Tuesday, February 12, 2008 Maritime News

VT Halter Wins PSV Contracts

Feb 12, 2008

VT Halter Marine won a contract for the design and construction of two Platform Supply Vessels (PSV) for L&M Botruc Rental Inc. The contract is valued at between $45-$55m.

Boeing Wins $4m Navy Comms Deal

Feb 12, 2008

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] won a $4m U.S. Navy contract to provide a ship-wide communications network for two guided missile destroyers (DDG) now under construction.

Euroseas Declares Dividend

Feb 12, 2008

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

Rowan Resumes GOM UltraDeepwater Gas Ops

Feb 12, 2008

Rowan Companies entered into a multi-well contract with McMoRan Oil & Gas Corporation LLC that includes re-entering the Blackbeard Prospect. The Gorilla IV has

LNG Ship Disabled off Cape Cod

Feb 12, 2008

The Unified Command at Coast Guard Sector Boston is continuing to monitor and assist the Liquefied Natural Gas tanker Catalunya Spirit, which lost propulsion and

Samudera Orders Two

Feb 12, 2008

PT Samudera Indonesia reportedly entered into an agreement with STX Shipbuilding to buy a pair of bulk carriers for $97.6m, the Jakarta Post reported. Upon delivery,

Daewoo Wins 5 Tanker Order

Feb 12, 2008

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. reportedly won $770morder from Oman to build five VLCCs, according to an AP report, to be completed for Oman Shipping by April 2012.

L27/38 GenSets for TML Heavy Transport Vessels

Feb 12, 2008

SeaMetric International AS, Stavanger, Norway has during December 2007 ordered a package of 24 MAN Diesel marine generating sets type 8L27/38 for four specialized heavy-lifter transport vessels.

Remedial Offshore Pics Power for Unique Offshore Vessel

Feb 12, 2008

Remedial Offshore announced the purchase of V228 medium-speed diesel engines from GE Marine to power the new Remedial Offshore Elevating Support Vessels (ESVs).

Jamestown Metal Wins AHL Tanker Deal

Feb 12, 2008

Jamestown Metal Marine Sales, Inc. won a contract by American Heavy Lift (AHL) to supply the superstructure modules for three new shallow draft 49,000 DWT tankers.

Landmark Steam Turbine for FPSO

Feb 12, 2008

One of the 27 MW steam turbine driven generator sets delivered to Fred. Olsen Production. Fred. Olsen Production ASA has chosen UK engineering company Peter

IMO Group Agrees on Pollution Reduction Measure

Feb 12, 2008

Draft amendments to revise the MARPOL regulations on the prevention of air pollution from ships were agreed by the IMO Sub-Committee on Bulk Liquids and Gases

NOL Profit Soars 44%

Feb 12, 2008

Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) reported a net profit for 2007 of $523 million, 44% higher than the result for 2006. The Group’s EBIT was $613 million, 53% higher than in 2006.

Maritime Security Meeting Set for SMM ‘08

Feb 12, 2008

The security of shipping channels has become an important concern in view of the growing threat to international shipping. This development is met by the International

This Day in Naval History - Feb. 12

Feb 12, 2008

From the Navy News Service 1945 - USS Batfish (SS 310) sinks its second Japanese submarine within three days. 1947 - USS Cusk (SS 348) sets a a milestone, launching

Lewis and Clark Completes First T-AKE Deployment

Feb 12, 2008

Military Sealift Command (MSC) dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Lewis and Clark (T-AKE 1) and its crew of 124 civil service mariners and 11 Sailors returned to Naval Station Norfolk Feb.

RoRo Challenge Sold

Feb 12, 2008

The Board of Directors of Attica Holdings S.A. announced that it has concluded the sale and delivery of its RoRo vessel Challenge to Challenge Shipping Co. Ltd.

IBIA Announces Success at IMO

Feb 12, 2008

The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) reported a number of significant, positive developments for the bunker industry following the meeting in London

FSL Starts $34m Refit

Feb 12, 2008

Portsmouth-based Fleet Support Limited (FSL) has taken in hand the Royal Navy Type 42 destroyer HMS York ready for a $34 million refit lasting more than a year.

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