Tuesday, May 20, 2008 Maritime News

Cummings Comment on Marine Safety Hearing

May 20, 2008

Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, issued the statement below following a Subcommittee

Total Goes Deep Off Nigeria

May 20, 2008

Total reportedly launched its second Nigerian deep water drilling project, scheduled to come on stream in 2012 and expected eventually to yield 180,000 barrels a day, according to an AFP report.

Ship Values Rise

May 20, 2008

As the world has been beset by a wave of bad financial news -- from the looming financial crisis and credit crunch to the rapidly escalating cost of industrial materials,

Azerbaijan Shipbuilding Plan

May 20, 2008

A memorandum on construction of a shipbuilding plant was signed by the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), Azerbaijani Investment Company (AIC) and Korean company STX in Baku on 19 May,

Pilot Boat Launched by Kvichak

May 20, 2008

Guido Perla and Associates, Inc. (GPA) said that Kvichak Marine, a Seattle-Based designer and builder of aluminum vessels, has launched a Fast Pilot Boat for which

GE, C-MAR to Demo Hybrid Tug Tech

May 20, 2008

 “We believe there is strong demand for a hybrid technology to improve fuel efficiency and to help customers comply with increasingly stringent emissions regulations.

Security Zone for Fleet Week in NY

May 20, 2008

The potential exists for unanticipated delays affecting ship movements and/or the control of vessels with little or no warning within the Port of New York and New Jersey from Tuesday,

Submarine "Pressure Hull" Complete

May 20, 2008

Panama Canal Releases 2Q Data

May 20, 2008

Total Canal transits decreased 2 percent during Q2 – from 4,053 to 3,971 transits. Panama Canal/Universal Measurement System (PC/UMS) tonnage also dropped 2.6 percent – from 80.

Severnoye Design Bureau Extends Sener Deal

May 20, 2008

The Severnoye Design Bureau, a leading company designing naval and commercial ships in Russia, was founded in 1946. Throughout the Bureau's more than 62-year

Ship Design Book Updated

May 20, 2008

An extensive update of Ship Structural Design (SSD), for 25 years the leading text on the preliminary design of ship structures, is underway. The update is

Omega Acquires Two Tankers

May 20, 2008

Payment terms provide for a 10% deposit payment, payable now, and the balance of 90% at the respective deliveries of each vessel. The Company has secured bank

Koike Aronson Expands Plant

May 20, 2008

 “Ninety years is a long time for any company,” said Gerald J. Leary, CEO of Koike, “and the last four years have been the most profitable in our history. This

MacGREGOR Wins Contracts

May 20, 2008

Four deepsea ConRos under construction at Hyundai Mipo for French owner CMA CGM will benefit from liftable car decks from MacGREGOR. The MacGREGOR Group’s RoRo

Mitsui Delivers Bulk Carrier

May 20, 2008

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. completed and delivered a 56,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V. Darya Mahesh  (MES Hull NO. 1626) at its Tamano Works on May 20,

Incat Crowther to Design Workboat

May 20, 2008

Incat Crowther will design a 24m Catamaran Work Boat for Offshore Unlimited, which is to be built at the new Richardson Devine Marine facility in Hobart, Tasmania.

Concordia Signs Three Timecharters

May 20, 2008

Concordia Maritime have entered into time charter contracts for three of its P-MAX new buildings with ST Shipping and Transport, a subsidiary of Glencore. The contract

This Day in Naval History - May 20

May 20, 2008

1801 - Four warships sent to Mediterranean to protect American commerce. 1815 - Commodore Stephen Decatur (Frigate Guerriere) sails with 10 ships to suppress Mediterranean pirate raids on U.

Marinette Marine Wins $33m Contract

May 20, 2008

Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, Wis., is being awarded $33,100,000 under a previously awarded firm-fixed contract (N00025-03-C-0002) for the acquisition of four

Need a Heavy Lift?

May 20, 2008

Fairstar is an interesting new player in the Heavy Lift Market. MarineLink.com recently spoke with Mario Kerssens, Sales & Marketing Director, to discuss the company’s strategy and mission.

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