Monday, August 02, 2010 Maritime News

Wellhead Secured in Barataria Waterway

Aug 02, 2010

The U.S. Coast Guard continues to work with the Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office LOSCO, Louisiana Department of Natural Resources LDNR, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality LDEQ,

ACL Names Braman VP, COO Transportation

Aug 02, 2010

American Commercial Lines Inc. announced that William A. Braman, II has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Transportation Services.

Dubois Appointed CFO of CMA CGM Group

Aug 02, 2010

CMA CGM Group announced the appointment of Olivier Dubois as Group Chief Financial Officer. He will replace Jean-Yves Schapiro who has decided to take on new challenges outside the shipping industry.

Korean Shipbuilders Get Break from Accounting Rules

Aug 02, 2010

According to a July 30 report from the JoongAng Daily, with the scheduled adoption of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) shipbuilders were expected to see higher debt ratios.

Keppel's New Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Aug 02, 2010

The Offshore arm of Keppel FELS has commercialized its new wind turbine installation vessel design for deeper waters in partnership with leading fleet owner and operator Seafox Group.

Michelle Obama Christens ShipConstructor-Designed Vessel

Aug 02, 2010

On Friday, July 23, First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama christened the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton, a vessel that was detail designed and production

EPA Awards $1.15m to the Port of Pittsburgh

Aug 02, 2010

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented a check for $1,156,838.00 to the Port of Pittsburgh Commission (PPC), in Pittsburgh, on July 28, 2010. The federal funds will be matched by $1,

Unexplained Explosion Damages VLCC M. Star

Aug 02, 2010

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) reported that at about 5:30 a.m. JST (00:30 local time) on Wednesday, July 28, west of the Strait of Hormuz at 26º27’ N 56º14’ E (Oman territorial waters), the VLCC M.

Clyde Marine Recruitment Achieves MLC Accreditation

Aug 02, 2010

Clyde Marine Recruitment is the first UK manning office to be approved by Lloyds Register for provision of manpower to ship owners, ship managers and ship operators

MV Suez Hijacked in the Gulf of Aden

Aug 02, 2010

In the early hours of 2 August, the MV Suez reported being under small arms fire from a pirate attack and minutes later she reported pirates on board. After notification of the attack,

Maersk Line Asia Pacific Appoints Gray

Aug 02, 2010

Maersk Line announced the appointment of Katie Gray as the new Regional Process Excellence Manager for the Asia Pacific region.  Katie will be overall responsible

Statoil Starts Up Morvin Subsea Field

Aug 02, 2010

Statoil commenced production of oil from the Morvin subsea field towards the Åsgard field in the Norwegian Sea Sunday, 1 August. “The field is strategically

This Day in Coast Guard History – August 2, 2010

Aug 02, 2010

1881-At about 8 o’clock in the morning, during a dense fog on Lake Huron, the crew of Station No 2, Tenth District (Point aux Barques, Michigan), heard the signal-whistle

This Day in Naval History – August 2, 2010

Aug 02, 2010

1943 - PT-109, under command of LTJG John F. Kennedy, cut in half by Japanese destroyer Amagiri 1943 - Naval task groups bombard Japanese forces on Kiska, Alaska

 

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