A&P Tyne to Convert Ferry
A&P Tyne Limited has signed a contract with Mercy Ships Limited to convert a former Danish rail ferry now named Africa Mercy to a hospital ship for service in Africa.
Bollinger Modifies Vessel For Deeper Dredging
Two Bollinger shipyards have teamed to increase the dredging depth of the Pine Bluff Sand and Gravel Co. dustpan dredge, Wallace Mcgeorge, from 62-ft. to 75-ft.…
Taylor Elected As Chairman of Tidewater Inc.
Dean E. Taylor has been elected as Chairman of its Board of Directors at Tidewater Inc. Taylor will also retain the positions of President and Chief Executive Officer…
China-U.S. Maritime Consultations to be Held in San Francisco
The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) issued a Press Release
MARAD Posts Draft for Plan
The draft strategic plan for the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) for fiscal years 2003-2008 and about which the agency is soliciting comments may be accessed at Draft Strategic Plan
Rodriquez Cantieri Navali Delivers The Princess
The newest Rodriquez fast ferry, The Princess, has been delivered Arab Bridge Maritime Company of Jordan in less than 12 months. Following the primary assembly and…
Todd Shipyards Reports 2Q Results
Todd Shipyards Corporation announced financial results for the first quarter ended June 29, 2003. For the quarter, the Company reported a net loss of $2.2 million…
Nippon Paint and International to Operate Independently
Nippon Paint Co., Ltd (NP) and International Coatings Ltd (IC), part of Akzo Nobel, have mutually agreed to terminate their association in marine coatings from the end of October 2004.
First Cut of the Tricolor Successfully Completed
The ‘Combinatie Salvage Tricolor’ has reporedt that the first cut of the Tricolor has been completed. This morning at 10.55 a.m the specially designed cutting wire sliced through the last centimetres…
CP Ships Reports 2Q Results
CP Ships Limited has announced an unaudited operating income for second quarter 2003 of $40 million, nearly double the $21 million operating profit in second quarter…
TEN Reports 2Q Results
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) has reported unaudited results for the second quarter and first half of 2003. Net revenues for the second quarter of 2003 were $61.5 million…
Coast Guard and Navy Assist Grounded Vessel
The Coast Guard and Navy assisted the two-man crew of a 62-foot pleasure craft LEGACY III after it ran aground Monday night North of Port Ludlow near Mats Mats Bay.
Holland America's Oosterdam Dedicated in Rotterdam
Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands served as godmother to Holland America Line's newest ship, the ms Oosterdam (pronounced OH-STER-DAM), in…
Manitowoc Reports Second-Quarter Results
The Manitowoc Company, Inc. has reported net sales of $433.7 million for the second quarter of 2003, increasing 32 percent from $328.3 million during the same period last year.
Mandatory Ballast Water Management Program
The U.S. Coast Guard is proposing to require mandatory ballast water management practices for all vessels equipped with ballast tanks bound for ports or places within…
Keppel Offshore & Marine Secures Contracts
Keppel Corporation Limited, through its offshore and marine units in Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), have clinched contracts worth a total of S$45 million.
Comments Solicited on MARAD Strategic Plan
The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) issued a press release
RCCL Takes Delivery of Serenade of the Seas
The Serenade of the Seas’ atrium is among many of the exotic features aboard the latest addition to the RCCL fleet. The third of Royal Caribbean's Radiance-class ships…
Coast Guard Proposes National Ballast Water Management Program
The U.S. of nonindigenous species in U.S. waters through ballast water discharges. economic impacts. lifestyles. vessels equipped with ballast water tanks that operate in U.S. enter U.S.
Coast Guard Terminates Voyage in Dixon Entrance
A Coast Guard boarding team Monday terminated the voyage of a fishing vessel for insufficient safety equipment while in Dixon Entrance. A boarding team from the…