Tuesday, August 15, 2006 Maritime News

Washington State Bolsters Spill Prevention and Response

Aug 15, 2006

In anticipation of adopting new safeguards regarding oil transfers over water and early spill response requirements, the Department of Ecology (Ecology) has added new spill prevention inspectors,

Frontline Sells Share in Gen. Maritime, Orders Ships

Aug 15, 2006

Frontline has sold its shares in General Maritime Corporation, and has ordered four new Suezmax tankers for an undisclosed sum, Reuters reported The 3.86m

Maersk Names New Containership

Aug 15, 2006

On August 12, Odense Steel Shipyard presented its latest newbuilding, an 11,000 TEU container vessel, for the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group. Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla,

NASSCO Holds Naming Ceremony for Final BP Tanker

Aug 15, 2006

General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, held a ceremony to name the fourth and final double-hulled oil tanker it is building for BP Shipping Ltd.

MISC Profit Down 29%

Aug 15, 2006

MISC Bhd reported that first quarter net profit dropped 29 percent on lower freight rates for its liner and petroleum divisions. The industry is expected to be

MISC Looks for Takeover Targets

Aug 15, 2006

MISC Bhd, the world's largest carrier of liquefied natural gas (LNG), is on the lookout for takeover targets to help it grow amid softer shipping rates, according to a report on http://www.

Double Hull Tankers Shares Slide

Aug 15, 2006

Shares of Double Hull Tankers Inc., shipper of crude oil, fell on Monday after a Citigroup analyst said the stock was overvalued, the Associated Press reported.

Nuclear-powered Savannah to get Makeover

Aug 15, 2006

(Photo Credit: MarAd) Savannah, an old nuclear-powered ship that spent time in Charleston Harbor as a tourist attraction, is getting a face lift for a possible new tour of duty,

Todd Shipyards to Overhaul CVN-72

Aug 15, 2006

Todd Shipyards Corporation said that the U.S. Navy has awarded to its wholly owned subsidiary, Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation, a $10,949,272 modification

Kone Wins Cruise Ship Order

Aug 15, 2006

Kone received an order from Celebrity Cruises to design, supply and install lifts for three passenger cruise ships. Kone is to supply a total of 69 units including passenger elevators,

Viking Supply Ships Acquires SBS Marine

Aug 15, 2006

Viking Supply Ships AS (VSS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kistefos AS, has acquired a Scottish-based platform supply vessel company in a strategic move designed

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