Monday, November 05, 2007 Maritime News

Burger Elects Beilman as VP

Nov 05, 2007

Burger Boat Company announced the appointment of Ronald J. Beilman to the newly created position of Vice President Engineering and Design. Joining Burger Boat

Aker Yards to Build AHTS Vessel for DOF Installer

Nov 05, 2007

Aker Yards has signed a contract with DOF Installer ASA for building of a highly sophisticated Anchor Handling Supply Vessel (AHTS). The value of the contract

Tsakos Energy Navigation Releases 3Q Results

Nov 05, 2007

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) (NYSE: TNP) reported financial results (unaudited) for the third quarter and first nine months of 2007. Net income was a record $50.

Contracts for Three Exploration Blocks to be Finalized Soon

Nov 05, 2007

National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) exploration manager said the contracts of three of the 17 oil blocks put out to tender will be finalized soon. Reportedly,

First New Tier 2 Engine for European Rivers

Nov 05, 2007

Ketels, the Cummins dealer in Gent, Belgium, completed the first European installation of the new Cummins Tier 2 compliant QSK38 M. The engine, delivering 1200 HP at 1800 RPM,

Sampson Set to Join Fleet

Nov 05, 2007

Sailors man the rails aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) during a rehearsal for the ship's commissioning ceremony. Sampson is the 52nd of 62 Arleigh Burke-class destroyers,

Ocean Tankers Plans $45M Rights Issue

Nov 05, 2007

Ocean Tankers Holdings, the only public company quoted in the ‘Shipping’ sector of the Cyprus Stock Exchange, is planning a $45m rights issue to part fund the acquisition of eight new oil tankers.

Qatargas Gains Two New LNG Vessels

Nov 05, 2007

Two new LNG vessels that will join the Qatargas fleet have been handed over to the owners’ consortium by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Ltd (DSME) at

Tanker Slams Light Tower off NYC

Nov 05, 2007

According to the Associated Press, the U.S. Coast Guard said a light tower off New York City has been substantially damaged by a tanker ship that slammed into it.

Electric Boat Corporation Wins $148M Navy Contract

Nov 05, 2007

Electric Boat Corporation, Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $148m cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (with performance incentives) under previously awarded contract

Ports Push for Override of Water Projects Veto

Nov 05, 2007

As expected, President Bush vetoed the 2007 Water Resources Development Act (HR 1495), which would authorize critically needed legislation to advance water resources

General Dynamics NASSCO Starts Construction of Seventh T-AKE Ship

Nov 05, 2007

General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), recently laid the keel for the seventh dry cargo-ammunition ship in the U.

ITIC Helps Thwart Attempted Crew Scam

Nov 05, 2007

The International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has uncovered what appears to have been an attempt by an individual to gain illegal entry into the UK by using the services of a ship agent.

Omega Navigation Enterprises Declares Cash Dividend

Nov 05, 2007

Omega Navigation Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONAV, SGX:ONAV50), a provider of global marine transportation services focusing on product tankers announced that its

Euroseas Ltd. Takes Delivery of 15th Vessel

Nov 05, 2007

Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA), an owner and operator of drybulk carriers and container ships and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes,

This Day in Navy History

Nov 05, 2007

November 5: 1775 - Commodore Esek Hopkins appointed to Commander in Chief of the Continental Navy. 1915 - In AB-2 flying boat, LCDR Henry C. Mustin makes first underway catapult launch from a ship,

Nichols Brothers Closes

Nov 05, 2007

On Friday, November 2, Nichols Brothers Boat Builders of Freeland announced it was ceasing operations immediately, according to a report on www.whidbeynewstimes.

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