Crowley Names Brickman VP
Crowley Maritime Corporation announced that Jay Brickman has been named vice president of government services. In this role, he will manage the marketing, sales…
Northrop Grumman Names Carroll VP
of U.S. Navy programs for the Ship Systems sector. and future Navy programs. value management, and managing all contractual relationships. management functions.
Saigon Shipyard Completes Largest Vessel
The Saigon Shipbuilding Industry Company (SSIC) handed over Wednesday a 6,500 ton freighter to the Saigon Shipping Company. The Saigon Queen, which cost $7.2 million…
USS Porter Trains with Black Sea Navies
The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in the Black Sea in early February to train with the Ukrainian and Romanian navies. As part of a strategic focus to the south and east…
Port New Orleans Pleads for Aid
According to reports, the Port of New Orleans is in dire need of federal and state aid to save some of its most damaged operations and businesses, the port's president…
Norcontrol IT Wins VTMIS Upgrade for Tianjin Port
Norcontrol IT has been awarded the contract to upgrade the VTS (Vessel Traffic Service) system at Tianjin Port in China with a new VTMIS (Vessel Traffic Management and Information System).
Stealthgas Aquires an Additional LPG Carrier
Stealthgas Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire one additional LPG carrier Gas Fortune for a consideration of $ 9.5 million with expected…
White House Urged to Review Port Deal
According to reports, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee urged the White House on to reconsider approval of a sale that would give a company in…
Knightsbridge Tankers Announce 4Q Results
Knightsbridge Tankers Limited reported a net income of $15.9 million and earnings per share of $0.93 for the fourth quarter of 2005. The average daily time charter…
Calls for Improvement for Sydney Ferries
The State Government has ordered Sydney Ferries to come up with a way to lift its performance by next week, saying too many vessels were out of service. According to The Sydney Morning Herald…
MMS Issues Final Notice of Central Gulf Lease Sale 198
The Minerals Management Service (MMS) has announced the Final Notice of Lease Sale 198 for offshore oil and gas in the Central Gulf of Mexico (GOM). The lease sale is scheduled for March 15…
Transocean Shares Fall
According to Bloomberg, shares of Transocean Inc. had their biggest drop since 2001 on concern rising costs and delays getting rigs ready for new contracts will keep profit from growing.
Platform Shut Down after Leak
A small natural gas leak on the Statfjord A offshore platform shut down 160,000 barrels per day of Norwegian oil production on Feb. 14. The leak was quickly traced to a small hole in a water pipe…
Profitable Year for Shipbuilding Companies
Increased spending on offshore exploration & production (E&P) of oil and gas has increased order-book positions of Indian shipbuilders. ABG Shipyard has an order backlog of Rs 1…
Tanker to Arrive in Port Angeles
A 601-foot tanker that was refloated last week after it ran aground in Alaska is due in with escort to Port Angeles Harbor. The Seabulk Pride left Alaska's Kachemak Bay Feb.
Seaspan Buys Two Ships
Seaspan Corporation announced that it has agreed to purchase two new building vessels from affiliates of Conti Holding GmbH & Co. KG of Germany, increasing Seaspan’s total fleet to 25 vessels.
Crowley Appoints Cunningham to VP
of operations for the company's Puerto Rico liner services group. and security. policies and agreements. Cherry Hill, N.J. moving to Jacksonville in 1993. operations.
Boomtown Barge Headed for Repairs
According to reports, Tugboats began towing Boomtown Casino's gambling barge to a dry dock in Pascagoula. The repairs at Signal International should take about three weeks, company officials said.
USS Fort McHenry, JDS Ohsumi Complete Transport Exercise 2006
USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) returned to its forward deployed base of Sasebo, Japan, Feb. 12, after successfully completing a four-day bilateral Transportation Exercise…
USS Ross Honors Ship's Sponsor
The crew of guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) took time to honor their sponsor during an at sea memorial service Feb. 11. Helen Lou Ross, who passed away Jan.