Thursday, March 02, 2000 Maritime News

Offshore Stocks Flying High As Boom Nears

Mar 02, 2000

It appears that the long awaited, much antipated and greatly debated offshore boom part II is prepared to launch again, as offshore drilling stocks surged on Thursday as U.

Aker Forms New Division

Mar 02, 2000

Aker Maritime has established a new product technology and deepwater R&D group to be headed by Dr. John Halkyard, who is the former technical director of Deep Oil Technology, Inc.

Cummins Appoints Schertz As Sales Manager

Mar 02, 2000

Cummins Marine has elected Leo Schertz as North American commercial sales manager. A 12-year veteran of Cummins Engine Co., Schertz previously held assignments in engineering,

Senesco To Construct For Boston Harbor

Mar 02, 2000

The Southeastern New England Shipbuilding Corp. (Senesco) was awarded a $120,000 contract for the construction of four steel floats for Boston Harbor Cruises. Measuring 48 x 8 x 3 ft.

Harvey To Construct Third Vessel

Mar 02, 2000

Harvey Gulf International has signed an agreement with a Louisiana shipyard to build a third vessel that will measure 135 x 40 x 21 ft. (41.1 x 12.1 x 6.4 m), and

SeaArk Granted Six Vessel Contract

Mar 02, 2000

Aluminum work and patrol boat builder, SeaArk Marine, was granted a contract by the U.S. Navy to construct six 40 ft. (12.1 m) Dauntless Class Patrol Boats. The

MDC To Repair USACE Dustpan Dredge

Mar 02, 2000

The Marine Design Center (MDC) of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is set to provide the dredging modification and repairs to Hurley - a USACE dustpan dredge.

Ensco Marine Sells Tug Supply Boat

Mar 02, 2000

Ensco Marine of Broussand, La. has sold its anchor handling tug supply boat Ensco Giant to Odyssea Marine. The vessel was built in 1976 by Mangone Shipyard in Houston,

Townsend Bay Receives Dive Boat Order

Mar 02, 2000

Townsend Bay Marine LLC, a yachtbuilding and repair company based in Port Townsend, Wash. has received an order from Fr. Lurssen Werft of Bremen, Germany, to build

New Ferry for Willamette River

Mar 02, 2000

Daniel Matheny IV, built in 1959, carries commuters, farm machinery and vehicles along the Willamette River, north of Salem, Ore. After more than 40 years connecting Marion and Yamhill Counties,

Meetings to Resolve Environmental/Dredging Issues

Mar 02, 2000

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has asked the USACE and the EPA to convene a series of meetings to clarify the facts underlying a current dispute

Coast 2050 Study Agreement Signed

Mar 02, 2000

The New Orleans District, USACE and the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources held an historic signing ceremony to launch a major coastal wetlands study. With

New OSVs Bolster Operations

Mar 02, 2000

Two new 220 ft. OSVs, rigged for flexible, efficient operation, are beginning to pay off for Gulf Offshore Marine, an affiliate of GulfMark Offshore, Lafayette, La.

U.S. DOT Report Expects Oceanborne Trade Growth

Mar 02, 2000

Global oceanborne commerce is expected to continue to grow three to four percent annually over the next several years, according to a new report released by three agencies of the U.

Fire-Retardant Resin Meets Requirements

Mar 02, 2000

Reichhold announced its Dion FR 9300 vinyl ester resin meets the requirements of MIL-R-24719 and has been accepted for use in USCG-approved construction requiring fire-retardant resins.

Riverboat Casino Ratings Bouyed by Regulations, Demand, Moody's Says

Mar 02, 2000

The operators of many of the riverboat casinos along the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers are likely to enjoy smooth sailing as growing demand, limited new supply, and

Terminal Gets Seismic Retrofit

Mar 02, 2000

While Berth 1 at Langdale terminal is closed for the replacement of one of the wingwalls, BC Ferries staff will strengthen the ramp to withstand earthquakes, assistant

Construction Contract Awarded for New Z-drive Tug

Mar 02, 2000

Brusco Tug & Barge, Inc. of Longview, Wash. has announced the award of the construction contract for a new 78 ft. Z-drive tug to Diversified Marine, Inc. of Portland, Ore.

Repowering a Head Boat With Cummins QSK19s

Mar 02, 2000

The years just prior to the early 1980s collapse in the Gulf of Mexico oil industry saw the building of a large number of crew boats in the 110-ft. range. While

HMI Ambrose Channel Makes First New York Harbor Call

Mar 02, 2000

Hvide Marine Inc. announced the first visit of HMI Ambrose Channel, named for the USCG lightship that formerly stood watch at the entrance of New York Harbor, to the Port of New York and New Jersey.

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