Salvors Welcome New Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention
The world’s marine salvors have welcomed the International Maritime Organization’s adoption of a new Wreck Removal Convention (WRC). International Salvage Union…
Team Lines to Call at DCT Gdansk
DCT Gdansk SA, developer of Poland’s newest deepwater port facility, has signed a contract with major Baltic feeder line Team Lines, under which the carrier has…
Bahia Grande Christened in Korea
Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME) yard in Okpo, Korea. commissioned from DSME by Hamburg Süd. service between Asia/South Africa and South America East Coast. Söhnlein Sektkellereien KG in Wiesbaden…
Lloyd’s Register and International Paint Join Forces
Lloyd’s Register and International Paint have teamed up to offer shipyards in China step-by-step advice on how to prepare to meet the requirements of the new Performance…
Four High Speed Craft at Austal with GL class
classification contract. Four auto express vehicle-passenger catamarans to be built by Austal shipyard will be classed by Germanischer Lloyd. The high speed craft…
Euroseas Buys Containership
Euroseas Ltd., an owner and operator of drybulk carriers, container ship and multipurpose vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for dry bulk and containerized cargoes…
SUEZ LNG implements U.S. Citizen Crewing Agreement
SUEZ LNG, Massachusetts Maritime Academy (Academy), and the International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots (MM&P) announced an agreement to recruit, train…
Danaos Secures Bareboat Charters for Containerships
Danaos Corporation secured 18 year bareboat charters for each of two 6,500 TEU containerships. These vessels are part of the recently placed order with Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd.
Taylor Pledges Hearing on Navy Boat Barriers
U.S. Congressman Gene Taylor, Chairman of the Seapower and Expeditionary Forces Subcommittee, informed the United States Navy that he will hold a hearing to investigate…
Evergreen Line boosts Greece-Turkey Service
Evergreen Line is to upgrade its Greece-Turkey (GTS) service – currently linking its hub in Taranto, Italy with Piraeus and Thessaloniki in Greece, and Haydarpasa…
Australia Invests in Shipbuilding
The expansion of Western Australia’s shipbuilding capabilities is set to continue with the construction of two crucial common-use facilities at the Australian Marine Complex (AMC) at Henderson.
SCC to Meet June 12
The Shipping Coordinating Committee, sponsored by the US Department of State, will meet in Washington, DC on June 12. The purpose of the meeting is to prepare for…
Golar LNG Announces Q1 Results
Golar LNG reports its highest ever quarterly net income at $53.3 million for the three months ended March 31, 2007, as compared to $36.6 million for the three months ended December 31, 2006.
San Diego (LPD 22) Keel Laying
Shipyard workers at Northrop Grumman Ship Systems' (NGSS) Ingalls Operations laid the keel for the future USS San Diego (LPD 22) during a ceremony May 23 at the Pascagoula shipyard.
SAIC Wins Navy Contract
procured via publication on the Federal Business Opportunities website and posting to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems e-Commerce Central website, with two offers…
Grand Alliance Enhances Routes
response to the increasing cargo volume. service loop, and an additional eighth vessel will be deployed for the service. deployed in EUM will be in an average capacity of approx. present 4,400 TEU.
Dockwise Christens Super Ship in China
Dockwise Yacht Transport , a group company of Dockwise, recently merged with Sealift Ltd, has christened the largest and most modern yacht carrier in the world.
Fleet Floats into NYC
USS Wasp (LHD 1) passes the Statue of Liberty as the ship enters New York Harbor during the parade of ships on the opening day of the 20th anniversary of Fleet Week New York.
This Day in Naval History - May 25
1952 - USS Iowa (BB 61) bombards Chongjin, Korea. 1973 - Launch of Skylab 2 mission, which was first U.S. manned orbiting space station. It had an all Navy crew of Capt. Charles Conrad Jr.
Bocimar Announces Fleet Expansion
CMB confirms that its subsidiary Bocimar International has sold its newbuilding Panamax vessel Jiangnan 2345 (2007 – 76,000 dwt). The net sale price amounts to $65m.