Blohm + Voss Gets QM2 Repair Contract
Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 will arrive in Hamburg at Blohm + Voss Repair GmbH on November 8 for maintenance and repair work. The Queen Mary 2, which was built in 2003…
Wärtsilä and MHI to Form Alliance
Wärtsilä Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) have signed an agreement for an alliance in the field of two-stroke diesel engines. The two companies…
Electric Boat Awarded $6M Contract
The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $5.9 million contract modification to perform maintenance, repairs and alterations on the USS Augusta (SSN-710).
V.Ships Appoints Trivedi to Head V.Ships Agency
V.Ships has appointed Rishi K. Trivedi as Group Managing Director of the Marine Services Division’s worldwide agency business - V.Ships Agency. The move follows…
Coast Guard issues New Mariner Certification Form
The Coast Guard began issuing a newly revised U.S. STCW Endorsement, Form CG-5611 (Rev. 01-05), yesterday to qualified licensed and unlicensed merchant mariners. Over 59,000 U.S.
USACE Issues Navigation Bulletin
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a Navigation Bulletin stating that the contract dredge Tom James is working in the vicinity of the Old River Lock until approximately October 1.
Waterways to Reopen after Rita
The U.S. Coast Guard announced that the Houston Ship Channel is open to vessels of less than 35 ft., daylight transit only. The Freeport Ship Channel is open to vessels of less than 40 ft.
Bush, Allen Visit Katrina Staging Site
President George W. Bush and Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen visit Coast Guard and Joint Task Force personnel at a Hurricane Katrina staging site in Lake Charles, La. U.S.
World Maritime Day Celebrates International Shipping
Today marks the 28th celebration of World Maritime Day, the annual occasion when the International Maritime Organization (IMO) leads the world in honoring shipping.