April, 2013 Maritime News

BAE Systems Awarded Significant US Navy Contract

Apr 30, 2013

BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair contracted for 'USS Porter' (DDG 78) extended dry-docking work by the Department of Defense. The value of the firm-fixed-price contract for fiscal 2013 US $49,435,634.

Suez Canal Toll Rise Takes Effect

Apr 30, 2013

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) raises toll fees by 5% for oil tankers & petrochemical products, 2% for container ships & car carriers effective 1, May 2013. News

Iron Ore Carriers Head for Port of Long Beach

Apr 30, 2013

Iron ore exports start up at Long Beach: Western U.S. mines supply the raw material for shipment to Asia. Officials gathered dockside to celebrate the exporting

Financial Aspects of Piracy Explained

Apr 30, 2013

Release of 'MV Leopard' crew hostages by Somali pirates, prompts Denmark researchers 'RiskIntelligence' to give general ransom & pirate 'investment' insights. Economic

Hydroid Offers Intensive REMUS 100 AUV Training

Apr 30, 2013

Kongsberg Maritime subsidiary, Hydroid, to hold  5-day, Open Enrollment Training session from August 5th-9th 2013 in Pocasset, MA. Training will focus on basic

Jeppesen Cover ENC Major APAC Shipping Routes

Apr 30, 2013

Jeppesen agrees with Indonesian Navy Hydrographic Office to distribute Electronic Navigation Charts (ENC) for Indonesia including Straits of Malacca. With the completion of this agreement,

Bernard T-GunSemi-Automatic MIG Gun

Apr 30, 2013

To meet the demands of heavy-duty welding applications, Bernard offers its T-Gun Semi-Automatic Air-Cooled MIG Gun. The straight-handle welding gun can be built

Keeping Maritime and Offshore Cranes Ship Shape

Apr 30, 2013

ALATAS Americas is a global company with strong roots in maritime and fast growing branches in the offshore sector. MR visited Robin Thomas, VP, for his take on emerging trends in both sectors.

Nor Crane Powers Ahead

Apr 30, 2013

At less than 10 years old, Nor Crane is a relatively new name in deck machinery. While short on years, it is long on experience, with an impressive order book, too.

Markey’s Mark on the Deck Machinery

Apr 30, 2013

105 years young, Markey Machinery has a strong history in the workboat and oceanographic market, and according to Blaine Dempke the orderbook is full and the future is bright.

Dredging India

Apr 30, 2013

For enhancing the draft in ports or undertaking major dredging projects, India still relies on foreign dredging giants, a situation not likely to change unless

Mitsui Publishes FY2012 Results.

Apr 30, 2013

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. released its FY 2012 financial results. The full report can be viewed here. www.mol.co.jp

Sennebogen Reliability Counts Big in Big Sky Country

Apr 30, 2013

Pacific Steel & Recycling is as big and sprawling a company as the territory it serves. With its home in Great Falls, MT, in the heart of Big Sky Country, Pacific’s

Ports of Auckland Selects Navis Terminal Operating System

Apr 30, 2013

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, announced that New Zealand-based

Gladding-Hearn Launches Vessel for Northeast Pilots

Apr 30, 2013

The Northeast Marine Pilots took delivery of a new Chesapeake-class launch from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. The vessel joins the pilots’ four-boat fleet,

Director Watson Leads Deepwater O&G Containment Exercise

Apr 30, 2013

As part of the Obama administration’s ongoing efforts to strengthen the oil and gas industry’s ability to respond in the event of a deepwater blowout and ensure

Surge Protective Devices Onboard Vessels

Apr 30, 2013

Surge protective devices (SPDs), more commonly known as surge protectors or power strips, help protect expensive electronic devices from being damaged from excessive

WesternGeco Commences Seismic Survey Offshore Mozambique

Apr 30, 2013

WesternGeco said it has begun acquisition of a major multiclient seismic survey offshore Mozambique using the ObliQ sliding-notch broadband acquisition and imaging technique.

Smit Lamnalco Celebrates 14 Years Without Incident

Apr 30, 2013

Smit Lamnalco passed a milestone in Oman after celebrating 14‐years of continuous marine and offshore support services with no Lost Time Incident (LTI). The 5,

Astrium Upgrades SkyFile

Apr 30, 2013

Astrium Services released an update for its SkyFile Mail software, which provides more user flexibility and cost reductions on regular maintenance in addition to


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