SBX Vessel Fixed
SeaBird Exploration Limited announced has fixed the 2D seismic ship R/V Hawk Explorer for 29 months plus a 12 month extension option. The charter will commence upon…
Truman Wins Environment Quality Award
The Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) will present USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) with the Secretary of the Navy Environment Quality Award for fiscal year 2005 May 3.
GOM Lease Sales Up 38%
Near record oil and gas prices led to robust bidding in an offshore federal lease sale today. The Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 198, garnered $588,309,791 in…
Imtech to Acquire Radio Holland Group
Radio Holland Group B.V. announced that Imtech N.V. intends to acquire its shares. The acquisition will almost double the revenues of Imtech in the maritime market…
Judge Prohibits Liquidators from Sea Malta Selling Ships
Liquidators who had been appointed to dispose of Sea Malta's assets have been prohibited from selling two vessels after an application filed in the First Hall of…
Shell LNG Fleet Earns 'Green Passport'
Shell International Trading and Shipping Company (Shell) has obtained Green Passports for all 25 of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers in its managed fleet.
Maxed-out Hawaii Coast Guard seeks Navy Aid
According to reports, stretched by the Kauai flood disaster and other missions, Coast Guard capabilities are nearly maxed out and the service is asking the Navy to help…
Xtreme Companies Partners With McLeod Design Group
Xtreme Companies, Inc. announced a partnership with McLeod Design Group a custom boat seat manufacturer, whereby McLeod will provide custom seating for the entire Challenger line.
Bill Introduced to Reform DHS Science Programs
Representative Reichert (R-WA) introduced a bill (H.R. 4941) to reform the science and technology activities of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. (3/14/06).
Execs: Bigger Cruise Ships May Not be Better
According to reports, shipbuilders are capable of building cruise ships even larger than Royal Caribbean International's planned 6,000-passenger Genesis vessel.
Shell initiates Beaufort Sea Oil Exploration
Shell is planning to begin its Beaufort Sea oil exploration this summer, a state official said. The initial work will involve excavating "well cellars" from below the sea floor.
Northrop Grumman to Test SVDRs
The U.S. Coast Guard has certified Northrop Grumman Corporation as an authorized annual service provider for shipboard voyage data recorders (VDRs). The certification…
George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Upper Bow Lifted Into Place
Northrop Grumman Newport News lowered the upper bow unit of the George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) aircraft carrier into place Mar. 15. The placement of this 780-ton bow section completes the flight deck…
DOD Senior Executive Pays Tribute to Women in National Service
Patricia Bradshaw, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Civilian Personnel Policy (CPP), addressed more than 150 employees at the Naval Sea Systems Command’s celebration…
ConocoPhillips Marine Donatation to Help LNG Training
SUNY Maritime College has received a corporate donation of $10,000 from ConocoPhillips Marine to advance Maritime’s Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) training and educational program.
Vericor Awarded Contract
spare engines for the Landing Craft-Air Cushion Service Life Extension Program. be completed by December 2008. the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. (N00024-06-D-4107).
Marine Security Announces Joint Venture
Marine Security Services, a division of York-Mahar, Inc., announced a partnership with MARSAF, Marine Safety Consulting. Now offering a full range of professional…
STX Shipbuilding Wins $266m Order
STX Shipbuilding Co. received a $266.7 million order to build six petrochemical product carriers, reportedly from a Hong Kong-based company. STX reportedly plans…
U.S. Ships Complete Neptune Warrior Coalition Course
Three ships led by Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 24 departed Faslane, Scotland, March 11, having completed Neptune Warrior, a coalition course off the coast…
NAVSEA Hosts LCS Mission Modules and HSI Media Forum
Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) held a media forum Wednesday to educate reporters about Human Systems Integration (HSI) Directorate and the Littoral Combat Ship…