Electronic Weather Forecasting Offered
C-Map announces C-Forecast, a new system that gives boaters accurate, up-to-date weather information on their chart plotters. This system recently debuted at the 2001 METS show in Amsterdam…
Coast Guard Appoints Director of Intelligence
The United States Coast Guard has named Frances Fragos-Townsend as its Director of Intelligence. In this position, Fragos-Townsend leads the service’s Intelligence Directorate…
Philadelphia Gear Gets Offshore Contract
Philadelphia Gear Corporation announces an agreement with the Rowan Companies, Inc., of Vicksburg, Miss., to supply propulsion reduction gearing for the Gorilla VIII drill rig.
Manitowoc Reports 2001 Results
The Manitowoc Company, Inc. reported record revenue and cash flow for the full year ended December 31, 2001. Net sales for the year increased 27.9 percent to $1.1 billion from $873.3 million for 2000.
USCG Implement Security Guidelines
Vice Adm. Ray Riutta, commander of the Coast Guard’s Pacific Area, instructed Coast Guard Captains of the Port west of the Rocky Mountains to apply the guidelines…
Navy Awards Lockheed Martin $248 Million Contract
The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin Space Systems-Missiles & Space Operations, Sunnyvale, Calif., a $248 million contract for the follow-on production of 12…
GeoLogistics Completes Installation of Tariff-Trek!
Freightgate, Inc., announced that GeoLogistics has completed implementation of Freightgate's most recent release of Tariff-Trek!(tm) solution to manage its FCL and LCL contracts.
TECO Unveils New Subsidiary Identities
Based in Tampa, Florida, this business handles all of TECO Transport's global blue water transportation activities. It is the largest dry bulk ocean transport company operating under the U.S.
P&I Market Hardening Says HSBC Insurance Brokers
Premiums across the marine protection & indemnity market will have to increase in the absence of any short-term recovery in investment markets. That is the conclusion…
USCG Hosts Workshop on Maritime Security
The two-day workshop on maritime security, hosted by the U.S. Coast Guard in Washington, was completed with members of diverse sectors of the maritime industry offering…
FMC Issues Notice
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has issued a notice stating that an item has been added to the schedule for the closed portion of the FMC meeting on January 30, 2002.
LNG Carrier Launched by IZAR Sestao Yard
Iñigo Tapias, the new 138,000 cu. m. liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier launched on January 29 by Izar’s Sestao yard in Bilbao, is a significant ship for many reasons, both technical and business.
Manitowoc Launches Coast Guard Cutter
The Manitowoc Company, Inc. recently launched the U.S.Coast Guard Cutter Oak, the eleventh ship in a series of 16 seagoing buoy tenders being built at Manitowoc's Marinette Marine subsidiary.
Austal Secures Ferry Contracts
Austal Limited secured a three-year contract with Military Sealift Command of the United States Military for the WestPac Express, a 331 ft.-high speed Theatre Support Vessel.
Volvo Penta Will Complete Engine Deliveries For Tugs
Volvo Penta has signed an order for engines for the Ukraine. As a result of its extended product program, Volvo Penta has been chosen as the complete engine supplier…
Bouygues Offshore Wins $128M Contract in Algeria
Bouygues Offshore with Italy's Saipem has won a contract for an oilfield development project in Algeria. The contract, worth $128.5 million for Bouygues Offshore…
Gulf Marine Wins Matterhorn TLP Contract
Technip-Coflexip Group announced that Atlantia Offshore Limited has awarded Gulf Marine Fabricators (GMF) a fabrication contract for the Matterhorn dry-tree TLP…
Lapponian Reefer Docks at A&P Falmouth
The Cayman Islands reefer vessel, Lapponian Reefer, has recently completed a nine day dry docking program where it underwent an extensive 10 year survey and repair work.
Crowley Promotes Miller
Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that Mark Miller has been promoted to director of corporate communications with responsibility for internal communications…
FMC Held Meeting on PVO Program
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) held a meeting on January 30, 2002 regarding its Passenger Vessel Operator (PVO) Program. Under the PVO Program, operators are required…