Tuesday, February 16, 2010 Maritime News

This Day in Coast Guard History – Feb. 17

Feb 16, 2010

1944- Coast Guardsmen participated in the invasions of Eniwetok and Engebi, Marshall Island. 1956- The CGC Casco saved 21 persons from a US Navy seaplane that

This Day in Naval History – Feb. 17

Feb 16, 2010

1864 - Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley sinks USS Housatonic 1942 - First Construction Battalion (Seabees) arrive Bora Bora 1944 - Carrier aircraft strike Japanese fleet at Truk,

Titan to Improve Port-au-Prince Navigation

Feb 16, 2010

A Titan Salvage team is working in Haiti to remove navigational hazards, including the collapsed Washington gantry crane, in Port-au-Prince for the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM),

CSL, WWF-Canada Combat Climate Change

Feb 16, 2010

Canada Steamship Lines (CSL) signed a five-year agreement with World Wildlife Fund Canada (WWF-Canada) that aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions within the CSL fleet,

Sealub Opens Operations in U.S. & Canada

Feb 16, 2010

Sealub Alliance Americas, Inc., an affiliate of Gulf Oil Marine Ltd. headquartered in Hong Kong, announced a fully operational manufacturing and supply and distribution

MAN Engines for Chinese Ferry Company

Feb 16, 2010

Bohai Ferry Co., Ltd. has ordered four MAN 16V32/40CD propulsion plants to power two passenger vessels to supplement its fleet. The four-stroke engines will be

Wärtsilä, Trojan Ballast Water Treatment

Feb 16, 2010

Wärtsilä Corporation and Trojan Technologies have signed an exclusive agreement to jointly develop, market, and distribute a ballast water treatment product for ships.

Rolls-Royce DP Training Center, Norway

Feb 16, 2010

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has opened its new Dynamic Positioning (DP) and Automation & Control training centre in Ålesund, Norway. The simulation

Medina International and Subsidiaries Move

Feb 16, 2010

Management of Medina International Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets: MIHI) signed a lease to rent a manufacturing facility in the city of Corona, California. "This

Expro, Total E&P UK Safety Award

Feb 16, 2010

International oilfield service company Expro has received a special award for exceptional safety, health and environment performance from Total E&P UK. The Expro

MARPOL Training Institute On-line

Feb 16, 2010

MARPOL Training Institute (MTI) has added an online capacity to access their training software. With MTI’s new website for online training (http://marine-npdes.

State of the Coast Guard Address

Feb 16, 2010

U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen delivered his fourth and final State of the Coast Guard address at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Feb.

MacDonald VP, Procurement at Crowley

Feb 16, 2010

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced that Wendy MacDonald has been promoted to vice president of procurement, replacing Matt Jackson who has been named vice president, Caribbean island services.

Caterpillar Powers AIDAblu

Feb 16, 2010

As she entered the Hamburg, Germany, harbor on February 9, 2010, AIDA Cruises’s newest addition to the fleet, AIDAblu sailed right past the Caterpillar Marine Power

This Day in Coast Guard History – Feb. 16

Feb 16, 2010

1926- Congress authorized the Secretary of Treasury to "acquire a site at New London, Connecticut, without cost to United States, and construct thereon buildings

This Day in Naval History – Feb. 16

Feb 16, 2010

1804 - Lieutenant Stephen Decatur, with volunteers from frigate Constitution and schooner Enterprise, enters Tripoli harbor by night in the ketch Intrepid to burn the captured frigate Philadelphia.

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