Friday, April 27, 2012 Maritime News

RPG Acquires Gen Turbo Inc.

Apr 27, 2012

Resource Power Group (RPG) acquired the assets of Gen Turbo Inc., a supplier of parts and services for large bore diesel engine turbochargers in Miami, FL. Gen Turbo Inc.

W&O Expands into Turkey

Apr 27, 2012

W&O has expanded its operations into Turkey through a partnership with Simsekler, a marine supply company in Turkey.  W&O’s products will now be available to customers in Turkey through Simsekler,

Four New Technical Advisers at IMCA

Apr 27, 2012

With the arrival of four new Technical Advisers, the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is well set to carry out its work programme on behalf of

Marine Renewable Energy Begins to Take Off in 2012

Apr 27, 2012

The U.S. lags behind Europe in the development of offshore wind (OSW) projects in part due to the lack of a mandatory national renewable energy standard and other tax incentives.

DamenFiFi/Police Patrol Boat Delivered

Apr 27, 2012

Following trials, the new 23.9m Damen Fire Fighting/Police Patrol vessel 'Bremen 1' has been handed over to its new owner the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen.  It

ABS Elects Tony Nassif as Executive Vice President

Apr 27, 2012

In response to its continued global expansion, leading international classification society ABS has strengthened its executive leadership team with the election

ABS Elects New Council

Apr 27, 2012

At the 150th Annual Meeting of the Members of ABS, three industry leaders were elected to the ABS Council. Following the Annual Meeting, the ABS Council met and

Rhode Island: Open for Business

Apr 27, 2012

Rhode Island’s economic assets include a surprising number of prominent and lesser known maritime firms. A recent media tour hosted by the Rhode Island Economic

Rickmers-Linie calls Myanmar

Apr 27, 2012

With the lifting of trade sanctions, Rickmers-Linie is once again able to offer calls at Myanmar. Initially, the country’s main port, Yangon, will be served on

RINA Launches Seven Step Fuel Saving Services

Apr 27, 2012

International classification society RINA has launched a co-ordinated range of services to help shipowners save fuel and reduce emissions. There are seven different

IMCA Guidance on Diving Hold-Back Vessels

Apr 27, 2012

New guidance has been produced by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) on the use of ‘hold-back’ vessels during diving operations. These are

New Practices Will Lead to Safer Passage in Arctic Waters

Apr 27, 2012

Highlighting the need for safer navigation in Canada’s Arctic, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its report into the August 2010 grounding of the cruise ship,

Friday, April 27: Worst U.S. Ship Disaster

Apr 27, 2012

Profile America — Friday, April 27th.  The world recently noted the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.  But today is the anniversary of America's

Semi-submersible Towed from Egypt to Rotterdam by Fairmount Tug

Apr 27, 2012

Tug 'Fairmount Expedition' safely delivers 27 year-old rig 'Scarabeo 6' after 3,290 mile tow to Rotterdam  Fairmount Marine’s tug Fairmount Expedition has delivered

Massive Washington Industrial Waterfront Property on the Market

Apr 27, 2012

Owners, Kimberley-Clark Corp. retain agents Kidder Matthews & Binswanger to sell off 2,500 ft industrial shoreline area adjacemt naval base Kidder Mathews and

Ships Slated for Retirement Should be Retained – House Republicans

Apr 27, 2012

House Republicans propose  Armed Services Committee save 3 of 4 Ticonderoga class cruisers The Navy will have to upgrade and keep three of four Ticonderoga-class

Cargo Ship Sail Designed to Cut Fuel Consumption 30%

Apr 27, 2012

A new concept cargo ship equipped with giant composition sails to augment the engine has been designed by a team at the University of Tokyo The sails will

Chinese Shipyard Repairs Large Bulker on Time

Apr 27, 2012

British bulk carrier 'MV Handan Steel' extensively repaired on time in Chinese CIC Group Shipyard The CIC Chanxing Shipyard reports repairs carried out as follows: The

China Shipyard Lay Keels Two Fast Rescue Vessels

Apr 27, 2012

Keels of two fast coastal rescue vessels laid at the Afai Southern (CIC Group) shipyard in China The keel laying ceremonies for two coastal fast rescue vessels contracted and built by Afai Southern,

Plan to Ship Mozambique LNG to India

Apr 27, 2012

Offshore energy companies operating in Mozambique plan to ship gas to India Energy companies operating in Mozambique, which reported one of the world's biggest


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