Bulk Carrier into Unithai for Fix
The largest ship currently under repair at Thailand’s Unithai Shipyard is the 140,532 dwt bulk carrier Eurydice D, owned by Marmaras. Other ships in the yard include the 35…
Mivan Wins Cruise Deal
Northern Ireland’s Mivan has won contracts to outfit the interior of two cruiseships. The contracts, totalling around £3m, will be undertaken in the Bahamas and in Malta.
Blohm + Voss Inks Repair Deal
Germany’s Blohm + Voss Repair GmbH (B+V) has signed a contract with Norway’s Red Band AS, Oslo, for the repair and extensive alteration work onboard the 28,670 grt passenger ship Black Watch.
Business As Usual At A&P Birkenhead
A&P Birkenhead Limited and Reddington Finance Limited have reached an outline agreement for the sale and leaseback of some of A&P’s land at Birkenhead. A&P Birkenhead…
EPA Kicks Off Diesel Reduction Projects
At an event in Eugene recently, Michael O. Leavitt, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency helped kick-off the Lane Regional Air Pollution Authority’s…
Casino Boat Ordered Out of U.S. Waters
Marine Safety Office Jacksonville issued a Captain of the Port (COTP) Order today to the owners of the La Cruise casino boat requiring the vessel to leave the port of Jacksonville and all other U.S.
ACL Sells Global Materials Services
American Commercial Lines LLC sold its ownership interest in Global Materials Services LLC to Mid-South Terminal Company, L.P. for $14 million cash. This transaction gives Mid-South Terminal Company…
USCG Orders Casino Boat Out of U.S. Waters
Marine Safety Office Jacksonville issued a Captain of the Port (COTP) Order the owners of the La Cruise casino boat requiring the vessel to leave the port of Jacksonville and all other U.S.
West Coast Diesel Initiative
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched a West Coast Diesel Initiative, intended to reduce diesel emissions in states on the Pacific coast. Among…
Coast Guard Establishes Naval Vessel Protection Zone
The U.S. Coast Guard established a naval vessel protection zone, effective through October 12, in the vicinity of the Stapleton Homeport Pier on Staten Island and around the naval vessels (U.S.
Northrop Grumman Awarded Nuclear Sub Contract
was awarded a contract for the planning and execution of dry-docking work on the nuclear-powered submarine USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 709). The contract is valued at $36.5 million.
INTERTANKO members lobby MEPs in Brussels
INTERTANKO’s European Reference Group continued its promotion of INTERTANKO’s policies in Brussels last week. Numerous meetings were arranged with Members of the European Parliament from Spain…
AIS: Operator Feedback Analyzed
Seaways, the international journal of The Nautical Institute, reports this month that although most mariners seem generally satisfied with the operation of the new…
Two Options for Rotor Tugs
Kooren Shipbuilding and Trading B.V. declared their option for two 92.8 ft. (28.3 m) RT-60 class Rotor tugs to be built at ASL Shipyard in Singapore. The tugs will…
Videotel Launches Onboard Library
Videotel launched a new onboard training system, Videotel On Demand (VOD). wherever they are in the world. Citing space concerns, specifically the lack of space…
Radio Holland Group Buys Majority of S+L Marine
Radio Holland Group announced that it increased its share in the company S+L Marine, with branches in Hamburg and Rostock. This means Radio Holland Group is now…
LR Wins Australian Navy Contract
Lloyd’s Register Asia has signed a contract to provide classification services for the design study phase of the Royal Australian Navy’s air warfare destroyer (AWD) project.
Bilge Water Treatment Unit Approved By LR
Lloyd’s Register has certified the first ever bolt on bilge polishing system designed to bring poorly functioning shipboard oil/water separators (OWS) into compliance…
Thrane & Thrane Grows Through Acquisition
Thrane & Thrane is extending its size through acquisition in an effort to be positioned as the world’s leading manufacturer of equipment for mobile satellite communication.
Brisbane Marine Pilots Train at MSI-Newport
Stephen Cummings and David Harris of the Brisbane Marine Pilots attended an Emergency Shiphandling course conducted September 13-17, 2004, at MarineSafety International's…