Move for Increased Compensation for Passengers
Shipping Minister David Jamieson underlined the UK's support for an improved compensation scheme for death or injury to fare-paying passengers or for loss of luggage…
DDG100 Keel Authenticated
U.S. here today. The event featured brief remarks delivered by Isaac C. Trade for Northrop Grumman's Electronic Systems sector. the grandson of the ship's namesake, U.S. Navy Rear Adm.
Wärtsilä Common-Rail Engine Completes Shop Test
engine during its official shop test in the works of HSD Engine Co Ltd in Korea. The engine develops 45,760 kW at 102 rpm, and measures about 15.8 m long and 13.5 m high.
Amber K Grounds Near Hudson
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a Notice stating that the M/V AMBER K grounded in the vicinity of Hudson River Light 96 near Saugerties and will not be refloated until later in the week.
BMT Helps Design New Malaysian Port
container terminal in Sepangar Bay in eastern Malaysia. reefs. training and familiarisation software. from the port with and without the support of tugs. out the strategy for beacon…
New Offshore Equipment Contracts for Maritime Pusnes
The Aker Kvaerner subsidiary, Maritime Pusnes, has had a busy start to the new year winning contracts for over NOK 180 million. The contracts involve both marine…
GlobalSantaFe Announces First Quarter Results
Worldwide oil and gas drilling contractor GlobalSantaFe Corporation reported net income for the first quarter ended March 31, 2004, of $8.7 million, or $0.04 per diluted share…
Conrad Industries to Release Quarter Results
Conrad Industries, Inc. plans to release its first quarter earnings during the evening on Wednesday, May 5, 2004. Management of the Company will host a conference call on Thursday…
EIA: Would More Crude Oil Help?
Yesterday (April 27), the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council co-hosted a conference on “U.S.-Saudi…
Panama Canal Reports Increased Tonnage Flow
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced today second quarter (Q2) operational metrics for fiscal year 2004. Q2 data reveals an increase in tonnage flow and a…
New Rescue/Salvage Vessel Launched
The quick response rescue vessel, Safe/Sea Block Island was launched and began providing quick response towing and salvage services to Rhode Island area boaters on April 15.
This Day in Naval History - April 30
1798 - Congress establishes Department of the Navy. 1975 - Saigon falls to North Vietnamese forces. For more information about naval history, go to www.history.navy.mil
Lake Ontario – safety and security zones
The U.S. Coast Guard has established temporary safety and security zones around the high-speed ferry Spirit of Ontario when it is operating on waters of the Genesee River or on U.S.
GE to Power New Tug for Multraship
Dutch towage and salvage group Multraship and GE Marine announced that GE's 12-cylinder 7FDM diesel engines have been selected to power a new tugboat being built for Multraship. shp. 2005.
Shipping Coordinating Committee – COMSAR and NAV meeting
The Shipping Coordinating Committee, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, will meet in St. Pete Beach, Florida on May 20 to review the outcome of the recent…
Dominion Cove Point LNG – tariff filing
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice stating that Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP tendered for filing a revised tariff sheet. The proposal…
Weaver’s Cove LNG facility – Site Visit and Technical Conference
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice stating that staff of its Office of Energy Projects will conduct a visit to the site of Weaver’s Cove Energy…
Atlantic Marine Executive To Head SCA
Herschel T. Vinyard, Jr., Vice President of Atlantic Marine Holding Company, was elected Chairman of the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA). Mr. Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc.
Safety Issues Result in Vessel Voyage Termination
A commercial fishing vessel voyage was terminated early this morning by the Coast Guard for failure to comply with safety regulations. The Chargers, a 59-foot scalloping…
Somerville Takes Over at ABS
Robert D. Somerville, has been elected Chairman of ABS. He replaces Frank J. Iarossi who has stepped down after 14 years at the head of the world’s third largest classification society.