Titan Acquisition Holdings to acquire HII’s San Diego Shipyard; Eight-ship Navy shipbuilding request faces Congressional push back

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Titan Acquisition Holdings to acquire HII’s San Diego Shipyard

The company, comprised of Vigor Industrial and MHI Holdings, is to add former Continental Maritime to its facilities. Full Article

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CMA Shipping
Eight-ship Navy shipbuilding request faces Congressional push back

“Weak and pathetic request” is dead on arrival, says Rep. Joe Courtney, Chairman of the House Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee. Full Article

GST
Carnival: coronavirus will have “material impact” on earnings

The cruise giant says that travel restrictions as a result of coronavirus necessitated the suspension of cruises from China, and are now resulting in voyage cancellations in other parts of Asia. Full Article

Seatrade
NTSB reports on how heavy lift ship slammed barge into newbuild destroyer

Failure of pilot to slow ship bringing dry dock to Ingalls seen as probable cause of incident that led to $15-20 million damage to dry dock, barge, destroyer, and Ingalls pier. Full Article

Clean Water Ways
Inland waterways HR guru to speak at TTB 2020

Veteran maritime industry human resources professional Tom Montgomery will be among speakers at Marine Log’s upcoming TTB—Tugs, Towboats, Barges event, to be held at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza, Mobile, Ala., March 24 and 25. Full Article

Listen Up
American Cruise Lines, Inc. names Charles B. Robertson CEO

The appointment follows recent death of founder, Chairman and CEO Charles A. Robertson. Full Article