OMI Announces Delivery New Vessel
OMI Corporation today announced that it had taken delivery of the Amazon, a new 47,000 dwt product tanker, the first of a series of four sisterships being constructed…
Lasco Appoints V.Ships For Technical Management of Fleet
Lasco Shipping Co. and V. Ships, announced their agreement covering V. Ships assumption of technical management of the Lasco fleet previously provided in-house.
Port of Le Havre's Container Traffic Up by 5.7 Percent
The Port of Le Havre set a new record for general cargo in 2001 with 18 million metric tons (MT), an increase of 5.2 percent from 17.1 MT in 2000, according to preliminary traffic statistics.
Science Applications Gets Navy Contract
Science Applications International Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $46,022,062 contract for the development, demonstration and technology transition…
CENSA Merges With ICS
The Council of European and Japanese Shipowners’ Associations (CENSA) has been merged into a newly formed Shipping Policy Committee of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) effective January 1…
OSHA Shares Jurisdiction with USCG over Uninspected Vessels
The U.S. Supreme Court has determined that, because the U.S. Coast Guard exercises minimal oversight of ‘uninspected vessels’ of the United States, the Occupational…
Liebherr’s Cranes Used For Recovery of “Kursk”
Special Cranes from Liebherr were used in the recently completed recovery of the nuclear-powered submarine Kursk, which sank in the Barents Sea in August 2000 after an explosion on board.