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Mon, 13 Jul 2020 19:12:32 Z

Sickles Named Interim Head of Dredging Contractors of America

Former Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) executive director and Weeks Marine’s corporate and government relations director Mark D. Sickles will serve as Interim CEO and executive director as the organization searches for new staff leadership to succeed outgoing DCA head William P.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2020 19:41:55 Z

Vancouver's G3 Grain Terminal Opens

A newly built grain export terminal has opened for business at the Port of Vancouver on Canada’s West Coast, Canadian grain company G3 announced.G3 Terminal Vancouver is a a British Columbia limited partnership between G3 Global Holdings (a…

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Mon, 13 Jul 2020 16:43:25 Z

Video: Ships Collide Head on in the Welland Canal

Canadian officials are investigating a collision between two general cargo vessels in the Welland Canal in southern Ontario.The 138-meter Alanis and the 136-meter Florence Spirit collided Saturday while traveling opposite directions in the ship canal connecting Lake Ontario and Lake Erie.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2020 15:40:42 Z

COMSAT Bolsters Inmarsat Network

Satellite connectivity solutions provider COMSAT said it is extending the life of Inmarsat’s existing satellites through the leasing of an additional antenna at COMSAT’s Santa Paula, Calif. Teleport. The newly leased 12.8m antenna is transmitting and receiving in both C-band and L-band frequencies…

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Mon, 13 Jul 2020 15:21:39 Z

UKHO Taps Sparkes as Acting Chief Executive

The U.K. Hydrographic Office has announced the appointment of Rear Admiral Peter Sparkes, the current U.K. National Hydrographer and Deputy Chief Executive, to the position of acting chief executive and accounting officer.Sparkes will hold the…

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Mon, 13 Jul 2020 15:02:08 Z

Seaboard CEO Bresky Passes Away

Seaboard Corporation announced Monday that its president, CEO and chairman of the board Steven J. Bresky passed away suddenly. The group said its board of directors expects to name Bresky's successor in the near future.Steve was the third generation Bresky to lead Seaboard in its 102-year history…

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Mon, 13 Jul 2020 14:32:31 Z

Towing Vessel Crewman Medevaced near Sabine Pass

The U.S. Coast Guard said it medevaced an ailing mariner from a towing vessel approximately 28 miles south of Sabine Pass, Texas, Friday.The agency's watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a report of a mariner experiencing…

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Mon, 13 Jul 2020 14:21:18 Z

US Turns Screws on Maritime Industry to Cut off Venezuela's Oil

Several companies that certify vessels are seaworthy and ship insurers have withdrawn services to tankers involved in the Venezuelan oil trade as the United States targets the maritime industry to tighten sanctions on the Latin American country.U.S.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2020 14:01:57 Z

Malen-Habib Named President of the American Salvage Association

Resolve’s Lindsay Malen-Habib takes the helm to become the American Salvage Association's first woman presidentLindsay Malen–Habib has been named president of the American Salvage Association (ASA) effective immediately, the trade group's executive committee announced Monday.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2020 10:55:12 Z

Libya's NOC Reinstates Force Majeure on Oil Exports. Blames UAE for Blockade

Libya's National Oil Corp (NOC) on Sunday accused the United Arab Emirates of instructing eastern forces in Libya's civil war to reimpose a blockade of oil exports after the departure of a first tanker in six months.The UAE, along with Russia and Egypt…

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