Wednesday, May 05, 2004 Maritime News

This Day in Naval History - May 06

May 05, 2004

1909 - Great White Fleet anchors in San Francisco. 1916 - First ship-to-shore radio telephone voice conversation from USS New Hampshire off Virginia Capes to SECNAV Josephus Daniels in Washington,

Iveco Launches New N. American Ops

May 05, 2004

Iveco announced the opening of its U.S. engine operations, Iveco Motors of North America, in conjunction with the unveiling of their new brand name, Iveco Motors.

CP Ships Appoints New Chairman, CEO

May 05, 2004

Following the Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders today, CP Ships Limited's Board of Directors appointed Ray Miles as Chairman and Frank Halliwell as CEO.

Austal Starts Navy Boats

May 05, 2004

Production has commenced for the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) Armidale Class patrol boats. To be built in Western Australia over a 42-month period, the 12 vessel

New Intra-Europe Container Service Debut

May 05, 2004

Founded in March 2004 and based in Antwerp, Belgium, Delphis NV is a new company that will be active on the intra-European transport market. Delphis is targeting

Damen Delivers the Patrol Boat Valiant

May 05, 2004

On April 29, 2004, Damen Shipyards Gorinchem delivered the Damen Stan Patrol 4207 Valiant to H.M. Customs and Excise. Following the earlier delivered Seeker, Searcher and Vigilant,

Hellberg Takes Post at Wärtsilä

May 05, 2004

B.Sc. (Eng.) Lars Hellberg (45) has been appointed Group Vice President, Head of Engine division and member of the Board of Management as of June 1, 2004. He joins

Donjon, Smit Americas form Joint Venture

May 05, 2004

Marine salvage and response companies Donjon Marine Co., Inc. (Hillside, NJ) and SMIT Americas (Houston, TX) announced a new joint venture known as Donjon-SMIT, An OPA-90 Alliance.

Odfjells Announces Good 1Q Results

May 05, 2004

Odfjell's consolidated net result after tax was $34 million the first quarter 2004 compared to $18 million 1Q 2003. The first quarter 2004 figure includes capital gains on assets of $9 million.

MAN B&W Diesel’s Danish Four-stroke unit Restructures

May 05, 2004

MAN B&W Diesel’s Danish Four-stroke unit Restructures MAN B&W Diesel A/S has decided to restructure its activities in the company’s Four-stroke business unit.

First LR-Class Ship Enters USCG ACP

May 05, 2004

The 1,399 teu container ship Maersk Alaska, owned by Maersk Line, Limited, has become the first Lloyd’s Register-classed ship to enter the US Coast Guard’s (USCG) Alternate Compliance Program (ACP).

Navy’s Newest Amphibious Ship Named San Diego

May 05, 2004

Artist’s concept of the San Antonio Class amphibious transport dock ships. (Credit: U.S. Navy graphic) Secretary of the Navy Gordon R. England has named the U.

 

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