EU Agrees to Delivery Extension for Tankers
The European Commission has decided to , allow an extension of the delivery date for two product/chemical tankers built at Estaleiros Navais de Viana do Castelo…
Bender wins ATB Contract
Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Inc. will build three tug barges worth $232.5 million for Maritrans Inc. Each articulated tug barge unit, a powerful 12,000-hp workboat…
Cruise Ship Shelter Plan Dropped
According to a published report in the Galveston County Daily News, federal officials have abandoned plans to house more than 4,000 Hurricane Katrina survivors on luxury liners in Galveston…
Seacor Annonces Executive changes
SEACOR Holdings Inc. Environmental Services Inc. position of Chief Financial Officer for SEACOR. Vice President and General Counsel, will become Corporate Secretary.
Crowley-Managed MARAD Ship Headed to New Orleans
support ship SS Wright has been activated by the U.S. brought about by Hurricane Katrina. aviation logistics ships that supports U.S. aircraft. ready to deploy to a contingency operation worldwide.
SNAME Houston Conference Unaffected by Hurricane
are intact at the George R. Hilton Americas Hotel-Houston. these facilities. OUR 2005 SMTC&E and SPS IN HOUSTON IS A GO!
GOM Oil Industry Starts Comeback
Following a nearly complete shutdown of the oil and gas business in the Gulf of Mexico in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, signs indicate a comeback is starting, slow but steady.
Sealift Command Charters Cruise Ships to House Evacuees
WASHINGTON – Along with thousands of active-duty and National Guard troops, several commercial passenger ships are also reporting to duty to support hurricane-relief efforts along the Gulf Coast, U.S.
Hurricane Katrina – Mobile AOR
The U.S. Coast Guard issued (via NGA) a Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) providing updated information on the conditions of waterways within the Captain…
This Day in Naval History - Sept. 8
1923 - In disaster at Point Honda, Calif., seven destroyers run aground through faulty navigation. 1939 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaims a limited national…
Military Support in Katrina's Wake
Almost 60,000 U.S. service members are aiding in rescue and recovery efforts in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, Defense Department officials said Sept.