April, 2005 Maritime News

Tug Company Honored

Apr 29, 2005

Island Tug and Barge Ltd. of Vancouver, B.C., received an award from the Washington Department of Ecology for excellence in marine safety and environmental stewardship.

Horizon Offshore Names New CEO, CFO

Apr 29, 2005

Horizon Offshore, Inc. elected David W. Sharp, currently its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr.

Vinyard Re-elected to SCA Chair

Apr 29, 2005

On April 21, 2005, Herschel T. Vinyard, Jr., Vice President of Atlantic Marine Holding Company, was re-elected Chairman of the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA).

New Orleans, New York Gain Big in Cruise Departures

Apr 29, 2005

More people are choosing to depart from New Orleans and New York on their cruises than ever before. Departures from New Orleans were up by 33 percent while departures

Mate Charged in Buzzards Bay Oil Spill

Apr 29, 2005

A Jacksonville, Florida man was charged today in federal court with one count of violating the Clean Water Act and one count of violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

Bergen Engines to Power Coastal Ferries

Apr 29, 2005

A fleet of passenger/vehicle ferries fuelled with liquefied natural gas (LNG) is to be built to serve two important link routes on the Norwegian coast. Bergen

Collision in Sabine Ship Channel

Apr 29, 2005

A Coast Guard crew passes the capsized 101-foot crew boat Rene I after it was involved in a collision with the 784-foot tanker Genmar Strength in the Sabine Ship Channel.

Coast Guard Saves Foundering Barge

Apr 27, 2005

The Coast Guard helped save a sinking barge today on the Elizabeth River near the south end of Naval Station Norfolk. The 20-person crew of the dredging barge Pullen, a 150-ft.

New Orleans, New York Gain Big in Cruise Departures

Apr 27, 2005

More people are choosing to depart from New Orleans and New York on their cruises than ever before. Departures from New Orleans were up by 33 percent while

VT Halter Celebrates Keel Laying

Apr 27, 2005

VT Halter Marine Inc., a subsidiary of Vision Technologies Systems Inc., held a keel laying ceremony today for the double-ended ferry that it is building for the Woods Hole,

Tidewater Reports 4Q Results

Apr 27, 2005

Tidewater Inc. announced fourth quarter net earnings for the period ended March 31, 2005, of $52.4 million, or $.91 per share, on revenues of $179.6 million. For the same quarter last year,

Washington State Honors Tug-and-Barge Company

Apr 27, 2005

Island Tug and Barge Ltd. of Vancouver, B.C., received an award from the Washington Department of Ecology for excellence in marine safety and environmental stewardship.

Stolt Offshore Awarded $50M Contract in Norway

Apr 27, 2005

Stolt Offshore S.A. announced that it had been awarded a contract valued at approximately $50 million by Hydro Oil and Energy for the installation of an export

NTSB Releases SI Ferry Report

Apr 27, 2005

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its report on the allision of the Staten Island ferry ANDREW J. BARBERI with the pier at St.

Aker Kvaerner Releases First Quarter Results

Apr 26, 2005

Aker Kvaerner experienced a positive first quarter with an EBITDA of NOK 376 million, reflecting an increase by 20 percent compared to the corresponding quarter last year.

Port Security Grants Act of 2005 introduced

Apr 26, 2005

Senator Collins (R-ME) introduced the Port Security Grants Act of 2005 (S. 855). Representative Harman (D-CA) introduced the companion Port Security Grants Act of 2005 (H.

Cutter Visits NYC

Apr 26, 2005

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Spencer, homeported in Boston, visits New York City April 26 for a mid-patrol break. The Spencer's crew spent four weeks conducting

Copenhagen Malmö Port Taps Tideworks Technology

Apr 26, 2005

Tideworks Technology announced an agreement with Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) to provide terminal operations systems solutions and professional services aimed at managing the activities of CMP.

USS Enterprise Flight Deck Gets Face Lift

Apr 26, 2005

By Journalist Seaman Apprentice Nicholas C. Kaylor, USS Enterprise Public Affairs USS Enterprise (CVN 65) (Big E) is currently undergoing one of its most

Integrated Systems Awarded Navy Contract

Apr 26, 2005

Integrated Systems Solutions Inc.* Pomfret, Md., is being awarded a $64,073,299 ceiling-priced cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract

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