ASA Urges USCG for Salvage Regs
The American Salvage Association (ASA) has been urging the United States Coast Guard to move forward and promulgate critically important regulations for marine salvage and firefighting…
EG&G Wins $163M Contract
cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for technical and engineering support to all programs under the cognizance of the Theater Warfare Systems Department…
Gardner Named VP at Oceaneering
Oceaneering International, Inc. has appointed Philip D. Gardner as Senior Vice President, Manufacturing. Effective April 1, 2004, Mr. Gardner will assume worldwide…
Stolt Offshore New Shares Begin Trading in Oslo
Stolt Offshore S.A. announced that 62.5 million Common Shares that previously have been issued will begin trading on March 12, 2004 on the Oslo Bors. These represent…
Olympia Explorer and Olympia Voyager to Be Auctioned
Royal Olympic Cruises announced that the vessels Olympia Explorer and Olympia Voyager will be sold at judicial auction, on March 24 and March 26 respectively, under…
UNCTAD Report on Container Security
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) issued a report entitled “Container Security: Major Initiatives and Related International Developments.”…
Coast Guard Port Security Unit Returns
The members of U.S. Coast Guard Port Security Unit 308 (PSU 308), based in Gulfport, Miss., are scheduled to return home on Thursday to Gulfport’s Army National Guard Combat Readiness Training Center.
Samsung Heavy Industries to Launch Deal with Japanese Shipbuilder
It has been reported that South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has signed a comprehensive cooperation agreement with the Japanese company, Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co.
Shipowner Aponte Honored
At a ceremony held in the Villa Doria D’Angri at Posillipo in Naples presided over by Professor Gennaro Ferrara rector of the University Studi of Naples “ Parthenope”…
Keyport Services Wins $54.7M Contract
Keyport Services, Poulsbo, Wash., is being awarded a $54,708,180 cost-plus-award-fee service contract for professional, engineering and business management services…
Inchape Acquires FMS
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has fully acquired Fawley-based agency Furness Marine Services Ltd (FMS), the second major acquisition it has completed in 2004.
Inland Tank Barges: Certificates of Inspection
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a Notice stating that it conducted a pilot program to test administrative changes to the inland tank barge certificate of inspection (COI) relating to cargo information.
Appeal By Pilot Association Disallowed
In another chapter (or paragraph) of the long-running disagreement between the association of U.S. pilots operating on the Great Lakes and the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S.
Incident Reports Involving Lighter Refills
The IMO issued a Circular from the Subcommittee on Dangerous Goods, Solid Cargoes and Containers (DSC) reporting that inspections of containers loaded with UN1057…
Crowley Promotes Sweeney
Crowley Maritime Corporation promoted Alex Sweeney to vice president and general manager of its energy and marine services business unit. Sweeney will live in Seattle and report to Chairman…
Improving Safety at Sea Draft Report Presented
The Rapporteur of the European Parliament's Temporary Committee on Improving Safety at Sea (MARE Committee), Dirk Sterckx, made his draft report on improving safety at sea available this week.
Where will Rates Go? It’s Anybody’s Guess
Intertanko has established a tradition of asking members and guests at its Annual Dinner to forecast what the rates will be one year ahead when they gather again for the next Tanker Event and AGM.
Intertanko Tanker Event Ready for Dubai
Preparations for this year's tanker gathering continue to progress swiftly, promising an interesting and comprehensive program for delegates and visitors. In addition…
Dynalco Promotes Kelleher
Dynalco announced the assignment of Edward Kelleher as primary contact for all new and existing international distribution representatives of the Dynalco diagnostic product line. In this role, Mr.
Navy Tests Power from Ocean Currents
U.S. Navy engineers will soon help test and enhance a novel hydroelectric turbine designed by Florida Hydro Power and Light (FHPL) for extracting electricity from ocean currents.