This Day in Naval History - Oct. 25
1812 - USS United States (Capt. Stephen Decatur) captures HMS Macedonian. 1924 - Airship USS Shenandoah (ZR 1) completes round-trip transcontinental cruise that began Oct.
Two Ships Feared Hijacked
Pirates may have seized an oil tanker and another ship carrying food to Somalia at the weekend in the latest of a series of hijackings off the lawless Horn of Africa nation, Reuters reported..
Controversy Surrounds Missle Boat Contract
According to the report, the problem began last week when People First Party (PFP) Legislator Sun Ta-chien accused companies involved in the bidding of leaning…
Labroy Unit Signs $24.8M Contract
Singapore's Labroy Marine Ltd. reportedly signed a $24.8 million shipbuilding agreement with Norway's Belden Shipping Group. The company said that Labroy Shipbuilding and Engineering Pte. Ltd.
TOTE Wins $7.5M Contract
Totem Ocean Trailer Express Inc. operations in the Persian Gulf. $15,100,000. expected to be completed April 2006 (October 2006 with option). will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
BriarTek Wins Navy Deal
man-overboard indicators (MOBI) on 27 Navy ships. engineering and technical support to install and validate all MOBI services. during events when multiple individuals fall overboard. Norfolk, Va.
EC: Keeping Europe’s Waters Clean
The European Commission proposed an ambitious strategy to protect Europe’s marine environment. The Thematic Strategy on the Protection and Conservation of the Marine…
The U.S. Shipping Coordinating Committee, sponsored by the Department of State, will meet in Washington, DC on November 14. The purpose of the meeting is to finalize…
A working group of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC), sponsored by the U.S. Coast Guard, will meet in Kings Point, New York on November 17 and 18.