BP Awards Plutonio FPSO Class to Bureau Veritas
services for its giant Plutonio FPSO to Paris-based Bureau Veritas. The Plutonio FPSO will have a 2 million barrel storage capacity and is intended to handle 220 mbd per day over a 25-year life span.
Canyon Offshore Enters Into North Sea Trenching Agreement
Canyon Offshore has recently signed a three-year Frame Agreement with Coflexip Stena Offshore Norge AS (CSONOR) to provide trenching services supporting CSONOR’s installation activities in Norway.
United Defense Shipyard Awarded $4.45M Contract
United Defense Industries, Inc. announced the $4.45 million award to its subsidiary, Southwest Marine, by the Supervisor of Shipbuilding and Repair, San Diego, Calif.…
New Destroyer to be Christened
The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Adm. Walter F. Doran, USN, will be the principal speaker for a ceremony here Jan. 11 honoring a Navy destroyerman as the U.S.
GD Awarded $409M Contract to Build New Destroyers
On December 27 the U.S. Navy awarded a $409 million contract modification to Bath Iron Works, a business unit of General Dynamics to build DDG 106, an Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) Class destroyer…
Northrop Grumman Awarded Order
Northrop Grumman, Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $5,958,119 order against a previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00019-00-G-0280), for E-2T training…
Raytheon Awarded Contract
(AVCATT-A) for the U.S. Army. battlefield in a combined arms scenario. in Arlington, Texas, and is to be completed in December 2003. year. Orlando, Fla., is the contracting activity.
McDonnell Awarded Modification to Contract
McDonnell Douglas Corp., St. manuals. Work will be performed in St. England (7 percent), and is to be completed in December 2003. year. the contracting activity.
Ho Named to LASCO Board
Lasco Shipping Co.’s Chief Executive Officer Kenneth M. Novack announced that Steven T. Ho has joined the Lasco Board of Directors. Ho, President of Fairmont Shipping (Canada) Limited…
Hong Kong Ready for Mega Containerships
The Hong Kong Marine Department announced that the port is ready to handle the next generation of container vessels. Hong Kong port is capable of receiving the next…
Cancellation Clause Waived for $190M Contract
Matson Navigation Company Inc has waived a cancellation clause in the $190 million contract with Kvaerner Philadelphia Shipyards Inc for delivery of two container vessels.
Electronic Submission of Passenger and Crew Manifests
The U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) is proposing to require marine and air carriers to electronically submit detailed information regarding persons on board.
Canyon Offshore Signs Master Service Agreement
Canyon Offshore has recently signed a three-year, multi-service agreement with Technip Offshore U.K. Limited to provide remote intervention services under a preferred subcontractor basis.
Top Lines Resign From EPIC
Indian sub-continent - have given notice to the other consortium members. three will resign from membership of EPIC from July 2003. Nedlloyd will form a new consortium to be called EPIC 3.
puraDYN Completes Relocation to New Facility
puraDYN Filter Technologies Inc. has announced that the company has moved to its new headquarters and factory located at 2017 High Ridge Road, Boynton Beach, Fla.
Algae-X Announces New Design For Fuel Conditioner
Algae-X International has announced the release of its latest model in the LG-X Series Diesel Fuel Conditioning Units. The LG-X 3000 Model has been redesigned to…
New CEO Announced for VT Halter Marine
General (Ret.) John Coburn, CEO and Chairman of VT Systems Inc., announced the appointment of Boyd E. (Butch) King as CEO of VT Halter Marine Inc. at a company event…
HSBC: P&I Clubs Must Improve Underwriting Performance
HSBC Insurance Brokers in its Protection & Indemnity Review 2003. be hard. underwriting business. investment returns in the first place. improve underwriting performance.
Navy Awards Northrop Grumman $402M Funding for DDG 105
U.S. Navy will provide Northrop Grumman funding of more than $401.5 million for DDG 105, the second of four DDG 51-class Aegis-guided missile destroyers awarded to the company's Ship Systems sector.
Hyundai Heavy Awarded $750M Order
Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. has received a $760 m order from Exxon Mobil Corp. to assemble an offshore facility that can extract, refine and store crude oil. Hyundai…