Friday, December 14, 2001 Maritime News

Joint Venture Joins U.S. Forces

Dec 14, 2001

In the fall of 1999, the situation in East Timor was tense. The United Nations mission was cut off from reinforcement and resupply, with 430 miles of open ocean

Chapter 11 + Title XI + September 11 = Bad News for the Marine Industry

Dec 14, 2001

The recent confluence of three events, all strangely relating to the number 11, is presenting the U.S. shipbuilding industry with challenges greater than seen in many decades.

David Boone, Tugboat Painter A Hobby Revisited

Dec 14, 2001

If David Boone had disobeyed his father when trying to decide on a career path, he probably would have never honed his talents as a marine artist. As a young man,

Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Plans for Maritime Operations

Dec 14, 2001

Disaster preparedness and recovery plans have taken on new aspects and urgency since September 11. For many who didn't have disaster recovery plans, they have been inspired to create them.

As Concerns About Seaport Security Mount, the U.S. Government Reacts

Dec 14, 2001

"Maritime Domain Awareness" is the new watchword for the maritime community. The discovery of a well equipped, suspected Al-Qa'eda member in a cargo container

Beyond The Waves: Safeguarding Ship and Crew

Dec 14, 2001

The events of September 11 have changed the world forever. The effects of terrorism are now being felt in all industries and all corners of the world. However,

McDermott Marine: Volume is Up

Dec 14, 2001

McDermott Marine: Volume is Up McDermott International, Inc. reported net income of $19.3 million on revenues of $591.2 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2001.

New Brunswick Receives New Vessel

Dec 14, 2001

The Province of New Brunswick, Department of Transportation, recently took delivery of a new car/passenger ferry, the Deer Island Princess II, built by Hike Metal.

Crowley Secures Wayward Oil Tanker

Dec 14, 2001

Crowley Marine Services successfully secured the wayward oil tanker, Atigun Pass, Thanksgiving weekend as it drifted within 20 miles of Oregon's pristine coastline.

Bollinger Locks Up Key Contracts

Dec 14, 2001

Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, La. has added a 220 class offshore supply vessel (OSV) to the company's continually growing series of OSV's that provide cargo capacities

Navy, USCG Join Forces To Protect Homeland

Dec 14, 2001

As increasing attention is paid to ensuring the nation is secure from attacks - whether direct or covert - via the waterways, companies that supply vessels and

Transocean Sedco Forex’s COO Retires, Management Changes

Dec 14, 2001

Transocean Sedco Forex Inc., announced that W. Dennis Heagney, executive vice president and chief operating officer, will retire from the company in June 2002, after 33 years of service.

CP Ships and Dannebrog Agree To End Nordana Acquisition

Dec 14, 2001

CP Ships and Dannebrog have decided not to proceed with the planned acquisition of Nordana Line by CP Ships. In the month since the acquisition plan was announced on November 14,

EU-China Announce Agreement in Maritime Transport

Dec 14, 2001

At the end of a three-day long negotiation, the EU and China delegations have reached an agreement on maritime transport, based on the principles of freedom to provide services,

SUPSHIP, New Orleans Holds Change of Command Ceremony

Dec 14, 2001

CAPT John Robert Exell relieved CAPT David Joe Vogel at a Change of Command Ceremony for the Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA) Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP),

USS San Antonio (LPD 17) in Production

Dec 14, 2001

The Navy’s newest amphibious ship, the amphibious transport dock USS San Antonio is in production. USS San Antonio is the first ship of 12 amphibious ships that

PVA Urges No Change in Jones Act Policy

Dec 14, 2001

The Passenger Vessel Association defended the integrity of the Jones Act this week by submitting official comments in a Coast Guard administrative proceeding. The

Crane Load Monitoring & Measurement Systems

Dec 14, 2001

For the past twenty-five years Water Weights, as part of the IMES Group has been supplying products and services to the crane industry. This experience has given

Aker Brattvaag Signs Supplyship Contract

Dec 14, 2001

Skipsverft AS has signed a contract with Waveney Shipping Ltd for the building of a platform supply vessel. The contract is worth a total of around NOK 130 million.

Maritrans Announces Tender Offer

Dec 14, 2001

Maritrans Inc. announced that its board of directors has approved the initiation of a modified "Dutch auction" tender offer by Maritrans to purchase up to 2,000,


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