New Details Emerge on Loss of USS Indianapolis
A Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) historian has recently uncovered information that sheds new light on the loss of the World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA 35).Volvo Penta Names Brown Commercial Marine Sales Director
Dave Brown has joined Volvo Penta of the Americas as director of commercial marine sales.
In this new position, Brown will provide strategic and administrativeCargo Barge Launched for Alaska Marine Lines
Alaska Marine Lines celebrated the launch of its newest barge, Skagway Provider, at a ceremony July 7 at Gunderson Marine in Portland, Ore. where the vessel was constructed.Romica Manufacturer Secures DNV GL Approval
U.K. winch maker Romica said it is to “redouble its exports drive” after its Romania-based manufacturing partner successfully acquired accreditation with DNV GL.First VectRA 3000 Tug Delivered
Sanmar’s first VSP (Voith Schneider Propeller) tug, of the new VectRA 3000 series, named Arie A has been constructed for Italian operator Tripmare Spa of Trieste.Canada Embarks on Arctic Survey Mission
Canada has launched its 2016 Arctic expedition to collect important scientific information to support the nation’s submission on the extended continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean.HII Names Leonard a Corporate Director
Capt. Joseph J. Leonard (U.S. Navy, Ret.) has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) as corporate director of customer affairs, large surface combatant program, the shipbuilder announced.Mariners Attend SUNY Maritime for Gap-closing Courses
More professional mariners than ever are coming to SUNY Maritime College for training and courses to maintain their credentials and endorsements, the college reports.This Day In Naval History: July 25
1898 - During the Spanish-American War, a landing party from the armed yacht, USS Gloucester, single-handedly captures Guanica, Puerto Rico.
1943 - The firstPort of Rotterdam Throughput Dips in 2016
Compared to the first half of 2015, which saw throughput increased by 6.8 percent, the Port of Rotterdam handled 3 percent less cargo in the first six months of 2016,