Ports Applaud Signing of Security Legislation
for protecting the United States from maritime terrorism. Act were both signed into law at the White House yesterday. such as the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Security…
Lerchbacker Leads Austal USA to the Top
When Austal Ltd. of Henderson, Western Australia, started looking last year for a CEO to lead its U.S.-based operations, the job description must have been daunting.
Interesting Repair Jobs in GOM
Today's commercial vessel owners are becoming increasingly creative in order to extend the life of existing vessels. Typically, a commercial steel hull can last for more than 50 years.
Sick Cruise Ships
A bout with an unknown illness aboard cruise ships has again reared its ugly head, this time affecting the highly image conciscious Disney aboard its Disney Magic ship.
Bechtel Wins Navy Contract
nuclear propulsion components. be completed by September 2009. at the end of the current fiscal year. competitively procured. Naval Nuclear Propulsion efforts. (N00024-03-C-2906).
Grounded RoRo Catches Fire
The RoRo, Hual Europe, rolled over yesterday and split into two parts as it caught fire in Asian waters. The Marine Disaster Prevention Center is currently working…
Ports Praise President’s Signing of Security Legislation
Public Port Authorities are commending President Bush for signing two key pieces of legislation that combined establish a framework for protecting the United States from maritime terrorism.
Cutter Returns to Charleston
The crew of the 378-ft. Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin returned to their homeport of Charleston, S.C. Sunday after a three-month deployment to the Caribbean Sea in…
FGH Anticipates Sale Completion
Friede Goldman Halter, Inc. announced that the purchaser has completed financing arrangements for the sale of its Friede Goldman Offshore division based in Pascagoula, Mississippi.
Transas To Introduce New Developments at APTS 2002
At the Airport, Port & Terminal Security (APTS) Exhibition in London on December 3-5, Transas (Stand No. D110 ) will showcase its latest IT solutions in the field of marine safety and security.
Kurz to be Honored with Award
Seafarers' House at Port Everglades, Florida, announces plans to recognize Gerhard E. International Golden Compass Award. Gerhard E. prestigious gala dinner in Fort Lauderdale, April 5, 2003.
President Signs MTS Act of 2002
In addition to signing the Homeland Security Act yesterday, President Bush also signed the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002. This Act will strengthen…
Honolulu Shipyard Awarded Contract
Availability for USS Hopper. and is to be completed by March 2003. expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, U.S. Detachment Pearl Harbor…
Customs and DOT Launch 'Operation Safe Commerce' Program
Associate Deputy Secretary of Transportation Jeffrey Shane and Deputy Customs Commissioner Douglas Browning jointly announced the launch of Operation Safe Commerce (OSC)…
Canada Maritime Newbuildings Make Progress
making progress. The names for the vessels have also been released. 14th. Canmar Spirit. Spirit in late July 2003. wide and have a draught of 10.78 metres. with a service speed of 22 knots.
SCA Says Prestige Sinking Shows Danger
The Shipbuilding Council of America (SCA) says the sinking of the 26-year old tanker Prestige illustrates the danger of continued operation of single-hulled tank vessels.
Brandemarte Receives Wyman Memorial Award
Albert V. Brandemarte has received the L. L. Wyman Memorial Award for 2002 from American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International. The award is given…
US Anti-Terrorism Posture Solidifies
The elections held on November 6th have helped to focus on some significant issues that have been mired within the halls of Congress for the past year. It is now…
Tanker Case Comes Clean
David Martin Clark has drawn attention to a recent arbitration award from the Society of Maritime Arbitrators in New York in the case of Giant Shipping Ltd v Tauber Oil Company.
VSE Awarded U.S. Navy Contract
VSE Corporation’s Fleet Maintenance Division has been awarded a cost plus fixed fee, indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contract by the Fleet Industrial Supply…