Thursday, February 09, 2012 Maritime News

J.F. Lehman to Acquire NRC from Seacor

Feb 09, 2012

J.F. Lehman & Company Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire National Response Corporation from SEACOR Holdings, Inc.   J.F. Lehman & Company, a middle-market

IMCA Publishes Acrylic Plastic Viewports Guidance

Feb 09, 2012

Acrylic plastic viewports in diving systems have been in satisfactory use for a number of years. However, the development of testing them by polarized light showed

This Day in Naval History - February 9th

Feb 09, 2012

From the Navy News Service:   1799 - USS Constellation, commanded by Capt. Thomas Truxtun, captures the French warship l'Insurgente. 1943 - The organized

Iridium Pilot Raises the Bar for Affordable Broadband

Feb 09, 2012

Powered by the Iridium OpenPort Service, Iridium Pilot Broadband Platform Offers Reliable, High-Quality Communications Via the World’s Furthest-Reaching Network.

Dutch Decks for German-built Passenger Ships

Feb 09, 2012

German shipbuilder Meyer Werft and Dutch deck specialist Bolidt Kunststoftoepassing BV have extended their close relationship. This includes work on the latest

SeaStrider (SWATH): Crew Boats for Offshore Wind

Feb 09, 2012

SeaStrider (SWATH): Trailblazing Modern Crew Transport Vessels for Offshore Wind Farms.   Truly a vessel that “Walks on Water”; introducing Danish Yachts’ answer

Harvey Gulf Inks LNG OSV Contracts

Feb 09, 2012

Harvey Gulf signs contracts to buld two additonal U.S. flag LNG-powerd vessels.   Harvey Gulf International Marine ordered two additional 302’ X 64’, Dual Fuel Offshore Supply Vessels,

Wesmar's Navigation and Security Sonar on Display

Feb 09, 2012

For cruise ships and excursions vessels, the NS860 sonar offers both open water and shallow water protection. In open water it is a tool for avoiding objects near

Markey Wins Trademark Dispute

Feb 09, 2012

Markey Machinery has announced that it has prevailed in a dispute over its’ longtime trademark, Render/Recover, which was initiated by another winch manufacturer.

Florida Shipyard Purchases Mobile Boat Hoist

Feb 09, 2012

Jacksonville shipyard purchases a Marine Travelift 600C to compliment existing dry dock.   The Commodore Point Facility at North Florida Shipyards, Inc. has been

New Offshore Tender for North Sea Wind Farms

Feb 09, 2012

Voith has teamed with With the SCHRAMM group to develop special vessels to serve the North Sea Wind Farm market. Voith and the SCHRAMM group will pool their vessel

New Heavy Lift for Offshore Wind Farms

Feb 09, 2012

A newly developed hydraulic lifting yoke from Danish based Fyns Kran Udstyr has been tested in the world’s largest offshore wind turbine park, London Array. The

Underwater Stern Tube Seal Replacement

Feb 09, 2012

When a 204-meter cruise vessel suffered an oil leak in its stern tube seal assembly, Hydrex was asked to carry out a permanent seal replacement.   The repair

Piracy Notice: MV Free Goddess Reported Hijacked

Feb 09, 2012

Neptune Maritime Security received information via credible channels that the vessel, MV FREE GODDESS (IMO 9107045), has been successfully hijacked by Somali pirates.

Grounded Containership Refloated in Savannah

Feb 09, 2012

Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Savannah, Ga., investigates vessel grounding on Savannah River.   The Coast Guard is investigating the grounding of an 859-foot container ship on the Savannah River,

Car Carrier Market Emerges Strong

Feb 09, 2012

The Carrier Car industry has emerged from the global recession with what looks like limited damage compared with the head-on collision others experienced. Drewry believes that this sector,

Camarc Patrol Boat Fitted with UJ305 Ultrajets

Feb 09, 2012

Raidco Marine has delivered 4 of the first of a series of 11 Patrol Boats to the Gendarmerie Nationale.   Designed by naval architects Camarc, this new patrol boat has been sold by Raidco Marine,

Finning Recruiting Marine Apprentices

Feb 09, 2012

To mark this year’s National Apprentice Week (6 – 10 February 2012), Finning Power Systems (Finning), the UK’s sole supplier of Caterpillar marine engines, is announcing

Horizon Line Vessel Rescues Sailboat Crew

Feb 09, 2012

Horizon Lines Vessel Stages Predawn Rescue of Sailboat Passengers Adrift in Pacific Storm.   Horizon Lines, Inc. the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company,

Inland Salvage to Remove Capsized Barge

Feb 09, 2012

Inland Salvage Inc. (ISI) was recently selected as Salvor to conduct Wreck Removal Operations of a 2,650t Inland Drill Barge following an unsuccessful attempt by

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