Thursday, October 02, 2003 Maritime News

U.K. Detains 14 Ships During August

Oct 02, 2003

The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) detained 14 foreign ships were under detention in U.K. ports during August 2003 after failing port state control safety inspection.

President Bush Signs Homeland Security Appropriations Bill

Oct 02, 2003

President Bush signed into law the Homeland Security Appropriations Bill (H.R. 2555). The Department of Homeland Security released a fact sheet providing a breakdown of how the total $37.

Crowley Relocates Within Port Everglades

Oct 02, 2003

Crowley Liner Services, the first tenant in Port Everglades developing Southport Container Complex and the largest container volume producer, has agreed to reconfigure its leasehold,

TEN Limited Announces $0.50 Per Common Share Cash Dividend

Oct 02, 2003

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) announced that its Board of Directors has declared the Company's first half 2003 cash dividend of $0.50 per common share,

Portland-based Yard Completes NOAA Refurb Job

Oct 02, 2003

In just the past year, Cascade General Inc., a Portland, Ore., shipyard, has completed refurbishing one research ship for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric

AAPA Study Examines Cruise Ports

Oct 02, 2003

To accommodate rapid growth in the North American passenger cruise industry, U.S. ports are facing potential expenditures of $150-300 million to meet existing

Dreyfus Supply Acquires Cortney Co.

Oct 02, 2003

Dreyfus Supply acquired Cortney Company, a major New Orleans competitor in the marine industry. The combined company, now operating under the name Dreyfus-Cortney Inc.

Port Freeport Administration Moves Offices

Oct 02, 2003

Port Freeport offices have made the move to the Texas Gulf Bank building at 200 West Second St. in downtown Freeport, but this shift is just a temporary one. Eventually,

FMC Upheld on Claim of Unreasonably Refusing to Deal or Negotiate

Oct 02, 2003

In an unpublished decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denied a petition for review sought by a stevedoring company of a decision

EU Adopts Accelerated Phase-Out of Single-Hull Tankers

Oct 02, 2003

Taking a page from OPA 90, the European Union has officially adopted its unilateral plan for accelerated phase-out of single-hull tankers. The regulation was

IMO’s GloBallast Program Wins

Oct 02, 2003

The GEF/UNDP/IMO GloBallast Program, a project, executed by IMO which is aimed at preventing the spread of unwanted alien organisms in ballast water, has

International Ship Sewage Regulations Enter into Force

Oct 02, 2003

International regulations for the prevention of pollution by sewage from ships enter into force on 27 September 2003 - nearly 30 years after their adoption.

BP Exercises Option for Leiv Eiriksson

Oct 02, 2003

Ocean Rig announces that BP Exploration (Angola) Limited has exercised the 4th option well under the present contract in Angola for Leiv Eiriksson. This well,

CSC Wins $27M Navy Training Order

Oct 02, 2003

Computer Sciences Corporation has received a task order from the Navy Program Executive Officer for Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS) to develop shiphandling

Bath Iron Works Awarded $40M Navy Contract

Oct 02, 2003

The U.S. Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, a $40 million modification to a previously awarded contract for DDG 51 and FFG 7 Class planning yard services.

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