Thursday, May 16, 2002 Maritime News

Maritime Administrator Praises Work To Improve Security, Efficiency

May 16, 2002

Maritime Administrator Captain William G. Schubert praised progress being made by an advisory group on recommendations to improve the nation's marine transportation

Carnival Repositions Carnival Legend

May 16, 2002

Carnival Cruise Lines' new 2,124-passenger Carnival Legend will operate a series of eight-day "exotic" Caribbean voyages from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Nov. 10, 2002 - April 19,

First of Two Halter-Built Vessels Christened

May 16, 2002

Halter Marine, Inc. (HMI), a division of Friede Goldman Halter, Inc. announced the christening of the first of two articulated tug-barges (ATB) for long-time customer-vessel management services,

Kvaerner Masa-Yards Releases First Quarter Results

May 16, 2002

The Kvaerner Group has published its first quarter 2002 results. Kvaerner Masa-Yards' business operations contributed to the Group results with an operating profit of $16 million.

Saab TransponderTech Gets First AIS Type Approval

May 16, 2002

World’s first Automatic Identification System (AIS) type approval is given to Saab TransponderTech AB by German test house “Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie” (BSH).

Transas Installs VTS Systems in Morocco Ports

May 16, 2002

In May 2002, Transas installed its Navi-Harbour 3000 VTS systems in two Moroccan ports, Jorf Lasfar and Mohammedia. Transas has won these orders following the success of Soremar,

Conoco To Build New Towboats

May 16, 2002

Conoco is building four new towboats with innovative safety, environmental and design improvements that set new standards for the inland towing industry. "We

Bouygues Offshore to Build Container Terminal

May 16, 2002

Bouygues Offshore and Bouygues Travaux Publics (a Bouygues Construction subsidiary) have signed a contract with Caucedo Investments Inc. to build a container

Effective Means Of Combating Invasive Aquatic Species Urged

May 16, 2002

Witnesses representing the shipping industry, ports, and an environmental organization met on May 15 to urge the development of mandatory federal ballast water

Tidewater’s O'Malley Officially Steps Down

May 16, 2002

Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) announced on March 28 that William C. O'Malley, the company's Chairman, President and CEO for most of the past eight years, has officially stepped down as Tidewater's CEO,

New Simulator Helps Train Louisiana Mariners

May 16, 2002

The latest plank in the ongoing effort to produce and maintain well-trained mariners was unveiled at Delgado Community College recently. The college now boasts

Investing for Academic Excellence

May 16, 2002

Community Involvement Given the sheer enormity and fluidity of the STCW-95 Code, it became abundantly apparent to MITAGS and to our trustee companies that organizations

New Tools for the Fight

May 16, 2002

Harbor security requires various techniques and equipment . The first element of harbor security is of course the usual guard personnel manning the watch. Although this is an effective start,

Ellicott Gets New Orders, Sells Business

May 16, 2002

Ellicott International received orders for four units of its new patented Mud Cat MC-2000 model auger dredge. Three will be going to Mexico where a local contractor

40,000-hp Supertug Offered For Charter

May 16, 2002

Marcon International, Inc. of Coupeville, Wash., has been authorized by the Russian Navy to offer for longterm commercial bareboat charter the twin screw, ocean

Gladding Hearn Signs To Build New Vessel

May 16, 2002

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation of Somerset, Mass. signed a contract to build a 60-ft. vessel to replace the Institution's 46-ft.


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