Capt. Harry Delivered to Wilmington Tug
On December 19, Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc., of East Boothbay, Maine delivered Capt. Harry, a 4200 hp Z Drive tug to Wilmington Tug of Wilmington, Del. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd.…
Coast Guard Sets Minimum Random Drug Testing Rate
Due to results of random drug tests analyzed by the Coast Guard, RADM Paul Pluta has announced that the random drug testing rate will remain at 50 percent of covered crewmen in 2002.
RTM STAR Center Upgrades Full Mission Bridge Simulator
RTM STAR (Simulation, Training, Assessment and Research) Center has announced the upgrade and modernization of their 247 degree “field-of-view” Full Mission Bridge Simulator.
Senate Approves Major Port Security Bill
In late December, the United States Senate approved a 95-page bill to enhance security at our nation's ports. Action on counterpart legislation in the House may take place in a few weeks.
NYC Aid Package Includes Ferry Funds
Congress gave final approval of legislation to aid New York City in coping with the damages and economic dislocations caused by the terrorist strikes. The price…
Quick Action of Towing Company Averts Threat
On January 3, the Tug Pacific Avenger, while towing an oil barge loaded with diesel fuel, experienced a reduction in steering while approximately 20 miles west of Cape Alava, Washington.
Simon Beale Elected Chairman of Joint Hull Committee
Simon Beale, underwriter of the KJ Coles syndicate at Lloyd's, has been elected chairman of the Joint Hull Committee (JHC). The JHC is a joint initiative by the…
BIMCO Promotes Use of Mediation with Dispute Resolution Clause
In a move designed to increase the shipping community’s awareness and use of mediation techniques in resolving disputes, BIMCO has developed a Standard Dispute Resolution…
$5.3M Navy Deal Awarded
Concurrent Technologies Corp., Johnstown, Pa., is being awarded a $5,310,332 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for continuing research and development under the Dominant Battlespace Command (DBC) Program.