Ecology Proposes Spill Prevention and Response Readiness Rules
Washington waters and to improve response readiness. trucks and rail cars. facility and vessel operators who transfer oil to or from vessels. practices to prevent spills.
Broström Tanker Propelled by Rolls-Royce
Bro Deliverer is the first of a series of four combined product/chemical tankers which break new ground in propulsion systems. They will all be propelled, maneuvered…
Container Carrier Christened at Aker Yards
On June 14, the christening ceremony of a Container Carrier, ordered by Baltic Container Shipping, took place at Aker Yards shipyard in Rauma. The vessel to be managed…
Crowley's Bay-Area Tugs Relocate to Port of Oakland
To better serve its Oakland ship assist and escort customers Crowley Maritime Corporation is relocating its tugs to Berth 9 in the Port of Oakland effective Friday, June 16.
O’Brien’s Group Celebrates Grand Opening of Command Post and EOC
The O’Brien’s Group celebrated the grand opening of a new state-of-the-art Command Post and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Slidell, La. O’Brien’s previous…
Canada Appeal Denied in Port State Control Case
Transport Canada stated that the Supreme Court of Canada has declined to consider the appeal of the ship owner in a case challenging the decision of Canadian port…
Goldman Agrees to Buy AB Ports for $4.6b
Bloomberg reports that Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and its bidding partners agreed to buy Associated British Ports Holdings Plc., after raising their offer to $4.6b.
Shipyard Auction Row May be Over
Reports indicate that the legal battle over the ownership of the largest piece of the former Fore River shipyard appears to be over, more than three years after…
Murphy in Talks to Sell Gas to Petronas
According to reports, Murphy Oil Corp said it is in negotiations with Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas), the state oil company, for the sale of gas from its fields offshore Sarawak.
Former B.C. Ferries Safety Director Sues
The Canadian Press is reporting that former safety director of B.C. Ferries who resigned after the sinking of the Queen of the North is suing the corporation, saying…
Rutter Names Engineering & Automation President
Rutter Inc. July 10, 2006, Mr. Glenn Willar, P. Eng. Rutter Engineering & Automation Inc. personnel. acquisition by Rutter Inc. Mr. with DPL, and Regional Manager for the Maritimes Division of SEA.
ABB Wins $50m North Sea Power Contract
ABB will supply the converter stations at each end of the 292km cable which will bring DC power from Lista in southern Norway to the Valhall oil field in the North…
Pascagoula Harbor Navigation Project – Environmental Statement
The US Army Corps of Engineers issued a Notice stating that it intends to prepare a draft supplement to the environmental impact statement (DEIS) to address the…
Chairman Blust to Leave FMC
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced that Chairman Steven R. Blust intends to leave the agency after completion of his current term. He joined the agency…
Barge hits bridge in Port of Tampa
Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Fla., is trying to find the owner of a 60-ft. work barge that struck the northbound lanes of the Howard Frankland Bridge, Interstate 275.