Monday, June 09, 2003 Maritime News

Company: Waterweights Makes Light Work of Heavy Lifts

Jun 09, 2003

The Water Weights division of Imes Inc., under contract with NASSCO (National Steel And Shipbuilding Co.) and in partnership with JW Automarine recently achieved

River Dee Shiprepairers Awarded Contract

Jun 09, 2003

Aberdeen’s River Dee Shiprepairers, part of the A&P Group, has won a second drydocking contract from BP Oil following the successful completion of the scheduled repair to the 2,

GD Awarded $6M Contract Option

Jun 09, 2003

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $5.9 million contract option for advance procurement of on-board repair parts for the first four submarines of the Virginia Class.

People & Company News

Jun 09, 2003

ABS Elects Carthew, Taylor to Board Michael Carthew, President, Chevron Texaco Shipping and Dean Taylor, President and CEO, Tidewater Marine were elected to the ABS Board of Directors,

Treon Named Marketing Communications Manager at Ashland

Jun 09, 2003

Julie Treon has been named manager, marketing communications in Ashland’s Corporate Affairs Department with responsibility for Ashland Specialty Chemical Company, effective June 2.

A&P Tyne Repairs OSVs

Jun 09, 2003

A&P Tyne has begun a series of repair projects involving Offshore Supply Vessels (OSVs) owned by Norway’s Farstad Shipping ASA, Aalesund. The first in the series was the 4,

Canyon Offshore Wins Contract on Deepwater Canyon Express

Jun 09, 2003

Canyon Offshore has been awarded a one-year Remotely Operated Vehicle services contract to support maintenance on the Canyon Express development in Mississippi Canyon in the Gulf of Mexico.

Feature: Burger Set to Launch 3 Megayachts

Jun 09, 2003

Burger Boat Company, whose roots extend back to when Abraham Lincoln was President, is set to launch three megayachts during the second half of 2003. The company

Feature: A Major Force in Megayachts

Jun 09, 2003

There are a few top executives in the marine industry who "know when to hold them and when to fold them." Their insightfulness is legendary … always seeming to

Feature: Seastreak: Outward Bound

Jun 09, 2003

While the fast ferries of SeaStreak were not the first to provide high-speed commuter service to the Highlands region of New Jersey, they were the first to be set-up by a Bermudan company.

Feature: New York Ferries: Today & Tomorrow

Jun 09, 2003

When the forthcoming new trio of Staten Island Ferryboats was announced about a year ago, they were described as being "Kennedy class," a description whose significance

Feature: New York Ferry Market Roars to Life

Jun 09, 2003

New York was hardly unique for developing ferry services, but this city of islands was one of the most prolific. At their height, more than 60 routes linked Manhattan,

News: Barge/Bridge Accident Study Released

Jun 09, 2003

The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and the U.S. Coast Guard released a study of barge/bridge allisions spanning 10 years. The study was conducted by the Coast

Port Security: More Port Security Grant Money Necessary

Jun 09, 2003

In early 2002, and again in 2003, the federal government offered rounds of Port Security Grants. They were ostensibly Transportation Security Administration

News: Incat Vessel Wins Award

Jun 09, 2003

Incat received the award for Most Significant New Build - Fast Ferry, at the biennial event for the ferry, fast ferry and cruise industry, The Cruise and Ferry Exhibition and Conference,

News: Buzzards Bay Spill Much Larger than Initially Reported

Jun 09, 2003

The Coast Guard was notified by Bouchard Transportation that the amount of oil spilled into Buzzard's Bay on April 27 was approximately 98,000 gallons, not the 14,

News: New Bouchard Transportation ATB Launched at Bollinger

Jun 09, 2003

The first of its two double-hull, clean product, ocean-going, articulated tug and barge (ATB) units is ready for sea trails and is being outfitted for delivery at Bollinger Shipyards,

News: Fast Vessel, Big Payload

Jun 09, 2003

About two years ago A. K. Suda, Inc. was approached by LaForce Shipyard of Bayou LaBatre, Ala., to design a crew/supply boat that would be faster, carry more

News: Unusual Propulsion System for Wisconsin Ferry

Jun 09, 2003

The Merrimac Ferry, which crosses the Wisconsin River between Sauk and Columbia counties, is Wisconsin's only free ferry. It shuttles WIS 113 traffic between

News:Blessey Grows Again

Jun 09, 2003

This June will see Blessey Marine add yet another push boat to its ever growing fleet. The latest addition will be delivered from the John Bludworth Shipyard in Corpus Christie, Texas.


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