NOAA Aerial Mapping Assists Katrina Clean Up
The NOAA Office of Response and Restoration is working closely with FEMA and the U.S. Coast Guard in coordinating the response to hazardous materials in the flood…
Evergreen, Port of Tacoma Use Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel
In an effort to protect Puget Sound air quality, the Evergreen Group has announced that all diesel-powered equipment at the Port of Tacoma's Pierce County Terminal…
Rigdon Marine Christens M/V Esplanade
Larry Rigdon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rigdon Marine, announced that the tenth and final contracted GPA 640 platform support vessel was delivered by Bender Shipyard & Repair Co., Inc.
Northrop Grumman Wins US Navy Contract
Northrop Grumman Corporation was selected by the U.S. or during restricted maneuvering. system. manning. weapons and devices. tactical-surveillance system. logistics.
MARAD Ships Help in Hurricane Recovery
Eight ships from MARAD’s National Defense Reserve Fleet are serving in the national effort to recover from Hurricane Katrina. Two Ready Reserve Force ships have stood firm in New Orleans…
Hurricane Pollution Recovery Ops Update
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, federal, state, local and industry personnel continue to work together to conduct pollution recovery operations to mitigate further damage to the environment.
GOM Production to Resume Soon
While U.S. officials expect 90 percent of the Gulf oil and gas production facilities damaged by Hurricane Katrina to be back on line in less than a month, gas prices…
LNG Regassification Terminal for Canaport
the Canaport LNG project begins this week at Irving Canaport. site was completed in May 2005. excavation and leveling, and is the precursor to full-scale construction.
Helicopters Employed to Fight Illegal Bunkering
The Nigerian Navy will soon have more combat helicopters to check the activities of illegal oil bunkerers, according to a report in the Nigerian Tribune. A Nigerian…
India Stocks Military Arsenal
India reportedly will bolster its navy with the purchaxe of six Franco-Spanish submarines in a deal reportedly worth $1.8 billion, according to a report by the BBC.
CNO Visits Bataan During Relief Efforts
ABOARD USS BATAAN, Gulf of Mexico (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Mullen visited USS Bataan (LHD 5) Sept. 10 while the ship was at anchor off the coast of Gulfport…
MarAd Seeks Comments on CP Ships Sale
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is seeking comments on the impact on the Maritime Security Program (MSP) of the proposed acquisition of CP Ships Limited by TUI AG.
The Licensing Implementation Working Group of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC), sponsored by the U.S. Coast Guard, will hold a teleconference on September 16 to discuss…