Intergraph SmartMarine 3D Design Software
Samsung Heavy Industries – LNG Carrier design using SmartMarine 3D. This image was voted the “Best of Show” for the Golden Valve Awards at the Intergraph 2007 conference.
ASRY Breaks a Record
The first six months of the year have been busy for ASRY with very high occupancy rates across all the docks, the outcome of the second quarter ASRY had its best set of results…
Port Facility Hopes to Capitalize on Eastern Gulf Activity
The Venice Port Complex. The offshore oil and gas industry is no stranger to the southernmost point of Louisiana. For more than a half-century, offshore personnel…
USS Stout Helps Out
Guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) tows Tanzanian-flagged passenger ferry Spice Island while in international waters off the coast of Somalia. Spice Island…
MEO Readies Rig
MEO'S long-standing plans to commercialize stranded gas in the Timor Sea are about to move forward with the arrival off Darwin of the West Atlas jack-up drilling rig.
Maritime Industry May Lack Sensitivity to Psychological Issues
THE London P&I Club has drawn attention to the continuing need for recognition and understanding of psychological disorders affecting those employed in the shipping industry.
SCI Announces New President
The Board of Trustees of the Seamen’s Church Institute of New York and New Jersey (SCI) has called the Rev. David M. Rider to be the organization’s ninth President and Executive Director.
Rolls-Royce Develops Marine Suport Services
Rolls-Royce announced the acquisition of U.S. naval architecture and engineering firm Seaworthy Systems Inc. to improve further its marine support services. Seaworthy Systems Inc.…
Consolidation Brings Bigger Container Ships
The world’s largest container shipping line — the Maersk Line — pressed into service the largest container ship Emma Maersk in September 2006. At 1,58,000 DWT, a length of 397 m…
Korea Unveils Asia’s Biggest Amphibious Landing Vessel
A separate area for female soldiers, a community kitchen which can accommodate 154 soldiers at once, medical facilities equivalent to a hospital complex including…
Industry Leaders to Meet in Dubai
With a weakening dollar, predictions oil could hit $100 a barrel, and a boom in multi-billion dollar refinery construction, finance and shipping leaders will be…
British MoD Denies Report of Royal Navy Ship Reductions
The British Ministry of Defense (MoD) refuted a report that the Royal Navy would reduce the number of ships due to budget pressure. The Sunday Telegraph reported…
UBC Students Fight to Save Testing Facility
Mechanical engineering students at the University of B.C. are petitioning to stop the university from demolishing a unique vessel-testing facility to replace it with condominiums.
Wärtsilä Introduces Upgraded RT-flex50 Engines
Wärtsilä has introduced a new, "-D" version of its RT-flex50 low-speed marine engine type with a higher power rating and lower fuel consumption compared with the existing "-B" version.
Hallin Marine Commissions Analyst Report
Hallin Marine, the AIM quoted provider of subsea solutions to the oil and gas industry, has commissioned an independent analyst to produce a report on the Company…
ONGC Hunts for Partners
Flagship explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) could be looking at roping in other shipping companies for a joint venture to manage offshore support operations…
Jindal Shipyards Teams with Korean Co for Maritime Park
Jindal Shipyards, a part of the $8b OP Jindal group, is planning to rope in Korean Maritime Consultants (Komac) for setting up the country’s first maritime technology park…
Peri Yachts Picks Displays at MYS
For the first time, Peri brought one of its Turkish-built yachts to the Monaco Yacht Show. The newly built 29-metre yacht stood out with her golden-looking hull.
Tidewater Elects Day, Announces Sr. Hire
New Orleans-based Tidewater Inc. elected James C. Day to its Board of Directors and reported it has hired Bruce Lundstrom as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary.
PetroQuest Reveals Plans to Sell $50M in Stock
Lafayette, La.-based energy firm PetroQuest announced it plans to sell $50m in Series B cumulative convertible preferred stock. The firm plans to use the proceeds…