Wednesday, November 14, 2007 Maritime News

Smit Orders 11 Damen Tugs

Nov 14, 2007

From left to right: Mr B. Vree of Smit, Mr E. van der Noordaa of Damen, Mr. B. de Feyter of Smit and Mr. Joris Neven of Damen Smit and Damen recently signed

SeaDragon II to Get Corrosion Protection System

Nov 14, 2007

The second semi-submersible rig to be built for SeaDragon Offshore will have a hull corrosion protection system designed and supplied by Cathelco Jotun. The

GE Marine Turbine to Power Turkish Navy Corvette

Nov 14, 2007

GE Marine will supply MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH, Friedrichshafen, Germany, with one LM2500 gas turbine. MTU will incorporate the LM2500 into a COmbined Diesel

Spirit of Nantucket Cruise Ship Re-Floated

Nov 14, 2007

The 207-foot cruise ship Spirit of Nantucket which went aground in the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) in Virginia Beach, Va., has been re-floated and is being escorted

MARAD Seeks Input on Foreign Reconstructions

Nov 14, 2007

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is seeking comments on what standards it should apply when making determinations of foreign reconstruction of US-built vessels

Trailer Bridge Reports 3Q Financial Results

Nov 14, 2007

Trailer Bridge, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Market: TRBR) reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2007, summarized by revenue of $28.2m,

Organizational Changes at Shell

Nov 14, 2007

Upstream Companies in Nigeria Shell Production and Development Company Limited (SPDC), Shell Exploration and Production Africa Limited (SEPA) and Shell Nigeria

Excel Maritime Reports 3Q Results

Nov 14, 2007

Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd (NYSE: EXM), an owner and operator of dry bulk carriers and a provider of worldwide seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes,

Lawmakers Consider Tougher Safety Rules for Ships

Nov 14, 2007

Bay Area members of Congress suggested that tougher safeguards might be needed on cargo ships to prevent accidents like the recent Cosco Busan spill that resulted in 58,

VT Closes in on Military Contracts

Nov 14, 2007

VT Group is closing in on two significant military service contracts and hopes to become preferred bidder on a waste management private finance bid in Wakefield

Brazil’s Offshore Oil Reserves Larger Than Expected

Nov 14, 2007

Brazil's oil giant Petrobras announced that its recent offshore oil discovery in Brazil contains between 5-8 billion barrels of recoverable oil. Petrobras made

Court Strikes New Balance for Navy, Whales

Nov 14, 2007

The U.S. Navy can go ahead with training exercises this month using sonar off the California coast but should afterward implement new guidelines to protect whales, a U.

U.S. Warships Visit North Vietnam

Nov 14, 2007

Two U.S. Navy vessels on became the first American warships to visit northern Vietnam in peacetime, entering Haiphong port which U.S. forces mined and bombed in the Vietnam War 40 years ago,

Trailer Bridge to be Awarded U.S. Patent

Nov 14, 2007

Trailer Bridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRBR) announced that it has been notified by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that the Company has received a

Stealthgas Reports 3Q Results

Nov 14, 2007

STEALTHGAS INC. (NASDAQ: GASS), a ship-owning company serving the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector of the international shipping industry, announced today

Navy Awards Northrop Grumman $90M Contract

Nov 14, 2007

The U.S. Navy Friday awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a $90 million contract modification for transition to production activities leading to the

This Day in Navy History

Nov 14, 2007

Nov. 14: 1846 - Naval forces capture Tampico, Mexico. 1910 - Civilian Eugene Ely pilots first aircraft to take off from a ship, USS Birmingham (CL 2) at Hampton Roads, Va.

ADT Funded Courses Still Available

Nov 14, 2007

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