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OMI Corporation Announces Vessel Sale

OMI Corporation announced that it has sold the Soyang, one of its Suezmax tankers, to Jacob Tankschiffahrtsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG and agreed to time charter the vessel back for a period of five years. The company has options to extend the time charter and to repurchase the vessel at the end of the time charter. The transaction results in a gain of approximately $5 million dollars, which will be realized over the term charter. The transaction has increased the company’s cash by approximately $20 million after repayment of the debt allocable to the vessel. Craig H. Stevenson, chairman, chief executive and president OMI commented that “in potentially prolonged weak markets, it is especially important to have cash on hand both to withstand the lower cash flow and take advantages of opportunities. This transaction is an important step in increasing the company’s liquidity.”

COSCO Zhoushan Shipyard Delivers Another Bulk Carrier

COSCO Corporation announce delivery of a 57,000 dwt bulk carrier to a European buyer COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited announces that COSCO (Zhoushan) Shipyard Co., Ltd ("COSCO Zhoushan"), a subsidiary of the Company's 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd, has delivered a bulk carrier of 57000DWT, named "SUPERIOR", to its European buyer. The delivery documents were signed by and between COSCO Zhoushan and the buyer recently

Todd Shipyards Wins Navy Contract

Todd Shipyards Corporation announced that the U.S. Navy has awarded to its wholly owned subsidiary, Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation, a delivery order under its Multiple Award Contract in the amount of $5m for the in-drydock repairs and preservation of Caisson #4 at Drydock #2 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Wash. Work will be accomplished by the Todd Pacific workforce and selected subcontractors commencing in August 2006 with completion scheduled for November 2006

GlobalSantaFe Corporation Announces Update to Fleet Contract Status

Worldwide oil and gas drilling contractor GlobalSantaFe Corporation (GSF)said that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of June 8, 2007. The drilling rig status and contract information report on GlobalSantaFe's offshore drilling fleet is available in a condensed format via the company's Web site at The report is located in the "Investor Relations/SEC filings" section

Marinette Marine Certified ISO 9001:2008

Marinette Marine Corporation, announced certification of their Quality Management System to the ISO 9001:2008 International Standard by Det Norske Veritas Certification, Inc. Marinette Marine is one of few companies to meet the new ISO 9001:2008 certification requirements which updates and replaces the 2000 version previously certified to in April 2006. In accepting the certificate, Bruce Halverson, Quality Assurance Manager for Marinette Marine noted

Teekay Announces Senior Management Change

Photo: Teekay Corporation

Teekay Corporation announced that Geir Sekkesaeter, Senior Vice President, Conventional Fleet Operations, and Head, Technical, Safety and Quality, has decided to leave Teekay for personal reasons, effective as of March 31, 2013. Mr. Sekkesaeter's responsibilities have been transferred to the respective Business Unit Presidents of the Conventional, Shuttle, and Gas fleets, each of whom is a member of the Teekay Senior Leadership Team.

General Maritime Delivers Genmar Gabriel

General Maritime Corporation announced the delivery of the Genmar Gabriel to Seatankers Management Co. Ltd. This represents the final delivery of the 17 single-hull and double-sided vessels the Company sold for $444.5 million in October and November of 2005. With the delivery of the Genmar Gabriel, and including the four Suezmax newbuildings to be delivered between March 2006 and 2008, the average age of

Seaspan Delivers Vessel

Seaspan Corporation announced the delivery of its 23rd vessel, the Maersk Moncton, a 4800 TEU containership built in 1989. The vessel was purchased from A.P. Moller Maersk A/S (APMM) and will be time chartered back to APMM for five years from delivery. APMM has options to extend the charter by up to four years from the end of the firm charter period. The Maersk Moncton, formerly named the Mathilde Maersk, is the final ship in the series of four sister vessels purchased from and chartered

Chemoil Files Suit Against STUSCO

Chemoil Corporation announced today that it has filed suit against Shell Trading US Co. (STUSCO) in the Federal Courts of the Southern District of Texas in connection with certain acidic products, which STUSCO supplied to Chemoil during 2003. In this suit, Chemoil is seeking indemnity from STUSCO, as well as damages for breach of contract and other causes of action. This action is directly related to a series of TAN (Total Acid Number) bunker claims received by Chemoil in New Orleans

Danaos Adds New Containerships

Danaos Corporation announced that it took delivery of two containerships; the Zim Sao Paolo and the Zim Rio Grande, respectively. Each vessel has a carrying capacity of 4,253 TEU. Both vessels were built by Samsung Heavy Industries and they were delivered approximately a month earlier than scheduled. Each vessel has already commenced its 12 year time charter at fixed rates immediately upon delivery.

Crowley Adds New Container Shipping Service

Photo: Crowley

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced that it is launching a new weekly fixed-day container shipping service between Jacksonville and Costa Rica.   The service’s two containerships will call at the Jacksonville Port Authority’s Talleyrand Terminal

Seaspan Raises $80 Mn from Shares Sale

Image Courtesy Seaspan Corporation

Seaspan Corporation announced today the close of the sale of its previously announced public offering of 3,200,000 8.20% Series G Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares (the "Series G Preferred Shares") for gross proceeds of $80 million.

$70 Million Loan Facility for Navios

Photo: Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, announced today that it has agreed to provide a $70 million secured loan facility maturing in November 2018 to Navios Maritime Holdings Inc.   The Loan Facility bears interest of 8.75%, compounded semi-annually and is secured by (1) all of Navios

Great Lakes Launch Hopper Dredge Ellis Island

The Ellis Island prior to launch Photo Great Lakes

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced today the successful launch of the Ellis Island, the barge component of its Articulated Tug & Barge (ATB) hopper dredge currently under construction.  The launch occurred on September 30

Ardmore Shipping Announces Secondary Public Offering by GA Holdings

Photo: Ardmore Shipping Corporation

 Ardmore Shipping Corporation announced that GA Holdings LLC intends to offer for sale in an underwritten public offering 4,000,000 shares of the Company's common stock.    The Selling Shareholder expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 600

Seaspan Announces Senior Management Changes

  Seaspan Corporation announced that Sai Chu, Chief Financial Officer, has informed of his resignation and retirement from Seaspan effective November 6, 2015, after more than 10 years' of service with Seaspan and related entities. Gerry Wang, Chief Executive Officer

Crowley Appoints Tornga as VP - Stakeholder Relations

Crowley Veteran Craig Tornga

  Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that company veteran Craig Tornga has assumed the role of vice president of stakeholder relations for Alaska, and will coordinate with all of Crowley's Alaska business units to leverage relevant company relationships

Crowley Promotes VP and Deputy General Counsel

Kerri McClellan (Photo: Crowley)

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that Kerri McClellan has been promoted to vice president and deputy general counsel for the corporation.   McClellan, who is based in Jacksonville and reports to Senior Vice President and General Counsel Mike Roberts

Carnival Corp. to Launch Four New Ships in 2016

ms Koningsdam (Photo: Holland America Line)

Eyeing expanding global cruise market, four of Carnival Corporation’s 10 brands prepare to add new ships in 2016   Carnival Corporation & plc will launch four new ships in 2016 across four of its global cruise brands. These additions are part of the 17 ships scheduled for delivery

Chevron and ENN Sign Gorgon LNG Agreement

The Asia Vision is one of Chevrons new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers constructed to support the companys growing LNG operations. (Photo: Business Wire)

Agreement to supply 0.5 million metric tons annually for 10 years from the Gorgon Project   Chevron Corporation announced that its Australian subsidiaries have signed a non-binding Heads of Agreement (HoA) with ENN LNG Trading Company Limited (ENN) for the delivery of liquefied natural gas

Polish Shipyard Wins Contract with B.C. Ferries

Spirit of British Columbia. Photo: B.C. Ferries

 A contract to renovate B.C. Ferries’ two largest vessels has been awarded to the largest shipyard in Poland for $140 million.   BC Ferries awarded the conversion contrast to Remontowa Ship Repair in Gdansk, Poland. That’s the same company that earlier received the contract

Navios Secures MR2 Product Tanker Charters

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, announced today the employment of three product tankers at charter rates that are, on average, 14 percent higher than their previous charter rates.   The Nave Equator, an MR2 product tanker, has been chartered to a high-quality counterparty for 18

Spivak Appointed CFO, Seaspan


 Seaspan Corporation announced today that David Spivak is joining the Company as its Chief Financial Officer, starting May 2, 2016. Mark Chu will continue to serve as interim CFO until David's arrival, whereupon Mark will continue in his current roles as Vice President

Carnival to Sail to Cuba with All Travelers

Adonia (Photo courtesy of Fathom)

Carnival Corporation announced it will sail as planned from the U.S. to Cuba with all travelers, including Cuba-born passengers, for the company’s week-long voyages to Cuba.   Carnival worked with Cuba to allow its cruise ships to operate in a similar manner as current air charter

Great Lakes Dredging Awards Announced

Courtesy Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced that it was recently awarded four contracts with an approximate value of $93 million. Great Lakes received two awards for coastal protection work required along the East Coast as a result of the extensive damage caused by Super Storm Sandy in

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