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2009-08-04 15:10:31

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of Kaplan Early Learning baby hammocks due to fall and strangulation hazards. About 200 of the La Siesta Yayita Baby Hammocks were imported from Colombia by Kaplan Early Learning Co. of Lewisville, N.C., and sold through catalog sales from July 2005 through August 2008 for about $100. The hammocks are cream-colored swing seats with La Siesta printed on a tag below the restraint straps. The hammocks can flip upside down,...

2009-07-30 15:24:00

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Greek citizen who oversaw the engineering department on board a Dominica-flagged bulk cargo ship pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in New Orleans for violating environmental laws designed to prevent pollution from ships and making false statements to the U.S. Coast Guard, the Justice Department announced. Georgios Stamou, the chief engineer of the M/V Theotokos, pleaded guilty to one felony violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution...

2009-07-30 13:16:30

An innovative laser imaging technique, developed with funding from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), could cut more than 7,700 man hours from the manufacturing cycle of the VIRGINA-Class Submarine (VCS). Per submarine, the savings could reach $500K per hull, translating in a projected savings of $15.5M over a 31-hull construction program. Successfully piloted in June 2008, the laser image projection technology allows the Quonset Point, R.I., Electric Boat (EB) manufacturing facility to...

2009-07-27 16:23:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The operator of an ocean-going chemical tanker ship was sentenced today in federal court to pay a fine of more than $2 million for polluting the high seas, the Justice Department announced. Consultores de Navegacion, a Spanish company that operates the M/T Nautilus, an ocean-going chemical tanker ship, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Douglas P. Woodlock to pay a fine of more than $2 million and serve three years of probation for...

2009-07-16 16:50:00

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Panagiotis Stamatakis, the chief engineer on the Cyprus-flagged M/V Myron N, and the second engineer, Dimitrios Papadakis, both citizens of Greece, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Trenton, N.J., to using falsified records that concealed improper discharges of untreated bilge waste from the cargo ship, the Justice Department announced. District Court Judge Peter G. Sheridan for the District of New Jersey scheduled sentencing for...

2009-07-16 15:30:00

NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Maritime Corporation (NYSE: GMR) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's results for the second quarter of 2009 on Thursday, July 30, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The Company will issue financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009 on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 after the close of market trading. What: Second Quarter 2009 Conference Call and Webcast When: Thursday, July...

2009-07-16 15:30:00

NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (NYSE: GNK) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's results for the second quarter of 2009 on Thursday, July 30, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference call will also be broadcast live over the Internet and include a slide presentation. The Company will issue financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009 on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 after the close of...

2009-07-15 17:33:00

Charges include first for violation of anti-invasive species law WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Greek citizen, Panagiotis Lekkas, the captain of the bulk cargo ship the M/V Theotokos, pleaded guilty today to four felony counts in federal court in New Orleans for violating anti-pollution laws, ship safety laws and obstructing a U.S. Coast Guard investigation, the Justice Department announced today. Additionally, a Philippine citizen, Charles P. Posas, the second highest...

2009-07-15 08:16:00

MOSCOW, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 14, 2009, Yan Yanovsky, Managing Director and Member of the Boards of Directors of United Industrial Corporation (OPK) and B.T. Ahn, Executive vice-president of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) signed a cooperation agreement in the field of shipbuilding. The main purpose of this agreement is to establish a cooperation which will include the mutual developing of shipbuilding projects, equipments and the designing of vessels. According to this...

2009-07-13 08:15:00

LOS ANGELES, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cavitation Technologies, Inc. (CTI) (OTC Bulletin Board: CVAT) commented today that since its last announcement concerning its chemical free "Green D+ Plus Degumming" (GPD) technology they have had a huge response from around the world with interest in installing the GPD technology. CTI's new GPD system is based on its patent-pending flow-through Nano Cavitation Reactor technology that promotes the formation, growth, and implosive collapse of...


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