Friday, December 12, 2008 Maritime News

Lloyd’s Register Reports Strong Performance

Dec 12, 2008

In his report on the accounts for the year ended June 30, 2008, David Moorhouse, Chairman of Lloyd’s Register, has announced that Group income rose by 19.6% to $893m (2006/07: $747.

MSV Ocean Intervention, New Contract

Dec 12, 2008

Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE:OII) announced it has secured a one-year term contract with estimated revenue in the range of $25m to $30m for use of the

Mitcham Industries 3Q 2009 Results

Dec 12, 2008

 Mitcham Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:MIND) announced financial results for its fiscal 2009 third quarter ended October 31, 2008. Highlights include: Core

Reminder - Naval Vessel Protection Zone

Dec 12, 2008

The Coast Guard is encouraging boaters in the Hampton Roads area to familiarize themselves with the federal regulations governing the security zone surrounding

Court Upholds NJ as Adjacent Coastal State

Dec 12, 2008

The US District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the Maritime Administrator was acting within his authority under the Deepwater Port Act when he designated

The CSL Group Installs Veson

Dec 12, 2008

Veson Nautical, a US-based developer of software solutions for the commercial maritime community, announced that installation of its IMOS Chartering Module has

DWS - Best of Corpus Christi Award

Dec 12, 2008

DWS International, Inc. has been selected for the 2008 Best of Corpus Christi Award in the Geophysical Apparatus category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA).

Virginia-Class Sub Bound for Pearl Harbor

Dec 12, 2008

Cut    web_080506-N-8467N-001_web.jpg The commander of Submarine Force, U.S Pacific Fleet (SUBPAC) announced on Dec. 4 that USS Hawaii (SSN 776) will be the first

Northrop Grumman - Sub Nav Contract

Dec 12, 2008

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a delivery order for the fifth year of a five-year contract to provide technical, logistics and material

Rowan - Ralls CEO, Lentz COB

Dec 12, 2008

Rowan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: RDC) announced that, effective January 1, 2009, its Board of Directors has named W. Matt Ralls as the company's new President, Chief

Ribcraft Expands Production Facility

Dec 12, 2008

Ribcraft a builder of professional grade rigid inflatable boats (RIBs), headquartered in Marblehead, Massachusetts, announced that it is expanding their production

Mobilarm Launches Crewsafe

Dec 12, 2008

Australian marine safety specialist Mobilarm launched Crewsafe, a unique onboard wireless network with Man Overboard functionality at the 2008 International Workboat Show, Dec.

Maersk Line Lays up 8 Vessels

Dec 12, 2008

Maersk Line announced the lay up of eight 6,500 TEU (twenty- foot equivalent unit) vessels on Dec. 4. The decision follows the recently announced changes in our Asia - Europe,

Gillen Promoted - VP Engineering

Dec 12, 2008

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced that Jim Gillen has been promoted to vice president of engineering for the company's petroleum services, marine services and petroleum distribution groups.

ABS Strengthens Materials Capabilities

Dec 12, 2008

Responding to the introduction of new materials within the structure and components of offshore units, naval vessels and specialized ships such as ultra large containerships,

Dometic’s New Line of Workboat AC Units

Dec 12, 2008

Dometic today unveiled a new series of marine air conditioning units designed specifically for the requirements of offshore supply vessels and other workboats. The

New Resonance Alerts From AWT

Dec 12, 2008

Applied Weather Technology (AWT), announced that its Route Optimization Service -- used by approximately 1500 ships each day to help identify the safest, most time-efficient

New Medical Advisor for Mariners

Dec 12, 2008

Global Rescue’s advisory, evacuation and emergency response capabilities now offer mariners the means to get the best medical advice, transport and treatment regardless of location.

This Day in Naval History – Dec. 12

Dec 12, 2008

1862 - Confederate torpedo (mine) sinks USS Cairo in Yazoo River. 1937 - Japanese aircraft sink USS Panay in Yangtze River near Nanking, China. 1941 - Naval Air Transport Service is established.

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