Manitowoc Launches Coast Guard Cutter
The Manitowoc Company, Inc. has launched the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hollyhock, the fourteenth ship in a series of 16 seagoing buoy tenders being built at Manitowoc’s Marinette Marine subsidiary.
Lloyd’s Register to Class New Fleet of Container Ships
Lloyd’s Register will class a series of five 8,100teu container ships to be built at Samsung Heavy Industries. The ships, ordered by Seaspan and China Shipping Group…
NAVSEA Sets 'Sea Enterprise' Revolution in Motion
support that revolution, said its commander. Vice Adm. Arlington, Va. needed to transform our Navy and deliver increased combat capability. the environment in which the Navy operates has changed.
NOAA Testing Prototype Data Buoy
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued a press release
ABS and MMS to Collaborate
ABS has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the U.S. operations. verify compliance with applicable regulatory requirements. offshore oil and gas facilities. between ABS and MMS.
Dept. of Homeland Security Officially Established
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security
IMarEST Joins OTC
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science, and Technology (IMarEST), formerly the Institute of Marine Engineers, has joined the Offshore Technology Conference as a Supporting Organization.
TSA Publishes Notice on Port Grants
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) published a Notice in the Federal Register inviting applications for Round 2 of the Port Security Grant Program.
Coast Guard Rescues Crew of Cargo Ship
The Coast Guard hoisted 17 crewmen off a disabled cargo ship 180 nautical miles southeast of Elizabeth City, N.C. today. Coast Guard Rescue Coordination Center,…
CG Provides Support in Freezing Waters
Coast Guard Cutters are busy all over the Northern Chesapeake and Delaware Bay areas breaking through the ice that Jack Frost left behind on the area waterways.
IMO Issues Document on Bulk Carriers
The IMO issued a document entitled Improving the safety of bulk carriers
EC Modifies Black List
The European Commission (EC) issued a document entitled Additional information concerning the Indicative Black List of Ships
QE2 Scores 92 On Latest Inspection
Cunard Line's flagship Queen Elizabeth 2 received a score of 92 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Vessel Sanitation Program. A satisfactory score is 86.
ABS, MMS Sign Agreement
ABS has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the U.S. operations. verify compliance with applicable regulatory requirements. improving the safety, pollution…
Gas Turbines Give Austal Strategic Military Edge
Austal Ships' is furthering its strategic advantage in the growing market for high-speed military vessels, via its U.S. joint venture shipyard being short-listed…
Port Security Grant Applications Now Accepted
The Coast Guard, the Transportation Security Administration and the Maritime Administration (MarAd) are currently accepting Port Security Grant applications from waterway facilities…
ISH: Steel Import Sanctions Hurt 4Q Earnings
International Shipholding Corp., in announcing its fourth quarter results yesterday, noted that while fourth quarter results were improved from the third quarter…
Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Crewman
A Coast Guard helicopter crew hoisted an injured crewman from the fishing vessel ANDREW TU, about 75 miles east of New Orleans, yesterday afternoon. Coast Guard…
NC Coast Guard Establishes Security Zone
Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Wilmington, Captain Jane M. Hartley, has brought in more than 100 Coast Guard active duty and reserve personnel to provide waterborne…
TTS to Supply Specialized Crane to Tender
A 2,600-grt multi-purpose Lights Tender on order in Holland for operation in the Middle East is to feature a sophisticated buoy-handling crane designed and manufactured by Norway's TTS Marine ASA.