Wednesday, February 15, 2012 Maritime News

This Day in Naval History - February 15th

Feb 15, 2012

From the Navy News Service:   1856 - USS Supply, commanded by Lt. David Dixon Porter, sails from Smyrna, Syria, bound for Indianola, Texas, with a load

Navy Names Five New Ships

Feb 15, 2012

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today the next five Navy ships; three Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyers, the USS John Finn, the USS Ralph Johnson,

Disney Fantasy: German Shipbuilding at its Best

Feb 15, 2012

These are the pictures which are going around the world on the occasion of towing again an enormous cruise ship out of the covered building docks and pull it in

Asahi Electric Actuators for Oil & Gas

Feb 15, 2012

Asahi’s Series 92 electric actuators have been installed with confidence in a variety of oil and gas applications including pipeline transmission, well head control,

CVN 76: Picture of the Day

Feb 15, 2012

 Aviation Boatswain's Mates (Handling) Airmen, Brianna Luttrell, from Bonanza, Ore., and Matthew Page, from Boston, view the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan

ABS Recognized for 150 Years of Service

Feb 15, 2012

ABS celebrated its 150th anniversary in Washington, DC on 31 January and was recognized by Members of Congress for the classification society’s proud history and

Golar LNG Orders Two Ships for $400m

Feb 15, 2012

Golar LNG Limited announced details of an expansion to its fleet, saying that it has entered into two newbuilding contracts for 162,000 cu. m. new buildings with

LaBorde Repowers Inland Waterway Pushboat

Feb 15, 2012

When it was time to repower one of its commercial vessels, Plant Recovery Company (PRC) turned to Laborde Products. PRC's M/V Victoria is a pushboat used for transporting

First International Marine Forensics Symposium Announced

Feb 15, 2012

April 3 – 5, 2012, at the Gaylord National Hotel near Washington, DC   Join us for the largest gathering of world renowned scientists, archaeologists, oceanographers,

Wilhelmsen Wins Inert Gas Generator Order in LNG Sector

Feb 15, 2012

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions received an order to supply inert gas generator systems for five LNG carriers under construction in South Korea. Wilhelmsen Technical

Bayswater Again Opts for Liebherr

Feb 15, 2012

In February 2012, Bayswater celebrated the handover of the 2nd Liebherr Mobile Harbor Crane, type LHM 180. Bayswater Shipping & Forwarding provides transportation

Iraq Energy Sector the Focus of IEA Report

Feb 15, 2012

The International Energy Agency (IEA) will undertake a comprehensive analytical study of Iraq as part of the 2012 edition of its flagship publication,

EBDG Adds a Marine Engineer

Feb 15, 2012

Elliott Bay Design Group is pleased to announce another addition to its staff.  Julia Clopton has joined EBDG's Seattle office as a Marine Engineer.  Julia brings

Carey Joins RPG

Feb 15, 2012

Resource Power Group (RPG) has appointed Sean Carey as the engine sales & service company’s General Manager of the MaK and large bore engine business for the southeast

Fishermen Rally to Reform Magnuson Stevens Act

Feb 15, 2012

Thousands of Coastal Fishermen to Rally in Washington, D.C. on March 21.   In another historic show of solidarity, U.S. recreational and commercial fishermen

WTS Supplying IGS for 5 LNG Carriers

Feb 15, 2012

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions has received a landmark order to supply inert gas generator systems for five LNG carriers under construction in South Korea. Wilhelmsen

Wireless Sensor Alerts Before Trouble Occurs

Feb 15, 2012

Predictive Sensor Technologies (PST), introduces its Wireless Environmental Temperature, Humidity and Dew point Sensor/Transmitter, (PST-THD) which, alerts the

CMA CGM, IBM Sign Five Year Agreement

Feb 15, 2012

Partnership links world’s third largest shipping company with world leading technology services company.   After five years of working together through a joint subsidiary,

Ship Delivery Recognized as ISM Compliant

Feb 15, 2012

International Maritime Services (IMS) Ship Delivery department has been recognised for meeting the international standard for safe management and operation of ships

Abu Dhabi Ship Building Launches UAE Navy Corvette

Feb 15, 2012

Abu Dhabi Ship Building launches ‘Mezyad’ as fourth vessel of Baynunah Corvette Class Program for the UAE Navy. Abu Dhabi Ship Building completes expansion of facility


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