August, 2005 Maritime News

Transocean Reports Damage to Rig

Aug 31, 2005

Transocean Inc. today announced that it has begun the process of deploying personnel to its U.S. Gulf of Mexico-based fleet and damage assessment efforts are underway following Hurricane Katrina.

Katrina Shuts Down Weather Broadcasts in GOM

Aug 31, 2005

As a result of Hurricane Katrina, all HF radiofacsimile, HF voice and NAVTEX weather broadcasts from United States Coast Guard New Orleans station NMG are inoperable.

UK MAIB: Collision Report

Aug 31, 2005

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) issued the report of the joint investigation with the Hong Kong Marine Department of the collision between the

CG Investigates Near Collision

Aug 31, 2005

The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Office San Francisco Bay is investigating the near collision between a container ship Santa Monica and the fishing vessel Cheryl-C near the Golden Gate Bridge.

Great Lakes: Ballast Water Management

Aug 31, 2005

The U.S. Coast Guard issued best management practices for vessels entering the Great Lakes or the Hudson River north of the George Washington Bridge and declaring no ballast onboard (NOBOB).

Hornbeck Offshore Reports No Vessel Damage

Aug 31, 2005

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced that it has experienced no damage to any of its vessels as a result of Hurricane Katrina, including those

NOAA to Evaluate and Assess Region

Aug 31, 2005

Photo Credit: NOAA An aerial image of south Plaquemines Parish, La., near Empire, Buras and Boothville, where Hurricane Katrina made landfall on August 29, 2005

Coast Guard Assists in Wake of Katrina

Aug 31, 2005

Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Shawn Beaty, 29, of Long Island, N.Y., looks for survivors in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Beaty is a member of an HH-60

Navy Assesses Storm Damage After Katrina

Aug 30, 2005

The Navy is surveying and assessing storm-related damage to shipyards and land-based facilities in the Gulf Coast region affected by Hurricane Katrina. At this time,

Panama Canal Releases 3Q Numbers

Aug 30, 2005

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced third quarter (Q3) operational metrics for fiscal year 2005. Canal Waters Time (CWT), the average time it takes a vessel to transit the Canal,

GlobalSantaFe Rigs Appear OK

Aug 30, 2005

GlobalSantaFe Corporation reported that it has accounted for all five of its drilling rigs that were in the direct path of Hurricane Katrina. All personnel on the

Rowan Rig is Missing

Aug 30, 2005

Rowan Companies, Inc. completed an initial aerial survey of its 22 rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. All of the company's rigs were located, with the exception of the Rowan-New Orleans.

Ferry Passengers to be Screened for Explosives

Aug 30, 2005

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the U.S. Coast Guard, in partnership with Golden Gate Ferry will begin testing advanced explosives detection

Profits Fall at Daewoo Shipbuilding

Aug 30, 2005

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co, the world’s second-largest shipbuilder, reported net income in July declined 34 percent to $$8.1 million from a year earlier.

Drilling to Start in Iran’s Caspian Blocks

Aug 30, 2005

Three-dimensional seismological operations at Iranian blocks in Caspian Sea in preparation for spudding two wells are underway and drilling operations are to begin on February 1, according to PIN.

China to Look for Oil in Spratlys

Aug 30, 2005

A Chinese firm has won a joint contract from the state oil companies of the Philippines, Vietnam and China to search for oil in a disputed area of the South China Sea,

New Tug Features Innovative Equipment

Aug 30, 2005

Markey Machinery Company, Inc. of Seattle, WA, specialty manufacturers of Electric Ship-Assist & Escort Winches, recently demonstrated their continued commitment

Helsinki Yard to Become a Ferry Builder

Aug 30, 2005

The Board of Aker Finnyard decided to take the steps necessary to make its Helsinki yard one of the most cost effective yards for building ferries in the industry.

In Katrina’s Wake, Oil Surges Past $70

Aug 30, 2005

Hurricane Katrina swept ashore yesterday as a Category 4 hurricane, and has left untold destruction to the Gulf states of Louisian, Mississippi and Alabama.

Crew Moves Aboard LPD 17 Amphibious Transport Dock Ship

Aug 29, 2005

U.S. Navy sailors Thursday began moving aboard LPD 17, the first San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship built by Northrop Grumman Corporation.


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