Tuesday, June 18, 2002 Maritime News

Conoco and Aker Kvaerner To Establish DeepWater Composites

Jun 18, 2002

Conoco and Aker Kvaerner, part of Kvaerner, the international oil services, engineering and construction, pulp and paper and shipbuilding group, announced the establishment of a new company,

Sperry Marine Receives Type Approval For VDR

Jun 18, 2002

Northrop Grumman Corporation announced that its Sperry Marine business unit has received type approval from the Hellenic Ships Inspectorate of the Department of

RFA Fort Rosalie Contract Awarded to A&P Tyne

Jun 18, 2002

A&P Tyne has won the latest refit contract involving ships operated by the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) - to carry out the 4-month refit of the fleet supply vessel

U.S. Customs Agents to Be Stationed in Le Havre

Jun 18, 2002

Jean-Marc Lacave, Executive Director of the Port of Le Havre Authority, has confirmed reports that two U.S. Customs agents are scheduled to arrive at the port in September 2002,

Third Tractor Tug Delivered to Harley

Jun 18, 2002

The newest tractor tug to come out of MARCO Shipyard Seattle is the 105-ft. Millennium Dawn, the third boat in its class designed and built for Harley Marine Services of Seattle,

OSV's Join Shrimp Trawlers in Bayou La Batre

Jun 18, 2002

By Larry Pearson The picturesque town of Bayou La Batre, Ala. has long been known for its production of shrimp trawlers. Normally, about 150 of these 90-105 ft.

Planned Renovations Key to North Carolina

Jun 18, 2002

By Larry Pearson The State of North Carolina has the nation's second largest ferry system. Only the State of Washington's system is larger. Its 23 vessels annually carry 2.

Transformations: How a Coastal Ferry Became a Mercy Ship

Jun 18, 2002

By Captain Jon Fadely The red sun drifted over the deep blue of the tropical Pacific on the western horizon, washing the surrounding Guatemalan countryside with a pale rose light.

FEATURE: A Family Tradition

Jun 18, 2002

The one constant about the management of offshore vessel operating companies is the domination of family members of the founder. Except for the largest of these companies, Tidewater, Inc.

FEATURE: Staking a Claim in GOM and Beyond

Jun 18, 2002

Todd Hornbeck, who has quickly yet judiciously built a sizeable marine company at Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. in just five years, shares with MarineNews the secrets of his success.

Sperry Debuts River Radar

Jun 18, 2002

Sperry Marine recently unveiled a new generation of flat-screen river radars that is designed to provide significant savings in size and weight for a small, crowded wheelhouse.

Furuno Introduces New High Power NAVNET Pair

Jun 18, 2002

Furuno added to its NavNet series of Radar/Chart Plotters, the 1953C & 1953C/NT. Designed for all types of vessels, the 1953C series bundles high-power X-band radar performance with NavNet technology.

LEGAL: FMC Investigates Exclusive Tug Agreements

Jun 18, 2002

The Federal Maritime Commission, or FMC, is currently making a formal investigation into exclusive tug franchise arrangements in ports in Florida and the lower Mississippi River area.

Regulateurs Europa Suffers Loss

Jun 18, 2002

MAN B&W Diesel Ltd., Regulateurs Europa suffered a loss on May 27 with the unexpected passing of Peter Riseborough. Riseborough, 57, gave 34 years of loyal service

Ross Labs Delivers Survey Boat

Jun 18, 2002

In mid-May Ross Laboratories, Inc., Seattle, Wash., delivered the first of two survey boats to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Rock Island District. The Ross

Quad-jet Powered Cat Launched

Jun 18, 2002

All American Marine, Inc., announced the launch of the Condor Express, Southern California's first quad-jet powered catamaran charter boat. The catamaran's new owner, Capt.

Geo Shipyards Delivers Lahaina

Jun 18, 2002

In early spring of 2002, a new multipurpose high-speed catamaran will be plying the waters around Maui, Hawaii. The Spirit of Lahaina under construction at Geo Shipyards in New Iberia, La.

Manitowoc Marine Launches USCG Cutter

Jun 18, 2002

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. launched the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory, number 12 in a series of 16 seagoing buoy tenders being built at Manitowoc's Marinette Marine subsidiary.

Skipperliner Launches 124-ft. Romantica III

Jun 18, 2002

SkipperLiner delivered Romantica III, a new 124 x 25.5 ft. motor yacht, launched at North Bay Marina in La Crosse, Wis., on May 14. The 149-passenger vessel is

MSC Welcomes New Ship

Jun 18, 2002

In an ongoing effort to increase efficiency, cut costs and better distribute resources, the U.S. Navy transferred USS Arctic a fast combat support ship, to the


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