Ronald Reagan Strike Group Operates with JMSDF Ships
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) guided missile destroyer JS Myoko (DDG 175) pulls alongside USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) for a refueling at sea (RAS). Ronald…
Prime Resource and Broadband Maritime Sign Agreement and Plan of Merger
Prime Resource, Inc. and Broadband Maritime Inc., a privately held Delaware corporation offering turn key, always-on Internet access to commercial shipping fleets…
Hamworthy Wins Orders for 8 LNG Reliquefaction Systems
Hamworthy PLC said it won orders to supply 8 LNG reliquefaction systems worth over 20 mln stg and said the deliveries will be made during 2008. Hamworthy said Daewoo…
Government May Recall Ghost Ships
The government may bring an end to the Ghost Ships by recalling them, reports the Northern Echo. Reclamation company Able UK has been battling for more than three…
Knightsbridge Tankers Extends Time Charter
Knightsbridge Tankers Limited entered into a new time charter agreement for the VLCC MT Mayfair. The ship is currently trading in the spot market, and will commence…
Hercules Offshore to Acquire TODCO for $2.3 B
Hercules Offshore, Inc. entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Hercules Offshore will acquire 100% of the outstanding stock of TODCO in a stock…
BAE Systems to Overhaul Coast Guard Cutter
Global defense contractor BAE Systems will overhaul the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Munro this summer in San Francisco for $1.7 million. BAE will repair the 378-foot…
Coast Guard Releases Report on LNG Ships
The Coast Guard has completed a review of the Waterway Suitability Assessment for the Bradwood Landing Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal project submitted by Northern Star Natural Gas, LLC.
General Dynamics Awarded $144m Contract
General Dynamics Land Systems, General Dynamics Amphibious Systems, Woodbridge, Va., was awarded a $144m modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (M67854-01-C-0001) on Mar.
Death Toll Rises in China Sea Ship Collision
According to Xinhua, the death toll from an accident in the East China Sea rose to nine on when rescuers retrieved another body from a cargo ship that sank after…
EU Clears Thales, DCN Shipbuilding Combo
France's two main warship makers, DCN and Thales SA, won EU approval Tuesday to combine their shipbuilding businesses, boosting the prospect of wider consolidation in Europe's fragmented naval sector.
Hawaii Opposes California Container Tax
The California state legislature is considering a new tax on shipping containers that would cost an estimated $34m a year to Hawaii shippers, The Pacific Business Journal reported.
Gulf of Mexico's Tahiti is an Island of Steel
Soon there will be more than one Tahiti in ocean waters, but this one won't be a romantic Pacific honeymoon destination with white sand beaches and mesmerizing waterfalls.
Ferry American Pride Runs
The Coast Guard continues to coordinate the response to Saturday's grounding of the passenger ferry American Pride on Triangle Reef, just off the Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas Harbour, U.S.
Putin Vows to Sign Ordinance on United Shipbuilding Corp.
President Vladimir Putin has said that he will sign a decree on the establishment of the United Shipbuilding Corporation on Wednesday. First Deputy Prime Minister…
Markunas and Hays Join Woods Hole Group
Peter Markunas of Eastham and Beth Hays of Brewster have joined the Woods Hole Group as Coastal Engineer and Environmental Permitting Specialist, respectively. Markunas…
Plan for Port of Philadelphia to be Unveiled
The Maritime Stakeholders Group from the Port of Philadelphia will hold a news conference Wednesday March 21 at 11:30 a.m. to announce plans for a major development…
Shell First to Install Hull Integrity System Onboard
Shell International Trading and Shipping Company (Shell) has become the first ship operator to install Lloyd’s Register’s Hull Integrity system onboard one of its managed vessels…
TEN Announces Charters for Tankers
Navigation Ltd. share if rates exceed that minimum. delivered in April 2007 from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South Korea. immediately upon delivery. corresponding charter period.
Baosteel Invests in China's Shipbuilding Industry
The Shanghai Baosteel Group Corp., China's largest steel producer, is to cooperate with the China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) to construct the country's largest shipbuilding base.