Wednesday, February 18, 2009 Maritime News

USS George H. W. Bush Completes Trials

Feb 18, 2009

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NSYE:NOC) has completed builder's sea trials of the nation's newest and most advanced nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS George H.

Davie Yards to Gradually Resume Operations

Feb 18, 2009

Davie Yards Inc. (TSX:DAV) announced that it has reached agreements with its clients for new price increases of $35m on its existing contracts. In addition Davie's largest client,

Panama Canal Bid Evaluators Selected

Feb 18, 2009

On Feb. 15, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced the final composition of the ACP Evaluation Committee that will review proposals submitted by consortia vying

Eletson Corp Delivers its First LPG Carrier

Feb 18, 2009

The Eletson Corporation enters a new market sector with the delivery today of their first ever liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier. Built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyards (HMD) in Korea,

SNAME Call for Papers

Feb 18, 2009

In October 2009, the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers will hold its Annual Meeting and Expo, attracting participants from all over the world.  One

SNAME, INA of India Sign Agreement

Feb 18, 2009

At a meeting during the World Maritime Technology Conference (WMTC) in Mumbai, India, a delegation of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)

Sredne-Nevsky, Aveva Signs Contract

Feb 18, 2009

Aveva (LSE:AVV), the leading supplier of engineering IT systems for the plant and marine industries announced the signing of a $1.3m contract with Sredne-Nevsky Shipbuilding Plant (SNSP), Russia.

First Appearance of AIDAluna

Feb 18, 2009

On 13 February 2009, the new 69,200-gt club ship of the cruise company AIDA Cruises left the building dock of the Meyer shipyard in Papenburg / Germany. In the late afternoon,

Opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway 2009 Season

Feb 18, 2009

The opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway 2009 navigation season is scheduled to take place on the following dates and times:     • Montreal / Lake Ontario March 31, 2009 - 0800 hours (D.

Marine Hwy Fleet Builder Seeks Shipyard Site

Feb 18, 2009

Santa Maria Shipowning & Trading, based in Santa Rosa, California, is looking to purchase or lease a 15 or more acre industrial site with 600 feet of waterfront

Marit Maersk Visits Port of Hamburg

Feb 18, 2009

Having been constructed and christened at the Danish shipyard of Odense, the Marit Maersk, a giant container ship built for the Maersk Line shipping company, called

KVH and ViaSat Expand to Persian Gulf

Feb 18, 2009

Crews on commercial oil and gas, shipping, and government vessels in the Persian Gulf now have access to affordable broadband Internet and crystal-clear telephone

Intellian’s New k4 Ka-Band HDTV Antenna

Feb 18, 2009

Intellian Technologies, a world leader in marine satellite entertainment and communications, announced the latest addition to its line of marine satellite TV antennas, the k4.

NASSCO, Mobile Landing Platform Ship

Feb 18, 2009

General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a $3.5m design contract for the U.S. Navy’s Mobile Landing Ship (MLP) program.

HATLAPA Expands its Board of Directors

Feb 18, 2009

In addition to the Managing Partners, Dr. Alexander Nuernberg and Joerg Tollmien, Thomas Ketelhohn has been appointed as Financial Director and Dipl.-Ing. Kay Nolte as Technical Director.

This Day in Naval History – Feb. 18

Feb 18, 2009

1846 - General order on Port and Starboard 1944 - Amphibious Force under RADM Hill lands troops on Engebi Island, Eniwetok 1955 - 1st of 14 detonations,

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