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Certified Marine Insurance

Professional Seminars

LIG Marine Managers’ sister com- pany, LIG Educational & Consulting

Services, in conjunction with the

International Institute for Marine

Insurance Studies, announced the 2011 CMIP Seminar Schedule for those working towards earning the

Certified Marine Insurance

Professional (CMIP) Designation.

The designation is designed for agents, brokers, CSRs, insurance company personnel, underwriters or other insurance industry professionals who wish to expand their knowledge of commercial marine insurance. The

CMIP Designation requires atten- dance at four 2.5-day seminars and passing an exam at the end of each seminar. The first of the 2011 CMIP

Seminars, “Fundamentals of Marine

Insurance,” will be held in Tampa,

Fla. April 13-15, 2011. Topics include marine general liability, hull/P&I, cargo and USL&H/Jones

Act. The second of the 2011 CMIP

Seminars, “Commercial Marine

Insurance,” will be held in San

Francisco, Calif. September 12-14, 2011. Topics include marine general liability & CCC exposures, advanced hull insurance, advanced cargo insur- ance and pollution. Visit to register.

Todd Shipyards Contract for

USCGC Polar Star

The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded

Todd Pacific Shipyards Corp. a $16,008,228 modification to previ- ously awarded contract HSCG85-09-

C-6BX667 in support of USCGC

Polar Star's (WAGB-10) reactivation since being in "caretaker status" near- ly four years. According to a release, repairs and alterations performed during the planned dry-docking availability of the icebreaker are in the third phase of the cutter's overhaul.

The contract modification provides for the alteration and repair of ship's systems, engines and shipboard equipment. The work will be accom- plished at Todd Pacific's Seattle ship- yard beginning immediately, and is expected to be complete in July 2011.

Great Lakes Shipyard Receives

Safety Award

Great Lakes Shipyard, received the 2009 – 2010 Industry Leader Safety

Award from the Signal Mutual

Indemnity Association. This is the second time in recent years that the

Great Lakes Shipyard was chosen to receive this award because of their outstanding safety performance with no “lost time” accidents.


Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland,

Ohio, will perform deck repairs to the

Nautica Queen. The 124 ft long

Nautica Queen was built in 1981 and is home-ported in Cleveland, Ohio on the west bank of the flats. The

Nautica Queen can accommodate up to 400 passengers in the two enclosed decks and the observation deck on the top of the ship. Great Lakes

Shipyard’s order book now includes orders for construction of two new 70-ft aluminum research vessels for

U.S. Geological Survey’s Great Lakes

Science Center, a new 3,200 hp

HandySize tug, two floating restroom barges for the U.S. National Park

Service, the drydocking of the USGS research vessels Grayling and

Sturgeon and several specialized pon- toon construction projects.

Nautica Queen at Great Lakes Shipyard for Repairs

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