Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co.,Opens Astilleros Bender
Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc. of Mobile, Ala.has announced the opening of Astilleros Bender S. De R.L. De C.V. in Tampico, Mexico. Astilleros Bender is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bender.
ABS Says Large Ship Hull Deflections Impact the Shaft Alignment
Larger ships, driven by the latest generation of very high-powered diesel engines, are particularly susceptible to alignment problems on the bearings supporting…
Austal USA to be Contracted for Littoral Combat Ship
The U.S. Navy has awarded a team that includes Austal USA, a $79 million contract to develop a final design for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), along with options to build two ships.
Sperry Marine Supplies Navigation for Ville de Bordeaux
Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Sperry Marine business unit has supplied the navigation and communication electronics for a new highly specialized ship that has been…
Tanker Pacific Establishes North & Latin American Headquarters In Miami-Dade County
The Beacon Council announced that Tanker Pacific Management from Singapore has established its North and Latin American headquarters in Miami. Tanker Pacific is…
Construction Assistance – update National Defense Tank Vessel
The U.S. Maritime Administration updated its information related to the National Defense Tank Vessel Construction Assistance program. The new information relates to U.S.
USCG Preparing for July 1 Deadline
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a Press Release stating that it is rapidly preparing for the July 1 deadline for implementation of the maritime security regulations.
MTSA Hearing Scheduled for June 9
The Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure will conduct a hearing on June 9 to examine…
TEN Holds Eleventh Annual General Meeting
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN)today announced that it had conducted its Annual General Meeting (AGM). * Mr. D. John Stavropoulos and Mr. two-year terms on the Board of Directors. * Mr.
Leaders of the Pack
MarineNews is pleased again this year to showcase the thoughts and opinions of workboat industry luminaries and executives, including: Terry Becker, President, Riverway Co.…