ACR Announces Company Changes
sales, the Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., ACR team has assumed new titles and responsibilities. the Pacific Rim and Latin America. been promoted to North America Sales Manager, Marine Division.
Overseas Shipholding to Sell Tankers
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. for net proceeds of approximately $168 million. tankers that are being built at the New Times Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. shipyard in Jinjiang, China.
Sunken Ships to be Considered for Storm Barriers
Marine scientists and Louisiana officials are floating the idea of sinking some of Uncle Sam's cast-off ships along the water's edge to create a steel barrier against hurricane flooding.
Bourne Tug in Need of Rescue
The Boston Globe reported that an old tugboat, New York Central No. 16 will be demolished soon to make way for a CVS pharmacy. A Raynham man started working to save the boat.
NTSB to Release Reports on 2005 Tour Boat Accident
As part of its continuing investigation into the capsizing of the Ethan Allen in Lake George, New York last year, the National Transportation Safety Board will open…
Moran Selects Veson Nautical IMOS
Veson Nautical, a maritime software developer, announced that its Integrated Maritime Operations System (IMOS) has been selected by Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Ct.
Coast Guard Investigates Possible Security Threat
The Coast Guard, along with other federal and local law enforcement agencies responded to a suspected terrorist threat aboard a cargo ship at Port Hueneme, Calif., on Monday, June 26.
Omega Navigation Takes Delivery of Tanker
Omega Navigation Enterprises, Inc., has taken delivery of its third product tanker, its first Handymax (Ice Class 1A) double hull product tanker, the Aris, to be renamed the Omega Prince.
Russia to Pursue offshore Oil and Gas
According to UPI, Russia's first offshore oil and gas platform, LUN-A, is in operation in the sea of Okhotsk on the Sakhalin Shelf. The platform will be used to…
Coast Guard Participates in Joint Pollution Response Exercise
The U.S. Coast Guard and the states of Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, in cooperation with TSAKOS Shipping, Sunoco, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration…
Connaughton Selected as Next Maritime Administrator
The President intends to nominate Sean T. Connaughton, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Maritime Administration at the Department of Transportation. Connaughton…
BC Ferries Vessel Ready After Upgrade
BC Ferries' Queen of Surrey returns to service today on the Langdale – Horseshoe Bay route following a $40m extensive upgrade. The vessel’s extensive upgrade included…
Seadrill Secures Contract for Jack-Up
Seadrill has been awarded a contract by an Indonesian subsidiary of Serica Energy for the jack-up Seadrill 5. The drilling contract includes four wells offshore…
Daewoo Clinches $531m Order
Bloomberg has reported that Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., said it has received a $531m order to build container ships for a customer in Panama. The…
Concordia Maritime Signs Contracts with Lukoil
Concordia Maritime has signed two-year timecharter contracts for the V-MAX vessels Stena Vision and Stena Victory with Litasco, a subsidiary of the Russian oil company Lukoil.
NOAA Grants Permit for Sonar Activities
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued three key documents June 27 that support the critical international naval exercise Rim of the Pacific…
U.S. Sailor Helps Coordinate Rescue Effort
The U.S. Naval Forces Central Command’s (NAVCENT) command center answered a distress call from the owner of the Indian-flagged merchant vessel Kayana, after the ship sank off the coast of Somalia…