Wednesday, April 22, 2009 Maritime News

GMATS’ New Piracy Countermeasures Security Seminar

Apr 22, 2009

The Global Maritime and Transportation School (GMATS) located at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY, provides world-class, professional mariner

Sunreef Hull Completed

Apr 22, 2009

Most of the aluminium hull construction of one of the largest luxury catamarans in the world, the Sunreef 114, has been completed at Sunreef Yachts of Poland. This 31 ton,

Statement on Piracy by CG Commandant

Apr 22, 2009

Statement on Piracy by CG Commandant, Adm. Thad Allen: Piracy has been rightfully called an insult to civilization.  The recent pirate attacks on the motor vessels

MT Stolt Strength Released by Hijackers

Apr 22, 2009

Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Oslo Børs: SNI) confirmed that MT Stolt Strength, which is on time-charter to Stolt Tankers B.V., was released on April 21 by her Somali captors.

Deltamarin Wins Contract from Petrobras

Apr 22, 2009

The Brazilian oil company Petrobras has awarded the Finnish engineering company Deltamarin Ltd the concept study work for their FPDSO development. The contract contains concept design development.

Korea Shipbuilders Eye Orders from Brazil

Apr 22, 2009

According to a report from Manila Bulletin Publishing, South Korea's four shipbuilders will meet executives of Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras), in Seoul the week of April 20,

Maritime Leaders Tackle Security Issues

Apr 22, 2009

Maritime leaders will gather to discuss critical industry security issues in a seminar being held on May 21st in Washington DC in conjunction with National Maritime Day.

LNG Vessel Docks at Teesport

Apr 22, 2009

PD Ports welcomed the arrival of U.S.A based Excelerate Energy’s first full LNG vessel, since the regasification facility opened at Teesport in 2007. The liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker,

New Counter-Mine Technology for Ships

Apr 22, 2009

Using a high-temperature technology developed by the Office of Naval Research, the U.S. Navy has successfully launched a new counter-mine tool to protect its fleet at sea.

Crowley Plays Role in Summit of the Americas

Apr 22, 2009

Crowley played a behind-the-scenes role in assuring Heads of States have safe transportation during the upcoming Summit of the Americas event to be held in Trinidad and Tobago this weekend.

CII Seeks Award Nominations

Apr 22, 2009

The Containerization & Intermodal Institute (CII) will host an industry-wide Connie Award dinner on October 1 at the Renaissance Hotel in Long Beach, Ca. The event

Georgia Ports Authority Adopts Environmental Policy

Apr 22, 2009

As part of the continuing effort to build upon current environmental initiatives, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has instituted a policy for managing port operations

GE Oil & Gas Wins 2009 OTC Award

Apr 22, 2009

GE Oil & Gas has been awarded a "Spotlight on New Technology Award" by the Offshore Technology Conference for its next generation subsea electronics module, the VetcoGray SemStar5.

NOL Key Senior Appointments

Apr 22, 2009

Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) Group President & CEO Ronald D. Widdows announced new senior management appointments to head the Group’s APL Logistics business unit and its South Asia Region organisation.

Drydocks World Participates in Sea Asia

Apr 22, 2009

Drydocks World, the global maritime arm of Dubai World, announced their participation in Sea Asia 2009, scheduled to take place in Singapore from the 21st to the 23rd of April 2009.

This Day in Naval History - April 22

Apr 22, 2009

1778 - Captain John Paul Jones of Ranger led landing party raid on Whitehaven, England 1898 - U.S. warships begin blockade of Cuba 1987 - U.S. Navy ordered

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