Coast Guard Rescues Worker
A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew airlifted a male crewman today from the oil rig South Pass 57, located approximately 10 miles east of the mouth of the Mississippi River near Southwest Pass.
Pha Rung Delivers Cargo Ship
The Pha Rung Shipyard, a member of the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin) on handed over a dry-cargo ship to Dong Do Shipping Lines Company under the…
B.C. Ferries Defends Crew
According to reports, the head of B.C. Ferries is questioning the suggestion that a lack of crew training may have played a role in the sinking of the Queen of the North.
Oglebay Norton Sells Six Vessels
Steamship Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GATX Corporation. Middletown, S/S Courtney Burton, and M/V Fred R. White. progressing with its negotiations for the sale of the M/V David Z. Earl W.
FTMSC Offers New Pricing Programs
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Coast Guard: Captain Negligent in 2005 Ship Run Aground
According to reports, an investigation by the Coast Guard says negligence by the captain caused a cargo ship to run aground near Barbers Point Harbor, Hawaii last year. The 555-ft.
MarAd Launches Merchant Mariner Outreach System
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MarAd) has announced the creation of the new web-based Mariner Outreach System (MOS). The system…
Alaska Low-Sulfur Diesel Fuel Transition
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated its final rule implementing requirements for sulfur, cetane, and aromatics for highway, nonroad, locomotive…
SECNAV Makes First Visit to JFK
Secretary of the Navy Donald C. Winter paid a special visit to USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) June 2 as part of an extended tour of naval assets in the Southeast region.
Stennis Assists Coast Guard
USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) participated in a joint rescue effort off the coast of San Diego June 4. At approximately 8:15 a.m., U.S. Coast Guard Helicopter 6040…
Coast Guard: Ships Minimize Speed in Texas Harbor
Ships are limited to daylight operation at minimum speed in the inner harbor of Corpus Christi, Texas, as the clean up of an oil spill from last week continues, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
NYK Obtains ISO Certification
NYK Engineering Co., Ltd., has become the first new shipbuilding consultancy in Japan to obtain ISO 9001:2000 certification. By obtaining the certificate, NYK Engineering…
Qatar Orders LNG Carriers
According to reports, Hyundai Heavy Industries Co and two other South Korean shipbuilders said they won orders for 10 LNG carriers from Qatar Gas Transport totaling $2.5b.
MMS Says Gulf Oil Improving
An improvement has been made over the past month in oil and natural gas output in the Gulf of Mexico, which was interrupted last year when hurricanes Katrina and Rita damaged production platforms.
Iran Rents More Tankers
According to reports, the Norwegian ship brokers confirmed that the National Iranian Tanker Co. has chartered two more very large crude carriers to store unprocessed crude oil.