New Book Addresses Biofuel Future
“In the absence of strong government policies, we project that the worldwide use of oil in transport will nearly double between 2000 and 2030, leading to a similar…
ACBL Announces Appointments
Paul Brotzge has been named Vice President, Finance, Treasurer and Controller. He was previously Vice President, Finance and Controller. Brotzge has been with the Company for twenty-three years.
This Day in Naval History - May 12
1780 - Fall of Charleston, SC; three Continental Navy frigates (Boston, Providence, and Ranger) captured; and one American frigate (Queen of France) sunk to prevent capture. 1846 - U.S.
Composite Technology Agreement Signed
An artist's rendition of the Deepwater Program's Fast Response Cutter (FRC) design concept. technologies. demonstrator of the Deepwater program's fast response cutter (FRC).
No Maritime Lien on Unfinished Hull
In an unpublished opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled that a maritime lien can not attach to an unfinished yacht hull. In the instant case…
Statement on T/V Anitra Oil Spill
The Fish and Wildlife Service issued a Notice stating that a draft of the Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment for the tank vessel (T/V) ANITRA oil spill has been prepared.
Merchant Mariner Sentenced
Joseph A. Boevink (51) of Panama City, Fla., was sentenced by United States District Judge Thomas S. Zilly in Seattle to two months in custody, followed by up to 60 days in a halfway house…
Alaska Ferry Runs Aground
Coast Guard crews were continuing to respond to the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry LeConte that struck rocks, grounded and began taking on water about 30 miles…
Crowley Companies Move into Secaucus, NJ
Crowley companies - Crowley Liner Services, Marine Transport Lines (MTL), Mormac Marine Enterprises (MME) and Intrepid Ship Management (Intrepid) - have moved to a new location in Secaucus, NJ.
Will IMO Dictate Ship Design?
The International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) is set to meet for the next nine days to debate a number of matters of high importance…
Security Takes Center Stage at IMO
Topping the agenda at the upcoming IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) is, to little surprise, security. Specifically, the top line item will be the implementation…