Thursday, July 12, 2007 Maritime News

Witte Named Chairman of the American Club

Jul 12, 2007

J. Arnold Witte Sr., President and CEO of Donjon Marine, Co., Inc. has been named Chairman of the American Steamship Owners Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association, Inc.

Qatargas 4 Signs LNG Timecharter

Jul 12, 2007

Qatargas 4 signed a time charter agreement with Nakilat to use eight of the latter’s mega LNG tankers to ferry liquefied natural gas to QG4 customers worldwide, according to a report on www.

Canada Shipping Act, 2001 Enters Force

Jul 12, 2007

The Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (CSA 2001) came into effect on July 1, 2007, said the Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.

Contract Signed for Winter Rescue Tug Coverage

Jul 12, 2007

The Department of Ecology (Ecology) and Crowley Maritime Corp. agreed to continue a contract stationing a company rescue tug at Neah Bay from October 2007 through mid-March 2008.

USCG: Old Ferry Removed for Inspection

Jul 12, 2007

Washington State Ferries (WSF) is performing additional hull inspections on the 80-year-old Steel Electric Class vessels, which will temporarily affect the San Juan inter-island run.

Dual-Fuel Propulsion System for LNG Carrier

Jul 12, 2007

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) has developed the first Korean Dual-Fuel Diesel-Electric (DFDE) propulsion system for LNG carriers. The DFDE propulsion system uses either oil or gas,

Vessel Sale, Leaseback Nets $9m Profit

Jul 12, 2007

Hallin Marine entered into an agreement to sell its vessel, SOV Ullswater, for $45million. The agreement will generate a profit to Hallin of approximately $9 million

STX Raises Target

Jul 12, 2007

STX Group, of which STX Shipbuilding Co. is an affiliate, has almost doubled its ship order target to $10 billion according to a report on Bloomsberg. This news

NOL to Help Develop a New Container Terminal

Jul 12, 2007

Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) has been advised by the Port of Rotterdam that a consortium comprising NOL, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui OSK Lines, DP World and

EU’s Borg Headlines ISSA Convention

Jul 12, 2007

EU Commissioner Dr Joe Borg is set for a public interface with global shipping luminaries when he addresses the International Ship Suppliers Association (ISSA)

Cameron Receives Subsea Tree Contract

Jul 12, 2007

Cameron won a $110m contract to provide 13 subsea trees, manifolds and related equipment for BHP Billiton's Pyrenees project offshore Northwest Australia. Cameron

All Three Ships at Fault, Court Finds

Jul 12, 2007

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the trial court’s finding that one ship was solely at fault in a collision and remanded the case to the trial court to apportion the fault,

Port Dolphin Energy LNG DWP License Application

Jul 12, 2007

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) issued a notice stating that the US Coast Guard intends to prepare an environmental impact statement as part of the environmental

This Day in Naval History - July 12

Jul 12, 2007

1836 - Commissioning of Charles H. Haswell as first regularly appointed engineer officer. 1916 - North Carolina is first Navy ship to carry and operate aircraft.

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