USCG Adopts Final Rule on Towing Vessels
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a final rule adopting, with minor changes, its prior interim rule requiring installation of fire-suppression systems and use of voyage planning on certain U.S.
Chief Engineer Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements
The U.S. Department of Justice issued a Press Release stating that the chief engineer of an oil tanker pled guilty in federal court to making false statements to deceive the U.S.
Stolt-Nielsen Announces Organizational Changes
Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Nasdaq: SNSA; Oslo Stock Exchange: SNI), today announced organizational…
Dougherty Appointed to Delaware River
Pennslyvania Governor Edward G. Rendell announced his appointment of John J. Dougherty to the Delaware River Port Authority of Pennsylvania and New Jersey (DRPA). term.
Brunswick and VT Halmatic Announce Marketing Agreement
Brunswick Commercial & Government Products (BCGP) and VT Halmatic Ltd. (VTH), two makers of boats for military and commercial use announced a joint marketing agreement…
Aker Kvaerner Gets Contract for DeepStar Study
DeepStar, a group consisting of 10 leading deepwater operators, has awarded Aker Kvaerner a contract for a study to develop a semisubmersible production platform…
Multraship completes Domiat salvage
dwt Egyptian-flag Domiat, which grounded near Copenhagen on June 7. Petersburg to India, when it ran aground at speed on a rocky shoal. area to handle the cargo on site.
Cutter to Receive New Commanding
OfficerCoast Guard Cutter Cypress is scheduled to host a change-of-command ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday at Coast Guard Base Mobile. Lt. Cmdr. Samuel R. Jordan will relieve Cmdr.
Facsimile copies of ISSCs
U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters advises that while it expects all arriving SOLAS ships to have original International Ship Security Certificates (ISSCs), it recognizes…
ABS Guidance for Ballast Tank Inert Gas Systems
A major step forward in tanker operation safety was taken as ABS announced technical guidance for inert gas systems for ballast tanks. Compliance to the guidelines…
IMO global program on maritime and port security
The IMO issued a News Release summarizing its global program on maritime and port security. To date, the agency has participated in 18 regional and 42 national seminars and workshops…
Ebeling and Magee to Receive USS AOTOS Award
The Ocean Sea Award will be presented to Raymond P. President of American Roll-on Roll-off Carriers (ARC), and Robert P. Chairman and CEO of The American Shipping Group.