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.
Coast Guard Responds to Spill
The Coast Guard, Harris County Pollution Control, Nassau Bay Volunteer Fire Department, Kemah Fire Department and Texas General Land Office are working together…
McMurdo Sells Lights Division
McMurdo announces the conditional sale of its Survivor Location Lights business to Danish owned company Daniamant Ltd. The move to transfer the manufacture of lifejacket…
J. Ray McDermott Selects AVEVA
announced that J. Ray McDermott (J. for its engineering projects. Project management and procurement of engineering projects is one of J. RAY's primary areas of expertise.
Navy Awards Multiple Contracts
The U.S. Navy is awarding indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award contracts to 251 contractors that will provide for their competition for service…
Northrop Grumman Awarded LPD Contracts
Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, New Orleans, La., is being awarded a $2,491,389,968 fixed-price incentive contract for construction of two LPD 17 Class amphibious transport dock ships (LPD 22 and 23)…
Sunken B.C. Ferry Crew Members Face Uncertainty
According to the AP, B.C. Ferries says it will suspend and possibly fire a handful of crew members who were working on the Queen of the North the night it sank if…
A/S Steamship Torm CFO Resigns
A/S Steamship Co. Torm, a Danish shipping company, said Friday that Chief Financial Officer Klaus Nyborg resigned and accepted a position with Pacific Basin Shipping Ltd. in Hong Kong.
ABS Issues New Guidance
Interest in ice-class tankers has been steadily rising as oil export from Russia’s Northern regions becomes increasingly viable. According to industry analysts,…
Neptune LNG LLC DWP – Environmental Statement
The Maritime Administration (MarAd) issued a Notice stating that the draft environmental impact statement for the Neptune LNG LLC liquefied natural gas (LNG) deepwater…
IMO Notification at Ports Where VOC are Regulated
The IMO issued a Circular reminding member governments of their obligation to notify the IMO of the ports and terminals where emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are regulated.
Irving’s Bid to Build Navy Ships Unchanged
According to the Chronicle Herald, a deal to save Quebec’s Davie shipyard hasn’t changed Irving’s plans to bring a $2.1b navy shipbuilding project to Halifax. But…
Louisiana, Coast Guard Sign Maritime Safety Pact
According to a news press release from Governor Kathleen Blanco of Louisiana, officials from the U.S. Coast Guard and state of Louisiana formalized an important…
CARAT Seminar Centers Discussion on Maritime Security
U.S. Navy and Republic of Singapore navy (RSN) sailors and officers shared their views on terrorism and maritime security during a seminar on the subjects May 31 at the RSN’s Changi Naval Base.
USCG Cutter Set to Mark Historical Site
The Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin is scheduled to set the historic "Francis Scott Key" buoy off of Fort McHenry, Md., near the Key Bridge Monday, June 5, 2006.
Navy, Coast Guard Join Forces in Persian Gulf
Quick and maneuverable, U.S. Navy and Coast Guard patrol boats have become an integral part of maritime security operations (MSO) in the Persian Gulf. As part of Commander…