Wednesday, July 18, 2007 Maritime News

Danaos to Acquire Five 2 Containerships

Jul 18, 2007

Danaos Corporation announced has signed contracts to acquire five 1997 built, 2,200 TEU containerships. These vessels, the H.Vladivostok, H.Advance, H. Stride, H.

Jan De Nul Group Continues Orders 8 New Vessels

Jul 18, 2007

The Jan De Nul Group has placed orders with Tianjin Xinhe Shipbuilding Heavy Industries Co.Ltd. in Tianjin, China for 8 new vessels. With these orders the

59th Ship Scheduled to Depart James River Reserve Fleet

Jul 18, 2007

The State is scheduled to be towed from the James River Reserve Fleet on, July 18. It will be the 59th ship to leave the James River site since January 1, 2001.

DMT Divers Heading to Mexico

Jul 18, 2007

Deep Marine Technology has reached an agreement with Horizon Offshore Contractors, Inc. to supply 14 diving personnel to perform Subsea Construction Support works

Charbonneau Named VP at CodaOctopus

Jul 18, 2007

CodaOctopus has named Bill Charbonneau as Vice President Americas for CodaOctopus Products, Inc. Having more than 35 years of experience in the offshore industry,

Austal Occupies New Panel Line Shop

Jul 18, 2007

Austal received its Certificate of Occupancy from the City of Mobile for the newest addition to the shipbuilder’s Mobile, Alabama facility. The Panel Line Shop

GE Shipping to Buy Bulk Carrier

Jul 18, 2007

Great Eastern Shipping Company sai has contracted to buy a modern Supramax dry bulk carrier. The 2001 built ship, of about 52,179 dwt. is expected to join the company's fleet during Q3 FY 2007-08.

Queen of Oak Bay Returns to Service

Jul 18, 2007

The Queen of Oak Bay is scheduled to return to service on BC Ferries’ Horseshoe Bay – Departure Bay route on July 20, 2007. Repairs to a gear box are expected to be complete on Thursday,

S&Y’s Newest Tug Completes Sea Trials

Jul 18, 2007

Suderman and Young Towing Company, L.P. (S&Y) announced the completion of the sea-trials for its newest tug Thor. The tug features Z-Tech drive, and is touted

Sealift/Dockwise Acquires OKI and ODL

Jul 18, 2007

Sealift Ltd the parent company of the Dockwise group of has signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Offshore Kinematics Inc (OKI) and Ocean Dynamics LLC (ODL).

Barlow to Leave Husky Energy

Jul 18, 2007

Husky Energy Inc. said that Geoff Barlow, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, is resigning from Husky to pursue other interestsBarlow will remain with Husky through August 7,

Daewoo Gets Container Ship Order

Jul 18, 2007

Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co. said on won a $592.3m container ship order from an Asian shipper. The vessel will be delivered to the company by the end of July 2011,

Transas Marine to Supply VTMS to the Port of Mombasa

Jul 18, 2007

On June 29, Transas Marine UK and Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) signed a contract for the supply, installation and commissioning of a VTMS system for the Port of Mombasa in Kenya.

Euroseas Ltd. Declares Quarterly Dividend

Jul 18, 2007

Euroseas Ltd. an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and a provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes,

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. Declares Dividend

Jul 18, 2007

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. said that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend on its common stock for the second quarter of 2007 of $0.47 per share, payable on or about August 7th,

Danaos Upgrades Vessel Sizes

Jul 18, 2007

Danaos Corporation agreed with China Shipbuilding Trading Company Limited the upgrading of its earlier order for four 6,800 TEU containerships to four 8,400 TEU

Royal Navy Hands Over Combined Task Force 158 to U.S. Forces

Jul 18, 2007

Rear Adm. Garry E. Hall relieved Royal Navy Commodore Nick Lambert as commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 158 and Capt. Paul Severs relieved Royal Navy Capt.

Woodland Support Cycling Submariners

Jul 18, 2007

Woodland International Transport got on its bike to sponsor a team of engineering undergraduates by shipping their pedal-powered submarine to and from the United States.

Hempel Ship Coating Results in Fuel Savings

Jul 18, 2007

At a time when fuel savings have more importance than usual, test results for Hempel’s silicone antifouling Hempsail coating application showed an improvement in fuel savings of 10.

Nordseewerke Launches 2,700 TEU Ship

Jul 18, 2007

A 2,700-TEU containership – Yard No. 554 – was launched last month at Nordseewerke GmbH, a company of ThyssenKrupp Marine Stystems AG. The final outfitting of


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