Monday, January 12, 2009 Maritime News

Pirate Washes Ashore with $153,000

Jan 12, 2009

According to a Jan. 11 report from Associated Press, the body of a Somali pirate who drowned just after receiving a huge ransom washed onshore with $153,000 in

Hickey Appointed at Zurich Global Energy

Jan 12, 2009

Zurich, a property and casualty insurance provider in North America and globally, announced that its Global Energy’s Marine group has appointed Patrick Hickey as

New Sub Named USS John Warner

Jan 12, 2009

The secretary of the Navy announced that the next Virginia-class attack submarine will be named in honor of recently retired Virginia Senator John Warner.  Warner retired Jan.

New Navy Contract

Jan 12, 2009

BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $19,587,085 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-05-C-4403) for the USS Kearsarge

American Technology, New Navy Contracts

Jan 12, 2009

 American Technology Corporation (ATC) (NASDAQ: ATCO), a provider of directed sound products and technologies, has received two new LRAD orders totaling $2.7m from the U.

Lockheed Martin, Navy Destroyer Contract

Jan 12, 2009

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] was awarded a $15m firm-fixed-price contract as part of the U.S. Navy's Modernization Program for the DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class destroyers.

MacGregor, Fiber Rope Subsea Crane

Jan 12, 2009

Cargotec’s MacGregor has developed technology for handling lightweight fiber rope and is about to install the world’s first subsea crane to use fibre rope In January.

Kelly, Jo-Kell CEO Receives Award

Jan 12, 2009

Suzy Kelly, CEO of Jo-Kell Inc., received Inside Business’s 2008 Women in Business Achievement Award. The award was presented at a luncheon on December 15th at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott.

Coughlin Wins Bisso Safety Award Drawing

Jan 12, 2009

Bisso Marine announced that Sean Coughlin is the winner of the inaugural Bisso Marine Safety Award Drawing. Coughlin was selected from a pool of 166 eligible employees.

Non-Lethall Weapon to Stop Small Boats

Jan 12, 2009

The U.S. Coast Guard and the Department of Defense’s Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate (JNLWD) recently conducted a demonstration of a developmental non-lethal

This Day in Naval History - Jan. 12

Jan 12, 2009

1813 - US Frigate Chesapeake captures British Volunteer 1848 - Attack on Sloop Lexington, San Blas, Mexico 1953 - Landings tested on board USS Antietam, first angled deck carrier

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