Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Maritime News

SEA Europe Elects DCNS Boss Boissier as Vice-Chairman

Jan 15, 2014

European Ships and Marine Equipment Association (SEA) elected the Chairman and CEO of DCNS, Patrick Boissier, Vice-Chairman at a meeting held aboard the new 'HMS Queen

Energy Searcher Gets Offshore Nigeria Contract

Jan 15, 2014

Northern Offshore subsidiary, Northern Offshore International Drilling Company says it has executed a long-term drilling contract with an affiliate of CAMAC Energy Inc.

UMaine's Offshore Wind Pilot Project Gets Green Light

Jan 15, 2014

The Maine Public Utilities Commission has approved in a 2-1 vote a term sheet for Maine Aqua Ventus’ pilot offshore wind energy project. The decision clears a

China Shipyard Delivers First 'Home Grown' Mega-Container Ship

Jan 15, 2014

China's first 10,000 TEU container ship with independent intellectual property rights has been delivered from Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co (DSIC) in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning province,

GasLog to Buy Three BG Group LNG Carriers & Charter Back

Jan 15, 2014

GasLog Ltd. says it has agreed with Methane Services Ltd. (MSL), an affiliate of BG Group, to purchase 3 LNG carriers from MSL's fleet and to charter those ships back to MSL for 6-year initial terms.

South Stream Transport Readies for Black Sea Offshore Pipeline Lay

Jan 15, 2014

Holland's South Stream Transport has signed an option agreement with the Bulgarian ports of Varna and  Burgas  for the storage and handling of pipe segments in

STEM $125,000 Scholarships Honors U.S. Navy Legend

Jan 15, 2014

 Raytheon Company has established the Raytheon – Zumwalt Scholarship, in honor of Admiral Elmo R. "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr., Chief of Naval Operations (1970 – 1974), and

Hong Kong Plans to Add High-Value Maritime Services

Jan 15, 2014

In his annual policy address to the Hong Kong SAR Legislative Council, Chief Executive C Y Leung pledged that the Government would continue to improve port facilities

India's Cochin Shipyard Delivers Fast Patrol Boat

Jan 15, 2014

Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) says it has delivered the third of the series of 20 Fast Patrol Vessels being built for the Indian Coast Guard. The vessel is named

Offshore Platform Sealed Compressor Sale a MAN Breakthrough

Jan 15, 2014

MAN Diesel & Turbo's  High-Speed, Oil-Free, Integrated Motor (HOFIM) compressor is to be installed on an offshore production platform – Ivar Aasen in the North Sea, run by Det norske oljeselskap ASA.

Report: Tug Boat Overturns Off of New York

Jan 15, 2014

According to a report on, a privately owned tug boat overturned approximately four and a half miles south of Atlantic Beach around 4 p.m.

New Fisheries Assistant Administrator at NOAA

Jan 15, 2014

Today, Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, acting NOAA administrator, appointed Eileen Sobeck as assistant administrator for NOAA Fisheries. She assumes her new position on January

New Waterproof 2-Channel Bluetooth Amplifier

Jan 15, 2014

ASA Electronics introduced the new JENSEN Marine JAHD240BT 2-channel Bluetooth amplifier. This unit provides boaters with an economical advantage since it replaces

MTN Appoints Venegas GM, Oil and Gas

Jan 15, 2014

MTN Communications (MTN) announces Santos Venegas has joined the company as general manager for its Oil and Gas Division. This appointment further solidifies MTN’s

Rear Adm. Byus (Ret.) to Lead Battelle’s Maritime Systems Group

Jan 15, 2014

Fred Byus, a U.S. Navy retired Rear Admiral, has been named General Manager of Battelle’s Maritime Systems business unit. Byus joined Battelle in December 2007

Record Cargo Volumes Reported at Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon

Jan 15, 2014

The Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon finished 2013 by shipping more cargo during the fourth quarter than any other quarter in the port's 37-year history. The 1.59 million

GIMF Completes Construction of New Liftboat, The Bellator

Jan 15, 2014

Gulf Island Marine Fabricators (GIMF) has just completed construction of a new liftboat, The Bellator, for C.S. Liftboats, Inc, Abbeville, La. The Bellator is ABS Classed A-1,

Port of L.A. Container Volumes up for December

Jan 15, 2014

The Port of Los Angeles has released its December 2013 cargo volumes. December overall volumes increased 11.09 percent compared to December 2012. The increase is

Spill Forces Channel Closure at Corpus Christi

Jan 15, 2014

The Harbor Master's office at the port of Corpus Christi stopped ship traffic at approximately 8:30 a.m. today, January 15, due to a spill at the Bulk Material Dock No.

Philippine Coast Guard Recover Cadaver of Overboard Crewman

Jan 15, 2014

The personnel of Coast Guard Sub-Station (CGSS) Olutanga have retrieved the cadaver of a crewman who fell overboard from MV Evert Sweet last Saturday, January 11.


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