Noble Corp. Reports Rig Damage
prior to the storm's arrival and that all the company's units in the U.S. of Mexico have been secured. from their mooring lines as Hurricane Rita passed. system…
Taking Stock in the Wake of Rita
Five refineries in Texas and Louisiana suffered significant damage from Hurricane Rita over the weekend and at least two of them will take weeks to come back on line, Reuters reported. U.S.
Taiwan Invites Stake in China Shipbuilding
The Taiwan Government is inviting bids for a majority stake in China Shipbuilding Corp, the island’s biggest shipbuilder, to help the company become more competitive…
Jones Act Waiver to Continue
In the aftermath of hurricane’s Katrina and Rita, and in an effort to help alleviate energy supply disruptions, the President announced the following measures would be taken or continued.
Keppel FELS Partners With ENSCO
Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has secured a contract to build a semisubmersible drilling platform, ENSCO 8500, for a subsidiary of ENSCO International Incorporated (ENSCO).
J. Ray McDermott Wins Offshore LNG Contract
McDermott International, Inc. announced that a subsidiary of J.Ray McDermott, S.A. has been awarded a contract by Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited (3) to provide engineering…
Norcontrol IT Wins China Contract
Norcontrol IT won the contract to supply a Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) system and Port Management and Information System (PMIS) to the new VTS at Lian Yun Gang seaport, China.
Maritime Security: What Lies Ahead?
Angelo emphasises from the start that INTERTANKO believes that any seafarer, or ship operator, that violates the law or willingly and knowingly contributes to the violation of the law…
USCG Debuts New Fraud Proof Mariner Forms
WASHINGTON – The Coast Guard began issuing a newly revised U.S. STCW Endorsement, Form CG-5611 (Rev. 01-05), yesterday to qualified licensed and unlicensed merchant mariners. Over 59,000 U.S.
PetroCom’s VSAT Sat Services Completely Operational
PetroCom is making great strides in repairing its communication systems that were damaged by Hurricane Katrina. Patched very small aperture terminal (VSAT) satellite…
Tidewater Reports No Damage from Rita
Tidewater announced that it has not experienced any injuries to its personnel, or any damage or interruption of service to any of its vessels currently serving the…
Kongsberg Wins Navy Training Contract
other support. systems. training to the ship's helmsman on various Navy platforms. U.S. Navy surface ships and in shore facilities at Fleet Concentration Areas. September 2011.
Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting
The Inland Waterways Users Board, sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will meet in Vancouver, Washington on October 13. The purpose of the meeting is…
Hurricane Rita – New Orleans
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a Marine Safety Bulletin stating that the Port of New Orleans has returned to normal conditions in accordance with the Maritime Hurricane Contingency Plan.
Houston Ship Channel Access is Limited
HOUSTON - The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has reopened waterways in and around Texas, Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico with some restrictions. The Houston Ship…