Friday, June 05, 2009 Maritime News

Frontier Driller Final Phase Complete

Jun 05, 2009

Signal International announced the delivery of the Frontier Driller semisubmersible rig which underwent a major upgrade and modernization at its East Bank yard in Pascagoula, Miss.

Tognum to Supply Engines for New Ferry

Jun 05, 2009

The propulsion system and power generation specialist, Tognum, has won a contract for its Engines business unit from the Australian shipyard Austal to supply four large diesel engines.

Dockwise Appoints Wit CFO

Jun 05, 2009

Dockwise Ltd. announces that its subsidiary Dockwise Shipping has appointed Peter Wit as its Chief Financial Officer, effective September 1 2009. Wit, who has a

New HD10 Series Electrical Connector

Jun 05, 2009

LADD Industries Inc., announced the addition of the HD10-9-1939P-B022 to the Deutsch Industrial product line. Deutsch Industrial products offer connector solutions

KVH mini-VSAT Broadband Service

Jun 05, 2009

As part of its global network expansion plan, KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) announced that it has taken operational responsibility of the mini-VSAT Broadband

Alameda’s Newest Eco-Friendly Ferry, Pisces

Jun 05, 2009

The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) and the City of Alameda today announced that starting June 8, Alameda Harbor Bay ferry

New Book: George Washington’s Secret Navy

Jun 05, 2009

George Washington’s Secret Navy: How the American Revolution Went to Sea, by James L. Nelson has been selected as the 2009 recipient of the Samuel Eliot Morison

NASSCO Lays Keel of Fourth Product Carrier

Jun 05, 2009

General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), laid the keel of the fourth ship of its State-class product carriers. The ship will be named Empire State,

Genco Shipping Time Charters

Jun 05, 2009

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (NYSE:GNK) announced that it has reached an agreement to enter into a time charter for the Genco Commodus, a Capesize newbuilding,

Fremantle, Strategic Marine Build OSV

Jun 05, 2009

Two Western Australian companies have cooperated to set new design and construction standards for multi-million dollar high speed vessels built specifically for the Australian offshore market.

Carriers Ponder Dutch Ruling in CMR Dispute

Jun 05, 2009

Netherlands law firm AKD Prinsen Van Wijmen says a recent decision of the Dutch Supreme Court indicates that, whilst Holland remains an extremely carrier-friendly

Economou Backs $300m Green Recycling Initiative

Jun 05, 2009

George Economou and broking house Banchero and Costa Spa have both invested in the Green Recycling Initiative launched two weeks ago. The $300m GRI aims to integrate

This Day in Naval History – June 5

Jun 05, 2009

1794 - First officers of the U.S. Navy under the Constitution are appointed. The first six captains appointed to superintend the construction of new ships were John Barry,

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