Wednesday, August 19, 2009 Maritime News

W&O Employees Benefit American Lung Assoc.

Aug 19, 2009

W&O, supplier of marine valves, pipe, fittings, engineered products and valve automation solutions, announced its participation in two of the American Lung Association’s

Wilhelmsen Wins Contract from Meyer Werft

Aug 19, 2009

Wilhelmsen Marine Engineering won an order from Meyer Werft in Germany to finalize the cruise ship AIDAblu and two new cruise vessels, NB689 (unnamed) and NB690

This Day in Naval History – August 20

Aug 19, 2009

1952 - In interservice air operation at Chang Pyong-ni, Korea, U.S. Navy, Marine and Air Force aircraft destroy 80 percent of assigned area. 1959 - USS Thetis

Capilano Designs 23-Car Ro-Ro Ferry

Aug 19, 2009

Capilano Maritime Design Ltd. has been awarded the design contract for a 23-car, 149-passenger Ro-Ro Ferry to replace the Bob Ellis currently being utilized by

Intellian Technologies New Center

Aug 19, 2009

Intellian Technologies, the world’s technological leader in marine satellite antennas, announced that it has begun construction on a 71,000 square foot R&D, manufacturing and shipping facility,

Secretary Locke Announces ARRA Awards

Aug 19, 2009

On August 20, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke will announce millions of dollars of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding to strengthen the economy,

China's Demand Slows, BDI Index Unlikely to Jump

Aug 19, 2009

According to a London report issued Aug. 14, dry bulk freight rate index climbed by 2.5% on Friday at Baltic Mercantile and Shipping Exchange, a moderate rise for two consecutive days.

NOAA Buoys Deployed in the Arctic

Aug 19, 2009

Now traversing the Northwest Passage, the Ocean Watch crew - four professional sailors, a scientist and an educator - recently completed the deployment of three NOAA Global Drifter Program buoys.

Ship Simulator Professional v2.0 Introduced

Aug 19, 2009

Simulation developer VSTEP announces the worldwide release of their maritime training and simulation software Ship Simulator Professional v2.0 and Instructor Station

Pacific Beachcomber Acquires Paul Gauguin Cruises

Aug 19, 2009

Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, announced that the company has been acquired by Pacific Beachcomber. Paul Gauguin

MSC Ships Train to Support U.S. Troops Ashore

Aug 19, 2009

Two Military Sealift Command ships conducted a training exercise off the coast of Yeosu, South Korea, Aug. 17-18, where they rehearsed the U.S. military's unique

70 Shipyards Awarded ARRA Grants

Aug 19, 2009

The Department of Transportation has announced 70 grants totaling $98m in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds that will be used to improve small shipyards throughout the United States.

Hagenuk Comms Systems for 3rd Combat Support Ship

Aug 19, 2009

Hagenuk Marinekommunikation GmbH (HMK), a subsidiary of Atlas Elektronik, is also equipping the 3rd combat support ship (EGV) of the German Navy with its communication system.

2nd National Security Cutter Builder's Trials

Aug 19, 2009

The Northrop Grumman Corporation-built (NYSE:NOC) National Security Cutter Waesche (WMSL 751) completed successful Builder's Trials on August 17 after undergoing

Panama Canal Authority Notice to Commence

Aug 19, 2009

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) reached a critical milestone for the Canal Expansion Program moving ahead on time and on budget. Culminating months of arduous work,

Danos & Curole Awarded BP Contract

Aug 19, 2009

Danos & Curole has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide all contract operations and maintenance personnel to BP’s Gulf of Mexico deepwater fields.  With this contract,

This Day in Naval History – August 19

Aug 19, 2009

1812 - USS Constitution captures HMS Guerriere. 1812- Devastating hurricane struck the Navy's New Orleans station, delaying military preparations in the War

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