Nine more arrested in Fat Leonard case; Meyer’s Group orders two Damen ASD tugs

Nine arrested in Fat Leonard case include retired Admiral
Nine arrested in Fat Leonard case include retired Admiral
March 15, 2017 — Retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Bruce Loveless and eight others have been charged in a federal indictment with accepting luxury travel, elaborate dinners and services of prostitutes from Leonard Glenn Francis, the former CEO of Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA), in exchange for classified and internal U.S. Navy information.

 

http://bbn.firetrench.com

Meyer’s Group orders two Damen ASD tugs
Panama based Meyer’s Group has ordered two, powerful Damen ASD 2913 tugs to operate in the newly expanded Panama Canal.
ABS and industry experts tackle MODU safety issues

The goal of the meeting was to ensure that Rule requirements align with industry needs.
Foreship awarded BWTS consultancy contract

The contract calls for Foresight to ensure BWMS installations on five Norwegian Cruise Line ships are fully IMO-compliant.
EU NAVFOR confirms tanker hijacking off Somalia

The attack came shortly after the master issued a mayday alert to say that two skiffs were closing in.
Golden Ocean to add 16 ships in all-share deal

Golden Ocean will acquire the entire Quintana Shipping fleet of 14 modern dry bulk vessels along with two ice class Panamax vessels from subsidiaries of Seatankers, an affiliate of John Fredriksen’s Hemen Holding Ltd.