Thursday, June 18, 2009 Maritime News

Rábago, CG’s New Asst. Commandant for Acquisition

Jun 18, 2009

The U.S. Coast Guard named its new Assistant Commandant for Acquisition and its Chief Acquisition Officer June 15 and promoted that flag officer to rear admiral upper half.

First Phase of Custom Built Terminal in Houston

Jun 18, 2009

Westway Terminal Company LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Westway Group, Inc. (WTWG), opened Phase I of a Custom Built Bulk Liquid Storage Terminal for Nynas Americas

ECDIS, BNWAS Mandatory under SOLAS

Jun 18, 2009

Amendments to SOLAS regulation V/19, to make mandatory the carriage of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) and Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm Systems (BNWAS),

Revised Guidance on Combating Piracy

Jun 18, 2009

Revised guidance on combating piracy and armed robbery against ships was agreed by IMO's Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) when it met at the Organization's London

KVH Introduces Smallest Fiber Optic Gyro

Jun 18, 2009

As compact stabilized optics and pointing systems gain in popularity on land vehicles, aircraft, and vessels, engineers have had difficulty finding ultra-compact

TITAN Salvage’s New Facility in Singapore

Jun 18, 2009

TITAN Salvage has enhanced its marine emergency response and wreck removal capabilities in the Far East with the consolidation of its Southeast Asia operating facilities in Singapore.

Crowley's Vigilant, Environmental & Safety Award

Jun 18, 2009

In an informal presentation, Capt. Jack Jensen, marine superintendent for Tesoro in Nikiski, presented crewmembers of Crowley's tug Vigilant with an award recognizing

Galbraith’s Appoints Hubbard Managing Director

Jun 18, 2009

International shipbroker and consultant Galbraith’s Ltd has appointed Nick Hubbard as its new managing director. Hubbard has twenty-five years’ experience as a shipbroker,

DNV IMO-Approves Bio Sewage Plant from G&O

Jun 18, 2009

Det Norske Veritas (DNV) has just IMO-approved the biological sewage treatment plant from Gertsen & Olufsen (G&O), a leading Scandinavian developer of a.o. sewage

Port to Test “Sock on a Stack” Technology

Jun 18, 2009

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners gave preliminary approval to fund a long-term test of a “sock on a stack” air quality improvement system for ships.

Six Shipyards Appoint Del Mar as Agents

Jun 18, 2009

Del Mar Marine Corp. based in Miami, Florida, was appointed in May as shipyard agents by the following yards: Dalian Daeyang Shipyard Co., Ltd. (China),  Guangzhou

Mass. Maritime Academy, $1.5m for Stadium

Jun 18, 2009

The Massachusetts Maritime Academy has received a pledge from Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc. of Norwell, Mass. in the amount of $1.5m for naming rights

Dockwise to Confirm Debt Buy Back

Jun 18, 2009

Further to its debt buyback announcement  of 8 June 2009, Dockwise Ltd. announced it has acquired $8.5m of floating rate first lien debt at an average price of $73.

Mansuy Joins Carroll McNulty & Kull

Jun 18, 2009

Carroll McNulty & Kull LLC (CMK) has announced that Christopher H. Mansuy has joined the law firm as a member. Mansuy brings 35 years of experience to CMK handling

This Day in Naval History – June 18

Jun 18, 2009

1812 - U.S. declares war on Great Britain for impressment of Sailors and interference with commerce 1942 - First African-American officer, Bernard W. Robinson,

 

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