Monday, December 22, 2008 Maritime News

Ship Honors Victims and Heroes of 9/11

Dec 22, 2008

In a traditional U.S. Navy ceremony on Dec. 18, the keel of the U.S. Navy's eighth amphibious transport dock ship, Arlington (LPD 24), built by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC),

Eye on the Navy - Holiday Lights

Dec 22, 2008

The guided-missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59) displays a spectacle of holiday lights during the 2008 Afloat Holiday Lighting Contest on board Naval Station Pearl Harbor Dec.

CMC Joins Legal Action, NY Ballast Regs

Dec 22, 2008

The Chamber of Marine Commerce, along with a number of other industry stakeholders, are joining forces to take legal action against the state of New York's proposed new ballast water regulations.

USS Tucson Returns to Pearl Harbor

Dec 22, 2008

USS Tucson (SSN 770) returned to Naval Station Pearl Harbor Monday, Dec. 15, following a 23-month absence that included a modernization period in Norfolk, numerous

Rough Seas Ahead for Shipyards

Dec 22, 2008

According to a report from China Daily, Chinese shipbuilders have taken a bigger hit than their foreign competitors from the global economic downturn, and the outlook

Hyundai Heavy, Daewoo Miss Order Targets

Dec 22, 2008

According to AsiaPulse, South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co.,the world's No. 1 and No. 3 shipbuilder, missed

No Deal Feared on Daewoo Shipbuilding

Dec 22, 2008

According to a report from The Korea Times, Hanwha Group and the Korea Development Bank (KDB) are locked in a game of chicken over Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME).

SCI Welcomes Upgrades and COE Designation

Dec 22, 2008

Some important announcements were made during the 9th Annual River Bell Awards Luncheon at the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) Center in Paducah, KY. Leaders

GL Releases Guide for Ship Lay-Ups

Dec 22, 2008

Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has developed a guide outlining major methods and procedures involved in ship lay-ups. The guide gives technical assistance to shipowners focusing on the maintenance of class,

Essenhigh, Northrop Non-Exec Chairman, UK

Dec 22, 2008

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is to appoint Sir Nigel Essenhigh as non-executive chairman for Northrop Grumman in the UK. Essenhigh will join the board

World FLNG Market Report 2009-2015

Dec 22, 2008

The Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) business is now rapidly developing into a sector of major significance and will be worth $8.5b by 2015, according to a

Black, Navionics Sen.VP of Sales & Marketing

Dec 22, 2008

Navionics, provider of electronic charting and digital navigation data, named Mr. Don Black as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Mr. Black will head the Navionics Teams for Sales,

51/60DF Engines Pass FATs

Dec 22, 2008

MAN Diesel’s type 51/60DF four-stroke, medium speed dual-fuel gas engine has passed the final landmark on its way to its first commercial applications in the marine sector.

3rd Panama Canal Excavation Contract

Dec 22, 2008

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) awarded Constructora MECO, S.A. the third of four dry excavation contracts on Dec. 16 to help create an access channel linking

Hornblower Contract for Trinidad Ferry Fleet

Dec 22, 2008

Hornblower Marine Services (HMS) announced that the National Infrastructure Development Company Limited (NIDCO), a Trinidad and Tobago state owned enterprise, has

G.A.P Adventures Signs SpecTec Contract

Dec 22, 2008

The M/S Expedition was purchased in June 2008 by G.A.P Adventures to be re-launched with a polar expedition program. The vessel was built in Denmark in 1972, and

This Day in Naval History – Dec. 22

Dec 22, 2008

1775 - Congress commissions first naval officers: Esek Hopkins, Commander in Chief of the Fleet, Captains Dudley Saltonstall, Abraham Whipple, Nicolas Biddle, and John Hopkins.

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