2010 Mid-Year Stats, Rebound In Port Metro Vancouver
Port Metro Vancouver has released the 2010 mid-year results of overall throughputs in the Cargo Statistics Report. The report shows that 2010 is building momentum…
Spremulli Appointed LISCR General Manager, London
The Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), the U.S.-based manager of the Liberian Registry, has appointed Jonathan Spremulli as general manager of its dedicated office in London, in succession to Stuart Williams, with effect from August 2, 2010. Jonathan Spremulli joins LISCR from leading classification society RINA, where he was Group Quality Manager, based in Genoa, Italy. Prior…
Keppel Raise Stakes in Philippines Shipyard
Keppel Corporation Limited (Keppel Corp), through a subsidiary Keppel Philippines Marine Inc, (KPMI), is raising its shareholdings in two associated companies, Subic Shipyard and Engineering Inc. (SSEI) and Consort Land, Inc. (CLI) to boost its Near Market, Near Customer strategy in the Philippines. SSEI is a shipyard located in Subic Bay, the Philippines, which provides repair, conversion and building services to shipowners and offshore operators in the region.
Canada Locates 155-Year-Old Wreck
According to a July 28 report from the National Post, the ship whose crew discovered Canada’s Northwest Passage has been found 155 years after it was abandoned and…
Panama Canal Partnership with Miss. Port at Gulfport
Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta and Mississippi State Port Authority at Gulfport (MSPA) Executive Director/CEO Donald R. Allee…
Harris Pye Milestone, Two Vessels in Dry Docks
A new milestone has been achieved by the Harris Pye Group (HPG), vessels have been in both the Duke of Edinburgh and Prince of Wales dry docks in Swansea simultaneously…
NG Shipbuilding Gulfport Awarded OSHA Star Status
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) Shipbuilding's facility in Gulfport, Miss. has been recognized for exemplary shipyard safety and received "star" status in the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)-sponsored Voluntary Protection Program (VPP). OSHA representatives presented the official VPP star status certification and flags to management and shipbuilders working at the Gulfport facility on July 29.
Marine Panel Mount Computer Passes Shock Testing
Comark Corporation announced that its 12-inch Marine Panel Mount Display with integrated Computer and Touchscreen options has successfully passed the MIL-901D Grade A lightweight shock test. Testing was conducted at Sypris Test & Measurement Labs in Wayne, N.J. and consisted of multiple hits from a 400 lb hammer, dropped from a height of one ft, three ft, and five ft in three axis. The MDU12PC is available with both standard brightness and sunlight readable versions, up to 1000 NITs.
Towboat Invitational Raises $295k for Charity
On Monday, July 26, Foss Maritime, Harley Marine Services and Sause Bros. sponsored the 11th annual Towboat Invitational at The Golf Club at Newcastle. The tournament brings together almost 300 people in the towboat industry all raising money for two deserving organizations, The Heart Institute at Virginia Mason Medical Center and the Boys and Girls Club of Southwestern Oregon. Towboat 2010 was another sold out tournament despite the economic downturn within the marine industry.
This Day in Coast Guard History – August 3
1790-Congress authorized the Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton's proposal to build ten cutters to protect the new nation's revenue (Stat. L. 145, 175).
This Day in Naval History – August 3
1942 - Mildred McAffee (Horton) becomes the first woman officer commissioned into Naval Reserve. 1958 - USS Nautilus (SSN-571) is first ship to reach the geographic North Pole submerged.