Friday, April 20, 2007 Maritime News

Bore Orders Ferries from German Yard

Apr 20, 2007

Bore hassigned a contract for two new RoRo vessels, and holds an option for another two, to be built at Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft mbH & Co KG in Germany.

USS Russell Returns to Homeport

Apr 20, 2007

The guided-missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59) returned home to Naval Station Pearl Harbor on April 7 after a three-month deployment with Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG).

Gdansk Shipyard Garners Numerous Orders

Apr 20, 2007

Gdansk shipyard wants to build seven ships this year and starts first projects without stat subsidies. Gdansk shipyard denies the rumors that it has problems with contracts to build ships.

This Day in Naval History - April 20

Apr 20, 2007

From the Navy News Service 1796 - Congress authorizes the completion of three frigates. 1861 - Norfolk Navy Yard in Virginia is abandoned and burned by Union forces.

Investigation on the loss of Bourbon Dolphin

Apr 20, 2007

A maritime inquiry into the loss of the Norwegian supply vessel Bourbon Dolphin, which capsized and sank off Shetland with the loss of eight lives, is due to open at a Norwegian court.

Maritime Organizations to Have a Role in Finding New Port Chairman

Apr 20, 2007

On the heels of Tampa Port Authority Chairman Steve Pinney announcing his plan to resign from the board, the port has formally begun the process of replacing him.

Daewoo Secures $1.66b in New Order

Apr 20, 2007

Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine and Engineering Co. said it has received a combined $1.66b in new orders this month to build 16 vessels. The vessels won together with its Romanian subsidiary,

Aries Maritime Announces Extended Period Charter for the Ocean Hope

Apr 20, 2007

Aries Maritime Transport Limited announced it has extended the existing period charter for the Ocean Hope, a 1989-built container vessel, with China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL).

MAIB Releases Investigation of Engine Room Fire

Apr 20, 2007

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) released the report of the joint investigation (with the Cyprus Maritime Administration) of the engine room

PHMSA – Burial of Submerged Pipelines

Apr 20, 2007

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is seeking comment on its Study on Burial of Submerged Pipelines. The study addresses hazards

Davis Commemorates Birthday of Ship’s Namesake

Apr 20, 2007

From USS Rodney M. Davis Public Affairs USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) held a ceremony April 7 to commemorate the birthday of her namesake, Marine Sgt. Rodney Maxwell Davis.

Navy Announces Christening of Submarine North Carolina

Apr 20, 2007

The Navy’s newest attack submarine, North Carolina, will be christened Saturday, April 21, during an 11 a.m. EDT ceremony at Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipyard, Newport News, Va.

Last Call for Navy's Large Harbor Tugs

Apr 20, 2007

Large harbor tug Opelika (YTB 798) and Kittanning (YTB 787) follow alongside the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) as she gets

 

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