Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Maritime News

Evaluating & Implementing Effective Anti-Piracy Technology & Technique

Oct 12, 2010

There is a new focus on technological solutions for ship self-defense against pirate attacks.  Although some systems have been around a bit longer, the surge in

Using Model Tests to find Correlation of Speed-Power Predictions

Oct 12, 2010

Speed-power prediction plays an essential role in ship design. At MARIN the unique combination of model-scale and full-scale services are present, generating a

In Defense of Environmental Regulations

Oct 12, 2010

While it may be an unpopular opinion, I support marine environmental regulation – so long as it is sensible, fair, well-researched, and structured so as to result in minimal unintended consequences.

Five Minutes with Dave Growden, JHSV Program Manager, Austal USA

Oct 12, 2010

Please provide a brief professional history of yourself? I have more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of the planning and production of a wide variety

NOIA Says Movement on Permits Will Prevent De Facto Moratorium

Oct 12, 2010

NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement in response to the lifting of the deepwater drilling moratorium announced Oct. 12 by Secretary of the

Drilling Moratorium Suspended with Higher Standards

Oct 12, 2010

On October 12, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar determined it is appropriate that deepwater oil and gas drilling resume, provided that operators certify compliance

Brazil Breakthrough for Berg

Oct 12, 2010

Berg Propulsion report that it made a breakthrough into the Brazilian offshore vessel construction market, just a few months after creating a regional office in Rio de Janeiro.

U.S. Navy Photo: Light Show off USS Abraham Lincoln

Oct 12, 2010

(Oct. 8, 2010) Lighting flashes as the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) transits the Strait of Malacca. Abraham Lincoln is underway on a scheduled deployment to the U.

USCG Photo: San Francisco Fleet Week

Oct 12, 2010

The Coast Guard Cutter Active, a 210-ft medium endurance cutter homeported in Port Angeles, Wash., sails past the San Francisco skyline during the parade of ships

Salazar Signs First U.S. Offshore Commercial Wind Energy Lease

Oct 12, 2010

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Cape Wind Associates, LLC signed the nation’s first lease for commercial wind energy development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) on Oct.

Strike Closes Ports, Shippers Concerned Over Labor Tactics

Oct 12, 2010

U.S. importers are concerned a two-day strike at the East Coast's largest ocean freight terminals is a harbinger of growing militancy following 30 years of labor peace along the region's docks.

Chambers Added as Diving Technical Adviser for IMCA

Oct 12, 2010

An expanding work program has seen the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) appointed Kris Chambers to the secretariat team as a Diving Technical

The Edmund Fitzgerald Still a Mystery After 35 Years

Oct 12, 2010

On November 10, 1975, in the most famous shipwreck in Great Lakes history, the Edmund Fitzgerald sank in a treacherous storm on Lake Superior. Now in conjunction

Athen’s Group Third Annual Survey, Opportunities to Reduce NPT

Oct 12, 2010

Athens Group announced the launch of its industry survey The State of Non-Productive Time on Highly-Automated Offshore Assets: Third Annual International Benchmarking Study.

Great Lakes Limestone & Coal Trade Up

Oct 12, 2010

Lakes Limestone Trade up 16% in September Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 3,461,606 net tons in September, an increase of 3.6 percent compared to August,

McClaugherty Joins Surf Subsea as VP Biz Development

Oct 12, 2010

Surf Subsea, Inc. announced that Jim McClaugherty has joined the team as Vice President of Business Development.  He will have the responsibility of leading the company’s Sales and Marketing efforts.

Sener Converts Fish-Farming Barge to Port Services

Oct 12, 2010

Sener has converted a ship that in origin offered fish-farming services, into a workboat to give oil, water, cargo and antipollution services complying with MARPOL.

Signal Wins Transocean Drillship Project

Oct 12, 2010

Signal International, Inc. announced it has been awarded a contract from Transocean UK Limited, to refurbish and upgrade the Deepwater Navigator drillship. The initial contract is valued at $32.

This Day in Coast Guard History – October 12

Oct 12, 2010

1897- Near Corson Inlet, New Jersey, a man and two women were endangered by the sea sweeping around a their house 1/2 mile from the station.  Life-savers answered

This Day in Naval History – October 12

Oct 12, 2010

1914 - USS Jupiter (AC-3) is first Navy ship to complete transit of Panama Canal. 1944 - Aircraft from Carrier Task Force 38 attack Formosa. 1957 - RADM Dufek arrives at McMurdo Sound,

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