Friday, December 14, 2007 Maritime News

This Day in Naval History- Dec. 14

Dec 14, 2007

December 14 1814 - British squadron captures U.S. gunboats in Battle of Lake Borgne. 1944 - Rank of Fleet Admiral, U.S. Navy (five star admiral) is established.

Crowley Presents Scholarships to Four USMMA Midshipmen

Dec 14, 2007

Continuing its support of students wishing to enter maritime, transportation and logistics fields, Crowley Maritime Corporation this week presented four U.S.

Financial Groups Meet to Discuss Financing for Panama Expansion

Dec 14, 2007

After presenting the Expansion Program at key financial centers around the world, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) hosted a two-day workshop on the waterway's

Aker Kvaerner Awarded Subsea Contracts in Brazil

Dec 14, 2007

Aker Kvaerner has been awarded two contracts from Petrobras to supply a total of three subsea manifolds for two of the Brazilian oil giant's projects offshore Brazil.

Carnival Orders Two Ships for Aida

Dec 14, 2007

Carnival Corporation & plc has ordered two 71,000-ton cruise ships for its AIDA Cruises brand, which caters exclusively to the German-speaking market. These two

TSA – TWIC enrollment – Various Ports

Dec 14, 2007

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issued a notice stating that maritime workers may commence enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification

CNO Testifies Before HASC on Global Maritime Strategy

Dec 14, 2007

During a two-hour session before the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Dec. 13, the nation's top Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard leaders testified before

Lugger Style Tug for Near Shore Work

Dec 14, 2007

While much of the boat building industry on south Louisiana is being driven by the deep-water offshore industry, there is a continuing need to maintain the existing

Inflatable BoatWorks Becomes Zodiac Military Professional Dealer

Dec 14, 2007

Inflatable BoatWorks, Inc. has been selected as a Zodiac MIL-PRO dealer to represent Zodiac's Military & Professional line of rugged inflatables in the state of Washington.

ACR EPIRBs Selected by AMSA

Dec 14, 2007

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has approved a multi-year commitment with RFD Australia to purchase over 500 EPIRBs manufactured by U.S.-based ACR Electronics, Inc.

ACL Announces Approval of Training Program

Dec 14, 2007

American Commercial Lines Inc. (ACL) has received United States Coast Guard approval of the nation’s first inland river accelerated pilot license training program

Star Bulk Announces Charter Agreement

Dec 14, 2007

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. announced that the vessel I Duckling (to be renamed Star Zeta) has been committed to a five-year time charter agreement at a gross daily rate of USD 39,500.

Training off Africa

Dec 14, 2007

U.S. and French Navy trainers and Cameroonian students on Zodaic crafts make their approach to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) while learning visit,

Navy to Honor Great White Fleet

Dec 14, 2007

Secretary of the Navy Donald C. Winter and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead will host a ceremony to honor the 100th anniversary of President Theodore

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