Wednesday, January 04, 2006 Maritime News

TTS Marine ASA

Jan 04, 2006

Finland’s TTS Liftec OY has won a number of contracts for port and terminal equipment recently, including: an order from Sweden’s Stora Enso for 120 x 80 ton RoRo cassettes,

$110M Invested in ORBCOMM

Jan 04, 2006

Pacific Corporate Group LLC, a private equity investment, fund management and advisory firm, has led an equity financing round totaling more than $110 million for ORBCOMM, a Dulles, Va.

Aker Kvaerner Wins Contract

Jan 04, 2006

Lundin Netherlands B.V. Succursale de Tunisie awarded Aker Kvaerner a contract for marine operations in conjunction with deployment of the FPSO "Ikdam" to the Oudna field offshore Tunisia.

Electric Boats gets $13.9M

Jan 04, 2006

The U.S. Navy awarded a $13.9 million contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat for management and support of nuclear maintenance work for submarines home-ported at Submarine Base - New London,

Kongsberg Inks Simulator Deal with BP

Jan 04, 2006

Kongsberg Maritime won two contracts for the delivery of ASSETT Engineering and Operator Training Simulators for the Valhall and Ula-Tambar fields in Norway.

IBIA Gains IMO Consultative Status

Jan 04, 2006

The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) gained Consultative Status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO). IBIA's status has been confirmed

Sembawang Wins Historic FPSO Conversion Contract

Jan 04, 2006

Sembawang Shipyard won $53.5 million contract from Bergesen Worldwide Offshore to convert the Ultra Large Crude Carrier, BW Enterprise to an FPSO (Floating, Production, Storage & Offloading).

Aker Yards to Buy Alstom Marine

Jan 04, 2006

Aker Yards and ALSTOM will join forces in shipbuilding, seeking to create a shipbuilding leader focused on high value added ships, including cruise ships. The companies

This Day in Naval History - Jan. 4

Jan 04, 2006

From the Navy News Service 1863 - Blockading ship USS Quaker City captures sloop Mercury carrying despatches, emphasizing the desperate plight of the South. 1910

Kongsberg Maritime Awarded Simulator Contracts by BP Norway

Jan 04, 2006

Kongsberg Maritime has won two contracts for the delivery of ASSETT Engineering and Operator Training Simulators for the Valhall and Ula-Tambar fields in Norway.

USCG – eNOAD Update

Jan 04, 2006

The USCG National Vessel Movement Center (NVMC) released the Electronic Notice of Arrival/Departure (eNOAD) User Guide . The guide is also available in an Online

Alstom Sells Shipbuilding Division to Aker Yards

Jan 04, 2006

Aker Yards and Alstom announced their intention to join forces in shipbuilding in which the companies would establish a new company consisting of the shipyards in Saint-Nazaire and Lorient.

Seaspan Announces Delivery of New Vessel

Jan 04, 2006

Seaspan Corporation announced the delivery of its fourteenth ship, the Dubai Express. The 4250 TEU vessel, which was built by Samsung Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.,

General Dynamics Awarded $13.9M Navy Contract

Jan 04, 2006

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $13.9 million contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat for management and support of nuclear maintenance work for submarines home-ported at Submarine Base - New London,

CP Valour’s Initial Phase of Salvage Complete

Jan 04, 2006

Despite unfavorable weather and sea swells which at times have been more than four metres, all IMO- classified hazardous cargo has now been removed from CP Valour

Carnival to Resume Service from Mobile, New Orleans

Jan 04, 2006

Three Carnival ships currently under charter to the U.S. government for hurricane relief efforts will resume their previously operated schedules in 2006. The

Coast Guard Report Reveals Rule Violation in Tanker Blast

Jan 04, 2006

According to reports, the explosion that destroyed a tanker and killed 21 crew in 2004 was caused by the captain's unsafe order to his crew to open vapor-filled cargo tanks for cleaning,

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