Wednesday, March 19, 2008 Maritime News

Guangzhou Shipyard's Net Triples on Expanded Capacity

Mar 19, 2008

Guangzhou Shipyard International Co., more than tripled fourth- quarter profit after expanding capacity and shortening construction times. The company's shares rose the most in a month.

Trinidad and Tobago to Invest $313m for New Coast Guard Ships

Mar 19, 2008

Trinidad and Tobago’s National Security Minister revealed that the six fast patrol vessels, which are expected to assist in securing the country's coastline and

Knightsbridge Tankers Shares Rise

Mar 19, 2008

Knightsbridge Tankers Ltd. shares are rising along with the broader market after an analyst said a new time charter will allow the company to weather a tough tanker market this year.

Navy Tows JFK from Norfolk to Philadelphia for Storage

Mar 19, 2008

The decommissioned aircraft carrier ex-John F. Kennedy (CV 67) departed Norfolk Naval Station, , March 17 and is currently in tow to the Navy’s Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility in .

Special Op Presidential RIBs Delivered

Mar 19, 2008

Ribcraft completed commissioning exercises for a fleet of RIBCRAFT 7.8's delivered to the Philippines Presidential Security Group earlier this year. The RIBs will

Konecranes Acquires Spanish Company

Mar 19, 2008

In the beginning of March 2008, Konecranes acquired the entire share capital of Spanish crane and service company Eydimen 2000 S.L., based in in . Prior to this transaction, Konecranes held 19.

Odfjell Announces Ship Sale and Delivery

Mar 19, 2008

As part of Odfjell's continued fleet renewal process, two older ships have been sold. The company also took delivery of the 33,707 fully stainless steel newbuilding

MTU Works to Quiet Engine Noise

Mar 19, 2008

The Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen signed a contract on the exclusive distribution of active engine mountings with the companies Paulstra and Stop-Choc. The jointly developed system,

UMass Hosts Atlantic Observation System Planners

Mar 19, 2008

The School for Marine Science and Technology of UMass Dartmouth hosted a consortium of 20 universities and organizations last week to plan the initial stages of

Rolls-Royce Extends into Vietnam

Mar 19, 2008

Rolls-Royce, a provider of marine power systems and services, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin) in .

Pilholski Named VP and CFO at ACL

Mar 19, 2008

The Board of Directors of American Commercial Lines Inc. announced the appointment of Thomas R. Pilholski to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Supacat’s Prototype L&R System

Mar 19, 2008

A new Launch and Recovery System (L&RS) developed by Supacat for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s (RNLI) new class of all-weather lifeboat (ALB) has undergone a two year trials program.

Panama Canal Dredges into the Future

Mar 19, 2008

Moving forward with its equipment upgrades for the Expansion Program, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) officially awarded the contract to design and build a new,

IMO, EC Reinforce Working Relationship

Mar 19, 2008

Mr. Jacques Barrot, Vice-President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Transport, visited the IMO Secretary-General, Mr. Efthimios E. Mitropoulos, at

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