Iran, India SPA No Longer Valid
Last October, Tehran linked its energy dialogue to India’s nuclear diplomacy asking New Delhi to support Iran in the next meeting of the IAEA board of governors in November.
Natchez Barge Accident Investigated
A rainsquall that reduced visibility appears to have been the cause of a barge hitting a piling of the Mississippi River bridge at Natchez this past weekend, the Biloxi Sun Herald reported.
Russian Navy Upgrades Subs
Russian mini-submarines from the same class of a craft that was involved in a tense rescue operation at the bottom of the Pacific last year will be upgraded with new foreign-made equipment.
SAM Electronics Tapped to Supply Cruise Ships
Hamburg-based SAM Electronics has been commissioned to supply seven new cruise ships building in Italian and German yards with proprietary NACOS 65-5 integrated…
TSB Responds to Marine Safety Recommendation
The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada issued its Assessment of the response of Transport Canada to the earlier TSB Marine Safety Recommendation relating…
NOAA Launches Coast Pilot Disaster Impact Web Site
The NOAA Office of Coast Survey has established a special Coast Pilot Disaster Impact Web site to help speed the recovery efforts of 21 significant port facilities in Texas…
Northrop Grumman Awarded Contract for Work on USS Toledo
Corporation has been awarded a contract from the U.S. nuclear-powered submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769). contract is valued at approximately $34.7 million. million.
Keppel Wins Fifth Jackup Order from Scorpion
Keppel AmFELS has received a fifth order from Scorpion Offshore (Scorpion) for a jackup rig valued at $143 million. This contract is signed with Scorpion’s wholly-owned subsidiary…
New RoRos for Airbus
Höegh Autoliners AS together with Louis Dreyfus Armateurs S.A.S. (LDA) expand their commitments to Airbus by ordering two additional special purpose RoRo carriers for long term employment to Airbus.
This Day in Naval History - Feb. 01
1941 - The U.S. fleet is reorganized, reviving the Atlantic and Pacific Fleets. 1942 - USS Enterprise (CV 6) and USS Yorktown (CV 5) make the first World War II…
Transas to Supply Simulator for Brazilian Waterways Training Center
Transas USA has been selected to supply full mission Navigational and Dynamic Positioning Simulator systems to the Waterways Training Center, located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Ferry Manager Sentenced for Sewage Cumping
The U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut stated that the operations manager of the Fisher Island Ferry was sentenced to 30 days imprisonment, one year of supervised release…
EPA – Cleaner Air Emissions from SI Ferries
A on the Staten Island ferry will not only be free, it will be clean - and that's just the beginning of a region-wide effort to clean up the ports in the Northeast, according to the U.S.