Smit Orders Damen Stan Tug
Smit International awarded a contract to Damen Shipyards Gorinchem for the construction of a new terminal tug, a Damen Stan Tug 3509 for delivery end of this year under yard Nr. YN511606.
This Day in Naval History - May 08
1911 - Navy ordered its first airplane, Curtiss A-1, Birthday of Naval Aviation. 1942 - Battle of the Coral Sea ends with Japanese retiring from area. 1945 - VE - Day…
Kearsarge Ready to Sail
Four months, hundreds of maintenance and modernization items and countless training hours later, USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) returned to Naval Station Norfolk following…
Revised Maritime Terminal Protection Procedures
A U.S. Marine stands security watch on the deck of the Al Basrah Oil Terminal (ABOT). U.S. Marines from the 1st Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team (FAST) Battalion…
Steel Prices, Repair Costs Soar
Latest quotes from China are showing radically higher steel repair figures, according to sources. From about 70-80 cents per kg a year ago, steel repairs are now…
Revised Safe Manning Document for Singapore Ships
The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) issued a Circular noting that the IMO made amendments to the principles of safe manning to incorporate additional requirements under the ISPS Code.
House Supports Stricter Rules for Ships
The Democratic Caucus of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure issued a News Release stating that, by a vote of 394-19, the House voted to instruct…
Terrorism Risk Insurance Program NPRM
The U.S. Treasury Department issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) relating to litigation management regarding insured losses under the terrorism risk insurance program.
Crowley Returns to Oakland Market
Crowley Marine Services tugs, once a fixture in San Francisco Bay from the early 1900s to 1996, have returned home. 4400 horsepower) and the Sea Robin (twin screw - 5000 horsepower).
OSG Reports Record Quarter
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. reported net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2004 of $76,188,000, or $1.99 per share, an increase of 72% compared with net income of $44…