Thursday, March 06, 2008 Maritime News

Large Shipbuilders Keep Profits Despite Steel Price Hike

Mar 06, 2008

An analyst from CITIC Securities Co., Ltd., said that the prices of steel products for shipbuilding would not increase as much as others, thanks to the long term

JFE to Raise Stake in Shipbuilding

Mar 06, 2008

According to reports, Japanese steelmaker JFE Holdings Inc said it has reached an agreement with shipbuilder and engineering company Hitachi Zosen Corp to turn

MSC Napoli Inquiry is Under Way

Mar 06, 2008

The MSC Napoli was deliberately beached in Lyme Bay in January 2007 after it was damaged in storms. The inquiry is considering whether the protected coastline

Donjon Marine Tows Disabled LNG Carrier

Mar 06, 2008

Donjon Marine Co., Inc. provided the 7000hp salvage tug Atlantic Salvor to assist the (LNG) tanker Catalunya Spirit, which lost propulsion and became disabled

Grieg Named New President of the NSA

Mar 06, 2008

The Annual General Meeting of the Norwegian Shipowners' Association (NSA) has elected Elisabeth Grieg, the Chief Executive of Grieg International AS, as the Association's new President.

Georgia Ports Authority Completes TWIC Enrollment

Mar 06, 2008

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has completed the initial employee enrollment process for the Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) program.

Mediterranean Shipping Transpac Services to Begin in April

Mar 06, 2008

Mediterranean Shipping Company, together with Maersk Line and CMA-CGM, the world’s three major shipping operators, are in the process of reorganizing their

Excel Maritime to Release 4Q Results

Mar 06, 2008

Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd, an owner and operator of dry bulk carriers and a provider of worldwide seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, announced that on Monday,

Ferry Service Resumes

Mar 06, 2008

WSDOT Ferries Division announced that ferry service will resume on the Point Defiance/Tahlequah route starting with the first scheduled sailing on Thursday, March 6.

Edison Chouest to Expand Louisiana Operations

Mar 06, 2008

Governor Bobby Jindal, Louisiana Economic Development Secretary (LED) Stephen Moret and company officials announced today that Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) will

New Handysize Tug Completes Seatrials

Mar 06, 2008

Great Lakes Shipyard has successfully completed seatrials of the “HANDY-ONE”, the first tug of the new HANDYSIZE Class to be delivered to TUGZ International,

Technip Awarded Contract for Field Developments

Mar 06, 2008

Technip has been awarded by Petrofac Energy Developments Ltd (Petrofac) a contract, worth approximately €36 million, for the development of the Don West and Don South West oil fields.

Norfolk to Receive New Damage Control School Trainer

Mar 06, 2008

By Robin Willis, Naval Facility Engineering Command Public Affairs Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Mid-Atlantic, awarded a $12,030,960 contract, Feb.

This Day in Naval History - March 06

Mar 06, 2008

From the Navy News Service 1822 - USS Enterprise captures four pirate ships in the Gulf of Mexico. 1862 - USS Monitor departs New York for Hampton Roads, Va.

This Day in Naval History - March 06

Mar 06, 2008

1822 - USS Enterprise captures four pirate ships in the Gulf of Mexico. 1862 - USS Monitor departs New York for Hampton Roads, Va. 1942 - U.S. cruisers and destroyers bombard Vila and Munda,


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