Vericor Power Systems Signs Agreement With MTU Friedrichshafen
Vericor Power Systems announced it has signed an agreement with MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH (MTU), whereby MTU will package and distribute Vericor’s TF™40 and TF™50 aeroderivative marine gas turbines.
800 Number Established for Nationwide Port Security Information
To obtain current safety and security zone information about major U.S. waterways and ports, call 1-800-682-1796.
Leica Geosystems Receives Order To Install AIS
Princess. The Grand Princess will be fitted with a Leica MX 420 integrated DGPS/AIS system. According to Steven Spendlove, electrical superintendent for Princess Cruises…
BV Backs S&T Ecomax Tanker Design
Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas and French shipowner Services & Transport have developed an Ecomax tanker design intended to address…
Owner Liable For Tendering Unseaworthy Barge
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, in an unpublished decision, has ruled that the owner of a barge may be wholly liable for damages resulting from…
Graig Supervises Building of Wind Power Installation Vessel
Graig Shipping has provided a full support package for the supervision of the building of the first of a series of unique high technology Wind Turbine Installation Vessels.
Dr. Kirsi Tikka Joins ABS
Dr. Kirsi Tikka has joined ABS as Vice President Engineering for ABS Europe and will be assigned to the London Office in January 2002. Robert Spencer will continue…
New Inland Containership Concept Unveiled
A concept design for a new inland containership - dubbed Waterborne Container Carriers (WCC) - was completed and released by DeJong & Lebet, a project that was completed…
Big Easy puts owner in the Driver’s Seat
This 126-ft. Raised Pilothouse Trinity Yacht, described by these specifications, is a world-class, semi-displacement 17-knot cruise design with a luxurious interior.
Building Fishing Boats on the Bayou
When one conjures images of a prosperous and healthy marine niche today, it is guaranteed that the fishing boat market is the first, second, or third to come to mind.
NOAA Announces Sat Termination Notification
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently announced that the International Cospas-Sarsat Program plans to terminate the 121.5/243 MHz satellite alerting on February 1, 2009.
MARIS Makes Agreement With Peter Johansen Group
Under the name Royal Denship the Peter Johansen Group is building a series of super luxury yachts for foreign owners. These yachts are being built at several Danish shipyards.
Blount Barker Signs Contract For South Ferry Vessel
Blount Barker Shipbuilding signed a contract with South Ferry of Shelter Island, N.Y. to build a 101-ft. double-ended ferryboat. The vessel designed by South Ferry and Dejong & Lebet, Inc.
Due Diligence Completed for the integration of Thrane & Thrane and Nera
Due diligence completed for the integration of Thrane & Thrane A/S and Nera ASA satellite activities and revised forecast for the current financial yearOn Monday…
FRV's Get Advanced Noise Control
The engineering consulting firm, Noise Control Engineering has just received a subcontract from Friede-Goldman Halter for the engineering and acoustical design services…
Laborde Enters Marine Engine Agreement
Laborde Products, Inc. of Covington, La. has entered into a Marine Engine Distribution Agreement with Mitsubishi Engine North America, Inc. This agreement includes…
BP, CSO Aker Marine Team For Unique GOM Installation
CSO Aker Marine Contractors, Inc. (CAMC), one of the Houston-based entities of the Coflexip Stena Offshore Group, announced the successful mooring of Diamond Offshore's…
Mobile Yard Stays Busy With Offshore Work
Even before the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., the offshore market in the Gulf of Mexico had shown signs of weakening. However…
AWO To Enhance Chem Transport Safety
In another step to enhance the safety of transportation of chemicals by water, the American Waterways Operators (AWO) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) recently…
Passenger Carries Hurt
American Classic Voyages Co. subsidiaries Delta Queen will trim its upcoming cruise schedule by a combined total of 27 cruises. Delta Queen Coastal Voyages will eliminate three cruises in 2001.