Jan De Nul Group Orders Workboats from Damen
Jan De Nul Group has placed an order with Damen for a total of three workboats. Two of them are of the Damen Fast Crew Supplier 1605 type designed for the transportation…
Vinashin Builds Oil Tank for PetroVietnam
Vietnamese state-owned shipyard Vinashin has clinched a $110m order for a floating storage and offloading (FSO) unit for an affiliate of state giant PetroVietnam.
ABG Shipyard Secures Order from Vroon BV
ABG Shipyard Ltd has announced that the Company has secured a order for construction of 1 unit 78M LOA Diving Support Vessel at a price of Euro 16,540,000 from Vroon Offshore B.V., The Netherlands.
Judge Halts Dredging Near Md. Shipyard
A Baltimore County judge ordered the owners of the Sparrows Point shipyard to temporarily stop dredging in the Patapsco River in Maryland. A Circuit Court Judge…
Barge Sinks Off Bintulu
Bernama reported that a barge laden with logs meant for export sank near the rivermouth of Sungai Batang Kemena in Bintulu, while another one was partially submerged…
Report: Coast Guard Won’t Turn Great Lakes into Firing Range
The U.S. Coast Guard said it was withdrawing plans to periodically close 2,500 square miles of the Great Lakes for live machine-gun firing exercises, the AP reported.
Shreyas Takes Delivery of Container Vessel
Shreyas Shipping & Logistics Company has taken the delivery of the Independent Spirit of 1,300 Teu capacity, built in 1991, on December 15, 2006. The purchase of…
NCL Christens Norwegian Pearl
At a ceremony at the Port of Miami, talk show host Rosie O'Donnell served as Godmother and christened Norwegian Cruise Line's (NCL) newest ship, Norwegian Pearl.
Rolls-Royce Wins $39.2m Shiplift Contract
Rolls-Royce will provide the Government of South Australia with a $39.2m shiplift, designed to be a key element of a major new shipbuilding and ship repair development at Techport Australia.
OSG Reaches Settlement With Department of Justice
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. announced that it has reached a comprehensive settlement with the United States Department of Justice regarding violations stemming…
Russia to Set up Three Shipbuilding Holdings in 2007
The Russian government will soon adopt a strategy for the development of shipbuilding until 2020, which envisions the creation of three major shipbuilding holdings, the defense minister said Tuesday.
SeaMobile Acquires Geolink
SeaMobile, Inc., a provider of at-sea communications, connectivity and content services announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Geolink, a…
Fire Consumes Cargo Ship
The MV Basra II, which plies the Indian Ocean waters, was consumed by a fire, said to have started from the kitchen. The cargo ship burnt down at Mombasa's Old Port…
Hydro, Statoil to Establish Offshore Oil Company
The boards of Norway's Hydro and Statoil have urged their shareholders to approve a deal that would merge their oil and gas assets. If approved, Norway's largest offshore oil company would be created…
Venezuela, Brazil to Build Oil Tankers
According to reports, Venezuela's state oil company has signed a deal with Brazilian companies, Eisa and Maua Jurong to build ten oil tankers in Venezuela. The joint…
Konecranes Wins Order from U.K. Port
In September, The Bristol Port Company made a repeat order of a second type of crane is approximately $7.8m. The crane will be delivered to the Royal Portbury Dock in Bristol, U.K. in September 2007.
54th Ship to Depart James River Reserve Fleet
The Vulcan is scheduled to be towed from the James River Reserve Fleet on Tuesday, December 19th. It will be the 54th ship to leave the James River site for recycling since January 1, 2001.
Telenor Satellite Services Extends High Speed Services
Telenor Satellite Services, a subsidiary of Telenor of Norway announced that it now offers high-speed 128 kbps maritime satellite communications service globally.