Cruise Ship Crew Member Missing
A person on board a luxury cruise ship has disappeared during a voyage. According to Carnival Cruise Lines, a crew member from the cruise ship Imagination was reported…
New Cruiseline Opens Offices in Seattle
The Majestic America Line, specializing in river and coastal cruising, has opened offices in Seattle. The newly formed line is operated by Ambassadors Cruise Group LLC…
Coast Guard Responds to Oil Spill in Lake Charles
The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill in the Calcasieu Parish Ship Channel, near the CITGO Clifton Ridge Terminal, in Lake Charles, La. CITGO notified watchstanders…
VYCON's REGEN for Shipyard RTG Cranes
Storage System. to save on the consumption of diesel fuel and reduce emissions produced by cranes at shipyards. reduction and improved system response benefit the environment…
TEN Announces Charter Extension for Tanker
Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. announced a three-year charter extension for its 2005-built double-hull 1C ice class Suezmax tanker Euronike to a large independent United States refiner…
MMA Graduate Hugs President Bush
In a story reported by the NY Times, Gabriel Whitney says he did not plan to nearly suffocate President Bush in a bear hug. In fact, he did not plan to hug him at all. But when Mr.
Harvey Gulf Lease Property at Port of Fourchon
Harvey Gulf International Marine, Inc., has completed the leasing of property in the Port of Fourchon for the support of operations in the deep waters and the shelf of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
J. Ray McDermott Returns To New Orleans
Orleans, LA. The return to NOLA comes nearly ten months after Hurricane Katrina forced the evacuation of J. temporary offices in Amelia, Louisiana and Houston, Texas. (formerly the Amoco Building).
Breaux’s Bay Builds on Tradition
This coming September, Offshore Oil Services of Freeport Texas will add the eighth boat to their distinctively white-hulled fleet of crew boats when they take deliver…
GlobalSantaFe SCORE Climbs
Worldwide oil and gas drilling contractor GlobalSantaFe Corporation reported that the company's worldwide SCORE, or Summary of Current Offshore Rig Economics, for…
Asian Agreement Thwarting Piracy to Take Effect
A landmark regional cooperation pact against marine piracy in Asia is set to take effect in early September. Singapore's foreign affairs ministry says 11 countries…
South Korea's Shipyards May Raise Prices
Bloomberg has reported that South Korea's seven shipbuilders, which delivered 38 percent of the world's vessels in 2005, said they may raise the prices of new ships…
Second CARAT Phase Underway in Thailand
The Thailand phase of the exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) series officially began June 20 at the Royal Thai Navy’s (RTN) Lam Tien Naval…
NAVCOM Defense Electronics Awarded Contract
NAVCOM Defense Electronics, Inc., El Monte, Calif., is being awarded an $11.4m firm-fixed-price contract for URN-25 tactical air navigation systems and on-board and shore-based spares.
Husky Energy Makes New Oil Discovery
The Canadian Press has reported that Husky Energy Inc. has made a sizeable new hydrocarbon discovery in western section of its White Rose oilfield located off the shore of Newfoundland.
Hearing Conducted on USCG Authorizing Legislation
The Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure conducted a Hearing on Coast Guard authorizing legislation.
Tugboat Strikes Railroad Bridge
Foggy conditions are being blamed for a tugboat striking the concrete bridge abutments on the Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge. The Tuesday morning incident occurred…
Aker Yards Delivers Missile Boat
A missile boat in the Hamina class – dubbed Pori and the last in the series of four built at Aker Yards, Rauma, was delivered to the Finnish Navy. The four vessels form the Navy s new "Squadron 2000".
OSG to Time Charter Product Carriers
Overseas Shipholding signed agreements with subsidiaries of Cido Tanker Holding to timecharter a pair of product/chemical carriers for 10 years. The 47,000 dwt ships…
CMB Continues Fleet Rejuvenation
CMB confirmed that its subsidiary, Bocimar and Wah Kwong, have sold the panamax vessel Yasmine Venture (2006 - 73,546 dwt) - ordered in joint venture in 2003 from Jiangnan (China) - to Diana Shipping.