Monday, August 16, 2010 Maritime News

Vietnam’s Vinashin Sells Four Ships Worth $110M

Aug 16, 2010

According to a report from Bloomberg, Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group sold four newly-built ships worth almost $110m, as the Vietnamese government tries to

Blount Boats Delivers Sister Ship to Wendella

Aug 16, 2010

The 89-ft steel excursion boat, Linnea built by Blount Boats for Wendella Sightseeing Company was completed and accepted on July 20, 2010. The vessel was delivered

Panama Canal Celebrates 96 Years

Aug 16, 2010

On August 15, the Panama Canal will celebrated 96 years of safe, reliable and efficient service to global trade. The SS Ancon officially inaugurated the waterway on its first transit August 15,

MARAD Ship Leaves Suisun Bay Fleet for Scrapping

Aug 16, 2010

Bay Ship & Yacht, located in Alameda on San Francisco Bay, has completed hydro-blasting the hull and superstructure, and inspecting the decommissioned USS Florikan for seaworthiness.

Genco Takes Delivery of Two Supramax Vessels

Aug 16, 2010

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (NYSE:GNK) announced that it has taken delivery of the Genco Pyrenees, a 2010-built Supramax vessel, and the Genco Normandy, a 2007-built Supramax vessel.

Bayliss Joins IMCA as Technical Advisor

Aug 16, 2010

A new Technical Adviser, Paul Bayliss, has joined the expanding London secretariat of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA). He will help to manage

France, Belgium Take Command of EU NAVFOR FHQ

Aug 16, 2010

At a ceremony in Djibouti on board the EU NAVFOR Swedish warship, HSwMS Carlkrona, Force Commander Rear Admiral (LH) Jan Thörnqvist who has been the Force Commander

Carnival Orders New 71,300-Ton Cruise Ship

Aug 16, 2010

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has ordered a 71,300-ton cruise ship for its AIDA Cruises brand, which caters exclusively to the German-speaking market.

New Navy Contract

Aug 16, 2010

FLIR Systems, Inc., North Billerica, Mass., is being awarded an $8,624,000 firm-fixed-price contract for non-warranty repairs and spares for the maritime forward

Canaveral Initiative in Marine Highways Program

Aug 16, 2010

The East Coast Marine Highway Initiative, a partnership between Port Canaveral, the Port of New Bedford, Mass. and the Port of Baltimore, Md. has received recognition as an initiative in the U.

Resolve Salvage & Fire Expands in Singapore

Aug 16, 2010

Resolve Salvage & Fire (Asia), a division of United States based Resolve Marine Group, Inc., has expanded its presence in Singapore with the addition of Ajay Prasad, Operations and Technical Director.

This Day in Coast Guard History – August 16

Aug 16, 2010

1918- Keeper John Allen Midgett and the crew of Station No. 179 at Chicamacomico, North Carolina rescued the crew of the mined British tanker SS Mirlo.  All but

This Day in Naval History – August 16

Aug 16, 2010

1812 - USS Constitution recaptures American merchant brig Adeline 1954 - Beginning of Operation Passage to Freedom, transport of refugees from Haiphong to Saigon,

 

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