May 17, 2013 5:02 PM ET
Today in U.S. Naval history - May 17
1940 - FDR announces plans to recommission 35 more destroyers
1942 - USS Tautog (SS-199) sinks Japanese sub, I-28; while USS Triton (SS-201) sinks I-164
1951 - Aircraft from carriers attack bridges between Wonsan and Hamhung,
May 17, 2013 4:44 PM ET
Omega introduced its new Thermistor Probes with M12 Connections, to be featured at the Sensors Expo and Conference.
The TH-21 Series thermistor probes are constructed with the a glass encapsulated thermistor element which provide excellent stability and accuracy.
May 17, 2013 4:21 PM ET
Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division authenticated the keel of the company's fifth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter, James (WMSL 754).
"Our shipbuilders have done outstanding work to make us more efficient in building this ship,
May 17, 2013 3:47 PM ET
Omega introduced compensated M12 thermocouple connectors, to be featured at Sensors Expo and Conference.
The M12-FM series is a new Omega connector that will ensure accuracy for your applications. The M12-FM Series feature male pins and female sockets made of thermocouple material.
May 17, 2013 2:58 PM ET
After teaching electrical safety for many years, one tends to understand the regulations, and the standards more than the average safety professional. We live them most every day. We also understand what regulations and standards apply to shipyard employment
May 17, 2013 2:52 PM ET
I propose that the Legislative, Executive, Judicial Branches of the federal government should cooperatively work toward the rebuilding of the presumption in favor of federal preemption with respect to all matters related to maritime commerce. I also
May 17, 2013 2:41 PM ET
Steamship Mutual released interim financial results for the year ending February 20, 2013.
As with all international group clubs, underwriting performance for the year ended February 20, 2013 was adversely affected by the worst pool experience on record.
May 17, 2013 2:29 PM ET
The U.S. Coast Guard awarded a fixed‐price incentive firm target contract valued at approximately $487.1 million to Huntington Ingalls Industries for the production of the sixth National Security Cutter (NSC). NSC 6 will be built at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss.
May 17, 2013 2:13 PM ET
Most people who encounter the Coast Guard near shore will get a good look at a Response Boat-Small (RB-S). With more than 400 boats in operation, the RB-S is the largest vessel class in the Coast Guard’s fleet. The boats are in constant use, from life-saving
May 17, 2013 12:39 PM ET
The Australian Department of Defense released a request for tender to CEA Technologies for the development of a High Power Phased Array Radar concept demonstrator.
CEA Technologies Pty Ltd is a Canberra-based company whose CEAFAR radar is being fitted
May 17, 2013 12:31 PM ET
A new interactive display on Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas (PSSA) has been launched at IMO Headquarters and online at www.pssa.imo.org.
A PSSA is an area that needs special protection through action by IMO because of its significance for recognized
May 17, 2013 12:20 PM ET
Member states of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) agreed on a Resolution on technology cooperation, which was delaying the implementation of standards to improve the energy efficiency of new ships.
The resolution had been in discussion
May 17, 2013 12:04 PM ET
All are welcome to visit the Tanker Mary A. Whalen on Pier 11, Atlantic Basin, Red Hook, Brooklyn on Tuesday, May 21.
Our short stay in Atlantic Basin, in Red Hook for National Maritime Historical Society makes the ship available on her 75th birthday.
May 17, 2013 11:59 AM ET
”We have responded to increasing demand from our customers for wider availability of our Cyltech 80 AW cylinder oil by expanding the supply network from five to 35 ports in key regions,” said David Goosey, Castrol Marine’s Chief Executive and Sales Director.
May 17, 2013 11:28 AM ET
American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST) released the AST46DS Explosion-Proof Pressure Transducer with Display with pressures from 1 to 20,000 PSI available.
The AST46DS is a transducer with zero function capability, voltage or 4-20mA output signals, and all 316L stainless steel sensor materials.
May 17, 2013 11:10 AM ET
The Stifel Logistics Confidence Index continued its downward trend in May as it fell for the second consecutive month.
Compiled by Transport Intelligence, the overall index, which combines the current situation with future expectations, was down 0.
May 17, 2013 10:57 AM ET
Shipments of coal on the Great Lakes totaled 2.2 million tons in April, a virtual tie with a year ago. The trade was 19 percent below the month’s five-year average, however.
Shipments from Lake Superior ports totaled 1.4 million tons, a slight increase from a year ago.
May 17, 2013 10:52 AM ET
Nearly 250 first responders participated in a National Preparedness Response Exercise Program in Los Angeles including U.S. Coast Guard, Chevron, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Office of Spill Prevention and Response, NOAA, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement,
May 17, 2013 10:29 AM ET
Amelia Island, Florida: At the second annual Workboat Exchange, held in April at the Ritz Carlton Hotel on beautiful Amelia Island, Florida, about 160 marine buyers and sellers alike got a full taste of the best food, weather and accommodations that the Sunshine state has to offer.
May 17, 2013 10:26 AM ET
The Coast Guard 17th District announced its Arctic Shield 2013 plans to protect the maritime community in the Arctic and to strengthen their partnerships with federal, state, local, tribal and community members Wednesday.
“We are committed to having a sustained presence in the region,