August, 2008 Maritime News

This Day in Naval History - Aug. 29

Aug 29, 2008

From the Navy News Service 1861 - U.S. squadron captures forts at Hatteras Inlet, N.C. 1862 - Union gunboat Pittsburgh supports Army troops in landing at Eunice, Arkansas.

AET Orders Three Product Tankers Using Newbuildcon

Aug 29, 2008

Tanker owner-operator AET has ordered three 6,600DWT oil/chemical tankers from Russia’s Okskaya Shipyard using BIMCO’s Newbuildcon standard newbuilding contract.

NAVSEA's Salvage Engineers Recover Plane Materials

Aug 29, 2008

By Naval Sea Systems Command Office of Corporate Communications Naval Sea System Command's (NAVSEA) Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV)

Eight Months Early: Navy Takes Delivery of New Hampshire

Aug 29, 2008

By Team Submarine Public Affairs The Navy took delivery of its newest attack submarine, Pre Commissioning Unit (PCU) New Hampshire (SSN 778),

NAVSEA's Salvage Engineers Recover Plane Materials

Aug 29, 2008

By Naval Sea Systems Command Office of Corporate Communications Naval Sea System Command's (NAVSEA) Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) performed an

The Shipyard Group Adds to Growing Fleet

Aug 28, 2008

The Shipyard Group announced the addition of the M/Y Caribbean Sparkle.  This 107 ft. custom cockpit motor yacht, based in South Florida, is available for charter in Florida and the Bahamas.

Lukoil, Conocophillips’ YK Field Production Begins

Aug 28, 2008

One of the biggest fields in the north of the Timan Pechora oil and gas province, this field is developed by OOO Naryanmarneftegaz,

Patrol Coastal Ships Returned to U.S. Naval Service

Aug 28, 2008

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Coleman Thompson, Fleet Public Command of patrol coastal ships USS Tempest (PC 2) and USS Monsoon (PC 4) was returned to the U.

Austal Names Caccivio VP of Global Defense Programs

Aug 28, 2008

Austal USA is pleased to announce the promotion of John Caccivio to Vice President of Global Defense Programs. Mr. Caccivio joined Austal as part of the Littoral

Vericor Awarded $20.5m Navy Contract

Aug 28, 2008

Vericor Power Systems, LLC, Alpharetta, Ga., is being awarded a $20.5m firm-fixed-price contract for the manufacture, testing and delivery of 16 ETF40B marine gas

General Maritime, Arlington Get OK to Merge

Aug 28, 2008

General Maritime and Arlington Tankers have received approval from U.S. antitrust officials to merge, reports said.. The two companies had said on Aug 6 that they

Incat Crowther to Develop 37.5m Catamaran Motor Yacht

Aug 28, 2008

Incat Crowther has been commissioned to develop a new high speed catamaran motor yacht for an international businessman. The vessel will be capable of cruising

Sunreef Yachts Launches 70 Ft. Catamaran

Aug 28, 2008

The first 70 ft. long motor catamaran was launched at Sunreef Yachts Shipyard in Gdansk in June 2008. The exterior was styled by the luxury yacht designer Denn Clifford,

ESRI to Offer Consulting Services Through SeaPort-e

Aug 28, 2008

The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren has named ESRI an approved prime contractor on the SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) online portal. By being listed on SeaPort-e,

Gustav Threatens Offshore Production

Aug 28, 2008

Forecasts say that Tropical Storm Gustav could regain hurricane strength and affect major offshore oil and natural gas production areas in the Gulf of Mexico

Enercon Launches E-Ship 1 in Kiel

Aug 28, 2008

On August 2, ship naming and launching ceremonies for Enercon’s new E-Ship 1 took place at Lindenau GmbH shipyards in Kiel. After launching, the ship will

This Day in Naval History--August 28

Aug 28, 2008

August 28 1867 - Captain William Reynolds of Lackawanna raises U.S. flag over Midway Island and took formal possession of these islands for the U.S. 1942 - 120 women,

Second U.S. Ship Delivers Aid to Georgia

Aug 28, 2008

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Dallas (WHEC 716) and the guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) transit through the Black Sea en route to the Republic of Georgia

StatoilHydro Announces Discoveries in Norwegian Continental Shelf

Aug 27, 2008

The presence of a considerable oil column has been confirmed under the Dagny structure in the , near Sleipner, announced StatoilHydro. The total recoverable volume

GoM Rigs Evacuate for Storm

Aug 27, 2008

In preparation for Hurricane Gustav, evacuations have begun of offshore oil and gas rigs and platforms in the .  Reports said the storm may become the strongest


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