Thursday, April 22, 2004 Maritime News

Singapore Adopts Security Legislation

Apr 22, 2004

The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) issued a Circular advising owners and operators of Singapore ships that Singapore has adopted legislation to give

Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force to Meet

Apr 22, 2004

The Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force/National Invasive Species Council (NISC) Prevention Committee, sponsored by the Fish and Wildlife Service, will meet in Washington, DC on May 4.

World’s Largest Bulker in for Stern Tube Fix

Apr 22, 2004

Machine Support B.V. recently completed an stern tube alignment job on what is touted to be the world’s largest dry bulk carrier, Berge Stahl, which is a 1,125-ft.

Are You Ready for HNS?

Apr 22, 2004

London law firm Lawrence Graham says shipping is focusing on complying with security requirements, but another Convention soon to be enforced will have major ramifications for all aspects of shipping.

MOL Debuts New Service Route

Apr 22, 2004

MOL (America) Inc. announced the expansion of its Americas service profile. In May 2004, MOL will be adding a new service, the Americas Container Express (ACE), which will call the U.

Marlink Extends Crew Calling Programs

Apr 22, 2004

Marlink, a subsidiary of Telenor Satellite Services, announced that it is extending its "Super Quiet Time" and "Inmarsat A to Fleet" maritime communications programs offered via Telenor.

Ferry COHO Gets a Repower

Apr 22, 2004

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) announced the successful completion of sea trials, following the repower of the M/V COHO. Vessel owner and operator - Black Ball Transport Inc.

“World’s Largest” Heavy Lift Ship Enters Service

Apr 22, 2004

Heavy lift specialist Jumbo enters its heavy lift vessel MV “Jumbo Javelin” newbuild into service this week after having been mated with cranes successfully and

Frasher Steps Down as ACL CEO

Apr 22, 2004

American Commercial Lines LLC announced that Stephen A. Frasher will step down as President and CEO effective April 30, 2004. ACL will make the following executive changes on that date.

GL: Containership Threats Require “Sensible” Controls

Apr 22, 2004

“The container supply chains have become very reliable and efficient over the years, they are however under greater threat than ever before, not least due to terrorism,

BV Launches LNG CAP

Apr 22, 2004

Bureau Veritas launched a unique Condition Assessment Program for LNG carriers. The CAP works in a similar way to existing Harmonized CAP programs for oil tankers,

USS Hampton Surfaces on “Top of the World”

Apr 22, 2004

By Chief Journalist (SW/AW) Mark O. Piggott, Commander, Naval Submarine Forces, Public Affairs The fast-attack submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767), along with the Royal Navy submarine HMS Tireless,

This Day in Naval History - April 21

Apr 22, 2004

1861 - USS Saratoga captures the slaver Nightingale. 1898 - U.S. declares war on Spain. 1952 - USS Horace A. Bass (APD 124) commences a series of eight

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