Norwegian Ambassador Visits Cruise Ship
Knut Vollebaek, Norwegian Ambassador to the United States, visited the ms Oosterdam in Seattle, Wash., recently with his wife, Ellen, as a guest of Stein Kruse, Holland America Line president and CEO.
Donjon Marine Participates in FiFi Exercise
Donjon Marine Co., Inc. was invited by the State Fire Marshall and the Director of the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety to participate in an exercise conducted…
New Crewboat for Dubai Shipping Firm
In February Inchcape Shipping of Dubai took delivery of the 4,200-hp crewboat Inchcape – 20. At sea trials in Dubai anchorage the boat demonstrated speeds of 26.5 knots.
Water Jet Powered Pilot Boat Delivers
Horizon Shipbuilding completed construction of its 74-ft. aluminum Pilot for the port of Umm Qasr, Iraq. Alabama coast last month. The designer, Blancke Marine Service of Woodbury…
New Rigid Inflatable Pilot Boat
Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, has begun construction of a new launch for the Charleston, S.C., pilots, the first in a new line of rigid bottom, soft-sided pilot boats.
Tenacity Hits the Water
The Burger Boat Company fleet launched Tenacity in early June. The Johnson’s of Minnesota are owners of the new Burger-built 116-ft. Raised Pilothouse yacht. Tenacity is a traditionally styled…
GE Power for Tuna Clipper
GE Transportation delivered a GE 16-cylinder 7FDM diesel engine for installation aboard the Cap. Berny B tuna clipper. The vessel, owned by Berni Buehs and Sons…
Wärtsilä Engines for Wagenborg Containership
Wärtsilä Corporation won a contract to supply two Wärtsilä 46F engines to power an Ice class 1A, 1700 TEU open-top container feeder vessel ordered by the Dutch shipowner Wagenborg Shipping…
Transocean Signs Deal for Two Drillships
Transocean Inc. has been awarded contracts for two High-Specification drillships, the Deepwater Millennium and the Deepwater Expedition, for drilling operations in the U.S.
ViaSat Wins $61M Contract
System-Low Volume Terminals (MIDS-LVTs). The MIDS-LVT provides secure, high capacity, jam resistant, digital data and voice communications capability for the Navy, Air Force and Army platforms.
USCG: Foreign Flag Compliance “Better than Expected”
The U.S. Coast Guard issued an annual report finding that foreign-flagged vessel compliance with new international security requirements was better than expected…
Damen Signs Contract
Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, The Netherlands and Wilson Sons, Brazil signed a contract and license agreement for the construction of a Damen Platform Supply Vessel 7216. The 236 ft.
MAN B&W, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Sign Order
engines for Norway. These engines will power two 43,000 dwt chemical tankers to be built by the Kleven Florø yard for Stolt-Nielsen. The engines will be delivered…
Maritime Security Course in Seattle
Beginning July 1, 2005, Seattle Maritime Academy (SMA) will offer courses in Maritime Security, specifically CSO/VSO and FSO. · Company Security Officer – CSO/VSO (3 days).
Neratek AS Changes Name to Marlink AS
Neratek AS changed its company name to Marlink AS, in a move that signals its continued integration of worldwide business operations into Marlink. Neratek was acquired by Marlink's parent company…
Kongsberg Touts “One Solution” Concept
Kongsberg Maritime launched the Kongsberg System Technology concept at NorShipping in Oslo. Within each application, Kongsberg Maritime will offer numerous technical solutions and equipment types.
Maritime Exchange Provides New Port Security Tool
The Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay recently completed a major Maritime Domain Awareness electronic reporting program. Known as eNOA/D On-Line,…
Obituary: Captain Zenon Sdougos
Captain Zenon Sdougos, a long-serving and highly esteemed contributor to the work of the International Maritime Organization, has died at his home in London. He was 89.
Rigdon Takes Delivery of M/V St. Louis
Larry Rigdon, President and CEO of Rigdon Marine, announced the delivery of the /V St. Louis, the eighth of ten GPA 640 platform support vessels being built at Bender Shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. Mrs.
The man who led Seattle-based Holland America Line through years of steady growth and significant impact to the local economy has earned a prestigious Puget Sound award.