Port Authority Hires Contractor to Build $20M ExpressRail
With the Port Authority’s ship-to-rail facility at the Elizabeth Port Authority Marine Terminal nearing capacity, the agency announced that it has hired a contractor to design and build a larger…
"What Your Lawyer Will Tell You After a Barge Breakaway"
Under the general maritime law, a vessel owner has a duty to furnish a seaworthy vessel. A seaworthy vessel is one which is reasonably fit to carry the cargo it has undertaken to transport. II.
Sea SLICE Provides Glimpse of Future
As first reported in the July edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News, Lockheed Martin's Sea SLICE advanced technology demonstration vessel recently provided the Navy a sneak peak of a small…
Ocean Policy Commission to Meet in D.C.
The U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy will hold a meeting in Washington, DC on November 22, 2002 to discuss development of recommendations for a coordinated national ocean policy.
Nation’s Oldest Buoy Tender to Work Last Buoy
After 50 years of service, Coast Guard Cutter Cowslip, the oldest in the Coast Guard fleet will be going out on the Columbia River to work its last buoy, Friday.
CH3OH: Make Room for Methanol
The newest buzz among offshore operators serving the oil and gas rigs in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) is the increased use of methanol (CH3OH) by oil companies and contract drillers.
The 10.5 ft. Oceanus 3.20VSC from AB Inflatables is a sporty RIB with a deep V hull construction large, 17-in.-diameter tubes, and a rounded, European-style console and seat.
The U.S. Gulf Market: When Will It Turn Around?
Discussions around our office and with various clients usually entail an exchange of anecdotal information believed to explain the current situation with the quest…
Spellings to Succeed Healey at ExxonMobil Marine Fuels
ExxonMobil Marine Fuels (EMMF) has appointed Jaime Spellings as Director, Global Marine Fuels in succession to Peter Healey. headquarters at Leatherhead, U.K. and…
Carnival Legend Earns Perfect Scores
The new 88,500-ton Carnival Legend scored perfect 100s from both the U.S. Department of Public Health and Canadian Public Health Service during inspections in Baltimore and Halifax…
Stabbing Victim Airlifted From Bulk Carrier
Rescue aircrews from Kodiak and Sitka airlifted an injured crewman aboard a bulk carrier about 200 miles southwest of Sitka Monday afternoon. Jin Bao Lin, 47, a Chinese citizen…
U.S. Customs Publishes Regulations
U.S. Customs Commissioner Robert C. Bonner announced the publication of final Customs regulations requiring sea carriers to provide cargo manifests 24 hours prior…
One if by Land
When contractors Brasfield & Gorrie accepted a job to rehabilitate a dam for a local power company, their first foray into marine work was far from routine. With…
Virginia’s CIT Receives National Award
Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) received national recognition for its assistance in the development of a ballast-water processing system designed…
MPA Recommends Sea Point for Phase One of Millennium Port
The Milennium Port Authority (MPA) voted unanimously 9-0 to recommend New Orleans-based Sea Point as an element of the first phase of the Louisiana Millenium Port System.
American Superconductor Provides Update
American Superconductor Corporation issued an update on recent advances in the utilization of high temperature superconductor (HTS) wires in electric power applications…
MARAD Releases Fall Update
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) has released the Fall 2002 edition of MARAD Update. This issue discusses, among other things, the port security grant program…
Maritrans Reports 3Q Results
Maritrans Inc. announced its third quarter financial results, declared its quarterly dividend and announced an investor teleconference to discuss the quarter's results.
MTS National Advisory Council to Meet in NY
The Marine Transportation System (MTS) National Advisory Council, sponsored by the Secretary of Transportation, will meet in New York on November 14 and 15, 2002.
Seabulk International Reports 3Q Results
Seabulk International, Inc. reported a net loss, excluding charges related to its recent refinancing, of $2.8 million or $0.21 per diluted share for the quarter ended September 30, 2002.