Dane Joins Kelvin Hughes
Kelvin Hughes, part of Smith Marine Systems, has enhanced its international team by recruiting Peter Devantier, a Dane, as the Sales and Marketing Manager for its Commercial Business.
Rickmers-Linie Takes Delivery of Rickmers Shanghai
Rickmers Shanghai, the fourth of nine new Superflex Heavy MPC (multi-purpose container carrier) vessels being built in China for Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based…
Coast Guard Safeguards Captured Oil Platforms
Members of Coast Guard Port Security Units 311 and 313 relieved U.S. Marines earlier today of responsibility for security on two gas and oil platforms in the Northern Persian Gulf.
Galbraith's Shipping Course Enters Fourth Decade
the 31st Galbraith's Shipping Course, to be held in the U.K. August 9. best-known and most respected events on the international shipping calendar. ship finance, crisis management, and maritime fraud.
TT Club Announces 2002 Results
The Board of TT Club has announced its financial year 2002 results. income. percent to US$50.2 million. dealt successfully with a tremendous challenge in 2002.
MTN to Supply Carnival Fleet
Maritime Telecommunications Network (MTN) has signed an agreement with Carnival Cruise Lines to provide complete wireless technology to its entire fleet of eighteen vessels.
Captain Convicted of Dumping Asbestos
A Federal Jury found Ronald Cook, a Canadian citizen, guilty of illegally dumping trash bags full of asbestos into the Gulf of Mexico and elsewhere. He had been…
Japan Implements CSI
Container Security Initiative (CSI) is expected to be operational at the port of Yokohama, Japan, for cargo containers destined for U.S. ports on March 24. CBP and…
Keppel Secures Conversion Contracts Worth $56.6M
Keppel Shipyard has secured two conversion contracts totaling about $56.6 million. The first contract is for a fast-track conversion of FPSO Marlim Sul from repeat…
SailorNews Collaborates with Rydex
SailorNews Services (P) Ltd and Rydex Corporation announced an agreement for the provision of news services to Rydex customers enabling seafarers to remain conveniently in touch with their families…
NASSCO Holds Keel Laying Ceremony for BP Tanker
National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) held a keel laying ceremony for the Alaskan Frontier, the first of four Alaska Class, double-hull oil tankers being built under contract.
Hamworthy to Supply MBR for Radisson Seven Seas
Hamworthy KSE has received its first order in the commercial sector for its new MBR (membrane bioreactor) system for black/grey water treatment. Radisson Seven Seas…
International Coatings Awarded Contract
International Coatings Ltd. and the Marine Contracting Association, Ltd, Bermuda (Marcas) have signed a contract for the exclusive supply of drydock coatings for over 60 vessels.
USCG Detains Ship with Iraqi Crew
The U.S. Coast Guard detained the 880-ft. oil tanker, Aldawha, in Delaware Bay because two crewmembers are Iraqi nationals. The Coast Guard Captain of the Port in…