Collision on lower Mississippi River
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a Press Release stating that on February 10, a towboat pushing seven barges collided with a freighter on the lower Mississippi River near Donaldsonville, Louisiana.
Capre Flattery Rrefloated
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a Press Release stating that the bulk carrier CAPE FLATTERY has been refloated off the reef near Barbers Point, Hawaii. The salvage effort…
Roehrig Maritime Adds Tug to Fleet
Roehrig Maritime has purchased Tug HEIDI E. ROEHRIG, formerly the Weeks Marine Tug Matthew. The Heidi is 3300 HP, with a 105 ft. LOA, 32 ft. beam, and a 13.6 ft. draft.
Northrop Grumman Awarded $257 Million Contract
has been awarded a $257 million contract from the U.S. work on the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). under the contract awarded in Dec. 2003. sector…
Unalaska Island Incident Update
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) issued a Situation Report stating that the winter operations plan has been put into effect and that regular…
Crowley Promotes Clapp to VP of Pricing
Crowley announced that Rob Clapp has been promoted from director to vice president of pricing and yield management for the company's Latin America liner services group.
Aker Yards to Build Missile Boat
Aker Finnyards, a part of Aker Yards, and the Finnish Navy have today signed a contract for building the fourth Hamina-class fast surface combatant worth €21.7 million for delivery summer 2006.
BV Tackles FPSO Cracking
structures and enhanced spectral fatigue analysis. range of ship and box-shaped FPSOs. cracking has appeared on existing FPSOs. built to a number of different class society standards.
Lubmarine Debuts New Cylinder Lubricant
lubricant specially designed for use with low-sulphur fuels. approved by MAN B&W and WARTSILA Sulzer designs. ports worldwide in 2005. waters from May 2005 following…
Panama Canal Debuts Revised Measurement, Pricing
Following a recommendation from the Board of Directors of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), the Cabinet Council of the Republic of Panama today approved a new measurement…
Bollinger Contracted to Build Two for Bouchard
Bouchard’s B.No. 225, sister hull to the announced newbuilds, B. No. 280 and B.No. 205, travels down the Mississippi River on her maiden voyage following delivery from Bollinger.
Court Interprets Settlement Agreement
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit interpreted a settlement agreement between an insurance company and a shipowner in order to determine whether the…
Smit Expects Higher Profits
Smit Internationale N.V. expects that the net profit for 2004 will exceed the EUR 21 million as indicated by the company earlier this year. The net profit of 2004…
Memo to the New Staten Island Ferries: Welcome to New York
How long does it take to build a double-ended municipal ferryboat? Any boat with two bows should have two answers, if not more. If by "build a ferryboat" we mean…
Major Conversion Project for Solstad
The cable laying vessel “Normand Clipper” will undergo an extensive conversion equal to that of its sister vessel “Normand Cutter”. Here is the converted “Normand…
Deepwater Port License Application
The U.S. Coast Guard and the Maritime Administration (MARAD) issued a Notice stating that they are seeking comments on the draft environmental impact statement on…
FCC to Auctin 10 AMTS Licenses
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a Notice stating that it will auction ten automated maritime telecommunications system (AMTS) licenses commencing August 3, 2005.
Aratere Ferry Allowed to Sail
The Maritime Safety Authority has released the Aratere from detention, but under conditions including that the ferry sails as a cargo ship only. Under the conditions…
USCG, Virgina Police Enter Agreement
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Rear Adm. Sally Brice O’Hara, Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District and the Commonwealth of Virginia Governor Mark Warner will formalize an important…
Lockheed Martin Awarded Contract for Sonar Upgrades for U.S. Navy Submarines
The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) a contract valued at more than $61 million for continued support to the Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Insertion (A-RCI) program.