Aker Kvaerner Deepwater Contract for Gulf of Mexico
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.
NSC1 Fabrication Unit Lifted Into Place Since Hurricane
The first National Security Cutter (NSC 1) fabrication unit to be lifted into place since Hurricane Katrina swept through the Gulf Coast is pictured here at Northrop Grumman's Pascagoula…
Maritime Security: More Work to be Done
Global maritime anti-terror laws introduced last year have broadly enhanced sea security, but many challenges lie ahead, a principal architect of the measures said in an interview…
Interior Design Firms Chosen for “Super-C” Vessels
been selected by Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft shipyard as the interior design companies for BC Ferries’ three new Super C-class vessels. SmartDesign Group…
New Bergesen Worldwide Gas Deal for MTS
Marine Transaction Services (MTS), a leading provider of second generation e-business solutions, has recently secured a contract with Bergesen Worldwide Gas ASA (BW Gas), formerly Bergesen d.y. ASA.
Busch Named Vice President of Titan
Todd Busch has been promoted to vice president of Titan, Crowley's newly acquired salvage company which will be a part of the company's Marine Services segment. of Marine Services.
Great Lakes Execs, IMO Talk Invasive Species
A 22-member binational delegation from the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System met today in London with Jean-Claude Sainlos, the International Maritime Organization’s…
LNG Terminals: Pre-Filing Procedures
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued its rule establishing procedures requiring prospective applicants for FERC authorization to site and construct…
NNS Gets $6 Million
(N00024-02-C-2106) for an additional year of standard Navy valve yard services. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va. $5,564,456, will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. contracts.
This Day in Naval History - Oct. 18
1812 - U.S. sloop of war Wasp captures HM brig Frolic. 1859 - U.S. Marines reach Harper's Ferry, Va., and assault the arsenal seized by John Brown and his followers.
SeaWave Acquires Rydex
SeaWave LLC announced a definitive agreement to acquire the intellectual property and technology assets of Rydex, the Maritime Data Solutions business, headquartered in British Columbia, Canada.
Unocal Thailand, Ltd. Awards Contract
Ocean Specialists, Inc. has been awarded a consultancy contract from Unocal Thailand, Ltd. to study Unocal’s offshore communication network alternatives in the Gulf of Thailand.
ACR Forms Bridge Information Group
Expanding its position in the commercial marine sector, U.S.-based ACR Electronics, Inc. announced a new suite of ACR-branded bridge information technologies that…
Navy Mulls Two Large Amphibious Assault Ships
The Canadian navy is drafting a plan to acquire two large amphibious assault ships capable of transporting thousands of troops and dozens of tanks and trucks across the seas…
India to Build Own LNG Fleet
Despite some delays, the Indian shipping industry appears to be finally gearing up to develop an LNG (liquefied natural gas) fleet. It is estimated that by 2012…
Evergreen, Cosco and Hapag-Lloyd Integrate Red Sea Services
Evergreen, together with its joint service partners Hapag-Lloyd and Cosco Container Line, is to merge its two Red Sea services, the Far East - Red Sea (FRS) service…
The Search For John Paul Jones' Ship
Official U.S. Navy file photo of father of the U.S. Navy, John Paul Jones' tomb at the U.S. Naval Academy. Jones is forever immortalized by uttering the words, "I have not yet begun to fight"…
Amendments to SUA Convention Adopted
The IMO said that amendments to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts (SUA) Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation, 1988 and its related Protocol…
Star Cruises Ship Aids in Rescue
Star Cruises officers and crew are trained for any eventuality that may arise at sea, with various safety and emergency drills being regularly conducted onboard its fleet of ships.
Aker Yards Signs Refurb Contract
Aker Yards and Silja Oy Ab have signed a contract for modernizing the two passenger-car ferries Silja Serenade and Silja Symphony. The project will be managed by Aker Finnyards Lifecycle services…