Korea to Join Customs Container Security Initiative
U.S. Customs Commissioner Robert C. Bonner and Yong-Sup Lee, Commissioner of the Customs Service of the Republic of Korea, today announced that the government of…
Freightgate Adds FMC-Trek! To PLTX Suite
industry, has added FMC-Trek!, an FMC publishing system, to its PLTX Suite of Solutions for the NVO community. Featuring optional integration with the customer's booking system, FMC-Trek!
IBIA Warns on EU Tanker Proposals
inadvertently have a major affect on bunkering operations. Member State of single-hull tankers transporting "heavy grades of oil". measure would apply to oil tankers of 600 dwt and above. definition.
Sperry Marine to Supply For Kuwait Patrol Boats
Kuwait's Coast Guard has signed a contract with Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine business unit to supply navigation and surveillance systems for 10 new patrol boats.
Simrad Launches New Series
Simrad has launched a new range of Chartplotters, Echosounders, ChartSounders and Multifunction Radars. The xx 44/54 series offers enough power and speed to cater…
Lloyd’s Register and Resurgence Software Partner Up
Lloyd’s Register and Resurgence Software have partnered up, giving Lloyd’s Register rights to jointly market Resurgence Software’s industry leading equipment reliability analysis software system Wave.
Telemar Scandinavia Takes Over Mobile Satellite Business from TeliaSonera Sweden
An international business group lead by Compagnia Generale Telemar S.p.A. in Italy and Lagumar Marine AB in Sweden has formed Telemar Scandinavia AB which has acquired…
Coast Guard, Canadian Naval Vessels Continue Search
U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian Navy vessels continue to work towards finding an airplane, which crash-landed Saturday night, and the young passenger who is still missing.
Coast Guard Recovers Three from Vessel Fire
The U.S. Coast Guard responded to and recovered three members from a fishing vessel that was on fire. An HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Ore. and an 47-ft.
Military Sealift Command Awards $9M Contract to SRA
SRA International, Inc. has been awarded a task order by the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC). SRA will provide systems development and integration services…
Stelmar Announces Charters For Newbuildings
Stelmar Shipping Ltd. has announced that it has signed two year time charter contracts for two double-hull Panamax newbuildings expected to be delivered in late 2003 and early 2004.
NOL Losses Near $335M
Neptune Orient Lines Limited (NOL) has revised the full year outlook for its 2002 financial results. “Our statement at the interim results in September that, although still recording a loss…
BIMCO Issues New Ice Clauses
When the Documentary Committee of BIMCO met on November 14, 2002 in Copenhagen, Denmark, they agreed to adopt a revision of its General Ice Clause for voyage charter parties.
Port of Le Havre and Maersk/Perrigault Sign Letter of Intent
A Letter of intent has been signed between the Port of Le Havre and the partnering group of Maersk France S.A. and Perrigault for the operation of two berths in Port 2000…
Miller to Christen New Cutter at Marinette Marine
Marinette Marine Corporation, a division of Manitowoc Marine Group, is scheduled to launch the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hollyhock (WLB-214) on Saturday, January 25…
Thales Gets $54M Contract for South Korean Navy
Thales Nederland has signed a contract for the delivery of five Goalkeeper systems to the Korean Navy. The total contract value is about $54 million. The systems are to be delivered within 28 months.
Transas Provides Simulator in Bangladesh
Transas Marine Pacific, the Transas representative in the South-East Asian region, has supplied a bridge simulator, Navi-Trainer Professional 3000, and a GMDSS simulator…
Bunker Suppliers Keep Going in Russian Deep Freeze
of St Petersburg are being hit as hard everybody else. Holding. The very cold weather began in late December when night-time temperatures went as low as minus 33 degrees C. with thick ice.
GlobalSantaFe's SCORE Up for December
Worldwide oil and gas drilling contractor GlobalSantaFe Corporation today reported that the company's worldwide SCORE, or Summary of Current Offshore Rig Economics…
USCG Commandant Visits Singapore
Admiral Thomas H Collins, Commandant, US Coast Guard (USCG) is in Singapore for a 2-day visit under the Distinguished Visitors Program of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).