Tuesday, April 02, 2002 Maritime News

RTM Star Center Obtains USCG Approval

Apr 02, 2002

RTM Star (Simulation Training, Assessment & Research Center) has received USCG approval for its 80-hour Advanced Shiphandling Course. The objective of this

Mahoney Sworn in as Assistant Secretary of Commerce For Oceans and Atmosphere

Apr 02, 2002

At a Commerce Department ceremony in Washington, D.C., today James R. Mahoney, was sworn in as the assistant secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere. In this capacity,

Global Industries Prices Offering Stock at $9

Apr 02, 2002

Global Industries Ltd. priced an offering of 8.5 million shares of its common stock at $9 each. The offering of the shares will generate about $72.3 million in

Superior Announces Tender Offer Per Share

Apr 02, 2002

Superior Navigation Ltd. announced that in its $5 per share tender offer for the American Depositary Shares and Ordinary Shares of Anangel-American Shipholdings Limited, 98.

Sea Star Will Acquire Navieras’ Assets

Apr 02, 2002

Sea Star Line, LLC (Sea Star) announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of Navieras/NPR, Inc. (NPR) and of certain related entities. The agreement covers the purchase of ships,

PCCI Gets MARAD Training Contract

Apr 02, 2002

PCCI, Inc. was awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Transportation/ U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) to provide Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency

GD Gets $5.9 Million Contract Modification

Apr 02, 2002

The U. S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat, a business unit of General Dynamics, a $5.9 million contract modification to provide design, engineering

Emergency Evacuation Plan Does Not Create Legal Duties

Apr 02, 2002

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has ruled that an Emergency Evacuation Plan for a mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU) does not create legal duties to third parties.

Delegation of Authority to Commandant, USCG

Apr 02, 2002

The Secretary of Transportation has delegated to the Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard authority to appoint representatives to the Advisory Board of the Prince William

Qualifications for License as Mate on U.S. Towing Vessels

Apr 02, 2002

The U.S. Coast Guard National Maritime Center (NMC) has issued Policy Letter 07-02 entitled Qualifications for a License as Mate (Pilot) on Towing Vessels. The

Aker Kvaerner Awarded Contract for White Rose Platform

Apr 02, 2002

Aker Kvaerner, part of the international oil services, engineering and construction, and shipbuilding Group, Kvaerner, announced that Husky Energy has awarded

Smedvig Secures Contract for West Alpha

Apr 02, 2002

Smedvig has been awarded a letter of intent by Shell U.K. Exploration and Production for a drilling assignment for the fourth-generation semi-submersible drilling rig West Alpha.

Gas Engine Manufacturers Discuss Future

Apr 02, 2002

A two-hourpanel discussion has been organized by CIMAC to take place at PowerGen, Milano, on June 12, 2002, with the title 'Gas Engines for Tomorrow's Power Generation'.

Fugro Gulf Selects SafeNet

Apr 02, 2002

Fugro Gulf Inc., has contracted with ABS Nautical Systems for seven modules from their suite of advanced SafeNet fleet management system software. Fugro

Munson Delivers PACKCAT to U.S. Navy

Apr 02, 2002

The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) took delivery of two 30 x 10 ft. PACKCAT catamaran landing craft designed and built by the William E. Munson Company of Mount Vernon, Wash.

NAVSEA Diving and Salvage Supervisor Honored

Apr 02, 2002

The Navy captain who led the salvage and recovery efforts of the Japanese fishing vessel Ehime Maru in Hawaii was selected as the recipient of the American Society

LPD 17 Construction on Course

Apr 02, 2002

The steel profile of San Antonio, the first ship of the LPD 17 class, can now be seen rising along the banks of the Mississippi River at Northrop Grumman Ship Systems in Avondale, La.

CSR Demands that the U.S. End Crew Visas

Apr 02, 2002

The Seamen's Church Institute's Center for Seafarers Rights (CSR) called for the United States to eliminate crew visas. The recent incident of four Pakistani

Northrop Grumman Wins USS Carl Vinson Contract

Apr 02, 2002

Northrop Grumman Corporation was awarded a planning contract from the U.S. Navy valued at approximately $42 million that will facilitate continued preparations


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