Wednesday, February 11, 2009 Maritime News

Salvage and marine firefighting

Feb 11, 2009

  On New Year’s Eve, 2008, the US Coast Guard issued its long-awaited regulations regarding salvage and marine firefighting.  While there are various points of criticism,

CMA CGM America Finance Appointments

Feb 11, 2009

CMA CGM (America) LLC announced that Caroline Brown has joined the company as Manager, Audit and Cost Control.  In her position, Caroline will be responsible for

Veripos Extends Positioning Networks

Feb 11, 2009

Worldwide GNSS positioning specialist Veripos of Aberdeen has further extended its North American and Far East multi-source regional networks with the establishment

Zodiac Lifeboats at Cruise Shipping Miami

Feb 11, 2009

Zodiac recently introduced two new products specifically developed for the cruise ship industry: stacking container design and an extended-service life raft. Zodiac

Crowley Receives Safety Award

Feb 11, 2009

Crowley Maritime Corporation was recognized recently when Signal Mutual presented Crowley with their Gerald H. Halpin Safety Excellence Award at Signal's board of directors meeting in Scottsdale,

Northrup Contract for Interrogator Sets

Feb 11, 2009

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded a $16m contract from the U.S. Navy for production of five additional AN/UPX-24(V) interrogator sets for the U.S. Navy and the Australian Navy.

Lakes Shipping Down for 2008

Feb 11, 2009

A 40% drop in cargo movement in December wiped out earlier gains and produced a 3% decrease in U.S.-Flag shipping on the Great Lakes in 2008. The 101 million net

Public Meeting, Notice of Arrival & Departure

Feb 11, 2009

The U.S. Coast Guard will hold a public meeting scheduled for March 5, at Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 2nd St., SW, Washington, from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. to accept

Zodiac Introduces Trade in Program

Feb 11, 2009

Zodiac of North America, Inc., manufacturer of inflatable boats and rigid-hull inflatable boats (RIBs), announced a trade-in program for Avon and Zodiac jet-tenders

Dryships, Nordea Bank Agreement

Feb 11, 2009

DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS), a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk cargoes and off-shore contract drilling oil services, announced on Feb.

Wärtsilä Opens Workshop in Taranto

Feb 11, 2009

Wärtsilä has increased its range of engineering services available in Italy with the opening of a new workshop in Taranto, a commercial and military hub in the Puglia region of Southern Italy.

Segregated Ballast Tanks of Oil Tankers

Feb 11, 2009

The IMO issued a circular providing guidance on implementation of Assembly Resolution A.747(18) on application of tonnage measurement of segregated ballast tanks in oil tankers.

WA Oil Transfer Rules Protect Waters

Feb 11, 2009

In September 2006, state lawmakers directed Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) to adopt stringent oil transfer rules after 4,700 gallons of heavy fuel oil

Bourbon 2008 & 4Q Revenue Report

Feb 11, 2009

"Bourbon's performance for the year 2008 reflects strong growth in the offshore activities, keeping pace with deliveries of new vessels, with the renewal of old

This Day in Naval History

Feb 11, 2009

1862 - SecNav directs formation of organization to evaluate new inventions and technical development which eventually led to National Academy of Science. 1971 - U.

 

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