Houston Conducts Oil Spill Response Drill
Local, state and federal agencies are holding an oil spill response exercise at the Port of Houston, April 25-26. The exercise scenario simulates an explosion, fire onboard the ship Cape Trinity…
Panama Announces Expansion
will double capacity and allow more traffic. comprehensive analyses and studies by the ACP. a graduated toll system. Dr. Torrijos at a Town Hall meeting in Panama today.
Pakistani Admiral Becomes Commander of Maritime Task Force
Pakistan Navy's Vice Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Adm. Mohammad Haroon Hi, addresses the crowd during a change of command ceremony for Commander Combined Task Force…
Missing Chinese Ship Confirmed Sunk
A Chinese cargo ship which was reported missing in the Bohai Sea of north China over two months ago has been found sunk in the sea with 10 people aboard missing, local maritime authorities said.
Aker Yards to Build PSVs for Greatship Limited
Greatship (India) Limited, wholly owned subsidiary of The Great Eastern Shipping Company Limited, Mumbai India, has confirmed an agreement with Aker Yards, for the…
Sadler Rejoins Lloyd’s Register
Richard Sadler is rejoining the Lloyd’s Register Group as Director of Operations for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) after two years with the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Keppel FELS: Bright Future for Offshore Drilling Rigs
The Washington Times has reported that the boom in Singapore's offshore oil and gas rig industry is expected to last another decade. Keppel FELS, says energy companies…
State Plans to Reduce Ship Emissions
An ambitious new blueprint by the California Air Resources Board for reducing port pollution statewide would cut emissions from cruise and cargo ships visiting San…
Vinashin to Invest $18.9M in Shipyard Project
The Viet Nam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (Vinashin) recently announced it would invest $18.9m in the construction of a shipyard in the southernmost province of Ca Mau.
POSCO to Reset Steel Prices
POSCO is rearranging its steel prices in response to fluctuating international prices and domestic demand. On May 1, the steel producer will lift prices of mini-mill products…
Study: Puget Sound Ferries Terror Target
The Puget Sound ferry system is believed to be the most likely target of maritime terrorism in the country, The Herald reported. The FBI's Threat Monitoring Unit…
Vietnam, Japan Sign Shipbuilding Contract
The Viet Nam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (VINASHIN) signed a contract to build two 56,200-tonne cargo ships for its Japanese partners in Ha Noi on April 21.
Dive Planned at B.C. Ferry Wreck Site
Canadian investigators, trying to determine the cause of last month's fatal ferry sinking on the Pacific coast, will launch another probe of the underwater wreck site.
Critics Blast Malibu LNG Proposal
Critics of a proposed floating liquefied natural gas terminal off the Ventura Coast outnumbered supporters by more than 2-1 during a public hearing in Malibu. More than 60 people spoke at the hearing.
Northrop Grumman Reports 1Q Results
share, for the same period of 2005. share, from the sale of TRW Automotive common stock. to lower sales in the company's Ships business. from Information & Services, Aerospace and Electronics.
Panama Canal Details $5.25B Expansion Plans
The Chairman of the Panama Canal Authority's (ACP) Board of Directors announced recently its recommendation to build a new lane along the Panama Canal that will double capacity and allow more traffic.