Tuesday, March 25, 2008 Maritime News

Volunteers Needed April 26 for SEA PERCH

Mar 25, 2008

The Sea Perch program in are in need of volunteers on April 26 to judge various competition events.  The SEAPerch program is a new program in Prince William County Schools.

IBIA Plans to Establish Professional Bunkering Qualifications

Mar 25, 2008

The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) has commissioned an independent study into the feasibility of instigating professional qualifications for the global bunkering industry workforce.

STX Able to Vote at Aker Yards' Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting

Mar 25, 2008

Aker Yards ASA has been informed that the EU Commission has granted STX an exemption from the suspension of voting rights attached to its shares in Aker Yards ASA,

Export Ship Newbuilding Orders with class Germanischer Lloyd

Mar 25, 2008

shipyard Highspeed has won an order of eight 4,500 dwt multi-purpose vessels by Dutch shipping company Hollander Schultens. The ships will be built to Germanischer Lloyd class.

USNS Grasp Recovers Two Downed Jets from Gulf of Mexico

Mar 25, 2008

Recovery efforts began March 1 when Grasp arrived in the vicinity of the crash site to locate the wreckage, and ended March 22 when the last recoverable debris

ASA Welcomes New Members

Mar 25, 2008

At its recent Spring meeting, the American Salvage Association (ASA) welcomed a new General Member, 10 new Associate Members, and four new Corporate Associate Members to its ranks.

London Club Continues to Expand Membership

Mar 25, 2008

The P&I Club recorded a growth of nearly two million gross tons in its book of owners’ P&I business during the 2007/8 policy year, increasing the total mutual membership to approximately 37.

Adonis Sells for More Than $1m

Mar 25, 2008

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has sold a ship from the Beaumont Reserve Fleet for more than $1million, the first time under the

Teomaki Signs Contract with CST

Mar 25, 2008

has won a contract to supply their Ship Management System to CST – Chemikalien Seetransport GmBH. The contract is for the installation of the Teomaki.SM application containing fleet management,

RoRo Named and Launched

Mar 25, 2008

On March 14, 2008 the Naming and Launching ceremony of a new 3735 lane metres RoRo freight ferry took place in . She is the eleventh of fourteen RoRo vessels, which

Swift Assists Vessel in Distress Off Liberian Coast

Mar 25, 2008

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Campbell, Africa Partnership Station Public AffairsWhile transiting off the coast of Monrovia, Liberia as

John C. Stennis Underway as Major Maintenance Nears Completion

Mar 25, 2008

The crew of USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) got the 90,000-ton nuclear powered aircraft carrier underway March 24, for the first time in almost seven months. Stennis

JFK Towed to Philadelphia for Storage

Mar 25, 2008

By Kathleen Roberts, Naval Sea Systems Command Public Affairs The decommissioned aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CV 67) is scheduled to arrive March 22 at the

This Day in Naval History - March 25

Mar 25, 2008

From the Navy News Service 1813 - USS Essex takes the Peruvian corsair ship Nereyda, marking the first capture by the Navy in the Pacific. 1898 - Assistant Secretary

Fairstar Fjord Gets DNV Certification

Mar 25, 2008

Cristijn Sarvaas, CFO, added "The time charter equivalent revenue for this contract is $81,000 per day for a period of 47 days. This is in line with the forecasts

Aker Yards Sells Part of Merchant Biz

Mar 25, 2008

  Aker Yards ASA sold 70 percent of the ownership in three of the yards within its business area Merchant Vessels to FLC West, a Russian owned investment company.

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