March, 2006 Maritime News

Committee Cuts $250M from Navy’s Hurricane Aid Request

Mar 31, 2006

The House appropriators’ decision to slash $250 million from the Navy’s funding request to aid Gulf Coast shipyards ravaged by Hurricane Katrina is worrying Navy

Shipbuilders, Suppliers Head to Capitol Hill

Mar 31, 2006

U.S. shipbuilders and their suppliers are descending on Capitol Hill this month, as lawmakers debate how the U.S. can afford new Navy vessels. Aircraft-carrier

BC Ferries Sued Over Ferry Sinking

Mar 31, 2006

A couple who were aboard the ill-fated Queen of the North last week has launched the first lawsuit against British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. Meanwhile, the man

CAE Gets $14 Million Navy Options

Mar 31, 2006

CAE Inc., a Montreal-based maker of flight simulators, said on March 30 that its U.S. unit got more than $14 million in contract options from the U.S. Navy to make or upgrade helicopter simulators.

QGTC Awarded Charters for Six LNG Carriers

Mar 31, 2006

Qatar Gas Transport Company Ltd. (Nakilat) announced that it has been awarded 25 year time charters by Qatar Liquefied Gas Company Limited (II), (QGII) for six

Panel Rejects Port Security Proposal

Mar 31, 2006

Republicans on the House Homeland Security Economic Security Subcommittee on March 30 rejected a proposal from Democrats that would have required all cargo containers

Russia to Build Four Tankers

Mar 31, 2006

Russia is expected to build four vessels to deliver oil and gas under the Sakhalin II energy project being implemented on Russia's Far Eastern island, RIA Novosti reported.

18 New Vessels for SMIT

Mar 31, 2006

SMIT has reached an agreement with Damen Shipyards from the Netherlands for constructing 11 newly built vessels. Two of these vessels (type ASD 3211, 65 tons bp)

Liberian Registry Gets USCG Recognition

Mar 31, 2006

The Liberian Registry has been admitted to the United States Coast Guard’s Qualship 21 quality incentive program– a distinction enjoyed by only ten percent of foreign-flagged ships calling at U.

Kongsberg Maritime Upgrades S-VDR Package

Mar 31, 2006

The Maritime Black Box - S (MBB-S), Kongsberg Maritime's S-VDR offering, has been upgraded. The black box computer's hard disk size has been increased from 40 gb standard/120 gb optional,

Evergreen, Samudera and Yangming (UK) Upgrade CSI Service

Mar 31, 2006

Evergreen Marine Corporation, Samudera Shipping Line (SSL) and Yangming (UK) (YM (UK)), strengthened their links between China and India with the upgrading of their

World’s Largest Heavy Lift Hover Barge Launched

Mar 31, 2006

Hovertrans Inc. launched the world's largest hover barge (air-cushion barge) in the first quarter of 2006. Air-cushion technology allows oil exploration and production

Wärtsilä Wins 16 LNG Engine Orders

Mar 31, 2006

In the first two months of 2006, Wärtsilä Corporation won orders for a further 16 Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel engines to power four LNG (liquefied natural gas) carriers contracted in Korea.

Hornbeck Offshore Completes Notes Exchange

Mar 31, 2006

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. has completed its offer to exchange $75 million aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 6.125% Series A Senior Notes due

Green Reefers Sells Vessel

Mar 31, 2006

Green Reefers sold M/V Green Arctic at for $2.5 million. The vessel is 124,000 cu. ft. and built in 1980. Delivery to new owners will take place during April/May 2006.

LCS Mission Packages Being Assembled, Tested at Panama City

Mar 31, 2006

By Edward Lundquist, Surface Warfare Magazine As the first two Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) seaframes are taking shape, the first mission packages are being

Nominations for Engineer, Scientist Awards

Mar 31, 2006

All military and civilian personnel may apply. The purpose of these two annual awards is to honor an engineer, scientist, or a team of engineers and/or scientists

This Day in Naval History - March 31

Mar 31, 2006

From the Navy News Service 1854 - Commodore Matthew Perry negotiates the Treaty of Kanagawa, opening trade between the United States and Japan. 1971 - The Poseidon

Safer Onboard Emergency Oxygen Available Soon

Mar 30, 2006

A portable non-pressurized, non-explosive and non-flammable emergency oxygen generator — particularly suitable for marine use, will go into production this spring, OX-GEN Flexible Life Systems, Inc.

Crowley Christens ATB

Mar 30, 2006

Crowley Maritime Corporation christened the first of six new 185,000-barrel Articulated Tug-Barge (ATB) tank vessels that the company will take delivery of over the next two and half years.

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