HHI Launches Korean Destroyer
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has constructed the first 4000-ton class Korean destroyer ordered by the Republic of Korea Navy. The launching ceremony for the warship was held on April 11…
Hext to Lead V. Ships Marine Services Division
As part of a Group re-organisation, V.Ships, the world's largest provider of ship management and related marine services, has appointed Richard Hext as Chief Executive…
Meetings Will Discuss Mariner Training Program
A subcommittee of the Coast Guard's Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet to discuss the training of merchant marine personnel on April 30 and May 1…
Coast Guard Seeking Applications for CFIVSAC
The U.S. commercial fishing safety-related issues. The CFIVSAC is comprised of 17 members who serve a three-year term. Applications will be considered for six positions. position).
Nominees for Heyerdahl Award Announced
The Expert Committee today announced the Short List for the Thor Heyerdahl International Maritime Environmental Award which will be presented on June 3 in Oslo, Norway, at the Nor-Shipping.
Almetek Launches Sinage Line for Marine Industry
Almetek Industries launched a marina-specific line of onsite safety and information signage. Specially designed to help marina and boatyard owners lower their maintenance costs…
NCL Acquires S/S United States
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has purchased the S/S United States, one of the country's most venerable ships built in the glory days of trans-Atlantic sea travel.
Pendleton Appointed as Director at Mersey Maritime
Mersey Maritime has appointed David Pendleton as the new business development director and a financial controller. He will be responsible for promoting and developing the Mersey Maritime cluster.
Incorporation of Charter Party into Bill of Lading
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled that when a charter party is clearly identified in a bill of lading, it may be incorporated into the bill of lading.
IMO Issues Circular on E-address
The IMO Facilitation Committee issued a Circular recommending that member governments provide information on the E-addresses of government agencies to which ships…
Indian Court Renders Decision on Carrier's Responsibility
The high court in Kerala, India, has rendered a landmark decision holding that the burden of narrating what happened on board a vessel on the high seas in the lead…
Coast Guard, Navy Escort Arab Aid Shipment to Iraq
The Coast Guard Cutter Wrangell and USS Firebolt, with embarked Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment 406, escorted the first commercially transported humanitarian…
NASSCO Announces Management Promotions
Janice Grace has been appointed to the new position of Vice President, Pre-Production Operations at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO). planning/facilities, and information systems.
Toyen Appointed President of Seaworthy Systems
Martin Toyen, formerly chief operating officer, has been promoted to president of Seaworthy Systems. Toyen, who has been with Seaworthy Systems since February 1979…
Memorandum of Consultation Signed in D.C.
U.S. Maritime Administrator Captain William G. Schubert and Hong Shanxiang, vice minister of communications for the People's Republic of China, have signed a Memorandum…
Sperry Marine to Supply for New Buoy Tender
Schelde Naval Shipbuilding has placed an order with Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine business unit for a complete suite of bridge electronics to be installed…
Salvage Conference Scheduled for September
The 2003 National Maritime Salvage Conference, sponsored by American Salvage Association (ASA), will take place September 9-11 at the Marriott Crystal City in Crystal City, Va.
ConocoPhillips Approves Corocoro Development Plan
Conoco Venezuela C.A., a unit of ConocoPhillips, and its partners have received approval for Phase I of the development plan for the Corocoro field in Venezuela's Gulf of Paria West area.
GlobalSantaFe to Resume Operations in Kuwait
Worldwide oil and gas drilling contractor GlobalSantaFe Corporation is preparing to resume drilling operations in Kuwait. "After careful risk analysis and continued communications with our client…
Bond for $48M Opens Door for Ingalls Expansion
Mississippi Gov. Ronnie Musgrove signed legislation yesterday authorizing proceeds from the sale of $48 million in bonds for Northrop Grumman Corporation's Ship…