Xantic and GMPCS Sign Agreement
In a mutually beneficial strategic alliance, satcom provider Xantic has announced the signing of an agreement with GMPCS Communications Inc. for the delivery of…
Odfjell Clarifies Lawsuit Details
Odfjell has released a statement in hopes of clarifying certain misconceptions reported yesterday. First, the plaintiff in a lawsuit has to prove he has suffered a loss from any illegal action.
Nambian Ports Use VTS Systems from Transas
In October 2003, two successful installations of Transas VTS systems were completed in Namibian ports of Walvis Bay and Luderitz. These VTS projects were implemented…
Concorde Towed to the Intrepid
The British Airways Concorde on a barge makes it's way past the Statue of Liberty headed for the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Nov. 25, 2003. USCG Photo/Mike Hvozda
MX Marine Introduces New GPS Products
MX Marine has unveiled a new family of marine GPS/DGPS products, which are designed to provide a flexible and expandable platform for the next generation of integrated…
Panama Canal Makes Investments in Radar and Floating Equipment
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced today two key investments - both part of the Canal's permanent modernization program. The ACP has purchased an advanced…
Stolt-Nielsen Says Dow Lawsuit Without Merit
Commenting on a lawsuit filed recently by Dow Chemical Co. defend itself against those claims. unit - Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group B.V. arbitration clauses. their contracts with the company.
ConocoPhillips Marine to Host SOCP Meeting
ConocoPhillips Marine is hosting a Ships Operations Cooperative Program on March 2-3 in Houston, Texas. SOCP’s agenda features guest speakers (invited) from American…
Mersey Maritime Provides Skills Link
businesses and education and training providers. new areas of production. excellence for Marine Engineering. engineering, manufacturing and construction sectors. apprentices.
Dow Chemical Files Suit Against Shipping Companies
Dow Chemical Company and its subsidiary Union Carbide Corporation have filed lawsuits in the US against Odfjell and three other major parcel chemical tanker carriers…
MAN B&W Win Engine Orders for Container Vessels
. The MAN B&W Diesel Group has won orders for engines from the successful 48/60B and 58/64 medium-speed series for eleven new container vessels at three Chinese shipyards.
Coast Guard Airlifts Three from Vessel
A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew hoisted three fishermen this morning from their disabled vessel that ran aground near Ship Island. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans was notified at 9:53 a.m.
NY Waterway Launches Improved Service Between NJ and Lower Manhattan
Effective Monday, November 24, NY Waterway launches improved high-speed commuter service between the Hoboken Rail/Ferry Terminal and Pier 11 at Wall Street in Lower Manhattan.
Coast Guard Port Security Members Return Home
Twenty-one members of Port Security Unit 309, out of Port Clinton, Ohio, are arriving at Cleveland Hopkins Airport Saturday. PSU 309 was deployed to the Persian…
New Products: RECON Helps D-R Clients
Dresser-Rand has established RECON, a performance and condition monitoring solution to keep rotating equipment operating at peak efficiency. RECON's knowledge-based…
New Products: NVT Provides Clear View in the Dark
Night Vision Technologies, Inc. (NVT) offers a complete approach to night/day navigational/security/surveillance video assessment, addressing the workboat industry.
Marine Salvage: Having A Bad Day at Sea? Call Your Local Salvor
By John W. Picture this scenario: It's the middle of the night — 3:30 a.m. to be exact. The phone rings — it's a client is calling to say that a vessel is in distress…
Vessels: What’s in Store for 2004?
The 2003 workboat construction market had its ups and downs and at best has given mixed signals about 2004 and beyond. Among the various workboat vessel segments…
ADEC Ties Oil in River to Boat Traffic
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) issued a Press Release stating that its water quality study of the Kenai River shows a direct correlation…
Drewry Forecasts LNG Trade Growth to Continue for the Next Decade
London, UK, November 24 2003: Drewry Shipping Consultants, the world’s leading maritime consultants, today announced that its latest report, “LNG Shipping Market…