Paul Allen-led team recovers bell from HMS Hood
August 11, 2015—A research team led by U.S. philanthropist and entrepreneur Paul G. Allen successfully recovered the bell of the battlecruiser HMS Hood on August 7 in the Denmark Strait. The HMS Hood was sunk in 1941 during World War II during a sea battle with the Bismarck. Some 1,415 men were lost when the HMS Hood was sunk.
Eskola to take reins as President and CEO of Wartsila
Eskola will assume the position on November 1, 2015, succeeding Björn Rosengren, who will become the CEO of Sandvik, a global engineering group based in Sweden.
Crowley secures management of six MSC ships
Services provided by Crowley will be full turnkey operation and management of the fleet, including crewing, and scheduled and unscheduled repair and dry-docking.
Optimized tug-barge system designs for South America
Robert Allan Ltd., naval architects from Vancouver, BC, Canada, has taken on the challenge of creating a new generation of specialized tug and barge systems to suit these demanding environments.
Small tankers target of hijackings in Southeast Asia
Hijackings in Malaysian and Indonesian waters made up about 11 percent of total maritime incidents in the two countries between January 1 and August 1.