Coast Guard Units Honored with Awards
The Eighth Coast Guard District and Coast Guard Integrated Support Commands New Orleans and St. Louis were awarded the 2002 Admiral Russell R. Waesche Award at the…
Ridge Confirmed as Homeland Security Chief
By unanimous vote, the Senate confirmed Tom Ridge as the first homeland security chief. Ridge will head the department that originated in legislation signed by the…
Navy Lab Engineers Honored
Dr. Stuart D. Jessup has been named Senior Research Scientist in Hydromechanics for the United States Navy. Dr. Jessup, a mechanical engineer, works at the Naval…
Coral Princess Employs Innovation in Propulsion
Coral Princess’ propulsion system is the first in the cruise industry to fully utilize a new development of the diesel engine known as an EnviroEngine, as well as…
Coast Guard Responds to Ship Fire
The Coast Guard was notified by Jacksonville Sheriffs Office personnel that the 486-foot German container ship, the Ara J, was on fire at the Blount Island Terminal in the Port of Jacksonville.
Cargo Losses Not Included inTerrorism Insurance
The U.S. Treasury Department issued a notice
Graykowski Appointed VP at Kvaerner Shipyard
John Graykowski has joined Kvaerner Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc., as Senior Vice President & General Counsel. John will take up his duties on February 1, 2003. Graykowski…
Derecktor to Build Second Ferry for Alaska
Derecktor Shipyards will construct another high-speed ferry for the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS). This ferry, to be named the M/V Chenga, is the second of…
Schenker Approved for C-TPAT
Schenker, Inc., a provider for integrated logistics, applied for and is being granted participation in the U.S. Customs’ security initiative, C-TPAT. Schenker joins…
Crowley Awarded ISO 14001 Certification
Crowley's ship assist and escort services group has been awarded ISO 14001 certification for its environmental management system used for its operations in Valdez, Alaska.
Dresser-Rand to Supply For Statoil Platform
Dresser-Rand will supply gas export compression equipment for Statoil's Troll A platform in the North Sea. The equipment, approaching $8 million, is being purchased…
Norcontrol IT Completes Installation
Norcontrol IT has recently concluded the installation of a complete Port Operations System for the Tees & Hartlepool Port Authority. The system has been designed…
Xantic To Offer Fleet 33, Fleet 55 Services Globally
Xantic has become the first company to announce the availability of the new Fleet 33 and Fleet 55 services. Last Friday a contract was signed with Nera for upgrades…
Hellenic Navy Orders Siemens Technology
Siemens Industrial Solutions and Services (I&S) Group is now to equip a fourth Class 214 submarine with modern propulsion, control and monitoring technology for Greece.
Wärtsilä Tests First Dual-Fuel Engine
dual-fuel engines for a 74,000 m3 LNG carrier. France. ship's propulsion and shipboard electrical requirements. 6L50DF engines each develop 5700 kW at 514 rev/min. plant. 2002.
GD Reports 4Q, Full Year 2002 Results
General Dynamics reported 2002 fourth quarter earnings from continuing operations of $269 million, $1.33 per share on a fully diluted basis, on sales of $3.9 billion.
Nera and Xantic Enable New Communication Services
communication services for the maritime market. upgrade program with Nera. operation in April this year. areas. ships. solutions onboard larger ocean going vessels. vessels.
ABP Southampton Gets New Marine Services
Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Southampton and VT Halmatic have signed a marine services contract. VT Halmatic will provide a Fleet Contract Hire Scheme to ABP Southampton…
Senator Calls for Coast Guard to Be Deployed Near Airports
Senator Boxer (D-CA) sent a Letter
CTAC Scheduled to Meet in Indiana
The Subcommittee on Hazardous Cargo Security of the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC), sponsored by the U.S. Coast Guard, will meet in Jeffersonville…