Port of Tacoma Selects Wolfe as Deputy Executive Director
The Port of Tacoma has selected John Wolfe as Deputy Executive Director. Wolfe, is currently Executive Director at the Port of Olympia. He is a native of Puyallup…
Aker Verdal wins North Sea contract
Aker Verdal has been awarded a contract from Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited for fabrication of the flare and bridges for its operated Buzzard field in Blocks 19/5…
Telenor Signs Agreement with Neste Oil
Telenor Satellite Services, a subsidiary of Telenor of Norway, today announced that it has signed a three-year communication agreement with Neste Oil Corporation of Helsinki…
ADA Applies to Foreign Cruise Ships
A sharply divided Supreme Court issued a lengthy and confusing ruling that holds that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to the public spaces on foreign cruise ships calling in U.S.
Wagenborg Shipping Orders Wärtsilä 46F Engines
The Dutch shipowner Wagenborg Shipping ordered two Wärtsilä 46F engines in April for a new feeder containership being built by IHC Holland Dredger BV at the Kinderdijk shipyard in the Netherlands.
GE to Power Tuna Clipper
GE Transportation's marine business, in conjunction with its distributor Marinsa Ecuador S.A., announced it has delivered a GE 16-cylinder 7FDM diesel engine for installation aboard the Cap.
MARAD Awards Moose Boats with Patrol Boat Contract
(MARAD), for the construction of two Moose 340C Catamaran Patrol Boats. will be assigned to the Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet located in Benicia, California. the custody of the Maritime Administration.
Cal Maritime Awarded $1 Million Grant From Governor's Office of Homeland Security
Homeland Security. harbors. multifaceted way," said Dr. at Cal Maritime. federal or the state level. director for the campus, both of whom are expected to be in place by fall.
Excel Maritime Takes Physical Delivery of MV Princess I and MV Angela Star
Korea. MV Angela Star is a Panamax bulk carrier of 73,798 dwt built in 1998. vessels were built in Japan. February 21, 2005 and MV Angela Star on March 23, 2005.
EC Approves Spanish Yard Restructure
The European Commission has approved, under the terms of the EC Treaty’s rules allowing Member States to take measures to protect essential security interests linked…
Keppels Wins $174M FPU Conversion
Keppel Shipyard Ltd has entered into an agreement with Charter Development Limited Liability Company (CDC), a special purpose company of ABN Amro Bank’s Brazilian unit…
Bordelon: Growth in the Gulf
September 15, 2005 will see the addition of yet another in Bordelon Marine's growing fleet of offshore supply vessels that make their owner's leaders in the mini…
$365 Million for Critical Lock and Dam Projects
Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) announced that it is very pleased by the action of the House Appropriations Committee, which overwhelmingly approved spending $365.3…
Island Boats to Build 65-ft. Catamarans
Island Boats, Inc. of New Iberia, La., has been contracted to build two 65 ft. aluminum catamarans for delivery to a Boston customer. The vessels will be delivered…
CBP Launches the Eagle
The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Press Release unveiling the Eagle cargo inspection system, which has been deployed to the Port of Baltimore.
Environmental Statement on Response Plans
The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking comments on its Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (DPEIS) for increasing the oil removal capability requirements…
Norwegian Shipowners Seek Tax Breaks
Singapore, according to international maritime law firm Wikborg Rein. countries," says Are Zachariassen, partner at Wikborg Rein. this trend is expected to continue. tax scheme.
Anacortes, Wash. Anchorage Regs
The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing three general anchorages and two tug and barge anchorages in waters of Puget Sound near Anacortes, Washington. These anchorages…
MARAD: Operation SafePort Planned
The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) will conduct a demonstration of its Operation SafePort at Alameda Point, California on June 8. An Auxiliary Crane Ship (T…
Polish Shipyard Aid Under Scrutiny
The European Commission has decided to open formal inquiries into public support for three shipyards in Gdynia, Gdañsk and Szczecin. The restructuring aid granted…