Costa Serena Takes Shape in Italy
Costa Crociere announced the name of its new ship, which will join the fleet in May 2007. The ship was named Costa Serena during a ceremony of the laying of the…
DD(X) Completes Design Review
The U.S. Navy successfully achieved a significant milestone for the multi-mission DD(X) destroyer with the completion of a system-wide Critical Design Review (CDR) on Sept. 14.
ACB Wins Boat Contract
According to a report in the Bellingham Herald, Aluminum Chambered Boats Inc. (ACB) will build 62 boats for the U.S. Marine Corps, a contract worth a reported $20 million.
Casino Ship Sold at Auction
According to a report in the Miami Herald: “The gaming ship once operated by St. Tropez Casino Cruises was sold in a courthouse auction Tuesday to a giant ship-management company for $3.8 million.
IEA to Offer 60 Million Barrels
period of thirty days, according to a statement by Claude Mandil, IEA Executive Director. approach as the most effective mechanism. emergency response as timely and appropriate.
Northrop Grumman Gulf Coast Employees Return to Work
Two employees at Northrop Grumman Corporation's New Orleans Operations reestablish shore power to Polar Enterprise, a double-hull tanker under construction for ConocoPhilips, Tuesday, Sept. 13.
NASSCO Starts Third T-AKE Ship
Graham Dodd, NASSCO’s Director of Steel, and Mike Trimble, Military Sealift Command (MSC) Ship’s Project Manager, pose with Navy Captain Mike Stanton, Commanding Officer…
CNO Outlines Navy's Future
NAVAL SUBMARINE BASE NEW LONDON, GROTON, Conn. (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Mullen made a visit to Wilkinson Hall Sept. 13 and held an all…
Bollinger Shipyards Updates Status
Bollinger Shipyards reports that it has been successful in re-opening Bollinger Quick Repair in Harvey, Bollinger Gretna, and Bollinger Algiers on the river. Ancillary services at each of these yards…
SCI Helps in Katrina's Wake
The Seamen’s Church Institute is making grants and interest-free loans to active mariners and immediate family members affected by Hurricane Katrina. You may refer…
EC States May Adopt Criminal Sanctions
The European Commission (EC) lauded a recent decision of the Court of Justice holding that the European Community has the power to require member states to adopt…
Hearing on Marine Debris
On September 29, the Subcommittees on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation and on Fisheries and Oceans of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure…
Wood Packaging Materials: U.S. Enforcement
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) issued a Press Release stating that, effective September 16, 2005, it will enforce the new requirements for…
USCG Assists Merchant Mariners Affected by Katrina
WASHINGTON -- The Coast Guard is moving quickly to restore vital services to merchant mariners in the New Orleans area. Regional Examination Center (REC) Houston…
GlobalSantaFe Updates Rig Status
GlobalSantaFe provided a preliminary estimate for the expected start of operations for its four offshore drilling rigs damaged by Hurricane Katrina. Most of the…
Langh Wins Maritime Safety Prize
Finnish Minister of Transport and Communications Leena Luhtanen will present the maritime safety prize to staff representatives of the Langh Ship shipping company onboard the icebreaker Sisu.
Bender Wins ATB Contract
Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc signed a contract with Maritrans Inc. to build three new articulated tug-barge units, each having a carrying capacity of 335,000 barrels.
Cincinnati Electronics Wins Navy Contract
L-3 Communications said its Cincinnati Electronics (L-3 CE) subsidiary will provide the U.S. Navy's Sea Fighter FSF-1 (Sea Fighter) with its Night Conqueror thermal imager.
Wärtsilä Power for New Zealand Project Protector
The offshore patrol vessels to be built by Tenix Defence Pty Ltd for the New Zealand Navy will be equipped with Wärtsilä propulsion systems. Wärtsilä won contracts…
Entire Ship Crew Treated for Food Poisoning
A doctor and a nurse were last night treating 24 foreign crewmen with suspected food poisoning on board a cargo ship off the Western Isles, the U.K. Maritime & Coastguard Agency reported.