Monday, December 09, 2013 Maritime News

Navy Put Port Ship-husbandry Services Under the Microscope

Dec 09, 2013

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has spelled out in a memorandum his expectations for the review and audit of procedures, administration, and performance of all husbanding and port services contracts.

Safe Software & CARIS Partner to Ameliorate CSAR Framework

Dec 09, 2013

Safe Software and CARIS say that support for the CARIS Spatial Archive (CSAR) raster format for gridded bathymetry and elevation data will be included in FME 2014,

Court Clears Lake Huron Chartering Executives

Dec 09, 2013

 Lake Huron Chartering announce that criminal charges filed in Houston, Texas against three of its executives have been granted dismissal. As of June 10, 2013,

Welding Pioneers CLIMAX Appoint V-P Global Operations

Dec 09, 2013

Portable machining and welding systems company CLIMAX hire Thomas Pesch to further accelerate international growth in the role of Vice President of Global Operations.

Adriatic Marine Order Six More DP-2 OSV's

Dec 09, 2013

Raceland, LA-based Adriatic Marine LLC inform they have contracted Master Boat Builders, Inc., of Mobile, Alabama, for the construction of six 220’-class DP-2 Offshore Supply Vessels (OSVs).

Tankship Operators Complain They Get Short End of the SIRE Stick

Dec 09, 2013

The vetting inspections of tankers by oil companies are proliferating in frequency, rising steadily in cost and, at an estimated $300m a year, are well on the way to running out of control,

Wärtsilä X92 Engines the Choice for New 4 Turkish Container Ships

Dec 09, 2013

Wärtsilä say they are to supply their Wärtsilä X92 main engine for a series of four Post Panamax 9000 TEU container ships (with options for a fifth) to be built for the Ciner Group,

Extended NAT Share Offering Earmarked for Nordic American Offshore

Dec 09, 2013

Nordic American Tankers Limited inform that, in connection with its previous public offering of 8,125,000 common shares at a public offering price of $8.00 per share,

Scana Companies Win Marine Machinery Orders

Dec 09, 2013

Scana Industrier ASA - Scana Stell Björneborg say they have received recently new marine orders for a range of ship propulsion components. Non-disclosed customers

ASSA Roundtable Navy Meeting Attended by 100+ Suppliers

Dec 09, 2013

The American Shipbuilding Suppliers Association (ASSA) recently held discussions at the United States Navy Memorial & Naval Heritage Center, Washington DC,  between

L&T Wins Orders for Six Ships

Dec 09, 2013

L&T Construction has won new orders worth `1471 crores across various business segments in November & December 2013. In Power Transmission & Distribution Business,

Naval Architect Pens History of Northwest Fishing Vessels

Dec 09, 2013

Elliott Bay Design Group's Jim Cole can now add book author to his long list of accomplishments in the field of naval architecture and marine design. The Naval

Salvage Continues on Mississippi Despite Inclement Weather

Dec 09, 2013

The U.S. Coast Guard reported that response crews continued work salvaging the partially submerged vessel, Stephen L. Colby, near LeClaire, Iowa despite stormy weather conditions.

Philippines Coast Guard Apprehends Cargo Vessel

Dec 09, 2013

Elements of Coast Guard Substation Cagayancillo apprehended a cargo vessel in Palawan for illegally transporting passengers and operating with incomplete documents Friday, December 6.

U.S. Retail Imports Expected to Rise

Dec 09, 2013

Import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to grow 1.8% in December over the same month last year, and the year should end with an increase of 2.

DMC’s Second Metal Spinning Machine into Service

Dec 09, 2013

The metal spinning machine, a propeller nozzle manufacturing method with basically one single weld only is now operational in the Chinese plant of Damen Marine Components (DMC).

Thomas Ward Joins Parsons Brinckerhoff

Dec 09, 2013

Thomas Ward has been named a Senior Maritime Planner in the San Francisco office of Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global infrastructure strategic consulting, engineering,

Study: FloScan Reduces Commercial Fishing Operation Costs

Dec 09, 2013

FloScan announced the latest in a series of Case Studies detailing how their fuel computer systems are being used in a real world commercial environment. FloScan

Today in U.S. Naval History: December 9

Dec 09, 2013

Today in U.S. Naval History - December 9 1938 - Prototype shipboard radar, designed and built by the Naval Research Laboratory, is installed on USS New York (BB-34).

ABB Reports $180 Million from Cruise Builders in 2013

Dec 09, 2013

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, won orders worth $180 million in 2013 to deliver complete electrical power plants and propulsion systems


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