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Latif Benhaddad joins Tidewater's senior management team

10/29/2014

Latif Benhaddad has joined Tidewater Inc. as vice president of engineering. Benhaddad reports to Jeff Gorski, Tidewater's Chief Operating Officer, and is responsible for global engineering technical services, including fleet new build programs and fleet maintenance and repair.   Continued »

 
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Kevin Brenton named Huntington Ingalls corporate director of customer affairs for submarine programs

10/29/2014

Newport News, Va.-based Huntington Ingalls Industries has announced that Capt. Kevin Brenton (U.S. Navy, Ret.) has joined the company as corporate director of customer affairs for submarine programs. Brenton served most recently as deputy director of the Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs, overseeing strategic weapons systems.   Continued »

 
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Video: Three questions for SSI at SNAME

10/28/2014

WorkBoat Editor in Chief David Krapf caught up with Patrick David, research and development manager for SSI, at the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers annual conference in Houston last week.   Continued »

 
Computer rendering of one of two tugboats recently ordered by the New York Power Authority.

Great Lakes Shipyard to build two new tugs for New York Power Authority

10/28/2014

Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio, has been contracted by New York Power Authority (NYPA) to build and deliver two new tugboats for the Niagara Power Plant’s winter operations in Buffalo, N.Y.   Continued »

 

Shell seeks five more years for Arctic oil exploration

10/28/2014

Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA) is asking the Obama administration for five more years to explore for oil off Alaska’s coast, saying setbacks and legal delays may push the start of drilling past expiration of some leases, according to Bloomberg.   Continued »

 

Demand for natural gas likely to keep rising, report says

10/28/2014

A report on the U.S. Natural Gas Industry by Black & Veatch finds that demand from power generators, exports and the transportation/natural gas vehicle sectors is expected to rise for the foreseeable future.   Continued »

 
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Willard Marine names new sales team members

10/24/2014

Willard Marine, manufacturer of composite and aluminum boats for 57 years, has appointed Bob Beck Jr. and Renée St. Lawrence to its sales team.   Continued »

 
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Noise Control Engineering opens new office in Mobile, Ala.

10/24/2014

Noise Control Engineering has opened a new office in Mobile, Ala. The office will be staffed by Nathan Jones (pictured in the photograph), a senior engineer with over 10 years of experience at NCE.   Continued »

 

Capt. George ‘Joe’ Paitl joins LNG America executive team

10/24/2014

LNG America has hired Capt. George “Joe” Paitl as the Houston-based company’s Vice President, Marine Operations and HSSE Compliance.   Continued »

 
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Kvichak Marine awarded 12-vessel Navy contract

10/24/2014

Seattle, Wash.-based Kvichak Marine Industries has been awarded a U.S. Navy contract for 12 Rapid Response Skimmers (RRS) for delivery over the next 18 months, with options for up to 30 additional skimmers to be delivered through 2019.   Continued »

 
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