve Thur, Ph.D., a nationally recognized leader in coastal science and management, has been appointed by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo as the assistant administrator for Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (NOAA Research). In this capacity, Thur will serve as director of NOAA’s office primarily responsible for foundational research that is key to understanding… Read More

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