Friday, May 21, 2010 Maritime News

Turbine Transfers Increases Fleet

May 21, 2010

Turbine Transfers Ltd will increase its fleet to 20 vessels by the end of 2011. With the fast growing development of major offshore wind farms in Britain, Belgium,

Arctic Drilling Proposal Advanced Amid Concern

May 21, 2010

According to a May 19 report from The New York Times, a proposal to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean as early as this summer received initial permits from the

Mid America Delivers Three Tugs to MNO

May 21, 2010

Mid America Shipyards LLC, out of Ft. Smith, Ark., has just delivered three tug boats to MNO operating out of Suriname in South America. Two of the vessels are 31.

NOAA Seeks HSRP Panel Membership

May 21, 2010

NOAA's Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP) is seeking applications for the HSRP 2010 Panel Membership Solicitation process. NOAA would greatly appreciate

Watch Your Weight at Sea Warns Hutton’s Medical

May 21, 2010

Modern seafarers should keep an eye on their weight as well as the horizon to avoid storing up health problems, advised Hutton’s, UK ship supplier which is calling

Servowatch Supplies Advanced IPMS to Thai Navy

May 21, 2010

Servowatch Systems Limited, UK-based marine automation systems engineering company, announced success in securing the contract to deliver an Integrated Platform

Senate Democrats Want Inspection of All Rigs

May 21, 2010

According to a May 20 report from RTTNews, Senate Democrats are urging President Barack Obama to order inspections of all offshore oil rigs. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.

ACC, AWO Extend Environmental, Safety Cooperation

May 21, 2010

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and American Waterways Operators (AWO) signed a three-year extension of their 2006 Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to promote environmental,

Kevin Costner Donates Invention to Clean Oil Spill

May 21, 2010

According to a May 20 report from New York Daily News, Kevin Costner spent years and millions of dollars perfecting a device that cleans oil from seawater and British

Holland America Marine Environmental Biz if the Year

May 21, 2010

In recognition of its measurable efforts to reduce its environmental footprint both at sea and in port, Holland America Line has been selected as the 2010 Marine

ACB Awarded USCG Security Boat Contract

May 21, 2010

ACB has been awarded a $37.7m, five-year contract to provide the U.S. Coast Guard up to 80 Transportable Port Security Boats (TPSB). The high-performance, 32.8

Foss Key Management Assignments

May 21, 2010

Foss Maritime announced that two marine transportation veterans - one a longtime Foss manager and the other newly hired employee with extensive senior management

ACE Winches Opens Norway Base

May 21, 2010

ACE Winches has formally created a new company in Norway. ACE Winches Norge AS is focused upon maintaining and enhancing ACE's Scandinavian business activities.

Seaspan Gets Forty-Ninth Containership

May 21, 2010

Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) accepted delivery of another 8500 TEU containership named the COSCO Malaysia from Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. on May 19, 2010.

Danaos Adds Two More Newbuilds to Fleet

May 21, 2010

Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC), on May 17, 2010 and May 19, 2010, took delivery of two newly built containerships, the CMA CGM Nerval and the YM Mandate, expanding

This Day in Coast Guard History – May 21

May 21, 2010

1849-Revenue Captain Douglas Ottinger reported completing the construction and furnishing of eight life-saving stations on the New Jersey coast between Sandy Hook and Little Egg Inlet,

This Day in Naval History – May 21

May 21, 2010

1850 - Washington Navy Yard begins work on first castings for the Dahlgren guns 1917 - USS Ericsson fires first torpedo of war 1944 - During preparations

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