NEWS:Crowley Orders Hovercraft from Kvichak
Griffon Hovercraft Limited of Southampton England has licensed Kvichak Marine Industries Inc of Seattle to manufacture its range of diesel-engine powered amphibious hovercraft.
SEA TECHNOLOGY:Successfull AUV operation Ormen Lange
Norsk Hydro ASA contracted Stolt Offshore to perform AUV seabed charting in the Storegga slide August/September 2002. NUI AS with the AUV NUI Explorer was subcontracted…
NEVA 2003 Focuses on Russian Shipping and Shipbuilding
Russian Agency for Shipbuilding (Rossudostroenie) General Director, V. Ya. exploration of offshore energy. fleets". 2nd Maritime Forum of Russia to be held in conjunction with NEVA 2003.
Becena Named Security Administrator at Port Everglades
Anti-terrorism and physical security specialist Melchor Becena has been named Security Administrator for Broward County’s Port Everglades, announced Port Director Ken Krauter.
Conference Focuses on Fire
Who is in charge when a land-based fire brigade responds to a blaze at sea? What are the fire risks for ships in port and under construction? How can design and…
HISTORY:Rescuing the Rescuer
According to the Baltimore Sun last April 21, 100,000 visitors came to town the day before, just to see the boats. Most had arrived for the Volvo races, an endurance test of sorts.
Pacificat Trials For Potential Buyers
BC Ferries’ PacifiCat Explorer will be operated on limited trials between the end of January and early March to enable interested buyers to experience the vessels in operation.
PVA:NTSB Cites Nav Problems in Ferry Grounding
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) cited inappropriate navigational procedures and equipment as the result of the 2001 grounding of the New York Fast Ferry's small passenger vessel…
NEWS:NY/NJ to Receive Federal Funds
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will provide approximately $54.8 million for ferry-related projects in the New York City-Northern New Jersey metropolitan…
PVA:Moving Cargo, Passengers to the Water
As the U.S. Department of Transportation works to develop transportation policies to meet 21st Century needs, perhaps the most vexing problems faced are those associated…
PVA:The Return of the American Queen
In late October 2001, three of America's six steam-driven paddlewheelers were suddenly tied up due to bankruptcy of the parent company, American Classic Voyages, and facing a very uncertain future.
PVA:Marketing Excursion Boats Post 9/11
Like most of the tourism business, the excursion/dinner boat market took a big "hit" right after 9/11. Markets that were geared for conventions and depended on fly…
PVA:Three PacifiCat-class Fast Ferries on the Block
Three PacifiCat-class fast ferries capable of carrying 1,000 passengers and 250 vehicles at speeds of up to 34 knots will be sold at an international, unreserved public auction at 11:00 a.m.
Northrop Grumman Reports 2002 4Q Results
shares outstanding of 98.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2001. with SFAS No. Schedule 4). of common stock in conjunction with its Dec. 11, 2002, acquisition of TRW Inc.
Santos-Pires Joins Eurofin
Victoria Santos-Pires has joined London-based ship finance consultant Eurofin. eleven-year spell, she handled the overall implementation of loan transactions. Chancery Bank.
AKD Prinsen Van Wijmen Moves Office
office on Rotterdam's Admiraliteitskade.
TSA Announces New Additions
Several Additions have been made to the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) management team. VADM John Shkor, USCG (ret.) has been named TSA chief operating…
MARAD Activates Reserve Force Ships
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has activated 13 Ready Reserve Force (RRF) ships on January 24 to support Operation Enduring Freedom.
Wärtsilä Manufactures 2000th 20 Diesel Engine
The Wärtsilä 20 engine type was introduced in 1992 as a heavy-duty diesel engine for economical, reliable operation on heavy fuel oil. In its ten years' production…
Hellespont Alhambra to Deliver Cargo at Rotterdam
Middle East Gulf to Europe via the Suez Canal. know that we provide a unique service that is appreciated. quality of the hand-picked crew allow us to do these voyages.