Senate Commerce Committee Mark-up
The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation will meet on June 26, 2003 in Executive Session
Destroyer Christened at Northrop Grumman
The Aegis guided missile destroyer DDG 95 was officially christened James E. Williams here June 28 when more than 1,000 guests attended ceremonies at Northrop Grumman…
Austal USA Secures Order for Vehicle-Passenger Ferry
Austal USA has secured an order for the construction of a 192-ft. vehicle-passenger ferry from Milwaukee-based Lake Express LLC. The aluminum catamaran will be the…
EC Extends Shipbuilding Subsidies to LNG Carriers
The European Commission (EC) has decided to extend the granting of temporary and limited state aids in the shipbuilding sector to liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.
EU-U.S. Counterterrorism Cooperation - the U.S. view
The White House released a Fact Sheet
ABS Fires Back Over Prestige Claims
ABS has instituted legal action against the Government of Spain seeking recovery for any claims made against the classification society for damages arising from the Prestige casualty.
Update on IOPCF Supplementary Fund
The International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPCF) issued a News Release
U.S. Navy Takes Delivery of ASDS
The U.S. U.S. Navy. In ceremonies held today in Annapolis, Md., Capt. document that delivers the ASDS into the hands of the Navy. operational capability to SEAL forces in high-threat areas…
CVRD Sells Docenave Ships
Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) announces that it concluded the sale of two ships of its wholly owned subsidiary, Navegacao Vale do Rio Doce S. A. - DOCENAVE (DOCENAVE) to Magna Marine Inc.…
Coast Guard Locates Capsized Vessel with EPIRB
The U.S. Coast Guard and the Canadian Coast Guard responded to a mayday call at 7:40 p.m. that was sent out by a 406-megahertz EPIRB or Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon.
Coast Guard Boosts Homeland Security with 90 New UTL-Ts
A new class of Coast Guard small boat, the Utility Boat Light- Temporary (UTL-T) will come into service this summer. Ninety of the boats, built by Boston Whaler…
Cutter Home-Porting Ceremony Slated
The home-porting ceremony for the Coast Guard cutter Long Island is scheduled for June 28, at 10 a.m. followed by a reception. The ceremony and reception will occur…
Committee Approves Oceans and Human Health Act
The Senate Commerce Committee issued a Press Release
Broström and Rigel Declare Options for Further Newbuildings
In May 2002 Broström and Rigel Schiffahrts GmbH announced the order for two IMO II 37,300 dwt product and chemical tankers each at the Chinese shipyard Jinling.
Stolt-Nielsen to Release 2Q Results
Stolt-Nielsen S.A. will release its second quarter results on Thursday, July 10th, 2003. A conference call will be held to discuss the earnings and review of business operations on Thursday…
Prosafe Offers Update on Existing Rig Contracts
Norsk Hydro has exercised one of four seven-day options for the use of the MSV Regalia on the Fram field in the North Sea. The extension runs for 7 days after the…
Port/Vessel Safety and Security Workshop
The Port and Marine Services Safety Group of the Marine Section will host a workhop during the National Safety Congress in Chicago September 7-12. Coast Guard and…
Project Aimed to Reduce Emissions
The Port Authority Board of Commissioners has approved a measure to undertake a demonstration project with the New York City Department of Transportation to retrofit…
Avon Inflatables to Promote U.K. Marine Industry
Avon Inflatables, a U.K. and New Zealand this August. The event, organized by Trade Partnerships U.K. British Marine Federation, will see a number of U.K. visiting…
Leif Höegh & Co. Sells Four Reefer Vessels
Leif Höegh & Co. vessels to Reederei F. private terms. 375 000 cbft. third quarter. reefer segment. After the sale LHC owns 36% of two reefers.