Quintana Prices 8 Vessels for 2010
Quintana Maritime Ltd., a Greek shipping company specializing in dry bulk cargo, said Tuesday it secured eight vessels under a master time charter with Bunge SA at an average daily rate of $21,800.
Theisen to Join Aker American Shipping as VP of Finance
Jan Ivar Nielsen, Aker American Shipping's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Head of Investor Relations has accepted a position with Aker Yards and will be leaving the group. Replacing Mr.
Northrop Grumman and ACB Partner for New Concept
Grumman Corporation in partnership with Aluminum Chambered Boats, Inc. (ACB), "splashed" into Bellingham Bay in Washington recently, initiating its in-water evaluation.
Canaveral Names First Female Director of Operations
When Tracy Curry takes the reins as the new Director of Operations at Port Canaveral on June 4, she will make history locally and nationally. Curry is the first…
Ezra Awards Contract to Labroy
Ezra Holdings has awarded a contract to Labroy Shipbuilding and Engineering worth $25.1m. The contract is to build an ultra-large pipe laying, accommodation, well service and maintenance vessel.
U.S. Secretary of Labor Pays Tribute to Merchant Mariners
U.S. Elaine L. awareness and acknowledgement of the achievements and sacrifice of the U.S. sacrifice and given their lives in service of our country. "The U.S. country.
Royal Navy to Get New Sub
The MoD has placed a contract with British industry for the construction of a new nuclear powered attack submarine, to be named HMS Audacious. The 7,800 ton boat…
Bahamas Wants To Boost Ship Registry
The Bahamas is hoping to boost its ship registry from the third largest in the world to number one with the help of one of the country’s closest and most significant trading allies…
IMO – Wreck Removal Convention
The IMO issued a said that the Nairobi International Convention on Removal of Wrecks, 2007 has been adopted in Kenya. The convention will provide a legal basis for coastal States to remove…
China Buys Side Scan Sonar
China’s state owned Guangdong Construction Engineering Group (GCEG) has purchased JW Fishers side scan sonar system. The sonar is being used to the map the bottom…
Newbuilding Named at Odense Steel Shipyard
Odense Steel Shipyard presented its latest newbuilding, an 11,000 TEU container vessel, for the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group. Gunilla Nyman, accompanied by her husband…
Stennis, Nimitz and Bonhomme Richard Enter the Persian Gulf
Nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) transit alongside Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C.
Kuwait to Bid Tankers Soon
The Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) will float a tender to build four crude oil tankers soon, according to a report on Xinhua. The budget for the new fleet is reportedly up to $130m.
SHI to Extend Existing Intergraph Software Installation
Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has committed to using Intergraph’s Marine Enterprise solutions suite for the design and manufacturing of ships. SHI will extend its…
Verreault Navigation Completes Two Repair Contracts
Verreault Navigation has completed two recent repair contracts at our shipyard in Les Méchins. The first contract was awarded to the yard in late April, when the McKeil Marine general cargo vessel…
Todd Shipyards to Overhaul USCGC Polar Sea
Todd Shipyards Corporation said that the U.S. Coast Guard has awarded to its wholly owned subsidiary, Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation a $7.5m modification to…
Power Squadron Honors Sea Rescue
By R/C William E. Florida’s Palm Beach Sail & Power Squadron a unit of the United States Power Squadrons has honored sixteen student heroes from neighboring Riviera Beach Maritime Academy.
Guarino & Cox Designed ATB Launched
The first of a series of 12,000 hp ATB tugs being built for U.S. Shipping Partners, L.P. was recently launched. But the occasion was devoid of the usually expected thrill and large splash.
Mine Games Under Construction at Trinity
Trinity announced recently, they are well under-construction with a 164ft., 28ft. beam, aluminum tri-deck motoryacht to be named Mine Games. Designed and built by Trinity Yachts…
Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks
A new international convention on wreck removal has been adopted in Kenya. and property at sea, as well as the marine environment. President of Kenya, the Honourable Mwai Kibaki. territorial sea.