Coast Guard Responds To Bridge Allision
Coast Guard Marine Safety Office Memphis, Tenn., along with two commercial vessels, responded to a bridge allision on the Lower Mississippi River, which occurred about 1:15 a.m. yesterday.
Houston Barge Company Pleads Guilty
Western Towing Co. of Houston, Texas, pleaded guilty on May 16 to violating the Clean Water Act (CWA). Western Towing formerly operated a barge cleaning operation in Houston.
Transas Equipment Demonstrated at Seawork 2002
At the Seawork show to be held on June 18-20, in Southampton, UK, Transas will provide live demonstrations of its navigational equipment on board a Swedish High Speed Patrol Craft.
Wärtsilä Awarded Contract
plant for a 133,000 tdw FPSO (floating oil production, storage and offloading) vessel being built for Husky Oil Operations Ltd of Canada. a Wärtsilä gearbox. The…
SOCP's Philadelphia Agenda Includes Maritime Security
The Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP) invites maritime industry representatives to attend the SOCP's June 11-12, 2002, meeting in Philadelphia, PA. Join…
MaritimeTV.com Will Broadcast SOCP Meeting
MaritimeTV.com, an Internet TV channel on the TVWorldwide.com network, announced today that it will provide live web coverage of the Ship Operations Cooperative…
Vancover Shipyards and Washington Marine Sign Contract with Acomarin
Vancouver Shipyards together with their parent corporation Washington Marine Group has signed a contract with Acomarin Engineering to purchase their JAK-400 Pushpin® ATB coupling system.
Panel Will Assist Canada’s Transport Minister With Review of CMA
Transport Minister David Collenette announced the appointment of an expert panel to assist him in conducting a review of the Canada Marine Act (CMA). Richard Gaudreau will serve as Chair…
GAO Issues VIS
The General Accounting Office (GAO) issued its report entitled Coast Guard: Vessel Identification System Development Needs to Be Reassessed. The Vessel Identification…
ETV Ballast Water Stakeholder Meeting
The U.S. Coast Guard and the EPA are co-sponsoring a meeting of the Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) Ballast Water Stakeholders in Alexandria, Va., on June 18, 2002.
MSC Convenes in London
The 75th session of the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) was convened at the IMO Headquarters in London 15 to 24 May. In his opening speech, the Secretary-General…
Admiral Loy Appointed as Deputy Under Secretary for Transportation Security
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta today announced the appointment of retired Coast Guard Commandant James M. Loy to the newly created post of Deputy…
Northrop Grumman Delivers Second Double-Hulled Tanker
Northrop Grumman Corporation's Ship Systems sector delivered the tanker Polar Resolution in a brief ceremony at its Avondale Operations in New Orleans, La. Polar Resolution is the second of five 140…
Port of Corpus Christi Cold Storage Adds New Repack Line
The Port of Corpus Christi Cold Storage has an improved feature, a new repack line. Already in the repacking business with pork bellies and hams, the Port of Corpus…
European Commission Clears Take Over of HDW
The European Commission has authorized the proposed acquisition of the German submarine producer Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft (HDW) by the American banking company, Bank One Corporation.
Sea Containers Introduce New Fast Craft
Sea Containers introduced the Ancona, Italy to Split, Croatia route operated by its joint venture with SNAV, a subsidiary of the Mediterranean Shipping Company.
Grand Banks Announces Appointments to Management
Grand Banks Yachts, Ltd., recently appointed two members to their worldwide corporate management team. Rob Livingston has been named vice president of marketing…
JHC Pushes Ahead with Clause Review
The Joint Hull Committee in London (JHC) is pushing ahead with ambitious plans to review the existing Institute Hull Clauses in order to bring them into line with current market practice.
Global Industries Makes Additions
Global Industries, Ltd. announces the appointment of Craig Milburn as operations manager for Global Divers, based in New Iberia, LA. As Operations Manager, Milburn…
V.Ships Agency Plans For Growth
offshore activities of the division. acquisition. headed up by Rishi Trivedi, Managing Director of the offices in Dubai and Fujairah. service quality and competitive pricing. present".