EU Court Rules in Favor of Kvaerner
The Court of First Instance, has today ruled in the case concerning alleged breach of capacity restrictions at Kvaerner's German shipyard, Kvaerner Warnow Werft.
Hearing on USCG Budget To Be Held in March
The Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure will conduct a hearing on March 7, 2002,…
FMC Reacts To Exclusive Tug Arrangements
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued an Order of Investigation and Hearing with regard to exclusive tug arrangements in Port Canaveral, Florida. The agency…
Securing U.S. Ports Against Terror
The Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism, and Government Information of the Senate Judiciary Committee conducted a hearing on February 26, 2002 concerning Securing…
Brostrom Expands Fleet
Broström has signed a contract to purchase the two double-hulled product tankers Sichem America and Sichem Asia, 14,300 dwt. The vessels will operate in Broström's European trade.
Bergensen Makes Final Negotiations on LNG Contract
Bergesen has agreed with Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) on a preliminary agreement for the employment of four LNG-carriers for a minimum of 20 ½ years from delivery.
OceanConnect Opens Online Service in Malaysia
OceanConnect offers complete global coverage through our traditional fuel services, and online competition in more than 180 ports. For more information about bunkering…
Wärtsilä Negotiates Restructuring in the Netherlands
Wärtsilä will outsource manufacturing of engine components in Zwolle, the Netherlands, selling its production capacity to an outside supplier. At the same time…
Christian Joins Mobex as HR Manager
Mobex Communications, Jeffersonville, Ind., has hired Kathy Christian as Human Resource Manager. Christian joined Mobex Communications from Precision Tool & Die…
Globalstar To Conduct Business As Usual
Globalstar announced that the U.S. Globalstar to continue normal course operations and, with the support of the Company's service providers, further assuring uninterrupted…
Barge Mounted CFB Power Plant Contracted
A contract for the supply and construction of what is being called the world's first barge mounted circulating fluidized bed combustion (CFBC) boiler electrical…
Push Made for $2.9B More Navy Funding in 2003
Yesterday in Washington, D.C., leaders from the Senate, the military and business met to discuss strategies to increase FY 03 procurement funding by at least $2.9 billion to build more new navy ships.
European Commission Approves Spanish Tonnage Tax
The European Commission decided to approve the Spanish maritime Tonnage Tax scheme. Under this scheme, tax due from a maritime shipping company is calculated on…
FMC Releases Performance Plan for FY2003
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has issued its Performance Plan for the fiscal year 2003. The Plan is an overview of the agency’s mission and strategic goals.
Aden’s Fifth SPP Crane Delivered
Delivery of the fifth Super Post Panamax (SPP) Reggiane Crane on February 24th to the Port of Aden emphasizes its policy of phased expansion of container handling services to meet increasing demand.
Zoellick and Bonner To Speak at AAPA Conference
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert B. Zoellick and U.S.Customs Commissioner Robert C. Spring Conference meeting on Tuesday, March 19, at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Bumgarner Joins Matson as VP
Marc D. Bumgarner has joined Matson Intermodal System in Oakbrook Terrace as vice president, International. In this position, Bumgarner will be responsible for Matson…
Xantic and Turbo SI Offer New Service
Xantic has announced the signing of a contract with Turbo Service International Limited to provide both airtime and a custom-made combination of value added services.
Two Vessels Ordered to Stay in Port at Dutch Harbor
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Western Alaska issued Captain of the Port Orders detaining two freight ships in Dutch Harbor. The motor vessel Cool Girl, a Panamanian-flagged freighter…
Lead LPD 17 Ship Makes Progress
Plagued by delays and a project management team shake-up, the LPD 17 program has "turned the corner" said Philip Dur, president of Northrop Grumman Corp. Ship Systems…