Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners Re-Elect President
Nicholas Tonsich and Elwood Lui were reelected as president and vice president, respectively, of the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners during the annual…
MARAD Publishes Notice on Small Passenger Vessel Waiver Program
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) has published a notice in the Federal Register inviting public comments on two separate waiver applications under MARAD's Small Passenger Vessel Waiver Program.
Celebrity Files $300M Suit Against Rolls Royce, Alstom Power Conversion
Celebrity Cruises filed a $300 million lawsuit today against Rolls Royce and Alstom Power Conversion, co-producers of a ship pod- propulsion system, to recover lost…
Transocean Deepwater Drillship Gets 3-Year Contract
Transocean Inc. has announced that the deepwater drillship Discoverer Seven Seas has been awarded a three-year contract from Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC) of India.
Secretary Ridge Presents Bronze Star to Coast Guardsman
Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge honored Lt. Christopher Barrows at a ceremony on August 6 for his actions during Operation Iraqi Freedom. "Lt. Barrows and…
Senesco Wins NY Ferry Terminal Contract
While building 80,000-barrell, double-hulled liquid fuel barges, Senesco Marine is also working on a piece of a major construction project in New York City. The…
FCC Revises Maritime Communications Rules
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has consolidated, revised, and streamlined its rules governing maritime communications. These changes are intended to…
HOS Innovator Vessel Crew Completes 200,000 Man Hours
Sonsub’s HOS Innovator vessel crew recently completed 200,000 man-hours with no Lost Time Incidents (LTIs). variety of other construction related activities. has…
NAMS to Feature Safety, Security Topics
Marine surveyors and related professionals serving yacht and small craft, hull and machinery, and cargo industries will gather September 28-30 in Vancouver, BC,…
Conrad Reports 2Q Results
Conrad Industries reported a net loss of $726,000 and loss per diluted share of $0.10 for the three months ended June 30, 2003 compared to net income of $300,000…
Volvo Penta Delivers Auxiliary Engine and Emergency Genset
The new ship, M/S G.O. Sars, which was named after a famous Norwegian zoologist, is advanced, including such features as extreme silent operation, fully comparable in class to military submarines.
Horizon’s Raymond Urges Industry to Ensure Security From the Beginning
"With the question of information integrity now in the forefront, how do we further secure the supply chain when we cannot necessarily trust all the data being provided?" asked Raymond.
New SWATH Design Boasts Flexibility, Efficiency
Alan C. McClure Associates (ACMA), a leading naval architecture and engineering firm, recently completed the design development of a new SWATH (Small Waterplane Area…
News: Admiral Loy, Grace Allen Receive Silver Bell Honors
Some of the industry's biggest players and supporters were present to honor Admiral James Loy and Grace Allen at the 26th Annual Silver Bell Awards Dinner on June 17 at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan.
Directory: Marine Materials
P.O. Aquamarine Engineering supplies titanium heat exchangers, and has done so for the marine industry for more than a decade. The shell-and-tube design have performed…
Feature: Independence Day
What do you get when you spend 19 hours at a Fourth of July party onboard a tugboat in NY harbor? A sunburn, welts from hurled bagels, about 12,000 calories and some incredibly good memories…
News: Skipperliner Builds New Production Facility
SkipperLiner is one of the most famous names in commercial and pleasure boating. Over 1,000 vessels have been built at their facility in Lacrosse, Wisc. This includes…
Feature: Dutch Treat
For many years Houma Fabricators, Houma, La. built passenger boats, offshore boats and other steel hulled vessels much like a dozen other shipyards in the Gulf south.
Feature: No More Boat Trucking for Island Boats
While the market news from the passenger vessel industry has been anything but bright, a few shipyards are building new facilities to better serve their customer base.
Feature: Real Repair
It is no secret that the overwhelming number of marine repair jobs at the nation's shipyards involves regulatory inspections. For example, the 150-ft. supply boat Mary R.