VT Shipbuilding Delivers HMS Daring Foremast
VT Shipbuilding completed its construction work on the Royal Navy’s first-of-class Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring with delivery of the foremast to BAE Systems Naval Ships in Glasgow.
Vietnam to Build Four Tugs
A company of Vietnam's Defence Ministry and a Dutch industrial group on April 15 signed a 16 million-Eur contract to build four tug-ships, capacity of 5,000 HP each, for Europe.
Japanese, Philippine Ships Collide
A Japanese freighter and a Philippine container ship collided off Tokyo Bay on Thursday, causing the container ship to sink and forcing the evacuation of its crew, the Japan Coast Guard said.
Louisiana Launches Investment Initiative
Louisiana Economic Development (LED) has launched an integrated marketing campaign designed to focus business leaders around the globe on the unprecedented opportunity for investment in Louisiana.
MAN B&W Capitalizes Offshore
MAN B&W Diesel has positioned itself on the offshore market, having sold more than 80 engines to the sector so far this year. The leading supplier of large-bore…
LED Provides Guide to Gulf Opportunity Zone Incentives
Released this week, through the lead sponsorship of Louisiana Economic Development (LED), is a compact and comprehensive business guide to federal and state incentives…
VT Group Named Preferred Bidder for Oman Ship Contract
VT Group (VT), the Support Services and Shipbuilding Company, has been selected as the preferred bidder to enter the next round of discussions for the supply of…
Radio Holland to Market Netwave VDR
Radio Holland Netherlands has formalized a co-operation with Netwave, manufacturer of a new generation of ultra compact Voyage Data Recorders, by signing an official distribution agreement.
W&O Supply Partners with Atlantic Marine
W&O Supply, a supplier of marine valves, pipe, fittings and valve automation services, signed a Master Commodity Agreement with the Atlantic Marine Holding Company and its subsidiaries.
J. Ray McDermott Celebrates 50 Years in Morgan City
1956: Elvis released his first album; the film debut of Invasion of the Body Snatchers was frightening American audiences; My Fair Lady opened on Broadway; and J.
Darr Joins SeaWave&Rydex
SeaWave&Rydex said that Thomas Darr was appointed Senior Account Executive for the Americas. Located in Virginia Beach, Va., Mr. Darr is responsible for selling…
MarAd Approves Containership Sales
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) has given approval to Global Shipping LLC, of Cumberland, Maryland to sale of the containership EWA, official number 530140 to Sea Lion Marine LTD.…
Transocean Inc. to Reactivate Semisubmersible Rig C. Kirk Rhein
Transocean Inc. said that Reliance Industries Limited has awarded a two-year contract for the semisubmersible rig C. Kirk Rhein, Jr. for drilling operations offshore India.
Freedom of the Seas Leaves Yard
Aker Yards NB 1352 -- Freedom of theSeas -- left Finland on April 13, 2006 heading for Hamburg, where it will be delivered later in the month, after a short docking.
Iran Increases LNG Orders
The National Iranian Tanker Co (NITC) -- Iran's state tanker company -- has invested about $2 billion on 17 new oil tankers, and could order at least 30 more liquefied…
BP to Pay Record Price for Drillship
BP reportedly agreed to pay more than $500,000 a day to secure the continued use of a drillship in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a report on www. Business.timesonline.co.uk.
USCG to Examine LNG Route
The U.S. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi will assess safety and security issues associated with liquefied natural gas tankers traveling in the Matagorda Ship Channel…
Japanese Shipping Company to Pay $350K for Polluting
A Japanese shipping company admitted that it intentionally failed to maintain required records concerning overboard discharges of oil sludge and oil-contaminated…
SCC to Meet May 1
The Shipping Coordinating Committee, sponsored by the US Department of State, will meet in Washington, DC on May 1. The purpose of the meeting is to prepare for…
50th Anniversary of Containerization
The History of Containerization Foundation, in cooperation with the Containerization & Intermodal Institute and the Smithsonian Institution, will host the official…