Tuesday, January 16, 2001 Maritime News

Northrop Grumman Plans to Refile Hart-Scott-Rodino Notification

Jan 16, 2001

Northrop Grumman Corporation announced today that in order to provide the government the time necessary to review its pending acquisition of Litton Industries Inc.

Aloha Kittiwake -- USCG Welcomes Bollinger-Built Patrol Boats

Jan 16, 2001

The newest Coast Guard vessel in Hawaii, the 87-ft. (26.5 m) patrol boat Kittiwake, was designed to venture out on the sea when the strength of other ships has failed,

The Natural Order

Jan 16, 2001

The impact of increasingly stiff rules from legislators regarding ship engine emissions combined with ever increasing demands from ship and boat owners of better

The Doctor is "in"

Jan 16, 2001

The responsibility of melding, developing and profitably leading one of the world's most prolific high-technology marine companies is, to say the least, a daunting task.

Autostructure -- For Ease in the Creation of Internal Structures

Jan 16, 2001

In June 2000, Autoship Systems Corporation of Vancouver, Canada launched Autostructure, its new internal structural design program. Autostructure is used to

3-D Modeling for Small and Large Vessel Construction

Jan 16, 2001

Developments in shipbuilding have been driven by needs to simplify the engineering and manufacturing. The cause is not just to become more competitive but also

Largest Aquastrada High Speed Ferry Under Construction at Rodriquez

Jan 16, 2001

Currently under construction at Rodriquez Cantieri Navali SpA's Pietra Ligure shipyard is a TMV 115 high-speed passenger and vehicle ferry for the Spanish ferry operator Balearia Eurolines Maritimes.

Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers Newest OSV

Jan 16, 2001

Eastern Shipbuilding delivered OSV San Rafael to Naviera Tamaulipas of Tampico, Mexico for operations in the Bay of Campeche oil fields off Eastern Mexico. Measuring 204 x 44 ft.

Northrop Grumman to Acquire Litton Industries for $5.1B

Jan 16, 2001

In a move which effectively creates a defense and marine naval construction giant, Northrop Grumman Corp. and Litton Industries jointly announced late last month

Wärtsilä Puts More Sulzer RTA84T's on Large Tankers

Jan 16, 2001

For the year 2000, Wärtsilä Corporation reports that 24 Sulzer RTA84T low-speed diesel engines with an aggregate power output of 713.4 MW (970,800 bhp) have been

Image Marine Delivers Cruise Catamaran for Private Operation

Jan 16, 2001

Image Marine has delivered White Rabbit, a 118 ft. (36m)-cruise catamaran for private operation in Asia. Image has a background in supplying high quality customized

Is Globalstar Headed for A Downward Spiral?

Jan 16, 2001

Shares of Globalstar Telecommunications Ltd. plunged 50 percent on Tuesday after the satellite telephone operator said it would stop paying debt holders so it can

Spain Ousts Stricken Tanker From Its Waters

Jan 16, 2001

Spain's refusal to allow the stricken tanker Castor into sheltered waters is hampering the trans-shipment of gasoline from its damaged holds, its owner Athenian Sea Carriers said on Tuesday.

Traffic Resumes Through LaGrange Lock

Jan 16, 2001

Barges were moving through the LaGrange Lock south of Peoria on the Illinois River on Tuesday after workers broke through a wall of ice near the lock late on Saturday, U.

Pacific Panamax Rates Remain Steady

Jan 16, 2001

Freight rates for panamaxes trading the Pacific remained firm due to a flurry of business ahead of the Lunar New year, shipbrokers said on Tuesday. In the Far East,

Petroleos de Venezuela Delves Into E-Commerce Arena

Jan 16, 2001

Venezuelan state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) will begin selling bunker fuel via two Internet sites later this month, its first sales project across the Web, a company official said.

Northrop May Amend Merger Agreement With Litton

Jan 16, 2001

Defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. on Tuesday said it was considering amending its merger agreement with Litton Industries Inc. to allow Litton shareholders

Knightsbridge Tankers Announces Dividend Surplus

Jan 16, 2001

Knightsbridge Tankers, a Nasdaq listed firm that leases five very large crude carriers (VLCCs) to Shell International, said on Tuesday its fourth quarter 2000 dividend

New COO At Canada Steamship Lines

Jan 16, 2001

Canada Steamship Lines (CSL) has appointed Gerry Carter to the position of executive vice president and COO, effective immediately. Carter, who previously served as vice president,

Bender Shipbuilding To Construct 10,000 BBL Oil Barge

Jan 16, 2001

Bender Shipbuilding & Repair of Mobile, Ala., has been selected to build a 150 x 60 ft. (45.7 x 18.2 m), 10,000 BBL capacity Well Test Barge for The Hanover Company of Houston, Texas.

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