American Commercial Barge Line Will Use Originals Online
American Commercial Barge Line announces its decision to use Originals Online to enhance the exchange of barge freight commercial documents with its customers. The…
The Society of Maritime Industries and Tribon Solutions in Co-operation regarding Tribon.com
The Society of Maritime Industries, the umbrella organization of equipment and services in all areas of the maritime industry in United Kingdom and Tribon Solutions announced a co-operation agreement.
Hydril Receives Order From Diamond Offshore
Drilling, Inc. Delivery of the system will be in 2003 for use within the Diamond Offshore fleet of rigs. has ordered from Hydril since the third quarter of last year.
General Dynamics Board Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
shareholders of record January 18, 2002.
Cal Dive Agrees to Acquire Robotics Company
Cal Dive International, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire 85 percent of Canyon Offshore, Inc., a supplier of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and robotics…
Merchant Marine Highlighted in D-Day Museum Activities in New Orleans
The vital role of the American merchant marine during World War II will be highlighted in New Orleans this week during events marking the first major expansion of the National D-Day Museum.
Great Ships of 2001 -- Skandi Carla
Norway's west coast maritime cluster has again demonstrated its technological skills and business verve through the delivery of a complex, diesel-electric offshore…
AMCV Demise Sinks U.S. Cruise Building Hopes For Now
In the fall of 1999, American Classic Voyages (AMCV) announced plans to almost singlehandedly revive the business of building cruise ships in the United States.
$6 Billion Merger Tightens Cruise Industry
On Tuesday, November 20, a major announcement shocked the cruise and financial industries when Richard Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, and Peter Ratcliffe…
Meyer Werft Delivers First of Two to Norwegian Cruise Lines
Norwegian Star, the first of two cruise liners constructed by Meyer Werft for Norwegian Cruise Line (a subsidiary of Star Cruises) was delivered on October 31, 2001.
Royal Caribbean's Adventure of the Seas Arrives in N.Y. Harbor
A clear, sunny Saturday afternoon of November 10, set the stage for the arrival of the first passenger ship into New York Harbor following the September 11 terrorist attacks.
Port Security Legislation Reinforces Security
Like so many areas of our economy since the terrorist attacks of September 11, the port and maritime areas of the United States are being scrutinized for vulnerability to terrorism.
Wind Power Comes of Age
Europe's fledgling offshore wind power industry has produced an order for an entirely new breed of vessel designed to transport and position wind turbines. U.K.…
Your standard "It was a good year/It was a bad year" round-up falls well short of summarizing the events of 2001, and their effects on the immediate and long-term future in our industry.
New Board at Kvaerner Masa-Yards
A new board of directors has been elected at Kvaerner Masa-Yards, Inc. Hans Petter Finne, executive vice president of Kvaerner ASA, has been appointed as the chairman of the board.
General Dynamics Awarded $42M Contract Modification for Submarine Work
The U.S. Navy has awarded Electric Boat a $42.3 million contract modification for nuclear submarine work. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics.
Stolt Offshore Reports Milestone Reached On Girassol Field
Stolt Offshore reported that, following the TotalFinaElf announcement of first oil production from the Girassol field, that a major milestone had been reached on…
GlobalSantaFe Assists Crew From Offshore Rig in Mediterranean
Houston-based offshore drilling contractor GlobalSantaFe Corporation reported that an 84-person crew was evacuated from one of its offshore drilling rigs that encountered…
Northrop Grumman Announces Proration Calculation For NNS Tender Offer
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced the proration calculation in connection with the completion of its offer to acquire all outstanding shares (including asociated…
Bradley Appointed as New Director For TT Club e-Commerce Initiatives
forwarders worldwide, has appointed Louise Bradley to the new position of director of e-commerce strategy. Based in London, the appointment highlights the growing…