Job Purpose/Summary: Responsible for a wide range of naval architecture and marine engineering skills in a challenging variety of projects for the Harbor Marine Group consulting division of Foss Maritime Company. This position is suitable for candidates with at least 4 years of applicable marine and engineering experience in the analysis, planning, design, development, and support of engineering projects.
Provides engineering and design services under the direction and supervision of the director and
DECEMBER 22, 2014 — Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Board of Directors has elected Kellye Walker to serve as corporate vice president and general counsel and Charles R. "Chuck" Monroe Jr. to serve as corporate vice president, associate general counsel and secretary. These organizational changes are effective Jan. 12, 2015.
As corporate vice president and general counsel, Ms. Walker will report to HII President and CEO Mike Petters and will have overall leadership
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting directly to the Dock Master, the Facilities Supervisor/Dockmaster Trainee contributes to the drydocking processes and supervises daily facilities maintenance processes. The docking processes include planning for the docking and undocking of vessels, learning and applying stability calculations and pumping plans. Supervision of the maintenance team includes such duties as troubleshooting and determining root cause of failures and restoring equipment to service in a
DECEMBER 22, 2014 — Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondan last week launched the sail training ship that its Figueras Shipyard (Castropol) is building for the British Marine Society & Sea Cadets.
The launch ceremony was attended by representatives from the British organization, including 12 Sea Cadets from across the U.K., accompanied by Gondan Shipyard's Chairman, Mr. Álvaro Platero, along with the rest of the staff.
"This is a monumental occasion for us and a once in a
DECEMBER 22, 2014 — IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has welcomed a decision by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) to "no longer actively discourage" Governments from ratifying theInternational Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 (BWM Convention).
Explaining its change of position, the ICS said that if the the Convention enters force sooner rather than later amendments that the industry has requested can then be adopted and implemented by governments
DECEMBER 21, 2014 — Tanker operator Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT:OSGB) announced several key management changes Friday as it continues to execute its strategy following emergence from bankruptcy in August 2014.
Douglas Wheat has been appointed Chairman of the Board. He has served as a Director of the company since August 2014, and currently also serves as Chairman of AMN Healthcare Services Inc. and as Vice Chairman of Dex Media, Inc. He previously served as
DECEMBER 21, 2014—The Panama Can Authority reports that the first steel rolling gate has been installed on the new locks on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal Expansion Program, marking another milestone in the massive project. The accompanying video shows the installation of the massive gate.
“This year, the Expansion Program completed several milestones towards the completion of the project,” says Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano. “I am proud of the progress we
DECEMBER 21, 2014—Dutch shipyard Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, was recently awarded an EPC contract by Petrojarl I LLC to upgrade the FPSO Petrojarl I for redeployment to the Atlanta field offshore Brazil.
Built in 1986, the Petrojarl I is a Teekay Petrojarl managed Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Vessel (FPSO) had been operating in the North Sea.
The Petrojarl I is contracted by Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção (QGEP) for
DECEMBER 19, 2014 — Following two employees being critically injured, when two cranes collapsed at the VT Halter Marine shipyard in Pascagoula on June 25, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the shipbuilder with five safety violations.
"Moving large, heavy loads is crucial to today's manufacturing and construction industries. There are significant safety issues to be considered, both for the operators of the equipment and for workers in proximity