Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Maritime News

First American-built EPS M10 Hovercraft Commissioned

Jun 22, 2011

On June 15, 2011, the EPS M10 Hovercraft was commissioned as the “Al-Wajh.” Hovercraft Al-Wajh is the first of two to be delivered by EPS Corporation of Tinton Falls,

Rolls-Royce, Great Lakes Shipyard Sign Services Agreement

Jun 22, 2011

Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine Inc. has teamed up with Great Lakes Shipyard, a division of The Great Lakes Towing Company, Cleveland, OH to create a state-of-the-art

Lugger Tug from Alabama Yard

Jun 22, 2011

The “Lugger” designation traces back to days when a small handy coastal vessel often carried lug-rigged sails. A modern day lugger, as used on the US Gulf of Mexico coast,

BP, Gazprom Discuss LNG

Jun 22, 2011

According to a report from UPI.com, Alexei Miller, the top executive at Russian gas company Gazprom, welcomed BP Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley to St. Petersburg

Freeport LNG Terminal Gets Tanker

Jun 22, 2011

According to a report from Bloomberg, Freeport LNG’s liquefied-natural-gas terminal in Freeport, Texas, is to receive the Grace Cosmos, a tanker capable of carrying 146,794 cubic meters of LNG.

LNG Tanker Al-Ghuwairiya Berths at Ras Laffan

Jun 22, 2011

According to a report from AmeInfo.com, a significant milestone was reached on 21st June 2011 when the LNG tanker "Al-Ghuwairiya" berthed at Ras Laffan to load her LNG cargo bound for Canaport,

China Shipbuilding to Acquire Stakes In Subsidiaries

Jun 22, 2011

According to a report from Capital Vue, China Shipbuilding Industry (601989), a major producer of large marine diesel engines, said it won approval from the State-owned

Commodity Shipbuilding Rises to Record

Jun 22, 2011

According to a report from Bloomberg, The global fleet of 8,446 bulk ships is growing nearly three times faster than demand for seaborne agricultural and mining bulk commodities,

Quebec Helps Davies Shipyard with Bid

Jun 22, 2011

According to a report from the Times Colonist, Quebec is enabling the insolvent Davie shipyard to enable it to fight for billions of dollars of coveted federal

Safe Boats Compete for USCG Contract

Jun 22, 2011

According to a report from the Kitsap Sun, the U.S. Coast Guard has chosen Safe Boats International and three other companies to build sample boats that could lead

Khulna Shipyard to Build Two Oil Tankers

Jun 22, 2011

According to a report from The Financial Express Bangladesh, United Shipping Line and Global International Limited have ordered two oil tankers from Khulna Shipyard in a contract signed on June 19.

Carnival Profits Fall, Costly Second Quarter

Jun 22, 2011

According to a report from the Miami Herald, soaring fuel costs, deployment changes and steep discounting took a chunk out of Carnival Corp.’s second-quarter profits,

USS Carl Vinson May Host NCAA Game

Jun 22, 2011

According to a report from CNN, officials from the Navy, the NCAA and Morale Entertainment met to discuss staging a major college basketball game on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.

Crowley's DH Petroleum Barges Deployed to Western Alaska

Jun 22, 2011

Crowley Maritime Corp. is deploying two new double-hulled, combination deck cargo and tank barges this week in Western Alaska. The DBL 165-1 and DBL 165-2 barges

OSX Shipbuilding Announces Finance Deal

Jun 22, 2011

OSX Brasil S.A., a Brazilian corporation engaged in the equipment and services sector for the offshore oil and gas industry, by means of integrated operations in shipbuilding,

Transocean: Internal Report Released on Macondo Spill

Jun 22, 2011

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) announced the release of an internal investigation report on the causes of the April 20, 2010, Macondo well incident in the Gulf of Mexico.

AWS Ocean Energy Gets Major Investment from Alstom

Jun 22, 2011

AWS Ocean Energy Ltd, one of Scotland’s pioneering wave energy companies, announced that it had secured a major investment from Alstom, a global leader in power generation,

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