USDA Takes Action To Ease Grain Transportation
Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns said USDA is taking additional steps to further reduce stress on the grain transportation system caused by Hurricane Katrina.
Maritime Security & Small Passenger Vessels
The U.S. Cost Guard issued policy guidance regarding U.S. small passenger vessels (SPV) that carry SOLAS documents. These vessels are normally required to utilize…
USCG Update After Rita
ST. LOUIS - More than 4,000 Coast Guardsmen continue to save lives and assess the damage to waterways, aids to navigation, the environment and maritime transportation…
Chevron Typhoon TLP Heavily Damaged
Chevron Corporation has begun moving refined products to retailers in Texas and Louisiana and is actively assessing the effects to its operations in the Gulf of…
Port of Houston Reopens
Port of Houston Authority (PHA) will be reopened at 8 a.m. September 26 for PHA employees and related port personnel only. the means and capabilities to safely travel to the PHA facilities.
John McMullen Dies at 87
John J. McMullen, maritime industry icon, former owner of the New Jersey Devils and the Houston Astros, died September 16 at the age of 87. McMullen founded John J.
Big Repair Order for Nobiskrug
The Rendsburg based Repair Division of Nobiskrug GmbH – a company of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems – has been commissioned to repair extensive fire damage to the 117.5 m “Josef Möbius”…
Double Hull Tankers Files for IPO
Inc. (NYSE:OSG), filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposedinitial public offering of its common stock. Double Hull Tankers, Inc.
Northrop Grumman Debuts Simplified VDR
Northrop Grumman Corporation unveiled a new Simplified Voyage Data Recorder (S-VDR) to meet the latest international carriage requirements for installing “black…
New High Speed Ferry Service Examined
Plans to launch a £10 million high-speed ferry service linking Edinburgh to Fife moved a step closer to reality, as council chiefs invited marine experts to devise plans for the scheme…
Construction work starts on Wärtsilä's China Project
The ground breaking ceremony which officially starts the construction work took place in China on the generating set factory jointly owned by Wärtsilä and Shanghai…
J. Ray McDermott Awarded Australian Project
McDermott International subsidiary J. Ray McDermott, S.A. won a $77 million contract by Woodside Energy Ltd., operator of the North West Shelf Venture's LNG Phase V Expansion project in Australia.
Ship Managers Face Fines over MARPOL Breaches
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC). manager who faces fines or prosecution as a result. discharge into the sea. ITIC. operators of the ship. liable and will therefore face a fine.
Gawrysh Named VP, Inlnad Ops
Trailer Bridge, Inc. announced that Adam E. Gawrysh, Jr., 38, has been promoted to Vice President, Inland Operations. His previous position at Trailer Bridge was Director, Trucking Operations.
Rear Admiral Hereth to Lead Rita Effort
President George W. Bush has declared under the Stafford Act that an emergency exists in the State of Texas and the State of Louisiana, and ordered federal aid to…
Time for Us Makes Progress
With the hull and superstructure well underway on the 154 ft. (47m) Tri-deck, Time for Us, the latest progress report looks excellent. The highly respected team…
VistaScape Software Deployed at West Coast Ports
VistaScape Security Systems deployed its SiteIQ automated wide-area surveillance software at maritime terminal properties of Total Terminals International (TTI) within the Ports of Long Beach…
Double Hull Tankers Files Registration Statement with SEC
Double Hull Tankers, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. announced that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities…
EU Extends Deadline for TUI's Purchase of CP Ships
The European Commission on Wednesday extended its deadline for ruling on European tourism and shipping firm TUI's plan to acquire CP Ships Ltd. The European Union…
Daewoo Shipbuilding Wins $500M Order from Norway
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd has received a $500M order from Norway's Seadrill Ltd to supply a semi-submersible oil drill facility.