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…
NEVA Opens in St. Petersburg
The Neva-2005 International Shipping, Shipbuilding, Ports and Offshore Energy Exhibition opened in St. Petersburg on Monday. It is held for the eighth time under…
Malaysia Seeks to Develop Shipbuilding
Development of marine engineering related industries, including shipbuilding and repairing, is an important sector the maritime industry in Sabah and Sarawak can exploit further…
Hornbeck to Spend $265M on New Boats
Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. announced a new vessel construction programs for each of its two business segments, making it the company's fourth OSV newbuild…
Kongsberg Sells Simrad
Simrad, Inc., a subsidiary of the Kongsberg Group and U.S./Canadian distributor for Simrad marine electronics, announced that Kongsberg has sold the company to Altor, a Nordic investment fund.
Northrop Grumman Awarded Ship Contract
Northrop Grumman Corporation was awarded a contract from Maersk Line, Limited for maintenance work on the military prepositioning ship M/V Pvt. Franklin J. Phillips.
Tiger Woods Comes Out at Yacht Builder
A federal court in Miami has ruled that golfer Tiger Woods’ lawsuit against Christensen Shipyards, Ltd. will proceed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern…
NOAA Lead the Way to Clear Waters
Less than two weeks after Katrina made landfall, ports along the Gulf coast and channels on the Mississippi River are once again navigational and safe for ship traffic.
Ship Arrest Invalid
In an unpublished decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit held that a ship arrest is invalid where there is no underlying maritime lien. In the instant case…
MarAd Moves Ahead on Ship Disposal
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced four new disposal contracts for obsolete ships in its National Defense Reserve Fleet. Two of the ships are in the James River Reserve Fleet in Virginia…