Long Island Ferry Accident Leaves One Dead
In a freak accident that occurred in the Long Island Sound off the coast off Orient Point, L.I., a 65-ft. tractor-trailer rolled off Cross Sound Ferry's 250-ft. vessel, Susan Ann.
New Report Finds LNG Future Bright
The new report “The Drewry Annual LNG Shipping Market Review and Forecast” finds one sector of shipping with a bright future. new/expanded, terminals. encouraging…
Great Lakes States to Address Ballast Water Issue
Attorney General Jennifer M. Granholm has joined Attorneys General from around the Great Lakes states in filing a brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that…
ABS Begins Technical Investigation for Prestige
ABS has launched a detailed technical investigation into the possible causes of the damage sustained by the 81,589 dwt, Bahamas-flag tanker Prestige, operated by Universe Maritime Ltd of Greece.
MAN B&W Engines on Record Course
MAN B&W Diesel have been selected to power an attempt for a high-speed water record. The company’s engines powered the vessels that broke the transatlantic record…
LI Ferry Accident
Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for a missing ferry passenger after two people were reported unaccounted for, and a 65-ft. paving truck fell off the ferry…
Stelmar Sees Strong Future
Greek-based Stelmar Shipping Ltd. President, in remarks to investors and analysts Monday, November 18 in New York. according to the company, is quite good for a number of reasons.
Prestige Breaking Up
SMIT Salvage has confirmed that the Prestige is currently breaking up in international waters. The Salvage team remains on scene but has had no choice but to disconnect from the stricken vessel.
B+V Repair Sector Reports Good Prospects
Two ships are currently at Blohm + Voss Repair GmbH in Hamburg and both were booked in at very short notice, one for rudder repairs and the other for the repair of engine damage.
U.S. Army Accepts Spearhead
USAV TSV-1X Spearhead has been completed at the Incat shipyard in Hobart to meet US Army requirements and delivered to owner Bollinger/Incat USA for charter to the…
A&P Tyne Wins Repair Contract
A&P Tyne has been awarded the contract for the Life Extension of Technip-Coflexip’s 9,158grt multi purpose dive support vessel CSO Wellservicer. The vessel is due…
IBIA Refutes IBIA-Nigeria
The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) says it has nothing to do with a newly-formed association in Nigeria which is using its name. and has not sought permission to use IBIA's name.
FGH Contracts to Sell Friede Goldman Offshore
Friede Goldman Halter, Inc. has completed the previously announced auction of its Friede Goldman Offshore division and has entered into a contract to sell the assets to ACON Offshore Partners LLP…