Friday, August 07, 2009 Maritime News

German Ship Released by Pirates

Aug 07, 2009

Having been held hostage for four months, Hansa Stavanger is now underway to a safe port accompanied by two EU NAVFOR frigates of the German Navy operating in the

South China Sea Attack on Tug

Aug 07, 2009

The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre issued an incident alert stating that a tug en route from Vietnam to Singapore with a barge in tow was attacked by five robbers

Global Results for the Q2 2009

Aug 07, 2009

Global Industries, Ltd. (NASDAQ:GLBL) announced revenues of $294.8m for the second quarter of 2009 compared to $300.5m in the second quarter of 2008. Net income was $45.

Bollinger Delivers 80,000 BBL Tank Barge

Aug 07, 2009

Lockport, La., Bollinger Gretna, L.L.C. of Harvey, La., a Bollinger shipyard, has delivered B. No. 284, a double hull 80,000 bbl oil tank barge built to meet the

ShipConstructor Chosen by SONAME

Aug 07, 2009

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers in the Philippines (SONAME) have chosen ShipConstructor detail design software to be used in naval architecture training programs in their country.

KVH Mini-VSAT Broadband Live in Asia-Pacific

Aug 07, 2009

KVH Industries, Inc., (NASDAQ:KVHI) announced the successful activation of its mini-VSAT Broadband(SM) service in Asia-Pacific waters in collaboration with SKY

Chouest, New Series of Diesel Electric OSVs

Aug 07, 2009

The Edison Chouest Offshore family of companies announced plans to design and build a series of a dozen 300-ft., 5,300 DWT deepwater diesel-electric offshore supply vessels.

The World FLNG Market Report 2010-2016

Aug 07, 2009

In recent years the floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) business has rapidly grown and is now at the forefront of offshore industry focus. The second edition of this major report,

Royal Caribbean Opens Sao Paulo Office

Aug 07, 2009

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is ramping up its commitment to growing the South America cruise market with the official opening of a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil,

ABS Authorized to Issue IAPP Certificates

Aug 07, 2009

Effective 6 August 2009, ABS is authorized to act on behalf of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) for verifying compliance by U.S.-flag vessels with MARPOL 73/78 Annex VI.

Conference on Light Weight Marine Structures

Aug 07, 2009

The first International Conference on Light Weight Marine Structures will occur September 7-8 2009, in Glasgow, UK. Cost savings is one of the criteria for successful

Chemoil Continues Trend of Profitability

Aug 07, 2009

SGX Mainboard-listed Chemoil (SGX-ST: CHEL.SI) announced that its profit attributable to equity holders for the second quarter of the 2009 financial year (FY2009) was $12.

Q2 2009, Strong Improvement in OSVs

Aug 07, 2009

STX Europe AS reported an EBITDA result for the Group of $12.3m for the second quarter of 2009, up from $11.08m in the corresponding period last year. With improved

Bill Introduced, HMT Exemptions

Aug 07, 2009

Representative Higgins (D-NY) introduced the Short Sea Shipping Act of 2009 (H.R. 3486) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain shipping from the harbor maintenance tax (HMT).

This Day in Naval History – August 7

Aug 07, 2009

1782 - Badge of Military Merit (Purple Heart) established 1942 - Navy Amphibious Task Force lands Marines on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands in first U.S. land

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