Wednesday, April 15, 2009 Maritime News

Pirates Attack Second US Vessel

Apr 15, 2009

According to a BBC World News report, pirates used rocket-propelled grenades and automatic weapons to attack another US merchant ship off the coast of Somalia on April 15.

Navy Solicits Energy Conservation Proposals

Apr 15, 2009

The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD) has issued a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) discussing Energy Conservation Applications for the U.

WETA Solicits Public Input on Ferry Transition

Apr 15, 2009

Under new state legislation passed last year the San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) was charged with consolidating City of Alameda

Liberia Issues Report on Explorer Casualty

Apr 15, 2009

An investigation by the Liberian Registry and the resulting Decision of the Commissioner of Maritime Affairs for the Republic of Liberia into the sinking of the

USS San Francisco Departs Shipyard

Apr 15, 2009

USS San Francisco (SSN 711) departed Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) April 7, after more than three years of maintenance work to her bow,

Secretary Gates Addresses Piracy

Apr 15, 2009

The U.S. military's rescue of a kidnapped American ship captain was textbook, but the issue of piracy is likely to worsen in the absence of a systemic solution, Defense Secretary Robert M.

New Navy Contract

Apr 15, 2009

General Dynamics, Electric Boat, Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $6,290,977 modification to previously awarded contract for Nuclear Regional Maintenance Department

Contract to Drill Well in GOM

Apr 15, 2009

Atwood Oceanics, Inc., (NYSE:ATW) a Houston-based international drilling contractor, announced that the Richmond has been awarded a contract by Applied Drilling Technology, Inc.

New Texas Office for BHGI

Apr 15, 2009

Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. of Bristol, Rhode Island has opened a new field office in Houston, Texas. The new office, located at 4747 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire, Texas,

Investment to Improve South Africa Port

Apr 15, 2009

When the Zhen Hua No.23 entered Durban harbour in South Africa on Saturday, 11 April 2009 around 0700, it attracted considerable attention due to its immense size

Neste Oil Uses Veson Nautical IMOS Trading

Apr 15, 2009

Veson Nautical, the US-based developer of proven software solutions for the commercial maritime community, announced that Neste Oil Corporation has purchased Veson

First Aluminium Yacht for Vulkan Shipyard

Apr 15, 2009

At the beginning of January, Sener signed a contract to develop the detail engineering for outfitting of the first large aluminium yacht built in the new Vulkan Shipyard,

Pilot Trial of New Class Survey Reports

Apr 15, 2009

SpecTec announced a pilot scheme for an innovative take on traditional Classification Survey Reports in association with Lloyd's Register, Carnival UK and James Fisher Mimic.

Commendation for USS George H.W. Bush Builder

Apr 15, 2009

The shipbuilders of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NSYE:NOC) were honored by the Virginia House of Delegates during a ceremony held on April 8 at the start of the Reconvened Session.

Royal Star Sports Cummins Engines

Apr 15, 2009

The Cummins six-cyliner in-line marine diesel is a common engine on commercial fishing boats from Seattles classic long line halibut schooners to Gulf of Mexico Shrimpers.

Transas Supplies Simulator for Hellenic Navy

Apr 15, 2009

Transas Hellas in collaboration with Transas Mediterranean SAS supplied the Naval Training Command of the Hellenic Navy with a Bridge Simulator. The bridge simulator

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