SRH Marine Order S-VDRs
Northrop Grumman Corporation has received orders from SRH Marine Electronics SA of Piraeus, Greece, to supply more than 60 simplified voyage data recorders (S-VDRs)…
MarAd and Hapag-Lloyd Sign Agreement
MarAd and Hapag-Lloyd, LLC, entered into agreements calling for non-emergency repairs to be performed in United States shipyards on five vessels enrolled in the Maritime Security Program.
Maritime Heavy Transportation Companies Dockwise and Sealift Announce Merger
Maritime companies Dockwise and Sealift announced a merger. By combining their fleet of vessels, the companies will be able to provide an enhanced service to customers.
MarAd Resumes Ship Disposal for James River Fleet
The federal government will resume disposing of ships from the James River Reserve Fleet, Maritime Administrator Sean T. Connaughton announced. The announcement…
Bueno Joins Sales Team at ACR Electronics
Sales Manager. Bueno is an international sales and marketing veteran having most recently held positions with Directlink International and Cosmo Communications Corp. both located in Miami, Florida.
EU Double Hull Legislation Signed
The President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, officially signed a European Parliament and Council Regulation that represents an important response…
Manitowoc Company Announces Management Transition
The Manitowoc Company, Inc. announced that the company’s board of directors has elected Glen E. Tellock, as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Tellock succeeds Terry D.
Bharati Shipyard to Build Offshore Vessel for Great Offshore
According to the Hindu, Bharati Shipyard will construct and supply an offshore support vessel to integrated offshore oilfield services provider Great Offshore for $64.8m.
Swedish Coast Guard Orders Third Vessel
In December 2005 the Swedish Coast Guard awarded Damen the newbuilding contract for two state-of-the-art 81-metre Coast Guard Vessels. Construction of these vessels…
Commuter Ferries for Manila’s Pasig River
Long considered a polluted ditch through the city, Manila’s Pasig River is being rehabilitated. Central to this endeavor is a ferry service that will include 15…
GE Shipping Takes Delivery of Handymax Dry Bulk Carrier
Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd (GE Shipping) has announced has taken delivery of the 47,240 dwt, 1997 built Handymax dry bulk carrier. Now named Jag Riddhi,…
Heerema to Invest $1b for New Deepwater Construction Vessel
Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) is investing $1b in a new deepwater construction vessel. The new vessel will feature unrivalled speeds and state-of-the-art equipment.
Diana Shipping Takes Delivery of Capesize Bulk Carrier
Diana Shipping Inc. has taken delivery of the 180,235 dwt Capesize dry bulk carrier, to be renamed Aliki, built in 2005 by Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Saijo Shipyard.
NB Kitsap Submariners Celebrate 107 Years of History
More than 1,100 submariners and their guests attended the 107th Enlisted Submariner's Birthday Ball at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel Grand Ballroom on April 28. Twenty…
Navy Awards $11m Option to Alion
Alion Science and Technology announced the Navy’s Program Executive Office for Aircraft Carriers has funded the second, one-year option period under the Program…
Crane Strikes McTeer Bridge
On April 26, a crane being towed by the tug Sara Kaitlin struck the McTeer Bridge on the Beaufort River. The barge under tow, Mobro 139, was carrying the crane that struck the bridge.
BOXESG Enters 7th Fleet: Sets Course for Home
USS Boxer (LHD 4) and ships assigned to Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group (BOXESG) steam alongside while transiting to U.S. 5th Fleet's area of responsibility. 5th Fleet…
Major Offshore Tracts to be Opened
Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne announced a major federal initiative to boost oil and natural gas production on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico and off Alaska.
Freight Rates to Fall?
While the international ferver for all things maritime continues to sweep the globe, with record high markets in the construction of ships, boats, and offshore structures…
Vanuatu Expands its Presence in Asia
The Republic of Vanuatu, with an established network of offices, deputy commissioners, special agents and inspectors in Asia – Tokyo, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong…