Indian Firms Eye Shipbuilding
Indian firms are increasingly getting into ship building and repairing as shipbuilding orders are expected to rise significantly to meet the boom in seaborne trade…
Oakland Port Closed Following Death
The entire Port of Oakland shipping operation remains shut down, idling hundreds of port workers and truck drivers, while an investigation continues of the accidental…
Canada to Monitor NW Passage Traffic
Sea traffic in the famed Northwest Passage will soon be monitored by underwater listening devices to be installed by Canada to bolster its disputed claim over the Arctic.
SEA Wins $5.4m Contract
Systems Engineering Associates Corp. (SEA CORP) has won a $5.4m contract to help replace traditional periscopes on Navy submarines with electro-optical technology.
Lockheed wins $20.6m Deal
Lockheed Martin Corp (NYSE:LMT) said it has been awarded a $20.6m contract to upgrade fire control systems on Australian naval ships. Lockheed said it will upgrade…
Minister Says Bahamas Maritime Industry Can Expand
Speaking at a worship service marking the beginning of a week of activities to celebrate World Maritime Day, Maritime and Labour Minister Dion Foulkes indicated…
Vestas Develops Replacement for Damaged Offshore Wind Turbines
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems AS is developing a new offshore wind turbine model following recent gear box problems at several of its currently operating turbines…
NOL Shipmanager Wins Top Award
The ship management arm of container transportation and logistics group NOL has received the Excellence in Training Development accolade at the Singapore International Maritime Awards 2007.
ClassNK Register Surpasses 150 mgt Mark
Nippon Kaiji Kyokai, also known as ClassNK, announced that the total tonnage of the ships on its register surpassed the 150 million gross ton mark for the first time ever this month.
All American Completes Cat
All American Marine, Inc. completed a 65 x 23.5-ft. Teknicraft catamaran for Star of Honolulu Cruises & Events (formerly Paradise Cruise, Ltd.) based in Honolulu, Hawaii.
PHA Commission Approves $1.4m in Contracts and Projects
will require heavy-capacity forklift and yard tractors. Included in the provisions are: a change order to McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. for $180,938; a $68…
U.S. Ports Applaud Passage of Water Resources Bill
Representatives of public seaports in the United States today are lauding Congress for passing HR 1495, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2007, citing…
Keppel Wins S$100m Contracts
FPSO Umuroa has been delivered to Prosafe Production. Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M)…
BIW to Build DDG-1000
During a telephone conversation today with Dr. Dolores Etter, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition, U.S. Senator Susan Collins was informed that the U.S.
Wärtsilä Restructures Ship Power Unit
Wärtsilä's Ship Power is in the process of reorganizing into five Ship Power Business Segments: Merchant, Offshore, Cruise & Ferry, Navy, and Special Vessels. The…
Edgewater Ferry Announces Service Expansion
Officials announced the expansion of the commuter ferry service between Edgewater and Manhattan. West 39th Street Ferry Terminal and later evening returns.
Coast Guard Asked to Address Racial Intolerance
Following the discovery of two nooses placed among the personal effects of a student and officer at the United States Coast Guard Academy, Congressman Elijah E.
Bollinger Launches Double Eagle for Rigdon
Bollinger launched Double Eagle, the second of ten GPA 654 PSVs ordered by Rigdon Marine in January 2006. With this multi-vessel order, Rigdon’s GPA-designed fleet has increased to 20 PSVs…
Navy Strategy of Engagement Builds Trust
The United States must engage with maritime partners around the world to create and build trust, according to senior Navy leaders speaking at the 2007 Surface Navy Association West Coast Symposium…