Crowley's First Russian Flagged Vessel Starts Work
Crowley Maritime Corporation's Marine Services unit announced the deployment of the Crowley Alliance, the company's first Russian flagged and crewed vessel serving…
Water Taxi Insurer Sues Coast Guard
Insurers for the company that ran the water taxi that capsized in the Inner Harbor, killing five people, sued the U.S. Coast Guard on Feb. 17, claiming the military…
TOP Tankers to Announce 4Q Results
TOP Tankers Inc announced plans to release its fourth quarter and 2005 year-end results on February 27 at 7:35 AM EST. The company's management will host a conference…
Petronet Acquires Stake in LNG carrier
Petronet LNG signed a time charter agreement to take a 23 percent stake in an LNG vessel which will supply additional fuel to its re-gasification terminal in India.
Signal to Repair Boomtown Barge
Signal International will begin repairing the hull of the Boomtown Casino barge next week. The barge, heavily damaged during Hurricane Katrina, was moved to Signal last week for hull repairs.
CNOOC to Explore Waters off Guinea
CNOOC Ltd. signed a production sharing contract to explore for crude oil and natural gas and develop an area offshore of Equatorial Guinea. The contract area covers 2…
Report: Ferries to Ease Traffic
The planned South City ferry service will remove an estimated 265 cars from Bay Area bridges during rush hour, according to an environmental impact report released last week.
Strike Leaves Passengers Stranded
Seamen decided on Feb. 21 to extend their strike action, creating supply problems to Greece’s islands while also isolating passengers in different parts of the country.
Companies to Assist Vietnamese Shipbuilding
The Viet Nam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, STX company of the RoK and Danish Man B&W Diesel Ltd signed a cooperation agreement in Ha Noi on Feb. 20 on building a 25…
Four Ships Visit St. Kitts
According to the Marine Division of the St. Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority, four cruise ships with just over 3,700 passengers and 1,800 crew visited St. Kitts on Feb. 16.
67 Ships Join Search in China
67 ships and 2,377 people are searching for the 31 Chinese sailors who went missing after a Panamanian freighter ran aground in the sea area off East China's Fujian Province last week.
Aramco Orders Tankers
State-owned Saudi Aramco has awarded South Korean Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering a contract to construct six large oil tankers. No value was given for the deal.
Kidnappers Attack Plant, Navy Ship
Militants holding nine foreign hostages in southern Nigeria attacked another oil facility today and blew up a military vessel in ongoing violence that has cut about…
Frist Calls for Hold on Sea Port Deal
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D. (R-TN) made the following statement on the deal proposed by Dubai Ports World of the United Arab Emirates that would…
Port Controversy Continues
The controversy over the planned acquisition of six port facilities in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Miami, and New Orleans by UAE-based Dubai Ports World (DPW) continues apace.