Monday, April 13, 2009 Maritime News

Transonic Hull Technology for Offshore Vessels

Apr 13, 2009

Hydrodynamics theory establishes that wave making resistance of displacement hulls originate from their body shape, especially from shoulders, midbody, and rear

Holding Your Breath

Apr 13, 2009

(About the Image) Ship Tracks South of , a satellite image acquired by NASA on March 4, 2009. On March 4, 2009, the skies over the northeast were streaked with

Maersk Alabama Captain Rescued

Apr 13, 2009

(April 12, 2009) Maersk-Alabama Capt. Richard Phillips, right, stands alongside Cmdr. Frank Castellano, commanding officer of USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) after being rescued by U.

Outlook for Floating Production Strong

Apr 13, 2009

IMA has just completed a detailed assessment of the floating production sector. The study examines the impact of the global economic downturn, assesses the underlying

Christening of AIDAluna in Palma de Majorca

Apr 13, 2009

Since the night of April 4, the newest ship of the AIDA fleet officially bears the name AIDAluna. At exactly 10:18 PM, international top model Franziska Knuppe

Evergreen Offers Faster Transit Times

Apr 13, 2009

Evergreen Line has announced a series of enhancements to its Asia - U.S. East Coast Service (AUE) and China - South U.S. West Coast - China Service (CPS) services.

Port of Anchorage Receives $10m

Apr 13, 2009

The Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration announced the receipt of $10m from the Department of Defense, Office of Economic Adjustment, to continue Port of Anchorage,

New Navy Contracts

Apr 13, 2009

The Boeing Co., Anaheim, Calif., is being awarded a $33,888,986 cost plus incentive fee, cost plus fixed fee contract to provide the following efforts for the TRIDENT

USS George H.W. Bush Acceptance Sea Trials

Apr 13, 2009

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) successfully completed acceptance sea trials April 7-9 off the Virginia Capes and is in final preparation for delivery. Acceptance

Morocco’s Fight Against Piracy

Apr 13, 2009

At a bilateral meeting on April 8 with Moroccan Foreign Minister Dr. Taieb Fassi Fihri, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton praised Morocco for its "extraordinary

Pearl Harbor Biodiesel Ferry

Apr 13, 2009

Naval Station Pearl Harbor and the National Park Service activated the first USS Arizona Memorial biodiesel ferry boat #39-1 John W. Finn during a ceremony at the

Newest Navy Ship Visit

Apr 13, 2009

USS Stockdale (DDG 106), the Navy's newest Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer, will be arriving at Naval Base Ventura County Port Hueneme on Tuesday, April 14th at approximately 10:00 a.

Webb Institute Names Crowley Scholars

Apr 13, 2009

Crowley's commitment to provide educational opportunities to exemplary students continued this week, as the Webb Institute named Simmy Willemann of Pleasantville,

French Ship Owners Choose Transas

Apr 13, 2009

A new manoeuvring simulator for the French Ship Owners (CMA-CGM and SNCM) in cooperation with the Ecole de la Marine Marchande of Marseille will be supplied by Transas.

Panama Canal CEO Receives Award

Apr 13, 2009

The Texas A&M University Zachry Department of Civil Engineering  awarded Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta with the 2009 Distinguished Graduates Award on April 8.

LRAD Deployment Thwarts Pirate Attack

Apr 13, 2009

American Technology Corporation (ATC) (NASDAQ:ATCO), announced that its LRAD 1000X directed sound system was used by the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force to

Heidmar, W-O Shipping Joint Tanker Venture

Apr 13, 2009

Heidmar Inc. and W-O Shipping Group B.V. have agreed on terms for the formation of a joint venture, WOMAR Holdings LLC, to commercially manage small and intermediate

Crowley receives new Alaska tug Nachik

Apr 13, 2009

The vessel construction boom at Crowley continued as the company took delivery of the Nachik, a newly-designed shallow draft tug, from Diversified Marine in Portland, Ore.

This Day in Naval History – April 13

Apr 13, 2009

1861 - Second relief convoy for Fort Sumter left New York 1941 - Commissioning of USS North Carolina, which carried 9 16-inch guns 1943 - Re-establishment

 

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