Wednesday, January 14, 2009 Maritime News

Island Boats Delivers Second Crewboat

Jan 14, 2009

The Swordfish, Christened January 14 on Bayou Teche, is a sister-ship in all but two significant features to the Bourbon Libeccio delivered earlier in 2008 from Jeaneratte Louisianaís Island Boats.

Great Lakes Iron Ore Trade Crumbles

Jan 14, 2009

With a majority of the nationís blast furnaces idled, the iron ore trade on the Great Lakes took one of its biggest plunges in decades. Shipments totaled only 3.

Quality Shipyards Launches Terrel Tide

Jan 14, 2009

On Friday, January 9, 2009, Quality shipyards launched its Hull 1271, the M/V Terrel Tide, a 266 ft by 56 ft by 19 ft 6 inch Offshore Oilfield Supply Vessel. The

Study Evaluates U.S. Maritime Policies

Jan 14, 2009

The Maritime Administration has issued a new study that evaluates the adequacy of current U.S. maritime policy to meet the commercial, economic, security and environmental

New Sinkable Barge for Salvage Ops

Jan 14, 2009

Worldwide, $1.2b of ships, boats, pollutants and the like are salvaged from oceans and lakes annually. The Salvage-Retriever from Marine Flotation Products reduces the need for costly,

Motia Selects IMOS

Jan 14, 2009

Veson Nautical, the US-based maritime software developer delivering chartering, operations and accounting solutions for cargo transportation, announced that Motia

Stena Bulk Appoints Kihlberg

Jan 14, 2009

Stena Bulk, an international tanker owner controlling a fleet of more than 75 tankers from seven offices in six countries, announced the appointment of Mr. Jonas

Hamburg Sud's First Chilean Christening

Jan 14, 2009

Hamburg Sud conducted its first Chilean Christening in its 137-year history. Hamburg Sud has christened a container ship in Chile, the ceremony took place in Valparaiso on 9 January 2009.

Turkish Gov't Supports SMM Istanbul

Jan 14, 2009

The first SMM Istanbul is to be held at the centrally located L¸tfi Kirdar Convention & Exhibition Centre (ICEC) on the European side of Istanbul, from 21 to 23 January 2009.

ISS Expands in Southern China

Jan 14, 2009

Since the beginning of the year Inchcape Shipping Services has been attending vessels and providing professional boarding and agency services in the ports of Nansha and Huangpu in southern China.

GulfNav Appoints Kristiansen CEO

Jan 14, 2009

Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC (DFM: GULFNAV), has recently announced the appointment of Mr. Per Wistoft Kristiansen as Chief Executive Officer. Per will lead the

This Day in Naval History - Jan. 14

Jan 14, 2009

1813 - US Frigate Chesapeake captures British brig Hero 1815 - HMS Endymion, Tenedos and Pomone capture USS President 1863 - Navy General Order 4, Emancipation

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