Bollinger announces leadership changes after acquisitions

Bollinger announces leadership changes after acquisitions

(LOCKPORT, La.) – Bollinger Shipyards announced leadership changes Tuesday following the recent acquisition of Bollinger Mississippi Shipbuilding (BMS) and Bollinger Mississippi Repair (BMR). The announcements reflect leadership changes at BMS and BMR, as well as Bollinger Lockport New Construction and Bollinger Marine Fabricators in order to best align titles and functions across all 14 Bollinger facilities. “I’ve always said Bollinger’s…
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Crowley vessels, crews honored for environmental achievement

Crowley vessels, crews honored for environmental achievement

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) ­– Sixty-one Crowley vessels and their crews were recently honored by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) for a cumulative 602 years of safe environmental achievement and operations. The annual Environmental Achievement Awards are given to vessels that have no reportable spills, U.S. Coast Guard citations or other pollution incidents. Aligned with its current sustainability strategy, Crowley…
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Caterpillar, Damen to collaborate on methanol-powered vessels

Caterpillar, Damen to collaborate on methanol-powered vessels

(HOUSTON) — Caterpillar and Damen Shipyards Group have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aiming to develop methanol-powered vessels that enable the decarbonization of marine operations. “Our collaboration with Damen Shipyards Group and Pon Power brings together immeasurable expertise that allows us to learn together and innovate to address the great challenge of the energy transition. This is an exciting…
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Samson to showcase innovations at International Workboat Show

Samson to showcase innovations at International Workboat Show

(FERNDALE, Wash.) — Samson will debut and showcase several innovations at the International Workboat Show: a new and improved Saturn-12 towing line; Icaria for Workboat, a full suite of digital services dedicated to tug line management; and EVATS (Emergency Vessel Attachment and Towing System). Samson's 12-strand working line, Saturn-12, is now available with enhanced twist identification and the option of…
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Silver Ships appoints co-owner Steven Clarke to CEO

Silver Ships appoints co-owner Steven Clarke to CEO

(MOBILE, Ala.) — Steven Clarke has been appointed to the role of chief executive officer of Silver Ships. Previously, Clarke held the role of chief financial officer for seven years. In this new role, he plans to continue to pursue Silver Ship’s diverse industry growth, as well as streamline operations. During Clarke’s time as CFO, Silver Ships experienced a revenue…
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Crowley recognized as a top company for women in transportation

Crowley recognized as a top company for women in transportation

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) ­– Crowley has been recognized as a 2022 Top Company for Women to Work For in Transportation by Redefining the Road, the Women in Trucking Association’s official magazine. According to the magazine, Crowley stands out for a corporate culture that fosters gender diversity, professional development and career advancement opportunities. The company is also recognized for its competitive compensation…
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Shell signs agreement to acquire ECL business of PANOLIN

Shell signs agreement to acquire ECL business of PANOLIN

Wholly-owned subsidiaries of Shell have entered into agreements to acquire the Environmentally Considerate Lubricants (ECLs) business of the PANOLIN Group. The transaction includes the PANOLIN brand, ECL product formulations, intellectual property, technical expertise and technology, international customer base and portfolio of products – for hydraulics, gears, universal tractor transmission oils, biodegradable engine oils (HDEO), turbine oils, chainsaw oils and greases…
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Elpi Petraki appointed new president of WISTA International

Elpi Petraki appointed new president of WISTA International

(LONDON) — WISTA International (Women's International Shipping and Trading Association) elected Elpi Petraki as its president at the group's annual general meeting Wednesday in Geneva, Switzerland. The nominees for the position Petraki of WISTA Hellas and Alexandra Anagnostis-Irons of WISTA USA. WISTA International consists of 56 National WISTA Associations (NWAs). Each one is represented by the president or a delegate…
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Markey closes investment to expand 100-year-old business

Markey closes investment to expand 100-year-old business

(SEATTLE) — Markey Machinery, which for over 100 years has established itself as a global leader in the marine deck equipment and winch industry, has closed a growth investment with Christian Schiller and Brian Bogen. Markey will continue to operate from its current Seattle production facility and office, with all employees remaining on board. Current CEO Blaine Dempke will continue…
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International Propeller Club names Seattle chapter as Port of the Year

International Propeller Club names Seattle chapter as Port of the Year

(SEATTLE) — The Port of Seattle chapter of the International Propeller Club has been named the 2022 Port of the Year by the organization, which encompasses 83 clubs around the world, including 58 U.S. ports and 25 international ports. “The Seattle Propeller Club was recognized for a variety of accomplishments, but particularly our resiliency and creativity throughout the pandemic to…
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