Callan Marine Hires Harner as COO

Galveston, Texas-based dredging contractor Callan Marine said it has hired Greg L. Harner as its new chief operating officer.A 36-year veteran of the construction and maritime industry, Harner brings experience in infrastructure development for deep-water seaports…

Marine News' US Offshore Wind Issue Is Now Live

Marine News will publish three online only e-magazine editions in 2021, starting with the recently launched February issue available online now. This edition dives into the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind industry, which is destined to be a real driver for America's maritime…

Peerless Media LLC titles receive accolades from Feedspot

Peerless Media LLC is pleased to announce that three of its publication titles recently received accolades from Feedspot, a content reader comprised of RSS (really simple syndication) feeds, which enables its member users to access content from multiple websites through a single platform.

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Returns Three More Ships from Lay-up

Norwegian/Swedish shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen said it will reactivate another three vessels, bringing to 12 number of ships it is planning to return to service after placing 15 car carriers in cold lay-up due to difficult market conditions…

Israel Widens Search for Oil Spill Culprit After Ruling Out Ship in Greece

Israel on Sunday broadened its search for the ship behind an oil spill that blackened its beaches with tar after investigators ruled out one of the suspected tankers.An Israeli team, in coordination with Greek authorities, carried out a surprise…

NSK Acquires Brüel & Kjær Vibro

Brüel & Kjær Vibro (B&K Vibro), an independent supplier of condition monitoring solutions for rotating machinery, has been acquired by NSK, a global organization specializing in researching, designing and manufacturing motion and control solutions.NSK’s…

Furuno Equips Los Angeles' New Pilot Boats

The Los Angeles Pilot Service has taken delivery of two new pilot boats equipped with full suites of quality Furuno marine electronics. The 56-foot Angels Pilot and Angels Navigator have been outfitted with complete integrated helm suites designed…

VIDEO: Wärtsilä’s Compact Reliq Aims to Optimize BOG Reliquification

As the maritime industry steams toward decarbonization, the path to zero emissions will include many stepping stones. Wärtsilä’s Compact Reliq is a step change in efficiently reliquefying boil off gas (BOG) on LNG carriers, as Lasse Wichstrøm…

TORM Buys Eight Vessels from TEAM Tankers

TORM said on Monday it has entered into an agreement to purchase eight MR product tankers with chemical trading capabilities from TEAM Tankers in a partly share-based transaction.The deal, which includes a total cash consideration of $82.5 million and the issuance of 5.97 million shares…

Manufacturing output sees strong growth in February, reports ISM

In its monthly Manufacturing Report on Business, ISM said that the report’s key metric, the PMI, was 60.8 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which was 2.1% higher than January’s 58.7, and matched the 60.8 PMI recorded in February 2018, with the overall economy growing for the ninth consecutive month. The February PMI reading is 6.8% above the 12-month average of 54.0.