Wednesday, March 26, 2008 Maritime News

Gulf Region Turning into Hub for Ship Repair Services

Mar 26, 2008

The Gulf region is fast turning into a major hub for ship repair services and conversion projects, with Dubai Drydocks in the UAE and the Arab Ship Repair Yard

L&T Wins Contract

Mar 26, 2008

  Larsen and Toubro Ltd (L&T) has won a contract valued at about $240m to build four specialized ships for Dutch company RollDock BV. Indian companies are currently

Rigdon Marine Christens Fast Supply Vessel

Mar 26, 2008

Billy Guice, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Rigdon Marine Corporation (RMC), announced the christening and delivery of the Hammerhead, the first of four

Star Bulk Announces Charter

Mar 26, 2008

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. announced it has agreed to a further three-year time charter for its Supramax vessel Star Gamma. The new three-year time charter to Korea

ACP Awards Contract for Construction of New Dredge

Mar 26, 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,

Engineer Sentenced For Trying To Steal Navy Secrets

Mar 26, 2008

A Chinese-born engineer convicted of conspiring to pass military secrets to the People's Republic of was sentenced to 24 years and five months in federal prison.

Frontline Jumps in Oslo After Buying Stake in OSG

Mar 26, 2008

Frontline Ltd., the oil-tanker owner, advanced the most in 22 months in trading after buying a stake in a rival shipping company. Frontline acquired 5.2 percent

Northrop Grumman to Supply PMS

Mar 26, 2008

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been chosen to provide the Platform Management System (PMS) for the next Royal Navy Astute-Class submarine, HMS Audacious. BAE

This Day in Naval History - March 26

Mar 26, 2008

From the Navy News Service 1942 - Adm. Ernest King becomes both Chief of Naval Operations and Commander, U.S. Fleet. 1943 - The Battle of Komandorski Islands

BMT to hold Workshop

Mar 26, 2008

BMT Fleet Technology Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, announced the next Fatigue and Fracture Analysis workshop for Fall 2008.  The popular three day workshop

$4B Fleet Expansion Planned

Mar 26, 2008

's state-owned shipping company aims to spend up to $4 billion over the next three to four years to expand its fleet size, a senior company official said, according to a report published on www.

GPA Awarded Design Contract for Washington State Ferries

Mar 26, 2008

uido Perla & Associates signed a contract with Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation to provide the design of a new 144-Auto ferry, satisfying the design portion of

Kongsberg Maritime Develops DP Solution for Construction Vessel

Mar 26, 2008

Dynamic Positioning and maneuvering solution to Pieter Schelte - Allseas' platform installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel that will be delivered in 2011.

Neptune Start-Up Delayed by Hull “Anomolies”

Mar 26, 2008

The Neptune TLP, which is located approximately 120 miles off the Louisiana coastline, was scheduled to start up first oil and natural gas production by the end

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