Wednesday, April 03, 2013 Maritime News

US Coast Guard Schedule TWIC Public Meetings

Apr 03, 2013

The U.S. Coast Guard public meetings concern the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) proposal. The meetings are scheduled in accordance with

Seawater Battery Key to Renewable Energy Storage

Apr 03, 2013

A battery that solves the load-leveling problem of renewable energy AND generates value-added by-products? Too good to be true? It appears that Dr. Schubert, Professor

Seattle First U.S. W.Coast Port to Join Green Marine

Apr 03, 2013

Port of Seattle has signed-on as a participant in Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America. Port of Seattle state that it is the first  U.

ACT 2 Sludge Devouring Device Installed in Drill Ship

Apr 03, 2013

A Marine Sanitation Device (MSD) by ACT2 Technologies, of Ft. Lauderdale Florida has been fitted to Transocean's 'Discoverer Enterprise'. The Discoverer Enterprise

Bulk Carrier Catches Fire, Sinks off Oman

Apr 03, 2013

The Liberian-flag bulker 'Atlantik Confidence' reported an engine room fire and sank over the Easter week-end. Rescue of the 21-member Turkish crew was supervised

Maritime Crane Simulators Launched by Liebherr

Apr 03, 2013

The Liebherr simulators increase port safety & productivity by providing a cost-effective, highly efficient crane operator training solution. Liebherr say that

P&O Introduce Irish Sea Fast Ferry After Overhaul

Apr 03, 2013

Ship refurbishment specialists Blu Marine complete the £500,000 contract, and P&O has begun operating the ship on its Troon to Larne service. Blu Marine carried out the work in Belfast Harbour,

China RoRo Equipment Contracts for Macgregor

Apr 03, 2013

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, wins orders worth around EUR 10 million for cargo access equipment for 4 car carriers to be built in China. The orders are for the equipment of four 6,

Foss Maritime Expanding Ocean Tug Fleet

Apr 03, 2013

Tug and barge operator is building three new Arctic Class deep-sea tugs at Northwest shipyard Responding to new oil and gas industry opportunities, Foss Maritime

U.S. Shipyards Competing – and Succeeding – Overseas

Apr 03, 2013

Foreign Demand For U.S. Military And Commercial Vessels Is Brisk; For Now. In the heavy shadow of possible sequestration-induced federal budget cuts, some U.S.

LNG as the Ultimate Solution? Not so fast …

Apr 03, 2013

Debating the merits of LNG as the preferred marine fuel; should you wait or dive right in? It’s much more complicated than you think. The case for the use of

Port of Galveston Selects Mariner for Security and Operations Project

Apr 03, 2013

The Mariner Group, LLC announced that the Port of Galveston selected CommandBridge as the cornerstone of its Maritime Command and Control and Situational Awareness project.

The Riskiest Places to do Business – and Why

Apr 03, 2013

Maritime security, over the last four years, has been synonymous with the effort launched by a multinational armada to combat the high seas criminality and the

CMA CGM - Showing the Way Forward

Apr 03, 2013

Success in a down market? It is possible, as MarPro found at one of the world’s largest carriers in one of shipping’s most volatile sectors. When CMA CGM signed

GAO Report: U.S. National Security and Military Depend on Jones Act

Apr 03, 2013

In a letter to the House Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces Chairman Randy Forbes (R-VA) and Ranking Member Mike McIntyre (D-NC), the American Maritime

KVH Expands Mini-VSAT Broadband Network in Brazil and Africa

Apr 03, 2013

In the latest stage of its ongoing expansion of the global mini-VSAT Broadband network, KVH Industries, Inc. has more than doubled the network’s capacity in the Brazilian and African regions.

LBO Cofferdam Online Riser Repair

Apr 03, 2013

LBOs cofferdam concept for riser repair is tailor made for each project. Repair works can be executed while the riser is in operation, maintaining production and therefore saving cost.

Toyota Recognizes Crowley with Logistics Excellence Award

Apr 03, 2013

Crowley Maritime Corp.’s liner and logistics group was recently presented with its eleventh-consecutive Logistics Excellence Award for export quality – an honor

GE Wins More Than $600m to Expand Brazil’s Pre-Salt O&G Fields

Apr 03, 2013

In the last 12 months, GE has won contracts valued at more than $600 million to provide propulsion systems with customers in the pre-salt oilfield expansion off Brazil’s east coast.

SENER Opens Office in Brazil

Apr 03, 2013

The engineering and technology group SENER has opened an office in São Paulo, Brazil. SENER thus establishes an operating and permanent division in this Latin American country,


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