Wednesday, August 18, 2010 Maritime News

“Moratorium” is a Four Letter Word

Aug 18, 2010

While ten letters in all, “moratorium” might as well be the foulest four-letter word in the Gulf of Mexico oil patch right now. On May 27, the Obama Administration

USACE Completes Dredge Hurley Extension

Aug 18, 2010

The Corps of Engineers Memphis District Ensley Engineer Yard (EEY), in partnership with the Corps of Engineers Marine Design Center (MDC) in Philadelphia, Pa.,

Evaluating the Floating Production Market 2010-2015

Aug 18, 2010

  Introduction & market overview   Over the next few years, Douglas-Westwood forecasts a strong increase in FPS expenditure, driven by a surge in installations.

Marine Fuels: A Better Procurement Process

Aug 18, 2010

Web-based Procurement Management Systems Standardize Purchasing Procedures, Increase Transaction Oversight and Streamline Accounting Processes for the U.S. Military The

SOCP Presents STCW Workshop at MITAGS

Aug 18, 2010

The Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP) invites maritime industry representatives to attend and take part in our Summer 2010 meeting scheduled to be held September 8-9,

National Maritime Services Names Swimmer President

Aug 18, 2010

Alan Swimmer has been promoted from his position as director to president of National Maritime Services, a comprehensive vessel arrest custodial service.  He will

Q&A with Coast Guard Acquisitions Master Chief

Aug 18, 2010

In the August 2010 edition of the U.S. Coast Guard Acquisitions Directorate, Master Chief Ayer offered some simple answers to some frequently asked questions: Q.

Jensen Maritime-Designed Pushboat Delivered

Aug 18, 2010

The Jensen Maritime-designed river push boat, the M/V Stephenson II, has been delivered to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for use in Gascondale, MO, in the Corps' Kansas City district.

30 TORO Crew Transfer Capsules Around the Globe

Aug 18, 2010

Reflex Marine has sold 30 TORO crew transfer capsules across offshore Asia-Pacific, Europe, North and West Africa, Australia and America.   Most of the units

Thale’s Submarine Distress Beacon for Royal Navy

Aug 18, 2010

Thales UK’s highly successful submarine distress beacon has been accepted into service with the Royal Navy (RN). Following a trial period, more than 100 SEEPIRB

Viking Introduces Design-Your-Own Lifejackets

Aug 18, 2010

Viking Life-Saving Equipment has launched a new product line: design-your-own inflatable SOLAS lifejackets.  Made possible by a new, modular design, Viking customers

Smiths Detection Installation at Port of Providence

Aug 18, 2010

Smiths Detection announced the award of a contract for its FirstView early warning chemical threat detection and video management system to be installed at the Port of Providence, R.

Port of Hamburg Grows 8%

Aug 18, 2010

In the Port of Hamburg a total of 58.6 million tons of seafreight was handled in the first half year 2010. This comes up to a plus of 8.1 per cent compared to the previous year.

Pirates Board Seanergy’s MV Bet Fighter

Aug 18, 2010

Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. announced that the MV Bet Fighter, a 1992 built, 173,149 dwt Capesize vessel, was boarded by pirates off Singapore, on August 17, while en route to China.

Seaway Cargo Shipments Up 17% First Half of Season

Aug 18, 2010

Cargo shipments through the St. Lawrence Seaway continue to be buoyed by demand for iron ore and steel slabs with an overall increase of 16.6% year-to-date compared to the same period last year.

Jurong Shipyard Chooses AVEVA Marine

Aug 18, 2010

AVEVA Group plc (LSE:AVV), providers of engineering design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine industries, announced that Jurong Shipyard,

This Day in Coast Guard History – August 18

Aug 18, 2010

1899-Surfman Rasmus S. Midgett of the Gull Shoal Life-Saving Station in North Carolina single-handedly rescued 10 people from the grounded barkentine Priscilla.

This Day in Naval History – August 18

Aug 18, 2010

1838 - Exploring Expedition under LT Charles Wilkes embarks on world cruise. 1911 - First Navy Nurse Corps superintendent, Esther Voorhees Hasson, appointed 1965

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