Wednesday, January 30, 2008 Maritime News

This Day in Naval History - Jan. 30

Jan 30, 2008

From the Navy News Service 1862 - Launching of the first turreted warship, USS Monitor. 1863 - The gunboat Isaac Smith is captured by Confederate land forces

Höegh Autoliners Strengthens Platform for Growth

Jan 30, 2008

Höegh Autoliners and A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S has announced their agreement for A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S to become a shareholder in Höegh Autoliners holding 37.

MarAd Approves the Sale of Vessels

Jan 30, 2008

The Maritime Administration (MarAd) has approved the sale and transfer of five vessels under section 9 of the Shipping Act, of 1916, as amended. On December 12 2007,

SECNAV Views ASW Exercise Aboard USS Abraham Lincoln

Jan 30, 2008

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James Evans and Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (AW/SW) Patrick Bonafede, USS Abraham Lincoln Public Affairs The Honorable Donald C.

APS Aboard HSV Swift Visits Togo

Jan 30, 2008

The high-speed vessel (HSV 2) Swift is moored pier-side at Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek before departing for the western coast of Africa. While in Africa,

National Defense Authorization Act Signed into Law

Jan 30, 2008

The White House said that President Bush signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (H.R. 4986). This is a modified version

Coast Guard Responds to Cargo Ship Aground

Jan 30, 2008

The Coast Guard responded to a cargo ship that ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay. The Mediterranean Shipping Company vessel Japan, a 796-ft. Panamanian flagged cargo ship,

Maersk Names Jack-up Rig No. 1

Jan 30, 2008

On January 30, Maersk Contractors named the latest addition to the fleet. The new high efficiency jack-up rig is the first in a series of four identical rigs

Ports Must be Ready for Expanded Panama Canal

Jan 30, 2008

Panamanian Ambassador to the U.S. Federico Humbert addresses workshop attendees. Briefing a crowd of nearly 200 U.S. port and shipping officials at a Panama

Containerships Switches to DCT Gdansk

Jan 30, 2008

The Finnish shipping company Containerships is to switch its Polish calls to the new DCT Gdansk deepwater container terminal with effect from 31 January 2008.

Manitowoc to Announce 4Q Results

Jan 30, 2008

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. will release its fourth-quarter 2007 financial results on Monday, February 4, after the market closes. The fourth-quarter results

Knight & Carver Honored as Boatyard of the Year

Jan 30, 2008

Knight & Carver YachtCenter has been honored by the American Boat Builders & Repairers Association (ABBRA) as the nation's most outstanding boatyard for 2007.

Euroseas Announces Charter Agreements for Container Ships

Jan 30, 2008

Euroseas Ltd. an owner and operator of drybulk carriers, container ship and multipurpose vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for dry bulk and containerized cargoes,

HSL to Build Naval Ships

Jan 30, 2008

Reports indicate that Hindustan Shipyard Ltd (HSL) of India is set to add naval ships to its order book. The defense ministry is keen to place orders for building

Gunmen Attack Shipbuilding Facility

Jan 30, 2008

Gunmen riding in two boats attacked a waterside shipbuilding company Tuesday in Nigeria's southern oil region, injuring one person, according to an AP report. The


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