India to Get over 60 Warships
The Times of India has reported that the Indian Navy is strengthening its ties with key maritime nations in the Indian Ocean region and has long-term plans to get…
TopCat Marine Security Hired to Eliminate Pirates
In response to this latest attack, the Somali has signed a contract with an security company that specializes in marine special operations. New York-based Topcat…
Japan Coast Guard Seeks to Revamp Fleet
Reports have indicated that Japan's Coast Guard, in a bid to improve its surveillance of the sea dividing Japan and China, wants to spend 2.9 billion dollars over seven years to overhaul its fleet.
Sea Containers Names Durant CFO
Ltd. Chief Executive duties on an interim basis for health reasons. as Chairman of the Board. the office on a part time basis. delayed pending his full time return to the company.
Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas Begins Sailing From Tampa
Grandeur of the Seas was originally scheduled to sail from the Port of New Orleans during this winter season, but was redeployed to Tampa in the wake of Hurricane…
Northrop Grumman's UAV Moves Closer to Production
Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for the U.S. Navy. vertical takeoff and landing UAV to the Navy. team, the Navy and U.S. Combat System program. design to…
Wärtsilä Service Acquisition in the Closed
Wärtsilä and Gerhardt Holding Co., Inc. have closed the transaction transferring the service business of Gerhardt to Wärtsilä. The business focuses on servicing…
USS Charlotte Achieves Milestone During Under-Ice Transit
By Lt. j.g. Dave Ozeck, Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. The improved-Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Charlotte (SSN 766) arrived in Norfolk, Va., Nov.
Manitowoc Awarded Contract for Double-Hull Tug/Barge Unit
The Manitowoc Company, Inc. announced that Vane Line Bunkering, Inc. has awarded Manitowoc Marine Group (MMG) a contract for the construction of a 480-ft., 145,000-barrel…
USCG Completes Security Review LNG Proposal
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a Press Release stating that it completed a preliminary review of a waterway security assessment regarding the proposed Crown Landing LNG facility on the Delaware River.
IMO Launches SAFEMED Project
The IMO issued a News Release stating that it and other stakeholders have launched the SAFEMED project for Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation on Maritime Safety and Prevention of Pollution from Ships.
New Aluminum Catamaran Technology Being Introduced
The Virgin Island Department of Planning and Natural Resources/Police has placed in active service its first aluminum catamaran, manufactured using patented-protected technology…