MSO Issues Safety Bulletin
USCG Marine Safety Office (MSO) New Orleans issued a Marine Safety Bulletin reminding mariners to exercise extreme caution during the high water levels currently…
MPA Issues Marine Circular on SOLAS
The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) issued a Marine Circular
Shipping Solutions Form Partnership With NextLinx
Shipping Solutions is teaming up with NextLinx Corporation to offer NextLinx's compliance database in an upcoming release of its export documentation software due out in April 2003.
Austal Releases Statement on MES
The fatal accident during a marine evacuation system (MES) deployment drill in Dover Harbour last October, and the subsequent Safety Bulletin issued by the UK Marine…
Sean Connery Checks out Panama Canal
Actor Sean "007" Connery visited the historic Panama Canal and check out one of its locks, the Miraflores Locks. Connery took a look at Panama Canal operations during…
EC Clears Port Terminal IT Venture
The European Commission has authorized a joint venture between Maersk Data (USA) Inc. and Eurogate IT Services GmbH (Germany) to provide information technology (IT)…
Crowley Appointed as VP at Inland Marine
Inland Marine Service, Hebron, KY has announced the appointment of Captain A. Steven Crowley as Vice President of Operations, where he will oversee management on all line haul boats and harbor boats.
Toner Succeeds Welch at General Dynamics
General Dynamics announced the appointment of Michael W. Toner, 59, as executive vice president of the Marine Systems group, reporting to the chairman and CEO. He succeeds John K.
The Senate Commerce Committee has approved a number of nominations, including Ellen Engleman to be a Member and Chairman of the NTSB, Richard Healing and Mark Rosenker to be Members of the NTSB…
NTSB Reauthorization Act Approved
The Senate Commerce Committee has approved S. 579, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Reauthorization Act of 2003. The bill would authorize appropriations for the NTSB through 2006…
Multiport Launches ShipTrak
Multiport has launched its internet-based system, ShipTrak. the management of shipping agents on a regional or global basis. of vessel disbursements. York on March 12, 2003. tasks. system.
Cooney Joins Graig Group Board
The Graig Group has appointed Peter Cooney as a non-executive director. managing director and ceo of Graig. on our board. experience in the shipping industry. a very forward thinking company.
Smedvig Secures Contract for West Alpha
A letter of intent has been awarded to Smedvig by Statoil for the assignment of the fourth generation drilling rig West Alpha. days. is approximately $ 15 million. approximately five months. Pertra.
U.K. Prosecutes Owner for Pollution
The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) issued a Press Release
VT Halter Marine Lays Keel for LSV
At a keel-laying ceremony on March 13, VT Halter Marine Inc., began the construction of the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armament Command’s (TACOM) newest Logistic Support Vessel.
Transas Consolidates Network
From February 24 to 28, Transas Marine Pacific in cooperation with Transas HQ completed a simulation training course and distributor seminar for all Transas distributors in the Asian-Pacific region.
Commerce Committee to Conduct Hearing
The Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the U.S. Senate issued a Press Release
BC Ferries Becomes Self Financing Company
As a Crown corporation, BC Ferries has been subjected to years of political interference in everything from rate setting to vessel construction and spending priorities.
Michels Joins Port of Tacoma
Andrew Michels has joined the Port of Tacoma as Risk Manager. In this position, he is responsible for safety and accident prevention programs, insurance and workers compensation claims…
MTN Expands with New Services
Maritime Telecommunications Network (MTN), announced the inclusion of three new vessels in its current contract with Global Industries for VSAT services. Currently…