Carnival Destiny Undergoes Multi-Million Dollar Renovation
Carnival Cruise Lines’ 2,642-passenger Carnival Destiny recently completed a 21-day dry dock that included an new teen club, a renovated Lido restaurant and children’s pool…
Proposal to Increase U.S. vessel Tonnage Duties
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure issued a Press Release stating that, as part of the budget reconciliation process, it will propose that vessel tonnage duties be increased.
Impeva Labs Awarded Security Contract from PANYNJ
Impeva Labs, Inc., announced that it has received 18-month contract from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ). for Operation Safe Commerce (OSC) Phase III.
Austal Confirms Order for Hawaii Superferry
Austal USA shipyard confirmed the order of two Austal, Auto Express 107 metre vehicle-passenger ferries for Hawaii Superferry (HSF), making the contract unconditional.
First of Nine Newbuilds Enter Service
CP Ships Limited welcomed into service the first of nine 4250 teu containerships ordered two years ago. commercial activities in India. in Nhava Sheva. when it is delivered in January 2006.
K-Sea Announces Record Results
K-Sea Transportation Partners L.P. reported record results of operations for its fiscal 2006 first quarter ended September 30, 2005. The Company also announced that…
SCI Signs for Two VLCCs
The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI), today signed contracts with Daewoo Ship Building and Marine Engineering CoLtd of South Korea for building and delivering two Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCS). The tankers, to be built at DSME's shipbuilding yard in South Korea, would have a deadweight of about 300,000 tonnes at the design draft of 21.5 metres. The tankers would be built as per the latest…
Wind Farms To Grow off Texas Coast
Wind turbines supplying energy to homes and businesses will one day line Texas' 376-mile coastline if the state's Land Office Commissioner Jerry Patterson has his way…
P&O A Takeover Target
THE UK's largest ports and ferries operator was reported to be a £3 billion takeover target of a Middle Eastern rival. P&O could receive an approach from Dubai Ports…
Navy's Sonar Project Draws Opposition
Planning for the $99 million range has been underway for almost 10 years, but environmental challenges and concern that the sound waves from sonar may harm protected…
US Delivers Destroyers to Taiwan
The United States, to boost Taiwan's defences against China, has delivered to Taiwan two of the four Kidd-class destroyers Taipei has ordered, Taiwan television reported on Sunday.
Korean Firm Reportedly Eyes $1B Facility
A Korean shipbuilding company is intent on investing $1-billion shipbuilding facility in Subic that is expected to transform the country’s premier Freeport into…
CVN to Replace USS Kitty Hawk in 2008
The U.S. in the Western Pacific, and will arrive in Yokosuka, Japan in 2008. return to the United States in 2008 to be decommissioned. hospitality in hosting U.S. forces forward deployed there.
HHI Capitalizes on Offshore Business
The name Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) usually comes up with a name tag of the worlds largest shipbuilder. But the Ulsan-based company is now dreaming of becoming more than just a shipbuilder…
Wehausen, Leader in Marine Hydrodynamics, Dies
John V. Wehausen, professor emeritus of engineering science at the University of California, Berkeley, and one of the world's leading researchers in hydrodynamics, has died at the age of 92.
Nigerian Navy Calls for Fleet Replacement
CALABAR — THE Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ganiyu T. Adekeye who was in Calabar to tell the sailors of the Eastern Naval Command “on the state ofour navy and…
RINA opens Korean plan approval office
Busan, Korea. now looking after thirty-five newbuildings for international owners. Newbuilding Dept. authorities and the whole RINA staff. Mrs. Alberici and Mr.
Bids Ready for Nysted II Offshore Windfarm
The Danish Energy Authority has approved four applicants to bid on construction of the world’s large offshore park at Nysted, south of the isle of Lolland. The bidders are a Dutch company…
ConocoPhillips, Hess Profits Rise
ConocoPhillips, Amerada Hess Corp. and Kerr-McGee Corp. posted gains in third-quarter earnings as surging energy prices more than made up for output disruptions caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita…
This Day in Naval History - Oct. 28
1864 - Steamer General Thomas and gunboat Stone River destroy Confederate batteries on Tennessee River near Decatur, Ala. 1882 - Orders issued for first naval attache (Lt. Cmdr.