Tuesday, February 11, 2003 Maritime News

Derecktor Builds More Taxis

Feb 11, 2003

After having delivered the first three of six small passenger ferries to New York Water Taxi (NYWT) in 2002, Derecktor Shipyards now has vessel four, five and six under construction.

Manitowoc Reports 4Q Results

Feb 11, 2003

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. reported increased revenues and strong cash flow for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2002. Net sales for the fourth quarter were $400.

Proposed Lock Replacement will Increase Flood Control and Navigation

Feb 11, 2003

Better flood control and navigation are the goals of an $80 million proposal to replace the Bayou Sorrel Lock between Baton Rouge and Morgan City, La., the U.S.

MSC Ships Find New Home

Feb 11, 2003

Military Sealift Command awarded two contracts to companies in Norfolk, Va., and Marrero, La., for the berths for four U.S. Navy cargo ships when they are not at sea.

Russian Port Bunker Volumes Higher than Expected

Feb 11, 2003

The major Russian port of St. Petersburg experienced it coldest January for 50 years and at the beginning of the month bunker suppliers there were fully expecting deliveries to slump.

Speakers Outline Security Issues at London Conference

Feb 11, 2003

At the Lloyd’s List Maritime Security Conference in held in London today, Dr. Hans Payer of Germanischer Lloyd, and Clay Maitland of International Registries, Inc.

Cruise Industry Annual: Plug and Play

Feb 11, 2003

Piikkio Works OY, an independent company 100 percent owned by Kvaerner Masa Yards, prides itself on maintaining a technical and design advantage in the construction,

Cruise Industry Annual: Navigator of the Seas

Feb 11, 2003

It is incredible to consider that from the icy environs of Turku, Finland, emerge great ships of steel that are designed to spend their lives transporting passengers

Investment in Design:The Rising Value of Propulsion Business

Feb 11, 2003

Despite a fall in the overall number of vessels forecast to be delivered from shipyards until 2007, the value of the propulsion systems installed in newbuilds is expected to show a rise from 2004,

News: Three PacifiCat-class Fast Ferries to be Sold

Feb 11, 2003

Three 400-ft. (122-m) PacifiCat-class fast ferries capable of carrying 1,000 passengers and 250 vehicles at speeds of up to 34 knots will be sold at an international,

Government Update: Secure Marine Transportation ... Priceless?

Feb 11, 2003

In the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA), signed into law on November 25, 2002, Congress directed the U.S. Coast Guard to, among other things, establish

News: Littoral Combat Ship Takes One Step Closer to Reality

Feb 11, 2003

The push for a new class of U.S. Navy ships, vessels able to operate in shallow draft, near to shore environments, has taken a step closer to reality. The Navy

News Analysis: The New Faces of Security

Feb 11, 2003

The U.S. maritime world is rapidly changing direction as security becomes an ever larger and more important issue to the federal government. We have seen the Department of Homeland Security created,

Stelmar Shipping Acquires Newbuildings

Feb 11, 2003

Stelmar Shipping Ltd. has agreed to purchase six high specification double-hull Handymax newbuildings being constructed for privately owned Greek shipping interests.

EC Clears Carnival and P&O Princess Merge

Feb 11, 2003

The European Commission (EC) issued a Press Release

CG, NOAA Fisheries Intercept Vessel

Feb 11, 2003

A Coast Guard H-60 helicopter sighted a trawler allegedly fishing for groundfish in the Rockfish Conservation Area on February 6. A National Oceanographic Atmospheric

C-TPAT to Hold Seminar

Feb 11, 2003

The U.S. Customs Service is hosting C-TPAT Anti-Terrorism Training Seminar Spring 2003

FMC Meeting Canceled

Feb 11, 2003

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued a Notice

Northrop Grumman Awarded Contract for Sub Work

Feb 11, 2003

Northrop Grumman Corporation announced that it received a contract award for dry docking work on the nuclear-powered submarine USS Minneapolis-St. Paul (SSN 708).

TOTE Vessel to Assist Troops

Feb 11, 2003

Upon the request of the Commander of the Military Sealift Command, Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Inc. (TOTE), will lend the assistance of the S. S. Northern Lights

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