Monday, August 07, 2000 Maritime News

Shanghai To Invest $217M For Port Expansion

Aug 07, 2000

Shanghai is reportedly investing $217 million to build a man-made peninsula to expand its deepwater docks. The move, aimed at turning China's largest port into an international shipping center,

Kvaerner Makes A Play For Aker Maritime

Aug 07, 2000

The Scandinavian drama between Kvaerner and Aker Maritime has escalated a notch, with Kvaerner making a bid to acquire Aker Maritime, a bid which was summarily classified as "too low.

Ships Collide

Aug 07, 2000

The Greek-flagged bulker/container vessel Ivan Susanin was reportedly involved in a collision on August 6 near Southwest Pass, U.S., with the Russian-flagged freighter Anangel Endeavour.

Nigerian Dockworkers Strike

Aug 07, 2000

Dockworkers at the two ports in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos staged a protest on Monday against new government measures restricting access to the docks to stevedore companies,

Lockheed Martin, Comsat Combination Completed

Aug 07, 2000

Lockheed Martin and Comsat have completed the strategic combination following final approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The transaction

Celebrity Cruises Garners Environmental Protection Award

Aug 07, 2000

Celebrity Cruises' Century, Galaxy and Mercury have today been awarded Lloyd's Register's Environmental Protection descriptive note. The 70,000-gt Century; 76,

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