Wednesday, January 08, 2014 Maritime News

Chinese Icebreaker's Antarctic Response Gains Recognition

Jan 08, 2014

China’s research vessel and icebreaker 'Xue Long' has entered an area of clear water, after more than ten hours spent breaking up ice. A change in wind direction

Houston LPG Terminal Capacity to be Expanded

Jan 08, 2014

Oiltanking Partners, L.P. says it has expanded its terminal agreement with Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. to further increase exports of liquefied petroleum

BAE to Drydock 'USS Wasp'

Jan 08, 2014

The Department of Defense has issued a $13,895,899 modification to a previously awarded Navy contract to BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., for the

MRA Launches Marine Salvage Fire-Fighting Data App

Jan 08, 2014

Marine Response Alliance (MRA), an association of the top U.S. emergency responders providing OPA 90 Salvage Marine Firefighting (SMFF), says it has launched an exclusive mobile app,

Kongsberg Open 'Subsea Valley', Oslo, Office

Jan 08, 2014

The company says it has installed 330 employees in a new building which will be the main headquarters for the Group's Oil & Gas business area in addition to accommodating

Winter Grips But Great Lakes Group Keeps Busy

Jan 08, 2014

The Great Lakes Towing Company says it has been extremely busy providing icebreaking assistance, and Great Lakes Shipyard has started repairs and maintenance on Interlake Steamship vessels,

Mass Gulf of Aden Pirate Attack Foiled

Jan 08, 2014

An attempt by pirates to hijack an Iranian oil tanker in international waters has been foiled by the timely action of Iranian warships present in the region, reports Iran's FARS News Agency,

WTS Wins Xflow Watermist Fire Fighting Contracts

Jan 08, 2014

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions (WTS) says it has been awarded contracts to supply its patented Unitor XFlow low pressure water mist fire fighting systems to newbuildings

New Cardinal Division Offers 24/7 Offshore Vessel Services

Jan 08, 2014

Cardinal Companies International, headquartered in Alvin, Texas, has launched Cardinal Marine to provide ship repair and dockside services, offering 24/7 marine

DHT Opts for Third VLCC Newbuild from HHI

Jan 08, 2014

DHT Holdings, Inc. today announced that it has declared its option to construct a very large crude carrier (VLCC) at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) in

Tidewater Barge Lines Selects MarineCFO Enterprise

Jan 08, 2014

MarineCFO, a division of VerticaLive Inc., announced today that Tidewater Barge Lines has chosen to implement the full MarineCFO Enterprise software suite, including Personnel,

Cashman Adds 14 Hopper Barges to Fleet.

Jan 08, 2014

Cashman Equipment Corp., is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its North American fleet with the addition of 14 open hopper barges.  The 14 new hopper

Port of L.A. Ready for Calif. Shore-side Power Requirements

Jan 08, 2014

Port Invests $180 Million; 25 Berths Equipped with Shore-Side Electric Power With more berths for ships to plug into shore-side electric power, or Alternative Maritime Power (AMP),

Career Glance: Starting off on water as a deckhand

Jan 08, 2014

When José Tamayo and Calvin Aubry step foot onto the deck of the Galveston Island Ferry, they can be in for a long day as deckhands. But as they both see it, what's

Navy Helicopter Crashes 20 Miles off Va., Rescue Ongoing

Jan 08, 2014

The Coast Guard is responding to a Navy MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter that crashed with five people aboard Wednesday approximately 20 miles east of Cape Henry, Va.

CANDEN Marine Fuel Services Opens New Office

Jan 08, 2014

Montreal-based CANDEN Marine Fuel Services Ltd. announced the opening of its new East Coast Canadian office. The organization forms one of the independent marketers

Non-tank Vessel Response Rules – Their Impact Examined

Jan 08, 2014

Long awaited, much hyped, the new rules require compliance in January. Will industry and more importantly, the response community, be ready? In September, the U.

Innovation Spotlight: U.S.-Built Security Vessels

Jan 08, 2014

Building patrol boats is big business, especially for foreign defense needs. U.S. yards compete on a global stage in the all-important maritime security workboat arena.

Naval Architecture Students Target Safety and Innovation

Jan 08, 2014

Marine Engineering and naval architecture students provide a fresh perspective on design, safety and innovation, too. When most of us board a passenger ferry,

ASRY Repairs 4,000th Ship

Jan 08, 2014

Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard (ASRY), said it has recently achieved a milestone with the repair of its 4,000th ship. The vessel, the Gas Al Gurain, is an LPG


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