Monday, January 11, 2010 Maritime News

Communications Look to Brighter Times in 2010

Jan 11, 2010

2010 will see brighter times in shipboard communications with airtime traffic and usage expected to go up, an Inmarsat service provider has claimed. Asad Salameh,

Wärtsilä Contract with Dutch Ship Owner

Jan 11, 2010

Wärtsilä has signed a three-year training contract with its long-time customer Wagenborg Shipping of the Netherlands. The agreement covers the training of more

CG Investigates Tanker Ship in Gravesend Bay

Jan 11, 2010

The Coast Guard is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding a tanker ship in Gravesend Bay that ruptured a tank around 9 a.m, Jan. 10. The tank was

CMF Operates New Barge in Gibraltar Strait

Jan 11, 2010

With the aim of giving a better service to its customers, CEPSA Marine Fuels, S.A. has put into place a new barge in Algeciras Bay, providing service for the ports of Algeciras and Gibraltar.

Mitropoulos Presides, Arab Academy Expansion

Jan 11, 2010

"I could not think of a better way to formally start the ‘Year of the Seafarer’ other than by commissioning a new training centre, such as the new branch of the Arab Academy in Port Said,

New Kongsberg Sensor Factory, China

Jan 11, 2010

Kongsberg Maritime China Jiangsu (KMCJ), a new 2880m2 sensor production facility located in the Norwegian Industrial Park in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province, China, was officially opened on Nov.

Odfjell Sells Ship for Recycling

Jan 11, 2010

Odfjell has entered into an agreement to sell the coated parcel tanker MT Bow Maasslot (38,039 dwt/built 1982) for recycling in India by the end of January 2010.

Marinfloc Pre-treatment System

Jan 11, 2010

Ever since 2005, when the MEPC 60(33) regulation was replaced by MEPC 107(49), the older gravity-type Oily Water Separators (OWS) often had to be replaced by a

New Version Ship Simulator Pro

Jan 11, 2010

Maritime Simulator Developer VSTEP released a new version of Ship Simulator Professional.   This new release includes advanced functional updates and introduces

Retail Container Traffic Shows Gains

Jan 11, 2010

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports ended a nearly two-and-a-half-year streak of year-over-year declines in December and is on track

WQIS Holds Covered, No Premium Increase

Jan 11, 2010

The United States Coast Guard announced that effective January 23, 2010, they will be increasing fines and other civil monetary penalties to account for inflation

TOP Ships Charter Developments

Jan 11, 2010

TOP Ships Inc.(NASDAQ: TOPS) announced that it has received from the bareboat charterer of the M/T’s Ionian Wave and “Tyrrhenian Wave, a reduced charterhire rate of $10,

Crowley Restructures Senior Management

Jan 11, 2010

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced a restructuring involving three members of its senior leadership team. John Douglass and Rob Grune will move to new positions,

This Day in Coast Guard History – Jan. 12

Jan 11, 2010

1850- The wreck of Ayrshire on Squan Beach N.J. 201 of 202 persons on board were saved by the life car. First use of the life car in the U.S. 1923- Title "Commandant"

This Day in Naval History – Jan. 12

Jan 11, 2010

1813 - US Frigate Chesapeake captures British Volunteer 1848 - Attack on Sloop Lexington, San Blas, Mexico 1953 - Landings tested on board USS Antietam, first

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