GE Targets LCS Business
GE – Marine has been issued updated certification from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for its LM2500 aeroderivative marine gas turbine. The amended certification…
Two Ships Aground Near Novorossiisk
Twp foreign motor ships, which are in distress in the Tsemesskaya bay, could not get afloat from banks after a strong gale pushed the Barcelona and Ibragim-R motor ships closer to the shore.
Storm Damages Sunken Frigate
The storm that lashed the lower North Island has caused wreckage from an old navy frigate sunk near Wellington last year, to be washed ashore. The former HMNZS Wellington…
Al Bidda Named Best Ship
Qatargas has chosen its LNG carrier Al Bidda for the Best Ship Award, which it has instituted to assess its fleet of ten vessels, which are on a long-term charter for supply of gas to Japan.
Iran Invites Foreign Bids
Iran has invited foreign companies to develop its offshore South Pars gas field, the first such call since President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took power in August, Iran-Mania.com reported.
Tinian Shipping Cites $33M Loss
Tinian Shipping & Transportation Inc. said it incurred losses of more than $33 million over 10 years of operations. Despite this, TSTI will continue to operate the ferry services.
40m Cat Launches Vessel for Bahamas Ferries
Rodriguez Cantieri Navali presented a new vessel dubbed V.Cat40 from its shipyard of Pietra Ligure the 40m for the Shipping Company Bahamas Ferries. Completely in aluminium…
Green Reefers Sells Ship
Green Reefers has concluded sale of the M/V Green Igloo for $2.1 mill. The vessel is 73,000 cu. ft. and built in 1983. Delivery to new owners will take place during April 2006.
Aker Arctic Ice Lab Inaugurated
Aker Arctic, which started operations as a new company in the beginning of 2005, has erected a modern new office and ice model test facility in the Vuosaari district of Helsinki.
Cruise Industry Releases Crime Statistics
Emerging Threats and International Relations. when more than 31 million people sailed on cruise ships. three-year period. Congress. Northeastern University, visiting fellow with the U.S.
Xtreme Announces Fire-Rescue Boat Sale to CT Fire Dept.
Xtreme Companies, Inc. CT. The sales price of the boat was approximately $70,000. Xtreme's to be the best all around, multi-purpose marine craft.
Lockheed Martin Launches First of Two Slice Crew Vessels
(SCTV) the company is building for Hoteleria y Servicios Petroleros, S. C.V. of Mexico on Saturday. Servicios Petroleros, S.A. de C.V. Gulf of Mexico's Campeche Basin Oil Field…
Hornbeck Offshore to Commence Exchange Offer
Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. announced the commencement, on Friday, March 3, 2006, of its offer to exchange any and all of the $75,000,000 aggregate principal…
Washington State issues Notice of Violation to USACE
The Washington State Department of Ecology has cited the US Army Corps of Engineers for spilling approximately 50 gallons of hydraulic oil into the Columbia River from a dredge on October 17, 2005.
MarAd Ends Hurricane Relief Effort
The Training Ship Empire State left New Orleans on Friday, March 3, marking the end of an unprecedented six-month mission for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MarAd).
Guiding National Ocean Research Investment
The NSTC Joint Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology (JSOST) of the US Council on Environmental Quality is hosting a Public Workshop on the Ocean Research Priorities Plan.
Coast Guard Issues Final Report on Oil Spill – final report
The Coast Guard issued its final press release on the response to the oil spill into Arthur Kill. Active shoreline cleanup has been suspended. Excavation and cleanup at the wharf area continues.