January, 2012 Maritime News

This Day in Naval History - 31 January

Jan 31, 2012

From the Navy News Service:   1944 - A U.S. amphibious landing takes place on Kwajalein, Marshall Islands. 1961 - Lt. Cmdr. Samuel Lee Gravely Jr.

Gibbs Brothers Medal to Keane Jr.

Jan 31, 2012

Stevens alum Robert G. Keane Jr. (M. Eng. ’67) will receive the Gibbs Brothers Medal from the National Academy of Sciences, a nonprofit institution that recognizes

SAUC-E Offers Student Teams Realistic Challenge

Jan 31, 2012

Students studying science, technology, robotics or engineering can put their knowledge and skills to the test at the Student Autonomous Underwater Challenge – Europe.

Fugro Models Complex Sea Currents

Jan 31, 2012

3D sea current modelling is an important step forward in extending the boundaries of safety and efficiency in subsea operations.   Fugro Subsea Services Limited

Boston Whaler Justices Support Counternarcotics Ops

Jan 31, 2012

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) has awarded a $36 million contract to Brunswick Commercial and Government

Report: Daewoo Wins $560m VLCC Order

Jan 31, 2012

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering reportedly received a $560 million contract to build four very large crude carriers (VLCC) and one product carrier for Kuwait Oil Tanker Co (KOTC),

Successful North Sea Methanol Monitoring Trial

Jan 31, 2012

LUX Assure launches chemical monitoring product after successful field trial with North Sea Operator. LUX Assure, a company specialising in the development of

GAC China Launches New Pollution Control Service

Jan 31, 2012

GAC China launched a new specialist service to help ship owners comply with stringent new anti-pollution regulations that come into force at the country’s ports on March 1, 2012.

CMA CGM Announces New Agreement

Jan 31, 2012

As part of this agreement with CSCL and UASC, CMA CGM announces the reorganization of its CIMEX 1 service on the Asia-Middle East market as from February 2. 2012.

Seaflex Bouyancy Shows Real Utility

Jan 31, 2012

Unique Maritime Group’s marine buoyancy solutions help stricken vessel and world’s largest windfarm; highlights the diverse uses for Seaflex buoyancy systems.   Unique Maritime Group,

Work Boats Exchange: New Hosted Commercial Marine Buyer's Event

Jan 31, 2012

Maritime Reporter will act as exclusive sponsoring publication for Work Boats Exchange at the Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale.     Global Exchange Events, a rising

NJ State Police Take Delivery of Moose Boat

Jan 31, 2012

Moose Boats delivers M1-44 Patrol Boat to NJ State Police.   Moose Boats, an aluminum boat manufacturer, recently delivered a M1-44’ Catamaran to the New Jersey State Police in Point Pleasant, NJ.

Boston Whaler Introduces Cutting Edge Pilothouse

Jan 31, 2012

Boston Whaler debuts cutting-edge new 285 Conquest Pilothouse. With Boston Whaler’s landmark release of the 285 Conquest Pilothouse, the boatbuilder firmly establishes

HB Rentals Completes GOM Project

Jan 31, 2012

HB Rentals Completes Seven Building Package in Green Canyon Area of Gulf of Mexico.   Offshore accommodation specialist,  HB Rentals, a Superior Energy Services

Orange, Consilium Launch Maritime e-Platform

Jan 31, 2012

Orange and Consilium Launch a Fully Electronic Platform for Maritime Navigation and Communications.   Solution providers Orange Business Services and Consilium

Stabil Introduces New Drilling Tool

Jan 31, 2012

Stabil Drill, a Superior Energy Services company, has developed the Stabil Drill Ghost Reamer for application in horizontal shale drilling, announced COO Chris Russo.

NOAA launches USS Monitor Website

Jan 31, 2012

NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries today launched a new website highlighting the 150-year history of the USS Monitor on the anniversary of the ship’s launch.

Collins Engineers Donates ROV to UW-Milwaukee

Jan 31, 2012

With the goal of enriching students’ educational experiences and enhancing the research capabilities of marine scientists on the Great Lakes, Collins Engineers, Inc.

JRC Issues ECDIS 2012 Update

Jan 31, 2012

It is now one year since the IMO amendment to SOLAS came into force on 1st January 2011. JRC provides an update on their activities to date.   The latest new

HMS Daring Sails with Thales Systems

Jan 31, 2012

The first of the Royal Navy's (RN’s) Type 45 destroyers, HMS Daring, has set sail on operational duty fitted with Thales UK's new fully digital radar electronic support measures (RESM) system.


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