Wednesday, May 10, 2006 Maritime News

Maritime Rescue, Piracy Top Agenda

May 10, 2006

The commissioning of a regional maritime rescue co-ordination centre as well as meetings with the Presidents of both Kenya and Tanzania were among highlights

Vessel Tracking on IMO Agenda

May 10, 2006

IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) is scheduled to take place on May 10 through May 19. Long-range identification and tracking of ships on agenda. MSC will

Aker Yards to Build More PSV's for Nordcapital

May 10, 2006

Aker Yards has confirmed an optional agreement with Nordcapital Holding GmbH & Cie. KG in Hamburg, Germany for the building of two Platform Supply Vessels.

APL Introduces New Pacific China Express Service

May 10, 2006

International container shipping carrier APL, has introduced to customers in the Greater China market its new Pacific China Express (PCX) service commencing early May 2006.

Damaged Ferry Heads To Navy Yard

May 10, 2006

A passenger ferry that crashed into a pier at bustling Fisherman's Wharf on May 6 headed for U.S. Navy shipyard on May 7, as investigators look into what caused the accident.

Shipyard to Close Facilities in Philadelphia

May 10, 2006

Metro Machine Corp., a Norfolk, Va., company that came here a dozen years ago with dreams of building a radically new type of tanker ship, is shutting down its Philadelphia operations.

Rodriquez Yachts to Design Vessels in the U.S.

May 10, 2006

Rodriquez Yachts announced an exclusive agreement that will bring Rodriquez's luxury designs to the United States for the first time. According BRB Yachts, Miami's

Stratos Announces 1Q Financial Results

May 10, 2006

Stratos Global Corp. announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31. Its first quarter results were negatively impacted by non-cash, after-tax write-offs of approximately $23.

Shipbuilding Merger May Cut Jobs

May 10, 2006

Britain’s three big shipbuilding and defense groups have held exploratory talks about creating a new company or alliance in a move that would put thousands of

Australian Rigs Feared as Terrorist Targets

May 10, 2006

Australia’s $14.6b North-West Shelf project remains vulnerable to terrorist attack, with "gaping holes" in its security, the Courier Mail reported. The use of

L&M Petroleum Begins Offshore Oil Search

May 10, 2006

A major offshore search for oil and gas is now underway in the Solander Basin, southwest of Invercargill. Christchurch-based L & M Petroleum recently began a 1,

Aker Philadelphia Begins Tanker Construction

May 10, 2006

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard has commenced production on the third vessel in the ten-ship product tanker build program initiated in April 2005. Steel cutting for the ship,

New Paintjob for Sullom Voe Tugs

May 10, 2006

The five bright red tugs operating at the Sullom Voe Terminal are soon to display the blue and white corporate colors of their new owner. Shetland Towage, a company

Tideworks Oversees New Systems Deployment

May 10, 2006

Tideworks Technology Inc. announced the deployment of its Genoa Breakbulk Management System in Port Arthur, TX. Genoa is a suite of systems designed to help multi-purpose

Freedom of the Seas Debuts in NY

May 10, 2006

Royal Carribean's Freedom of the Seas enters New York Harbor May 10. The Freedom of the Seas, a ship four times the size of the Titanic, has just completed its first trip across the Atlantic.

Stolt-Nielsen Acquires Parcel Tankers

May 10, 2006

Stolt-Nielsen S.A. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group (SNTG), has acquired two parcel tankers, each of approximately 8,

Pacific Tugboat Service Awarded Contract

May 10, 2006

Pacific Tugboat Service, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded an $8,052,763 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for maintenance,

Crosslinks Appointed by LCL as Agents in France

May 10, 2006

LCL network takes another step forward in its expansion with the appointment of Crosslinks Marseilles as agents for cargo flows through the French Mediterranean ports.

Cloud X Discontinues Operations

May 10, 2006

The Cloud X, a 365-passenger fast ferry that has been operating between Port of Palm Beach and the Bahamas since August 2005, will discontinue operations at the end of May,

OSI Awarded Contract by L-3

May 10, 2006

Offshore Systems International Ltd. (OSI) announced it has been awarded by L-3 Communications Marine Systems a contract valued at approximately $1.8m for the


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