Rickmers-Linie Creates Japan Subsidiary
Rickmers-Linie GmbH & Cie KG, the German based global breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo specialist, will establish its own subsidiary company, RICKMERS (JAPAN)…
EDC orders Dredger from IHC Holland
Reports indicate that Emirates Dredging Company (EDC) has signed an agreement with IHC Holland (IHC) to build a cutter suction dredger and a booster station. The…
Agency Urges Action to Prevent Cruise Ship Balcony Fires
According to Cruise Ship Report, lead British agency investigating the March 2006 Star Princess blaze has urged cruise lines to take action to prevent fires from starting on balconies of cruse ships.
Aker Yards Announces Record Backlog
Aker Yards ASA reported an EBITDA of NOK 357 million for the first quarter of 2006, an increase of 125 percent compared with the first quarter of 2005. The order…
Navy Honored by Mississippi Legislature for Katrina Work
The Mississippi state legislature has honored Mississippi Gulf Coast-based Navy commands for their service to their communities in the Hurricane Katrina evacuation and relief effort. State Sen.
AMSC Gets $13.3M Amendment from ONR
American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC) has finalized an additional contract amendment with the United States Navy's Office of Naval Research (ONR). Under the terms of the amendment…
Coast Guard Responds to Grounded Tank Ship
The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a 748-ft. tank ship that ran aground three miles south of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico, while en route Tallaboa, Puerto Rico, to Cartagena, Colombia.
BW Gas Acquires Yara Fleet
Yara International ASA (Yara) and Bergesen Worldwide Gas ASA (BW Gas) have entered into a Heads of Agreement under which Yara sells its LPG/ammonia fleet to BW Gas…
Navy to Base First Four LCS in San Diego
The Navy announced today that the first four Littoral Combat Ships LCS) will be homeported at Naval Station San Diego, Calif. scale. efficiencies are developed. Quadrennial Defense Review.
Delaware Bay Oil Spill Update
The Coast Guard, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) continue…
Bill Introduced for Homeland Security Grant Reports
Representative Weiner (D-NY) introduced a bill (H.R. 5191) to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to require, as…
Bourbon Orders 12 New Harbor Tugs
the Damen shipyards in China. and international ports. to Les Abeilles. placed in 1998 for the construction of 14 tugs. segment. technical improvements. efficiency. capacity from 57 to 65 tons.