Tanker Restrictions in Place in Houston
Port of Houston facilities reopened to commercial truck traffic, but restrictions remained on ships in the Houston Ship Channel. Although the Coast Guard lifted…
And This Just In
The press is reporting that the Danish Air Force has paid $5,000 in compensation for the death of Rudolf, one of Santa’s reindeer. The reindeer (there is uncertainty…
This Day in Naval History - Sept. 30
1800 - United States concludes Treaty of Peace with France, ending Quasi War with France. 1944 - USS Nautilus (SS 168) lands supplies and evacuates people from Panay, Philipppine Islands. 1946 - U.S.
Jotun Reports Record Year
record results. operating income totalled NOK NOK 4 619 million. continuing high price of raw materials. recorded by Jotun. are contributing to the pressure on margins.
ConocoPhillips Makes Discovery Off Australia
ConocoPhillips announced a discovery in the Caldita No. 1 exploration well in the NT/P 61 license located offshore Northern Territory Australia. The well spudded on July 7…
Presentation of Mega Container Carrier
carriers will be in the near future. Container Forum, Mr D.S. propellers. accepting orders. 13.5 m. rows, while the 7,210 deck containers are stowed in 21 rows.
Crowley Honored for Ops
A division of Crowley Maritime Corp. received the Department of Ecology's (Ecology) highest award today for excellence in tank-vessel marine safety and environmental stewardship.
Navy to Host USV Technology Workshop
Anti-Submarine Warfare Oct. 18-20 in Washington, DC. design for support of Littoral Combat Ships missions. USVs offer capability for anti-submarine warfare and other warfare missions.
RINA, China Class Team on Yard Quality
Italian classification society and certification group RINA and the China Classification Society (CCS) have joined forces to deliver quality management system expertise…
Transas Simulator Complex Procured for University of Ljubljana
The simulator complex from Transas has been nstalled in University of Ljubljana at the Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport, Portoroz, Slovenia. The comprehensive…
Keppel Singmarine Wins $46M in Contracts
Keppel Singmarine received orders for four offshore support vessels (OSVs) and two tugboats for about $46 million. The vessels will be progressively delivered to their owners up to first half of 2007.
Scorpion Offshore Orders Two Rigs
Scorpion Drilling Ltd (Scorpion) has exercised its option to order two additional LeTourneau Super 116 jackups to be built at Keppel AmFELS in Brownsville, Texas.
2,700 TEU Containership Launched at B&V
A 2,700 TEU containership built at Blohm+Voss, which belongs to ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, was christened Cosco Panama. Godmother of the ship was Anja Berlien, wife of Dr.
Vietnam Offshore Contract Awarded
Keeper Resources Inc. has been awarded an oil and gas exploration block off the coast of Vietnam. Keeper said PetroVietnam had selected Keeper and its bidding partner, a major U.S.
Temporary Reduction in OSRO Requirements
The U.S. Coast Guard has authorized its Captains of the Port (COTPs) in the Gulf Coast region to temporarily exempt specific performance requirements reflected in…
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin stating that all ports, channels, and tributary waterways in the COTP Houston/Galveston AOR are open to project depth.
Asbestos Case Requires Substantive Proof
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that a case brought by a former mariner against manufacturers of shipboard equipment seeking compensation for…
Hornbeck Offshore CEO to Ring NYSE Closing Bell
Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. Chairman, President and CEO Todd M. Hornbeck, will ring The Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, September 30, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time.
Scheldt Salvage a Success
Multraship Salvage, working under LOF2000 with co-contractors URS Salvage and Maritime Contracting, has moved the containership Fowairet to the Verbrugge Terminal at the port of Flushing after the 2…
Adax Group Aquires Norac AS
Norac AS is forging ahead as one of the leading manufacturers of marine accommodation systems by joining ADAX Industrier, which will further boost its growth and development.