Monday, August 17, 2009 Maritime News

Arctic Sea Mystery Continues

Aug 17, 2009

According to an August 16 report from www.presstv.ir, Finnish officials have rejected claims that the MV Arctic Sea, a missing Russian-manned freighter, was carrying a secret nuclear cargo.

Maritime IT Consulting Service

Aug 17, 2009

Teledata Marine Solutions (TMS) will launch a maritime IT consulting service and Holistic Maritime Training (HMT) platform in Hong Kong on 4 September 2009. Himanshu Joshi,

Strategic Marine Delivers Landing Craft

Aug 17, 2009

Strategic Marine Australia has successfully delivered three 42.3 ft landing craft to Kuwaiti sales agent Seas and Deserts. The aluminium vessels designed by Strategic Marine and Southerly Designs,

Naval Forces Prevented Pirate Attack

Aug 17, 2009

The incident occurred in the International Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC) in the Gulf of Aden. Six pirates in a skiff were reported to approach the Turkish cargo ship MV Elgiznur Cebi.

Planned Snøhvit Stoppage

Aug 17, 2009

The Hammerfest LNG plant at Melkøya in northern Norway will be shut down on Saturday 15 August for up to three months of upgrading and maintenance work. As operator,

Cargotec Merges Hiab & Kalmar

Aug 17, 2009

Cargotec announced on 22 June 2009 of merging Hiab and Kalmar business areas. As a result of the merger, Cargotec has now formed two business areas: Marine, which

Seanergy Controlling Interest in Bulk Energy

Aug 17, 2009

Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHIP) (NASDAQ: SHIPW) announced that it has closed on its previously announced agreement to purchase a 50% ownership interest

Conrad Q2 2009 Results & New Business

Aug 17, 2009

Conrad Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: CNRD.PK) announced its second quarter and six months 2009 results and the signing of new contracts. For the quarter ended June 30,

Port of Hamburg Cargo Remains Below Last Year

Aug 17, 2009

In the first half of 2009, the Port of Hamburg handled a total of 54.2 million metric tons of seagoing cargo. This represents a drop of 23.7 percent in comparison

Panama Canal Celebrates 95 Years

Aug 17, 2009

On August 15, the Panama Canal celebrated 95 years of service as an engine of global trade and national growth. Since the steamship Ancón’s inaugural Canal passage August 15,

PVA Calls to Preserve Navigation Routes

Aug 17, 2009

Traditional navigational routes for ferries and other passenger vessels must be recognized and protected. That was the Passenger Vessel Association’s message delivered

Converteam $31m Additional Navy Funding

Aug 17, 2009

The United States Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., awarded Converteam Inc. $31m to provide the long lead materials (for the DDG-1000 Baseline

New Navy Contracts

Aug 17, 2009

General Dynamics, Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $42,108,043 firm-fixed-price contract for preparation and accomplishment of the FY09 dry-docking

USS America Designed with ShipConstructor

Aug 17, 2009

The USS America (LHA 6), designed with ShipConstructor Software, will be the most technologically advanced amphibious warship to date according to U.S. Navy Capt.

This Day in Naval History – August 17

Aug 17, 2009

1812 - Frigate President captures British schooner L'Adeline in North Atlantic 1942 - Submarines USS Nautilus and USS Argonaut land 222 Marines on Makin Island,

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