Thursday, September 13, 2007 Maritime News

Carl Vinson Sailors to Test Shipboard Waste Disposal System

Sep 13, 2007

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Maja Dyson, USS Carl Vinson Public Affairs Fourteen USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors returned from a 60-day trip to Montreal, Canada Aug.

Planning Consultants Awarded $10.9m Contract

Sep 13, 2007

Planning Consultants, Inc., Virginia Beach, Va. is being awarded a $10,994,087 modification under previously awarded contract (N00178-04-C-2004) to exercise an

Samsung Unveils Tera-Block Method

Sep 13, 2007

According to reports, Samsung Heavy Industries has developed a new shipbuilding system, called the tera-block method, that allows the company to assemble a vessel from just two large ship blocks.

Canadian Committee of GL Meets in Montreal

Sep 13, 2007

The "Hull Lifecycle Management Report" was introduced at the 13th annual meeting of the Canadian Committee of Germanischer Lloyd in Montreal. It is a tool to

Electric Boat Gets $7M Sub Contract

Sep 13, 2007

Electric Boat has won a $7m contact with the Navy for nuclear submarine maintenance. The Navy is calling on Electric Boat Corp., to make repairs and upgrades through July 2008, according to the U.

RCL Starts New Cruise Line Geared to French Market

Sep 13, 2007

Continuing its expansion in Europe, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. announced it is launching a new cruise brand, CDF Croisières de France, committed to the French market.

GE Shipping to Sell Aframax Crude Carrier

Sep 13, 2007

GE Shipping has signed a contact to sell its 1986 built Aframax tanker Jag Leher. This Korean built ship of 107,592 dwt was acquired in November 2003. The ship

GlobalSantaFe Orders New Ultra-Deepwater Drillship

Sep 13, 2007

GlobalSantaFe's new ultra-deepwater drillship, to be constructed in Ulsan, Korea, by Hyundai Heavy Industries for delivery in 2010. GlobalSantaFe Corporation

LNG Vessel to Join Qatargas Fleet

Sep 13, 2007

Qatargas announced the naming of the Q-Flex LNG vessel Tembek at a ceremony held at Samsung Heavy Industries shipbuilding yard in Geoje Island, South Korea. The

W&T Offshore Announces Appointments

Sep 13, 2007

W&T Offshore, Inc. announced the appointment of Karen S. Acree as Vice President and Controller. John D. Gibbons, the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,

Graham Gulf Commissions a Special Boat

Sep 13, 2007

The Graham name is well known in the Gulf of Mexico maritime world with family ownership of fleet operator Graham Gulf and the C&G Boat Works in Mobile Alabama.

Ormen Lange Gas Production Starts Up

Sep 13, 2007

Gas production from the Ormen Lange field on the Norwegian continental shelf began at 11:02 CET on September 13. Completion of this breakthrough development will make Norway the world.

Northrop Grumman Supports First LCS Mission Package Delivery

Sep 13, 2007

Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command, along with members of the government-contractor team, will celebrate the

Vacon Opens Service Center in the Netherlands

Sep 13, 2007

The AC drives manufacturer Vacon opens a new high-power service center in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, on September 13. Focusing on secured availability of high-power swap units and fast service,

Mitsui Delivers Double Hull Tanker

Sep 13, 2007

On September 12, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. completed and a 110,000 dwt type double hull tanker MV Mare Italicum which had been under construction in Chiba Works of MES,

Friede & Goldman Selects AVEVA Marine

Sep 13, 2007

AVEVA said that Friede & Goldman (F&G) has selected AVEVA Marine. F&G will use AVEVA Marine to create intelligent 3D models of mobile offshore drilling and production

Coast Guard Investigates Barge Sinkings

Sep 13, 2007

The Coast Guard continues to investigate the grounding and sinking of two barges on the Hudson River near the Bear Mountain Bridge in Bear Mountain, N.Y., after

Algoma Orders Tankers in China

Sep 13, 2007

Algoma Central Corp., through a wholly-owned subsidiary, has entered into an agreement with the Jiangxi Jiangzhou Union Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. located in Jiangxi,

Gazprom May Order 20 LNG Tankers

Sep 13, 2007

Russia's Gazprom may tender for up to 20 LNG tankers early next year, according to a Reuters report. The ships may be deemed necessary to ship LNG from the Shtokman field, according to the report.

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