P&O Ports Enters
P&O Ports has signed an agreement to acquire two businesses from BCR Marine in Canada for CDN$105 million. The assets concerned are the CASCO container terminal…
CP Ships Extends Selling Program
CP Ships Limited today announced an extension until May 7, 2003 at 5:00 pm of its selling program for holders of fewer than 100 shares. The sale of shares will continue…
Roggenbeck Appointed Director of ATB Operations for Marine Transport
Marine Transport Corporation announced that David Roggenbeck has been appointed Director of ATB operations effective February 1. distribution and transportation services segment. office.
Smedvig Secured New Assignments for West Navion
Smedvig has been awarded a letter of intent by ChevronTexaco, U.K. for the assignment of the deepwater drillship West Navion. 1000 meters of water west of Shetland.
Seabulk Acquires Newbuild PSV
Seabulk International, Inc. has purchased and delivered o the Seabulk Africa, a newbuild UT-755L platform supply vessel (PSV) built at the Simek Shipyard in Norway. The 5,500-horsepower, 236-ft.
Thrane & Thrane Introduce New High-Speed Terminal
Thrane & Thrane has introduced a new maritime high-speed terminal, the Capsat Fleet55. The new terminal is the latest member of Thrane & Thrane’s Fleet product family.
First Royal Navy River Class Handed Over
Vosper Thornycroft (VT) Shipbuilding’s innovative project to build three Offshore Patrol Vessels for the Royal Navy has reached a major milestone with the acceptance of the first ship.
Moore Stephens: Insurance Industry Must Prepare for IASs
financial reporting for publicly traded companies in the EU will mean that the insurance industry will have to develop a much sharper focus on actuarial processes and claims run-off projections.
Northrop Grumman Awarded $34M Contract
Northrop Grumman Corporation's Electronic Systems sector has been awarded a $34 million contract from the U.S. Navy's Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) to adapt the…
ABS Nautical Systems Announces Staff Changes
ABS Nautical Systems announces personnel changes in its Piraeus, Greece. Evangelos Valsamis has been promoted to Manager of Sales and Business Development…
EU Proposes New Safety Standard
The EU is working toward creating a general standard for protective suits in the high-pressure water jet industry. On December 12, 2002, experts representing manufacturers and test houses from France…
Lockheed and Blohm + Voss Form Partnership in Support of LCS
Lockheed Martin and Blohm + Voss forged an agreement to work together in providing the U.S. and supportability. between both companies for the Navy's ongoing Ship Concept Studies.
ABS Chairman Attacks Inaccurate Portrayal of Maritime Safety Record
Frank J. regulation is required to address this. Singapore. Iarossi lamented the strongly negative image of the industry within the public arena. very infrequent…
New Caterpillar Electronic Engine and Transmsion Controls in Available
Caterpillar announces an all-new electronic engine and transmission control system which is now available for worldwide distribution. The new Cat® Multi Station…
New Commissioner Installed at Port Canaveral
Rockledge businessman Tom Goodson formally has been installed on the board of the Canaveral Port Authority, replacing Donald Molitor, who served eight years on the commission.
Commissioner Dye Joins the Federal Maritime Commission
The Federal Maritime Commission announced that Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye has assumed her duties at the Commission. Dye was nominated by President Bush to serve…
$10.7M USS George Washington Contract
the USS George Washington. Portsmouth, Va., and is to be completed by August 2003. year. with 12 proposals solicited and two offers received. Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, U.S.
Crowley Orders Griffon 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.
MSI Norfolk Trains Sailors on OSL ECPINS System
Sailors from the Norfolk-based Amphibious Assault Ship USS Saipan (LHA-2) recently underwent training on Offshore Systems, Ltd. ECPINS system. This Electronic Charts…
HDW to Continue Use of the Tribon Shipbuilding System
HDW (Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG) has signed a five-year agreement with Tribon Solutions to continue their use of the Tribon Shipbuilding System at the shipyard in Kiel, Germany.