Thursday, June 08, 2000 Maritime News

Congressional Maritime Legislative Initiatives In 2000

Jun 08, 2000

The year 2000 has enjoyed special significance as a transition year bridging two centuries. Similarly it has significance with U.S. lawmakers for the Second Session of the 106th Congress.

Effectively Assessing Your Risks

Jun 08, 2000

One of the greatest challenges facing a lender in the maritime industry is appropriate assessment of risk. In this exciting, varied and vibrant industry, a lender's

Effectively Assessing Your Risks

Jun 08, 2000

One of the greatest challenges facing a lender in the maritime industry is appropriate assessment of risk. In this exciting, varied and vibrant industry, a lender's

Resilient Dutch Network

Jun 08, 2000

As a bastion of ship production in the under 10,000-dwt-vessel range, the industry in the northern Netherlands continues to demonstrate true global competitiveness in its chosen fields of endeavor.

Offshore Climbing Higher In Oslo

Jun 08, 2000

Shipping and offshore shares performed well in March with an increase in the Shipping Index of 2.3 percent. The Oslo market as a whole fell 2.2 percent, much due

E-Utopia (Editor's Note)

Jun 08, 2000

Analysts, pundits, skeptics and just about anyone with a two-bit opinion have voiced their thoughts — informed and otherwise — as to the potential effects that

MarAd Names Council Members

Jun 08, 2000

The initial members of the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council (MTSNAC) established to advise the U.S. Secretary of Transportation were announced by U.

L-3 Chosen By Samsung

Jun 08, 2000

L-3 Communications' Aviation Recorders division has been selected by Samsung Heavy Industries as the exclusive source supplier of hardened voyage recorders (HVR)

IBIA And Videotel Launch Packages

Jun 08, 2000

The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) and Videotel Marine International have released a three-part Basic Bunkering video series, based on IBIA's Basic Bunkering Course.

CIMAC Panel Held At ASME

Jun 08, 2000

A CIMAC Panel discussion was conducted at the ASME Turbo Expo Land, Sea & Air 2000 in Munich on May 10. Titled, "Diesel Engines vs. Gas Turbine Engines up to 300 MW,

Global Industries Appoints New President

Jun 08, 2000

Global Industries has elected Peter Atkinson as president of the company, effective June 1. Atkinson, who joined Global in 1998 as vice president and CFO will continue to report to William J.

LR Assists With Ballast Water Guidelines

Jun 08, 2000

Lloyd's Register (LR) is planning to award a series of operational notations to vessels demonstrating compliance with the IMO's guidelines on ballast water management.

Zurich Forms Focus Group

Jun 08, 2000

Zurich U.S. has reorganized its Marine Group to expand upon the group's focus on multiple marine lines and to support its efforts to work with both customers and

ExxonMobil Consolidates In Scandinavia

Jun 08, 2000

ExxonMobil Marine Fuels has consolidated its Scandinavian sales and marketing operations in its new European and world headquarters in Leatherhead, U.K. Helen Flattum,

Just2Clicks Launches Online Cargo Insurance Service

Jun 08, 2000

Internet firm Just2Clicks' Translinx unit has launched an on-line, fully interactive cargo insurance service, covering all forms of transport. Translinx said its

Friede Goldman Offshore Settles Dispute

Jun 08, 2000

Friede Goldman Offshore Texas has reached a decision with Petrodrill IV and Petrodrill V concerning contract disputes over Friede Goldman's construction of two

Eastern Queen Refloated Off India

Jun 08, 2000

New Mangalore, India: The Panamanian-flagged bulker Eastern Queen was refloated off New Mangalore, India, on June 8 and moved to an anchorage. The 70,196 dwt bulker

Harland & Wolff Lays Off 280

Jun 08, 2000

Harland and Wolff said it would lay off 280 workers this week. The shipyard recently secured its future by winning orders for four ferries worth $456 million and two cruise liners worth $350 million,

Chevron And Mitsui Award Kawasaki

Jun 08, 2000

Through a joint venture company, Chevron Corp. and Mitsui & Co. have awarded Kawasaki Heavy Industries with a contract for the construction of two 82,200 cu.m. Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) carriers,

Shipping Company's Losses Total $110M

Jun 08, 2000

Ukraine's Danube Shipping Company lost $110 million due to military action in Yugoslavia last year that destroyed bridges and blocked traffic along the Danube,


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