Pacific Northwest Ports Aim to Reduce Emissions
The Tacoma Daily said ports of Seattle, Tacoma and Vancouver, Canada have proposed performance goals to reduce particulate matter by 70 percent from ships at berth…
Fire Aboard Ship Returning to Seattle
There was a small fire in the engine room of the Norwegian Star cruise ship as it returned to Seattle from an Alaska cruise, KXLY reported. Canada's Transportation…
Merrimac Receives for Satcom Receivers
Merrimac Industries, Inc. announced that it received both an Internal Research And Development (IRAD) and a new co-design contract as a follow-on to the IRAD contract…
Shipping Season Rewarded During National Transportation Week
volume by more than sixty percent. Nicholson Terminal & Dock Company, will receive the St. Development Corporation's Robert Lewis Port Pacesetter Award. Administrator Collister Johnson, Jr.
Hapag-Lloyd to Deliver 8 Newbuildings in 2009
Hapag-Lloyd announced a newbuilding program for eight vessels for delivery in December 2009 (two ships) and in the first half of 2010. It is planned to deploy the…
San Francisco Bay: The Next Generation
On his day off Red and White Port Engineer Mike Epstein likes to take his nearly three-year-old son Mark down to the Bay and onboard the tour boats that he maintains.
USCG Commandant Supports UNCLOS Accession
Adm. Thad Allen, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, issued a statement reiterating long-standing Coast Guard support for joining the Convention on the Law of the Sea.
Matagorda Ship Channel Improvement Project to Hold Meeting
The US Army Corps of Engineers will host a meeting in Port Lavaca, Texas on June 5 to receive public comment on the Matagorda Ship Channel Improvement Project. Written…
New Zealand Navy Orders AUV CAD/CAC
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Island Oil & Gas Drilling Begins at Celtic Sea well
Island Oil and Gas PLC said it spudded a gas appraisal well (49/23-2) in the Celtic Sea, offshore Ireland. The well is the first of this year's drilling program.
Seoul Shares Close at New High on Shipbuilding
South Korean stocks hit a fresh closing high Thursday as investors picked up shipbuilding and machinery shares, taking a cue from overnight gains in U.S. markets, analysts said.
Wärtsilä Acquires Railko
Wärtsilä has signed an agreement to acquire the marine business of Railko Ltd. in the UK, a company specializing in synthetic stern tube bearing technology. The…
Superior Offshore International Announces 1Q Results
Superior Offshore International, Inc. , a leading provider of subsea construction and commercial diving services on the outer continental shelf of the Gulf of Mexico…
Seaarland Sets up in Singapore
Seaarland Shipping Management has set up a commercial office in Singapore and made a strategic move into both the large dry bulk and suezmax tanker sectors. The new Singapore company…