Samsung Heavy wins $1.29b Order
Samsung Heavy Industries Co., won a $1.29b order to build eight container ships for a European company. The vessels will be delivered by 2011, the company said in a regulatory filing.
Hearing on the Safety and Security of LNG
On May 7, the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure will conduct a field hearing in Farmingville…
Bill Introduced for Water Resources Development
Senator Boxer (D-CA) introduced the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 (S. 1248) to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources…
Coast Guard Conducting a Waterway Study of Portland Harbor
The Coast Guard is conducting Waterways Analysis Reviews of Portland Harbor and Portland Approaches. The Waterways Analysis Review is used to determine the effectiveness…
ACL to Hold its 2007 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
American Commercial Lines Inc. (ACL) announced that it will hold its 2007 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Monday, May 21, 2007, at 1:00 p.m. eastern daylight time at Headquarters…
Omega Navigation to Present at Conference
Omega Navigation Enterprises, Inc. a provider of global marine transportation services focusing on product tankers, announced that Matthew W. McCleery, a member of its Board of Directors…
Ziobro Appointed VP at U.S. Shipping Partners
U.S. Shipping Partners L.P. announced the appointment of Jan T. Ziobro, a 28-year veteran of the shipping industry, as Vice President, New Construction. In this role, Mr.
Coast Guard Establishes Mariner Website
The Coast Guard launched a website to provide merchant mariners with real-time information on the status of pending mariner credential applications. Merchant mariners…
Aker Kvaerner Celebrates Subsea Engineering and Manufacturing Center
Aker Kvaerner will officially celebrate the expansion and state-of-the-art upgrade of its integrated subsea engineering and manufacturing facilities in Tranby, Norway on May 10.
Manitowoc Company to Present at Conference
The Manitowoc Company, Inc. will participate in the Bank of America Basics/Industrials Conference, which will be held at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City from May 8 through May 10, 2007.
Global Fleet Station Begins Training
U.S. Navy and Coast Guard training teams began their portion of the pilot Global Fleet Station (GFS) on May 1, aboard High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2), while in port here.
Navy Announces Commissioning of Submarine Hawaii
The Virginia-class nuclear attack submarine Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Hawaii (SSN 776) currently berthed at the Electric Boat Shipyard is decorated for her christening ceremony.
New Orleans Arrives At Homeport San Diego
San Diego welcomed USS New Orleans (LPD 18), the Navy’s newest surface ship, as it arrived at its new homeport May 3. New Orleans, the second of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport ships…