Thursday, November 09, 2006 Maritime News

General Dynamics to Support Development Underwater Express

Nov 09, 2006

General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $5.7 million contract to support development of the Underwater Express, an undersea transport capable of controllable

Dung Quat Inks $200m Freighter Deal

Nov 09, 2006

The Dung Quat Shipbuilding Industry Corporation and the Oil and Gas Shipping Investment Joint Stock Co on Tuesday signed a contract to construct ten 54,000-DWT

Five More to Leave MarAd Reserve Fleet

Nov 09, 2006

Five ships moored in Virginia, California, and Texas will be headed to recycling yards under contracts announced today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration.

Minaminippon Shipbuilding Plans Shipyard in Oita

Nov 09, 2006

Minaminippon Shipbuilding Co. said Thursday it will open by April 2008 a shipyard able to build 100,000-ton tankers on land to be purchased in Oita Prefecture's waterfront industrial belt.

Nordic American Tanker Shipping Takes Delivery of Suezmax

Nov 09, 2006

Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd. announced that the company has taken delivery of the suezmax vessel that it agreed to acquire in July this year. The 2003

Eagle Bulk Shipping Signs Two Contracts

Nov 09, 2006

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. has signed contracts with IHI Marine United Inc., one of Japan's shipyards, for the construction of two Future-56 class Supramax vessels.

Eagle Bulk Shipping to Build New Vessels

Nov 09, 2006

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc., which specializes in dry bulk shipping, signed contracts with the Japanese shipyard IHI Marine United Inc. to build two new vessels for about $33.

Guice Named VP of Rigdon Crew Boat Operations

Nov 09, 2006

Houston, Texas-Larry T. Rigdon, President and CEO of Rigdon Marine Corporation, announced the appointment of Nathan T. Guice as Vice President for Crew Boat Operations and Business Development.

Bollinger Converts Barge to ATB

Nov 09, 2006

Bollinger Gulf Repair L.L.C., (BGR), a Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., facility, has completed the retrofit and modifications of a Penn Maritime Inc. oceans tank

Genco Takes Delivery of Two Vessels

Nov 09, 2006

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited has taken delivery of the Genco Commander, a 1994-built Handymax vessel, and the Genco Acheron, a 1999-built Panamax vessel.

Guns on Coast Guard Vessels Trigger Protest

Nov 09, 2006

Reuters reported that machine-gun fire will puncture the calm of the Great Lakes if the U.S. Coast Guard follows through on its plan to set up firing ranges there,

Hindujas to Buy LNG from ONGC

Nov 09, 2006

Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) and Hinduja Group signed a Memoranda of Understanding to form Joint Ventures to pursue global opportunities in Liquefied

Tunisia Seeks to Boost Capacities for Cruise sShips

Nov 09, 2006

Plans to extend facilities at Tunis' La Goulette port for cruise ships were November 6th. Sakhr El Matri, president of Goulette Shipping, saidd that a new 640-metre

Aker to Build the Ferries for Stena

Nov 09, 2006

Aker Yards has entered into a contract with Stena Rederi AB in Gothenburg (Sweden) to deliver two innovative Super Ferries. The value of the contract is approximately $510.

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