SENESCO Marine Awarded New Contracts
Senesco Marine, headquartered in Quonset Point, Rhode Island, announced today that it has secured two new major repair contracts in what company officials describe…
Cunard Honored with Award
Cunard Line was named 'World's Leading Cruise Line', at the 10th Annual World Travel Awards dinner. Alicia Oliphant, Regional Sales Manager for Cunard, is shown…
MOBY Acquires Vessel DFDS
An agreement for the acquisition of a new unit has been defined today between Moby Spa and the Danish company DFDS, one of the leading European maritime operators.
Steps Aimed to Enhance Security
Within one year of President Bush’s signing of the Maritime Transportation Security Act on November 25, 2002 U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge today…
Coast Guard Responds to Rig Explosion
U.S. Coast Guard crews from Venice, La., and New Orleans are en route to a reported rig explosion 73 miles southeast of New Orleans. Plaquemines Parish 911 contacted…
New Ferry Gets Volvo Penta Engines
The car ferry Venus, which recently entered traffic, is the Swedish Road Administration’s most modern ferry and the first in a series with a distinct environmental profile.
DOT Announces Ferry Safety Improvements
New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Iris Weinshall outlined several interim initiatives designed to enhance safety at the Staten Island Ferry.
MAN B&W To Re-Engine Ferry Banasa
MAN B&W Diesel A/S has been awarded the contract to carry out a large re-engining job on the car and passenger ferry Banasa. This is the third job of this scale…
HRDD Acquires Second Floating Dock
HRDD is obtaining a new floating dock, a dock which will reportedly be the biggest in China, capable of Cape size bulk carriers and post panamax containerships The…
NRC to Acquire Foss Environmental Services
National Response Corporation (NRC), a wholly owned subsidiary of SEACOR SMIT Inc., and SaltChuk Resources, Inc. (SaltChuk), a private company based in Seattle, Wash.…
Vacon, Scanfil Agree on China Production
Vacon Plc has signed a memorandum of understanding with Scanfil Plc on production of the Vacon NXL low-power (under 3 kW) frequency converters in Suzhou, China, during the first year-quarter of 2004.
ADM Loy to be nominated to Security Post
President George W. Bush intends to nominate James M. Loy, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, and intends to designate him Acting Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security.
Extension of drilling contract for Bredford Dolphin
Fred. Olsen Energy ASA has, via its subsidiary, Dolphin Drilling Ltd, received notification of a contract extension from Agip Gas BV for the semi-submersible drilling rig Bredford Dolphin.