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  • MOL Expands Artificial Intelligence Research June 25, 2017
    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed an agreement with Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) to develop next-generation vessel monitoring and support systems using artificial intelligence technologies. The project is part of the company's …
  • Navy Disciplines Sailors Involved in Jet Fuel Spill June 24, 2017
    On May 11, Navy personnel at Naval Station Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, Virginia made an error in routing aviation fuel from a tank barge into an on-shore storage facility, spilling 100,000 gallons –  including 25,000 gallons that made its w …
  • House Budget Includes Extra $6B for Naval Shipbuilding June 24, 2017
    The House Armed Services Committee’s proposed National Defense Authorization Act for 2018 includes $6 billion more for naval shipbuilding than requested by the Trump administration. In addition, it would allocate an extra $2 billion for more F-35 fig …
  • Cardiff University Studies Seafarers' Religious Lives June 23, 2017
    The religious and spiritual experiences of seafarers, and ministry amongst port chaplains, will be explored in a new project by Cardiff University’s Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC) in the U.K. The project focuses on religion in multi-e …
  • Abu Dhabi Ports Takes Over Management of Fujairah June 23, 2017
    Abu Dhabi has reached an agreement with the Port of Fujairah to take over its management for a 35-year period. The agreement covers the operation of Fujairah's container, ro/ro, breakbulk and cruise businesses. It also includes provisions for te …
  • Vessel that Struck USS Fitzgerald Was On Autopilot June 23, 2017
    On Friday, unnamed Navy officials released several new developments in the USS Fitzgerald investigation. The conservative outlet the Washington Free Beacon reports that investigators believe the container ship ACX Crystal was on autopilot at the time …
  • Spanish Dockers Make Gains in Labor Negotiations June 23, 2017
    On Thursday, stevedores' unions in Spain called off the strikes that they had scheduled for Friday and Monday in order to resume talks with the Spanish port employers association, Anesco. The dockers want firm guarantees against layoffs in excha …
  • Industry Tells IMO to Set CO2 Targets June 23, 2017
    BIMCO, INTERCARGO, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO have made a joint proposal to the IMO laying out what it believes should be the industry's CO2 reduction target. The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee will meet …
  • The Ritz-Carlton Launches Ultra-Luxury Cruise Brand June 23, 2017
    Marriott International’s luxury brand The Ritz-Carlton announced Thursday that it is launching an ultra-high-end cruise line. Beginning in 2019, the company will offer cruises on three 150-suite, 300-passenger "yachts." "This unique co …
  • Seismic Surveys Kill Plankton June 22, 2017
    Marine seismic surveys could cause a two to three-fold increase in mortality in zooplankton, new research from Australia has shown. Scientists from the University of Tasmania's Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies and Curtin University stu …
  • South Africa Blocks Japanese Alliance June 22, 2017
    South Africa's Competition Commission has prohibited the proposed alliance between Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K-Line). Plans for the alliance, named Ocean Network Express, were annou …
  • Adm. Mark Buzby Nominated as Next Maritime Administrator June 22, 2017
    On Thursday, President Donald Trump nominated Rear Adm. Mark H. "Buz" Buzby to be the next head of the Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD). The agency’s executive director, Joel Szabat, has been serving in li …
  • Ship Management Firm Blames Engineer for MARPOL Fines June 22, 2017
    Singapore-based Thome Ship Management, the manager of the tanker ETC Mena, said in a statement Thursday that the vessel's chief engineer is wholly to blame for MARPOL violations that cost Thome and the Egyptian Tanker Co. $1.9 million in fines.  …
  • Local Manufacturing, Local Control June 22, 2017
    Common belief would have it that a manufacturer of marine equipment should keep engineering and design at their home office, locate their production overseas and hand over installation to shipyards. Not so for MAATS Tech, the world's top designe …
  • Community Pitches In to Help USS Fitzgerald's Crew June 22, 2017
    The military community is collecting donations and pitching in to help sailors who lost their possessions in the flooded berthing areas of the destroyer USS Fitzgerald. The destroyer collided with the Philippine-flagged container vessel ACX Crystal i …

RSS Feed Press Releases

  • Abu Dhabi Ports Signs Concession Agreement with Fujairah Port June 23, 2017
    • 35-year concession agreement with the Fujairah Port, grants Abu Dhabi Ports exclusive rights to develop port infrastructure and undertake operations for containers, general cargo, RoRo and cruise ships • Development of 1KM quay and deepening of ber …
  • Two New Damen Tugs for Rimorchiatori Riuniti June 23, 2017
    Italian tug operator Rimorchiatori Riuniti has continued to expand its fleet with the deliveries of two new Damen tugs; an ASD 2913 called Danimarca and an ASD 2411 called Columbia. The delivery of the Danimarca took place in Genoa on 14 June 2017. T …
  • Junge & Co Appoints Olaf Fölsch as CEO June 23, 2017
    Junge & Co, part of the Ed Broking Group, announced the appointment of Olaf Fölsch as CEO. He succeeds Ulfert Paulsen who has retired from the position after more than 28 years with Junge & Co. Fölsch, who previously served as Managing Direct …
  • Reederei Hamburger Lloyd Chooses Sealink Plus VSAT June 23, 2017
    ECDIS updates and crew welfare improvements in focus Reederei Hamburger Lloyd, a Hamburg-based shipping group will move its fleet of 9 container ships and 6 bulkers to Marlink’s innovative Sealink Plus VSAT package including unlimited L-band backup. …
  • Kalmar Wins an Order of Six RTGs June 22, 2017
    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract with Ports America Chesapeake LLC for the delivery of six Kalmar Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes. The order was booked into Cargotec's 2017 second quarter order intake, and the delivery is schedul …
  • Shipping Industry to Propose Ambitious Co2 Reduction Objectives June 22, 2017
    Four major international trade associations – BIMCO, INTERCARGO, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO – have made a joint proposal to the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the intern …
  • Q88 Says Market Demands Need to be Strictly Listened To June 22, 2017
    Software providers need to be more aware of the precise demands being voiced by today’s shipowners and charterers and must match or exceed these if they are to win business in this highly competitive yet still potentially lucrative market, according …
  • TTS Group Signs Contract for Syncrolift® and Transfer System June 22, 2017
    Norwegian headquartered TTS Group has today signed a new contract for a 9.000 ton Syncrolift® (ship lift) and a transfer system with Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works Limited (KSEW) in Pakistan. The total order value is approx. 250 MNOK. This is …
  • GDS Executes Expedient Recovery from Major Outage June 21, 2017
    On Saturday, June 17th, 2017, at 2:07am, Global Data Systems lost all connectivity due to an anomaly with a primary carrier’s satellite. The catastrophic loss left several customers with no connectivity whatsoever. Understanding the critical nature o …
  • Crowley Appoints Industry Veteran Vice President of SSQE June 21, 2017
    Crowley Maritime Corporation announced that industry veteran Paul S. Manzi has been appointed vice president of safety, security, quality and environmental stewardship (SSQE) for the company effective July 1. Manzi, who will be based in Jacksonville …
  • Class of 2017 Graduates from Webb Institute June 21, 2017
    On Saturday June 17, 2017, Webb Institute awarded nineteen Bachelor of Science degrees at its 121st Commencement Ceremony. Each graduating student received a dual degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. Webb’s commencement ceremony opene …
  • Bouchard Transportation Receives Jones F. Devlin Award June 21, 2017
    On Wednesday, June 7, 2017 the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) awarded forty- three (43) Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. operating vessels the Jones F. Devlin Award, recognizing their safety achievements in 2016. These forty-three vessels oper …
  • ICG's First Biological Wastewater Management System June 21, 2017
    Reliance Defense and Engineering (RDEL) has contracted ACO Marine to supply a comprehensive wastewater management package for installation to a new coastguard training vessel building for the Indian Coast Guard. RDEL, which in January 2016 acquired P …
  • Rudder Cover Crack Repair in Rotterdam June 21, 2017
    An underwater inspection revealed cracks in the welding seams of both rudder cover plates of a 144-meter tanker. To prevent the pintle nut from corroding, the classification society demanded that the owner had the damage repaired as soon as possible. …
  • Maritime Veteran Joins Cruise Ship Startup Board of ItsAfloat June 21, 2017
    With a view to change the global cruise ship industry by enabling long term retirement cruising to a wider market globally the board appointment of Mr. Dick G. Rosman to ItsAfloat.com is a very welcome one. Mr. Rosman is an industry expert when it co …

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norbertomoreau

Norberto Moreau is co-founder of the Allied Management Ltd Consulting Group (Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Spain). The group and his associates have activities in Yachting, Properties, Events and Online Services.
Activity with own Projects (70%) / Consulting (30%).

CONSULTING:
Norberto Moreau is available for Business Consulting worldwide at Fairs, Regattas, Shipyards etc. Deep knowledge in Public Relations, Press Media, Social Media. Experienced with consulting as temporary IT Officer, PR Officer, Press Officer, Social Media Officer he understands how the key drivers relate to each other and work together.
He is travel experienced, independent and fluent in several languages for conferences, negotiations, contracts, journalistic article adaptations and social media.
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