Carrier's Namesake Tests Catapult
Former President George H.W. Bush, prepares to signal the launch of two "dead loads" off the flight deck of the Precommissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush's (CVN 77).
New Ship for AIDA Cruises
Meyer Werft in Papenburg started the construction of the fourth club ship for the German cruise operator. Michael Ungerer, Member of the Board of AIDA Cruises (Rostock)…
Philippines to Ban Single-Hull Vessels
The Philippines will ban single-hull oil tankers from its waters from April, two years earlier than planned, after the worst oil spill in the country's history and a separate leak in South Korea.
TEN Announces Three-Year Charters for Tankers Selecao
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited announced three-year time- charters for Panamax newbuildings "Selecao" and "Socrates" to a major South American state oil company.
Hyundai Heavy Plans to Deliver More Ships in 2008
According to reports, Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., plans to deliver 25 percent more vessels this year as it increases production to work through almost four years worth of orders.
Mitsui Delivers Tanker
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. completed and delivered on January 25 a 110,000 dwt type double hull tanker MV YASA GOLDEN MARMARA (MES Hull’s No. 1672)which…
Keppel FELS Completes Singaporean Project
Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M), has completed the construction of its second jackup…
This Day in Naval History - Jan. 26
1911 - The first hydroaeroplane flight is witnessed by a naval aviator. 1913 - The body of John Paul Jones is laid in its final resting place in the chapel of the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
Total Charters in New Barge Capacity in Germany
Total Marine Fuels in Germany has chartered in additional barge capacity to meet growing demand for fuel oil from customers in Hamburg and along the Kiel Canal.
Star Bulk Acquires Bulk Carrier
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a Capesize bulk carrier of approx. 180,000 dwt, built in 1991 in Japan, for approximately…