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…
Canada Makes Improvements for Safety
Transport Minister David Collenette announced that Transport Canada has given the Transportation Safety Board its third update on action taken to further improve…
CG District Eight Offers Support
District, headquartered in New Orleans, are doing their part to increase vigilance and patrols. vessels arriving or departing from our ports; and enforcing security…
Carnival Reports First Quarter Results
Carnival Corporation reported net income of $126.9 million ($0.22 diluted EPS) on revenues of $1.03 billion for its first quarter ended February 28, 2003, compared…
Incat Sells Hull 058
A contract has been exchanged for the sale of Incat Australia’s 98m catamaran, hull 058, to a European customer. The purchaser is a long term Incat customer, and…
IMO Urges Implementation of Security Measures
The IMO issued a Circular
Hearing Examines Containers
The Senate Governmental Affairs Committee conducted a Hearing on Cargo Container Security
ISU Poll Finds Rise in Tanker Assistances
Members of the International Salvage Union (ISU) recovered nearly one million tonnes of potential pollutants during salvage operations last year. During 2002, emergency…
Miles Named Chairman of Box Club
CP Ships Limited's CEO Ray Miles has been elected as chairman of the International Council of Containership Operators. Known informally as the Box Club, the council…
Crowley to Order More Container/Chassis Combinations
Crowley Liner Services will acquire 750 new and 45-ft. (102" wide) high-cube container/chassis combinations. 53-ft. (102" wide) and 45-ft. combinations already received this year.
Lubmarine Acquires $2M Test Engine
France. The $2M MAN B&W Innovator-4C test engine will come into service in May 2003. Lubmarine. requirements. comprehensive electronic control and information management system. nitrogen.
Keymar Goes Into Drydock
Stelmar Shipping announced that the Keymar, a 1993 built double-hull Aframax tanker, has gone into drydock and is expected to return to service by late August 2003. severe storm.
TEN Announces New Time Charters
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) announced new time-charter contracts for two of its product carriers, the Libra and the Crux. The Libra has a two-year contract…
NCL chooses MAPS Crew Manning
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) will utilize Manpower Software’s MAPS Crew Manning suite. The integrated software will couple crew scheduling, travel and crew certification data.
Multraship Completes Salvage
Dutch towage and salvage company Multraship has completed the salvage of Eclips, the pusher tug that sank in Antwerp harbor last week. Multraship utilized its floating…