Wednesday, December 04, 2002 Maritime News

EU Launches Maritime Safety Agency

Dec 04, 2002

The European Union has launched a Maritime Safety Agency in an effort to boost safety regulations following the Prestige outcome. It is reported EU governments

Torch Offshore Announces Shipyard Conversion Contract

Dec 04, 2002

Torch Offshore, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Torch Express L.L.C., has entered into a contract with Davie Maritime Inc. of Quebec, Canada for the conversion

Coast Guard Investigates Spill

Dec 04, 2002

Coast Guard pollution investigators are en route to a reported oil well line rupture in the Atchalaya Basin, north of Marsh Island. Hilcorp, a Houston company that owns the line,

Rutter Receives Wheelmark for VDR

Dec 04, 2002

Rutter Technologies Inc. has received authority to affix the Mark of Conformity (wheelmark) that is granted by the EU to its voyage data recorders (VDRs). The

SCA: Prestige Shows Danger of Single Hulls

Dec 04, 2002

The Shipbuilding Council of America (SCA) says the sinking of the 26-year old tanker Prestige illustrates the danger of continued operation of single-hulled tank vessels.

Vancouver Shipyards Solves the Oily Wastewater Problem

Dec 04, 2002

By Rob Stephenson and Bruce Tennant, McKay Creek Tech.; and Don Hartle and George Geatros Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd. Vancouver Shipyards is part of the Washington Marine Group,

Tom Crowley Jr., Honored with AOTOS Award

Dec 04, 2002

Norman Mineta, U.S. Secretary of Transportation, presented one of two United Seamen's Service 2002 Admiral of the Ocean Sea (AOTOS) Awards to Tom Crowley Jr., Chairman,

Long Island Ferry Accident Leaves One Dead

Dec 04, 2002

In a freak accident that occurred in the Long Island Sound off the coast of Orient Point, L.I., a 65-ft. tractor-trailer rolled off Cross Sound Ferry's 250-ft. vessel, Susan Ann.

M/V Tarantella

Dec 04, 2002

Type Chem/oil tanker Owner Whitefin Shipping Builder Trogir The vessel Tarantella features a variety of outstanding and unique characteristics representing

World Crest

Dec 04, 2002

Type Crude Oil Tanker Owner Niarchos Ltd./Anole Shipping Co. Builder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Heavy Machinery Built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Heavy Machinery for Niarchos Ltd.


Dec 04, 2002

Type VLCC Owner Hellespont Builder Samsung Heavy Industries Harad is the first in a four-ship double-hulled series of VLCCs constructed for Hellespont of Greece

Hurst Point

Dec 04, 2002

Type RoRo Ferry Owner DFDS Builder Flensburger Schiffbau GesellSchaft (FSG) Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) has developed a future generation of

Rickmers Hamburg

Dec 04, 2002

Type Multipurp. Container Carrier Owner Rickmers Linie Builder Xiamen Shipyard Combining a specialization in project and heavy-lift freight with long experience in liner-type service,

British Trader

Dec 04, 2002

Type LNG Carrier Owner BP Shipping Builder Samsung British Trader has been noted as a technologically advanced double hull LNG carriers, designed to meet world


Dec 04, 2002

Type Chemical Carrier Owner Calisa S.p.A-Augusta, Italy Builder 3.Maj Constructed by 3.Maj for Calisa S.P.A. in Augusta, Italy, Maritea is designed for worldwide service,

Blue Star Naxos

Dec 04, 2002

Type RoPax Owner Blue Star Ferries Maritime Builder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Heavy Machinery Blue Star Naxos is the third RoPax, which was constructed under

Stena Britannica

Dec 04, 2002

Type RoPax Owner Stena RoRo Builder Hyundai Heavy Industries Built at Hyundai Heavy Industries, the 3,500-lane m Stena Britannica was scheduled for delivery


Dec 04, 2002

Type FPSO Owner Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Co. Builder Samsung Heavy Industries Samsung's latest technological innovation is the successful completion and delivery of an 2,

CMA CGM Neptune

Dec 04, 2002

Type Container Carrier Builder Hanjin Heavy Industries Owner Hansa Shipping The 4,389 TEU container carrier known as CMA CGM Neptune for Hansa Shipping company


Dec 04, 2002

Type Malaccamax Oil Tanker Owner Aquamarine Ship Holding Maritime Builder NKK Corp. NKK Corp. delivered a 300,000-dwt., Panamanian-flagged, Malacca-max


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