Coast Guard Units Exercise New Technologies
Coast Guard units, local law enforcement and marine agencies will conduct an exercise Wednesday to test and evaluate upgraded communication and tracking technologies…
Washington State Fines Ship Owner $81,000 for Spill
The Washington State Department of Ecology issued a Press Release stating that it assessed a fine in the amount of $81,000 against the Dockendale Shipping Company…
NYC Considers Local Law on Passenger Vessels
The New York City Council is considering a proposed Local Law
TEN Takes Delivery of Latest Newbuilding
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) has taken delivery of the latest vessel in its newbuilding program from Imabari Shipyards in Japan. The Panamax Inca was delivered on March 20…
Seven Seas Voyager to be Christened
Radisson Seven Sea's newest edition to the fleet, Seven Seas Voyager will be christened March 31, 2003 in Monte Carlo with her maiden voyage scheduled for April 1.
CG Commandant Applauds Efforts
Coast Guard Commandant, Admiral Thomas H. Collins, gave the State of the Coast Guard address at Bolling Air Force Base's Officers Club Wednesday. In his speech, Adm.
Port of NY/NJ Reports Cargo Increase
The Port of New York and New Jersey saw its container volume grow by a dramatic 13 percent in 2002, sparked by a substantial increase in Asian trade. Port Commerce Director Richard M.
Wren Joins EBDG
Reginald Wren has joined Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) as a senior mechanical engineer. Wren, a licensed Professional Engineer, holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering…
Radiation Portal Monitors Sought for U.S. Ports
The House Committee on Energy and Commerce sent a Letter to the Secretary of Homeland Security
Supplemental Budget Request
The White House issued a News Release
Norwegian Ferry Company Upgrades
Star Information Systems (SIS) has been awarded a 14-vessel, planned maintenance system software upgrade with one of Norway’s coastal ferry operators, Helgelandske AS.
Fireboat Delivered to Port of Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Fire Department has accepted its new fireboat which is en route from Freeland, Wash. to its homeport. The fireboat left March 21, and is expected to take 5 to 6 days.
MEP Nominated For Seatrade Award
Marine Environmental Partners, Inc. (MEP), a Fort Lauderdale-based developer of ballast water and wastewater treatment systems, has been nominated for the 2003 Seatrade…
Manitowoc Assesses Impact From Marinette Work Stoppage
After assessing the effects of the recent strike at Marinette Marine Corporation along with difficult domestic crane markets, The Manitowoc Company, Inc. announced…
Alstom to Equip Platform Supply Vessels
platform supply vessels which are being built in the U.S. Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Inc. electrical propulsion and control systems for the 210-ft. which will be based in the Gulf of Mexico.
Téllez Elected to Board at Global Industries
Luis Téllez has been elected to the Global Industries, Ltd. Board of Directors of the Company effective March 31, 2003. Téllez is Executive Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer of DESC, S.A.
Safety Pays Off for SCA Shipyards
Injury and illness incident rates at shipyards that belong to the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) have, for the fifth consecutive year, stayed below the industry average.
Wärtsilä-Developed Engine Undergoes Test Program
The first electronically-controlled low-speed marine diesel engine built in Japan is currently completing its test program. Corporation by Diesel United Ltd at the Aioi works.
Furuno Announces Promotions
As a direct response to growing demands and the introduction of new products such as the GSA contracts with the U.S. government, Furuno U.S.A. has recently promoted four executives.
Conrad Welcomes New Facility
Conrad Industries held a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday at its new repair and conversion facility in Amelia, La. Several local politicians were on hand including, Bill Cefalu, St.