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.
Manufacturer-shipper Liable for Containership Loss
In a high visibility (but not precedent setting) case, a company that both manufactured a chemical product and was the shipper of the product was held liable for…
Educational Outreach to U.S. Mariner Candidates
Excelerate Energy and Exmar are increasing their educational outreach efforts by working in cooperation with several National Maritime Enhancement Institutes to offer U.
Status Update: Neptune LNG
In November, a public scoping meeting and informational open house will take place in Massachusetts regarding the proposed Neptune Deepwater Port Project in Massachusetts.
ExxonMobil Withdraws Application
On October 19, 2005, ExxonMobil withdrew the Pearl Crossing Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal application for license to build, own, and operate an offshore terminal…
Status Update: Northeast Gateway
On October 18, 2005, a public scoping meeting was held in Boston, Massachusetts to discuss the proposed Northeast Gateway Deepwater Port project. The purpose of…
MarAd Temporarily Suspends Processing
On October 17, 2005, the Deputy Maritime Administrator issued letters to Governor Kathleen Blanco of Louisiana, Governor Haley Barbour of Mississippi and Governor Robert Riley of Alabama…
Shell Brasil Acquires 5Blocks Offshore Brazil
The exploration acreage was acquired through the company's successful participation in Brazil's seventh bid round. The blocks are located in shallow water areas of the Espírito Santo Basin.
MAN B&W Gets Chinese Training Vessel Contract
MAN B&W Diesel A/S, Denmark, has been awarded the contract to supply a complete propulsion package, including computer-controlled surveillance, for Dalian Maritime…
Designer Chosen for CVN 21 Weapons Elevator
Northrop Grumman selected Federal Equipment Company to design and build the advanced weapons elevator for the new-generation aircraft carrier, CVN 21. Northrop Grumman's…
LR ACP Program Includes MODUs
Lloyd’s Register has been authorized by the US Coast Guard (USCG) to extend its Alternate Compliance Program (ACP) capabilities to include mobile offshore drilling…
Aker Kvaerner Deepwater contract for GOM
Chevron, with partner Kerr-McGee, has awarded Aker Kvaerner, Inc. the semisubmersible hull and mooring system contract for their Blind Faith project in the Gulf of Mexico.
Senior Appointments at NOL
Orient Lines Limited (NOL) announced two senior management appointments. Cedric Foo, currently NOL Group Deputy President, will assume the additional responsibilities…
$70,000 Fine for Marine Polluter
A Newfoundland and Labrador provincial court judge has ordered the Motor Vessel (MV) Nordic Fighter, a Norwegian-registered tanker, to pay a $70,000 penalty for…