Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Maritime News

Oregon Shipbreaking Bill Introduced

Feb 20, 2007

State Senator Verger introduced a bill (SB 432) to allow shipbreaking in Oregon only in a graving dock or a floating drydock. If enacted, the measure would prohibit

China to Deliver LNG Ship

Feb 20, 2007

According to Xinhua said that the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship made in China will be delivered in September. With a capacity of 47,200 cubic meters

Golar LNG Sells Newbuild

Feb 20, 2007

Golar LNG announced an agreement to sell its existing interest in new building DSME hull number 2244 to Maran Gas for $92.5m, this represents an implicit vessel price of $201 million.

Edoc'sHELM Selected by Penn Maritime

Feb 20, 2007

Connecticut-based Penn Maritime Inc. (Penn) has selected Edoc’s HELM Marine Operations Software to replace their existing scheduling and invoicing system. Penn’s

New Report: Alignment of Marine Propulsion Shafting Systems

Feb 20, 2007

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers released a 60-page technical bulletin Practices and Procedures for the Alignment of Marine Main Propulsion Shafting Systems.

Spain Receives New Coast Guard Vessel

Feb 20, 2007

The first of two coastal protection vessels has been delivered to Spain’s Maritime Safety Authority SASEMAR. The main role for 220-ton bollard pull Don Inda is emergency towing of a tanker,

Environmental Engineering Papers: ASNE and SNAME Papers through Mid-2006

Feb 20, 2007

The joint SNAME/ASNE Committee on Environmental Engineering (CEE) released a comprehensive source of marine environmental technical papers, a CD containing 266

Nanotechnology: The Next Frontier for Maritime Security?

Feb 20, 2007

By Joe DiRenzo III and Chris Doane Over 20 million shipping containers enter the U.S. each year, most onboard ships. These containers are the life blood of

Why New Warships Will be Powered by Waterjets

Feb 20, 2007

A Wärtsilä Lips LJ210E reversible waterjet. What was once a way to makes waves with small craft, contemporary high-powered waterjet propulsion systems are

Navy creates CLASSRONs to Manage Warships by Type

Feb 20, 2007

The U.S. Navy has created a new way to better manage surface ships by type or class. New "class squadrons" are being established, known as CLASSRONs to coordinate the support of ships by type,

CNO: Supplemental Budget Supports Navy GWOT Efforts

Feb 20, 2007

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Mullen told lawmakers Feb. 13 that the Navy’s proposed $8.9 billion Emergency Wartime Supplemental request

WWII Commemorative Statue Unveiled In San Diego

Feb 20, 2007

By Mass Communication Specialist Seaman David A. Brandenburg, Fleet Public Affairs Center Pacific “Unconditional Surrender,” a 25-foot, 6,000 pound statue by world-renowned artist J.

Rolls-Royce Wins S. American Contracts

Feb 20, 2007

Rolls-Royce won contracts for six platform supply vessels (PSV) worth around £45 million, including the first offshore orders from Chile. CBO (Companhia Brasileira

Hooking on For the Future

Feb 20, 2007

Lifeboat and Davit manufacturer Schat-Harding has re-engineered its range of on-load release hooks. The new hooks are designed to provide a safer solution.

W&O Supply Secures Contracts with Industry Leaders

Feb 20, 2007

W&O Supply has secured contractual agreements with Transocean Offshore, Inc. and Teekay Shipping, two recognized leaders in the offshore exploration and marine shipping industries.

ACL Announces Three Year Agreement for Employees and Teamsters Local 89

Feb 20, 2007

American Commercial Lines Inc. announced that the company has secured a three year agreement for its shipyard employees with the General Drivers, Warehousemen & Helpers (Teamsters), Local Union No.

Fincantieri Joins Industry Support for Cruise + Ferry Revamp

Feb 20, 2007

Fincantieri shipyard group has been confirmed as an event partner for Cruise + Ferry 2007 in London this April, joining some of the industry's biggest names for

Transocean Reaches Agreement on Patent Infringement Lawsuit

Feb 20, 2007

Transocean Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement in its dispute with contract driller GlobalSantaFe over patent infringement of Transocean's offshore dual activity drilling technology.

GlobalSantaFe Announces Settlement of Patent Lawsuit

Feb 20, 2007

Worldwide offshore oil and gas drilling contractor GlobalSantaFe Corporation announced that it has entered into a settlement and licensing agreement with Transocean

Senator Byrd to Receive WCI Leadership Service Award

Feb 20, 2007

Senator Robert C. Byrd (D-WV) will receive the Sixth Annual Waterways Council, Inc. Leadership Service Award on February 28 at the Willard Hotel, Washington, DC.

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