Raytheon Gets $11m Navy Contract for Mine Hunting Sonar
hunting sonar systems. contract, originally awarded in September 2005, to $104.9 million. equipment and engineering services. for 11 additional systems, services and support equipment for 2007.
Christensen Yachts To Build Megayachts in Tennessee
400,000-sq. ft. Knoxville, Tenn. two years. in six years. Development Agency property. Authority (TVA) in the late 1970s.
Carnival Ship Spills Oil off Bahamas
According to reports, a cruise ship's engine propeller struck the sea floor while docking Wednesday in the Bahamas, spilling oil and damaging the vessel, the Miami-based cruise company said.
California OSPR to Sponsor Oil Spill Response Course
The California Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR) issued a notice stating that it and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are…
TTS Acquires Umoe Schat-Harding
TTS Marine ASA has entered into a letter of intent with Umoe Industri regarding the takeover of Umoe Schat-Harding, which supplies lifeboats and other life-saving…
MOL Names New Trade Management EVP/COO
Tsuyoshi Yoshida has been appointed as the new executive vice president and CEO of Trade Management for MOL (America) Inc. Yoshida will have responsibility for pricing…
Panama Canal Hosts Safety Conference
Zubieta; and Panama Canal Authority Director of Maritime Operations Jorge L. Quijano. Representatives from more than 70 countries have gathered in Panama this week…
Pha Rung Builds its Largest Cargo Vessel
The Pha Rung Shipyard in the northern port city of Hai Phong on August 15 began work on its largest-ever cargo ship of 34,000 DWT and an oil tanker of 6,500 DWT.
Nautica to Build Two Tugs
Nautica Nova Shipbuilding and Engineering Sdn Bhd has signed a contract to build two tugboats for Multraship Towage & Salvage, a Dutch salvage and towage company.
Second in Hellespont Product Series Named
The second in the series of six panamax product carriers under construction for Hellespont Hammonia was named at New Century Shipbuilding Co Ltd (NCS) in Jingjiang, China.
New Guide Aims to Demystify Cargo Ventilation
The 'A' rated 65 million GT North of England P&I club has published a new guide for its members and the wider shipping industry on how to avoid problems and disputes…
Bunker Fuel Spill Threatens Environmental Disaster
The Coast Guard and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources yesterday were racing against time to prevent a major environmental disaster as oil seeped…
India's Varun to Build LNG Carrier Fleet
India’s fourth largest private sector shipowner, Varun Shipping Co, plans to raise 536m in an effort to expand business, mostly in the carriage of liquefied natural gas.
MISC Goes for Cost Efficiency
MISC Bhd expects shipping rates to be soft over the next two years and is focusing on improving cost efficiency, said company chairman Tan Sri Mohd Hassan Marican.
Oil Spill as Ships Collide
A Japanese tanker spilled about 4,365 tons of crude oil in the eastern Indian Ocean near the Nicobar islands following a collision with a cargo ship, the tanker's operator announced Tuesday.