Wednesday, May 23, 2007 Maritime News

E.C. Moves to Make Ship Dismantling Safer

May 23, 2007

The European Commission is taking steps to make the dismantling of ships safer and less damaging to the environment. In a consultation paper published May 22,

Euroseas Announces First Quarter Results Release Date

May 23, 2007

Euroseas Ltd. an owner and operator of drybulk carriers, container ship and multipurpose vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for dry bulk and containerized cargoes,

Quintana Prices 8 Vessels for 2010

May 23, 2007

Quintana Maritime Ltd., a Greek shipping company specializing in dry bulk cargo, said Tuesday it secured eight vessels under a master time charter with Bunge SA at an average daily rate of $21,800.

Theisen to Join Aker American Shipping as VP of Finance

May 23, 2007

Jan Ivar Nielsen, Aker American Shipping's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Head of Investor Relations has accepted a position with Aker Yards and will be leaving the group.

Northrop Grumman and ACB Partner for New Concept

May 23, 2007

Grumman Corporation in partnership with Aluminum Chambered Boats, Inc. (ACB), "splashed" into Bellingham Bay in Washington recently, initiating its in-water evaluation.

Canaveral Names First Female Director of Operations

May 23, 2007

When Tracy Curry takes the reins as the new Director of Operations at Port Canaveral on June 4, she will make history locally and nationally. Curry is the first

Ezra Awards Contract to Labroy

May 23, 2007

Ezra Holdings has awarded a contract to Labroy Shipbuilding and Engineering worth $25.1m. The contract is to build an ultra-large pipe laying, accommodation,

U.S. Secretary of Labor Pays Tribute to Merchant Mariners

May 23, 2007

U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao issued a statement on National Maritime Day urging awareness and acknowledgement of the achievements and sacrifice of the U.

Royal Navy to Get New Sub

May 23, 2007

The MoD has placed a contract with British industry for the construction of a new nuclear powered attack submarine, to be named HMS Audacious. The 7,800 ton boat,

Bahamas Wants To Boost Ship Registry

May 23, 2007

The Bahamas is hoping to boost its ship registry from the third largest in the world to number one with the help of one of the country’s closest and most significant trading allies,

IMO – Wreck Removal Convention

May 23, 2007

The IMO issued a said that the Nairobi International Convention on Removal of Wrecks, 2007 has been adopted in Kenya. The convention will provide a legal basis for coastal States to remove,

China Buys Side Scan Sonar

May 23, 2007

China’s state owned Guangdong Construction Engineering Group (GCEG) has purchased JW Fishers side scan sonar system. The sonar is being used to the map the bottom

Newbuilding Named at Odense Steel Shipyard

May 23, 2007

Odense Steel Shipyard presented its latest newbuilding, an 11,000 TEU container vessel, for the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group. Gunilla Nyman, accompanied by her husband,

Stennis, Nimitz and Bonhomme Richard Enter the Persian Gulf

May 23, 2007

Nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) transit alongside Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C.

Kuwait to Bid Tankers Soon

May 23, 2007

The Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) will float a tender to build four crude oil tankers soon, according to a report on Xinhua. The budget for the new fleet is reportedly up to $130m.

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