Tuesday, July 16, 2002 Maritime News

Haats Assumes Management at MWH

Jul 16, 2002

Dr. Joachim Haats officially took over the management of Märkisches Werk GmbH, Halver on May 1. After 40 years, the managing director Dieter Hoffmann placed the

San Fernando Shipyard Gets a Ro-Pax Ferry Order

Jul 16, 2002

IZAR San Fernando Shipyard landed an order for building a ro-pax ferry to be operated by Strandfaraskip Landsins, the state-owned shipowning company of the Faroe Islands.

Empress of the North Scheduled for Completion in May 2003

Jul 16, 2002

American West Steamboat Company has begun construction of a second sternwheeler cruise ship, the Empress of the North, scheduled for completion in May 2003. The

NSRP/SNAME To Sponsor Workshops

Jul 16, 2002

NSRP/SNAME Ship Production Panels are co-sponsoring a free workshop and presentations on Shipbuilding Accuracy Control to be held Aug. 21-23 at the Washington Athletic Club in downtown Seattle.

MSI Certified for Master 100 Tons License Training

Jul 16, 2002

Dr. Gene Guest, Director of MarineSafety International (MSI) announced receipt of U.S. Coast Guard certification for the 81-hour Master 100 Tons course effective July 1, 2002.

Bender Shipbuilding Awarded Contract on Navy Frigate

Jul 16, 2002

Congressman Sonny Callahan announced that Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc. recently signed a contract for the drydocking and repair of the USS Stephan W. Groves (FFG 29).

KMSS To Supply IBS For Hyundai Mipo Dockyard

Jul 16, 2002

Kongsberg Maritime Ship Systems (KMSS) has received an order worth $1.2 million from the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard located in Ulsan, South Korea. KMSS will supply its

M/V Tanner Christened in Texas

Jul 16, 2002

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Galveston District recently christened a unique 48-ft. vessel for use at its moorage facility. M/V Tanner - christened in honor of Sydney H.

CMA To Utilize Transas Z-Drive Simulator

Jul 16, 2002

Transas has installed a new Z-Drive Console for the full mission ships bridge simulator in the California Maritime Academy (CMA), in mid June. The Z-Drive simulator

First Vessel Booked in at A&P Birkenhead

Jul 16, 2002

A&P Group has confirm that it will soon be docking its first vessel at A&P Birkenhead since the facility was purchased in 2001. The European Envoy, a 4,267dwt

Obstructive Bridges and the Pennsylvania and Oregon Rules

Jul 16, 2002

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled that a finding by the U.S. Coast Guard that a bridge over a navigable waterway constitutes an unreasonable

Government Reform Committee Votes to Keep Department of Homeland Security Intact

Jul 16, 2002

The Committee on Government Reform, chaired by Representative Dan Burton (R-IN), today voted to include the Coast Guard, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),

Rowan Reports Improved Operating Results

Jul 16, 2002

For the three months ended June 30, 2002, Rowan incurred a net loss of $8.7 million, or $.09 per share, on revenues of $148.5 million, compared to net income $87.

U.S. Marine Fatalities Dropped in 2001

Jul 16, 2002

Transportation fatalities in the United States last year increased 0.6 percent over the total for 2000, according to preliminary figures released today by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Paris MOU Enforces STCW95

Jul 16, 2002

The Paris and Tokyo MOU Committees have confirmed that when the IMO's period of grace ends on August 1 the provisions of the new STCW95 Convention will be strictly

Stelmar Announces Time Charter Contract

Jul 16, 2002

Stelmar Shipping Ltd. announced that it has renewed the Rimar, a 1998 double hull product tanker, on a six-month time charter contract for $13,500 per day. Peter R.

NAMTS: The Future of Navy Ship Maintenance

Jul 16, 2002

All ship’s systems are vitally important to the success of the Navy mission, so whom does the captain call when a gas turbine stops turning? What happens when

BIMCO VP Speaks at Quality Shipping Conference

Jul 16, 2002

At the recent Quality Shipping Conference, BIMCO predicted that a shortfall from the present 16,000 officers may grow to 46,000, or 12 percent of the total work force,

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