Aker To Build Subsea Vessel
Aker Yards signed a contract worth approximately $75.4 million to build a Subsea Inspection, Maintenance and Repair (IMR) vessel for Østensjø Rederi AS, scheduled for delivery in the summer of 2007.
Offshore Drilling Sites Could Expand
As the clean-up and recovery in the wake of Hurricane Katrina proceeds, industry and lawmakers are apparently considering opening additional offshore sites for energy…
Chem Tankers Prepare To Carry Gasoline
Stolt-Nielsen and Odfjell, the two biggest chemical tanker operators, are among shipowners switching more of their vessels to carry gasoline to the U.S. to meet…
Salvage Ops in New Orleans
Donjon-SMIT, LLC, An OPA-90 Alliance, performed a salvage operation on the Hurricane Katrina ravaged Mississippi River in New Orleans, LA. The Chios Beauty, a bulk carrier…
Passenger Ships Leave New Orleans Itineraries
By the time Hurricane Katrina hit, cruise lines had already shifted ships out of ports in New Orleans and Mobile, Ala., according to a published report on the NY Times news service.
Eli Maersk Lauded for Refugee Rescue
GENEVA, September 9 (UNHCR) – The escalating death toll and harrowing survivors' tales in the Gulf of Aden have prompted UN refugee agency chief António Guterres…
NTSB: Transportation Fatalities Decrease
Washington, D.C. - Transportation fatalities in the United States decreased slightly in 2004, according to preliminary figures released today by the National Transportation Safety Board.
Cargo vessel, facility in Miami in violation of MTSA
MIAMI - The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Miami today issued an order to suspend operations at a facility that was not in compliance with the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA).
Trade Update for Hurricane Katrina
The port locations of New Orleans (port code 2002), Gramercy (port code 2010), Gulfport (port code1902), and Pasagoula (port code 1905) are currently non-operational due to Hurricane Katrina.
Ship Helps Restore Air Traffic Control
U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta announced continued progress in rebuilding the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast’s transportation system, including the…
Pollution Response in Katrina's Wake
The Coast Guard, the Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Louisiana are working together with local industries to recover spilled oil and mitigate further…
Bluefin Wins BPAUV Contract
Autonomous Undersea Vehicle (BPAUV) design and development. Littoral Combat Ship Mine Warfare Mission Module. surveillance, reconnaissance, and survey requirements.
This Day in Naval History - Sept. 11
1814 - In the Battle of Lake Champlain, Commodore Thomas Macdonough defeats a British Squadron. 1939 - USS Bear (AG 29) is commissioned by the U.S. Navy for Antarctic…
Northrop Grumman Gulf Coast Shipyards Return to Work
Northrop Grumman Corporation said yesterday that its Ship Systems sector has put out the call to all its shipbuilders who can return to work at its Pascagoula and New Orleans shipyards on Monday…