Monday, May 20, 2013 Maritime News

National Maritime Day Celebrates Role of Merchant Mariners

May 20, 2013

National Maritime Day is May 22; & this year celebrates the thousands of civilian mariners who support freedom as part of the Navy’s Military Sealift Command. Rear Adm.

Admiral Papp to Explain USCG Arctic Strategy at CSIS Forum

May 20, 2013

Admiral Robert J. Papp, 
Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, to address the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) forum on May 21, 2013. CSIS Europe

Marjorie Shymske Appointed President of Quest Construction

May 20, 2013

Quest Specialty Chemicals, a leader in the specialty coatings industry, appoints 'Marj' Shymske president of its subsidiary. With over 30 years of experience in sales,

Shipwrecks Pose US Sea Pollution Threat

May 20, 2013

New NOAA report presented to the US Coast Guard examines national oil pollution threat from shipwrecks in US waters. The report finds that 36 sunken vessels scattered across the U.

W&O Realizes SeaCor Pipe-dream

May 20, 2013

W&O designated preferred North American distributor of first United States Coast Guard-approved marine plastic piping system. W&O, a global supplier of marine pipe,

Sea Star Line Appoint Tim Nolan Executive VP

May 20, 2013

Tim Nolan, as Executive Vice President, will report to Peter Keller, President and be domiciled at Sea Star headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida. Tim has a broad

Revolutionary SHARC Subsea Cutter Quicker & Safer

May 20, 2013

Chet Morrison Contractors SHARC℠ increases diver safety and reduces job time by 60%. Chet Morrison Contractors has developed an innovation in subsea cutting

Ro-Ro Specific EEDI Approval Welcomed by Interferry

May 20, 2013

A sector-specific Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) for new ro-ro cargo & ro-pax vessels has been agreed by the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee – MEPC 65.

Leevac Wins HOS Shipbuilding Contract

May 20, 2013

Leevac Shipyards Jennings LLC, of Jennings, LA, a subsidiary of Leevac Shipyards, LLC signed contracts with Hornbeck Offshore Services, LLC, an affiliate of Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc.

NASSCO Delivers Innovative MLP Ship to the Navy

May 20, 2013

General Dynamics NASSCO recently delivered USNS Montford Point (MLP-1), the lead ship of the Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) class, to the U.S. Navy.  The ship

CTI SonarWiz Supports NOAA Survey Guidelines

May 20, 2013

Chesapeake Technology Inc. (CTI) announced new features have been added to its flagship software SonarWiz to support the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) survey guidelines.

NOAA Mobile App Provides Free Nautical Charts

May 20, 2013

As recreational boaters gear up for a summer of fun on coastal waters and the Great Lakes, NOAA is testing MyNOAACharts, a new mobile application that allows users

Georgia Port Reports Highest Tonnage on Record

May 20, 2013

Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved 2.4 million tons of cargo in April, a 4.7 percent increase – or 108,532 tons – over the same month a year ago. This figure was

Harkand Set to Acquire Veolia Marine Services

May 20, 2013

Harkand, the international subsea inspection, repair, maintenance and light construction group, announced an agreement to acquire the main assets and business of Veolia Marine Services (VMS).

China COSCO Shipyards Deliver Two More Bulk Carriers

May 20, 2013

COSCO (Guangdong) and COSCO (Dalian) Shipyards have each recently delivered bulk carriers to European owners. COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard Co., Ltd has delivered a bulk carrier of 35000 dwt,

Gibraltar's Gibdock Refits 3D Seismic Ship

May 20, 2013

Gibdock completes a refit of the 12-streamer 3D seismic vessel 'WG Cook' for WesternGeco. WG Cook is one of six 12-streamer 3D seismic ships delivered to the owner in 2010.

China Shipyards' MacGregor Order Bonanza

May 20, 2013

MacGregor offshore winches for 22 new anchor handling tug supply vessels (AHTSVs) under construction at three shipyards. MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured

Coast Guard Cadets Navigate 'Eagle' by Sextant

May 20, 2013

US Coast Guard cadet training barque ‘Eagle’ completes its first week of the cadet summer training deployment in the Atlantic Ocean. Eagle left its homeport in New London, Conn.

GofM Subsea Equipment Order for FMC

May 20, 2013

FMC Technologies receives subsea equipment order for ExxonMobil's Julia Development field. The Julia field is located in the Gulf of Mexico Walker Ridge area in approximately 7,

Korean Shipyard Delivers Container Ship ‘Hanjin Argentina’

May 20, 2013

The 3600 TEU container ship, built under the supervision of Navgathi Marine by Hyundai Sambo delivered to Pacific International Lines. Hanjin Argentina is the


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