Golar LNG Signs Newbuilding Contract with DSME
The Board of Golar LNG Ltd. has confirmed that it has now signed a newbuilding contract with the Korean shipbuilder DSME for one 145,000 m3 LNG newbuilding for delivery…
New Coast Guard Station Commissioned in Boston Harbor
The Coast Guard will commission a new station in the port of Boston at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Coast Guard Integrated Support Command in Boston's North End. Mayor Thomas M.
Offshore-Inland Completes Hull Restoration on USS Alabama
Mobile-Alabama based Offshore-Inland Marine & Oilfield Services has completed hull repairs on the battleship USS Alabama, the state of Alabama's most popular tourist attraction. The 680-ft.
Hornbeck Offshore Files Registration Statement for IPO
Hornbeck Offshore Services has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.
The Manitowoc Company Launches Staten Island Ferry
Marinette Marine Corporation, a subsidiary of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., launched the ferry Guy V. Molinari, for New York City's Department of Transportation, on September 20. This 310-ft.
AFRAS to Hold Award Ceremony on October 7
On October 7 in Washington, D. C., the Association for Rescue at Sea (AFRAS), will award its Gold Medal and a cash prize to United States Coast Guardsman Roman D.
New ILO Book Focuses on Women Seafarers
Women seafarers - a rare but growing cohort on the world's waterborne transportation fleet -- face inordinately tough working conditions including discrimination…
American Salvage Association Names New Leaders
(ASA). Vice President, Donjon Marine Co., Inc. new Secretary/Treasurer. Fairbanks. maritime security, the status of pending U.S. immunity and the salvors' role in environmental protection…
Statoil's Chairman Resigns
On September 21, Leif Terje Løddesøl informed the head of Statoil's corporate assembly and the board of directors that he is withdrawing with immediate effect from…
Collision in Singapore Strait
The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) issued a Press Release stating that the bulk carrier SEA LIBERTY and the container vessel ARABIAN EXPRESS collided…
Transas HQ Moved to Ireland
As of July 2003, the International Headquarters of the marine IT specialist, Transas, has moved to Cork, Ireland. The move to Ireland is a logical consequence of…
Oceanwide Appoints New Management
Oceanwide announced a new management structure for Oceanwide Netherlands, Oceanwide Baltics and Oceanwide Offshore Services. The new structure is effective immediately.
Austal Awarded Another Contract with New World First Ferry
Reflecting the its existing Austal catamarans, Hong Kong based New World First Ferry Services (Macau) Limited [“First Ferry (Macau)”] has signed its third contract with Austal Ships in two years.