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…
SCA Elects New Chairman
The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) announced that Steve Welch, chief executive officer of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corp., has been elected its new chairman, replacing Donald T.
Rochford Lauds Decision to Move Ahead on Channel Deepening Project
Governors Ed Rendell and Jon Corzine are to be commended for reaching an agreement to move forward on the Delaware River Main Channel (45-ft.) Deepening Project.
ABS & Vietnam Register Sign Joint Cooperation Agreement
ABS has signed an expanded agreement of cooperation with Vietnam Register (VR) covering the provision of a wide range of classification and statutory certification services.
Bristol Harbor Group Bunkering Barge Design Generates 6 New Orders
Based on a double-hulled design from the Bristol Harbor Group, six ABS Class bunkering barges with complete cargo loading and off-loading systems have been ordered.
Northrop Grumman Names MacKenzie VP of Naval Programs
Thomas L. MacKenzie, vice president of naval programs for Northrop Grumman. Northrop Grumman Corporation has named Thomas L. MacKenzie, vice president of naval programs.
TOP Tankers Announces New Time-Charter Contract
TOP Tankers Inc it has entered into a time-charter contract with a major South American oil company for the M/T Flawless, a 154,970 DWT double-hull Suezmax tanker…
Ports Applaud Action on Water Resources Bill
Representatives of public seaports in the United States applauded efforts in Congress to enact long overdue water resources legislation after action in the Senate…
JDPS Debuts Its Highest HP Engine
John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) recently introduced its new 12.5L marine propulsion engine. The 6125SFM75 offers 610 hp (455 kW) and is the most powerful engine offered by John Deere.
Singapore Hosts Multilateral Maritime Security Seminar
Singapore is hosting a series of multilateral maritime security activities that include a two-day weekend sea exercise involving 18 warships and a seminar, the Jakarta Post reported.
Shreveport Making Final Cruise After 37 Years Of Service
Amphibious transport dock USS Shreveport (LPD 12) arrives in Souda Bay for a scheduled port visit. Shreveport is part of the Bataan Expeditionary Strike Group on…
Pacific Northwest Service Members Learn Emergency Response
Sailors, Marines and Soldiers visited Naval Base (NB) Kitsap Bangor for a three-week emergency medical technician (EMT) course which concludes May 18. Service members…
Warde Joins Blank Rome
Blank Rome LLP announced that Conor T. Warde has joined the as an Associate in the maritime group. Warde brings experience in international maritime law and will be based in Blank Rome’s Washington…
TUI Orders 8 Container Ships
TUI AG has ordered eight container ships to expand its shipping division, AFX reported. TUI in December said it had outstanding orders for 65 Boeing aircraft, including 24 previously ordered planes.
Senate Passes Water Resources Development Act
The Senate passed the hallmark water resources legislation, commonly referred to as the WRDA bill, by a vote of 91 to 4. This legislation authorizes important U.S.
USS Helena Commanding Officer Relieved of Command
Commodore of Submarine Squadron 11, Capt. Paul N. Jaenichen, relieved the commanding officer of USS Helena (SSN 725), Cmdr. William A. Schwalm, due to a loss of…
General Dynamics NASSCO Starts Construction of Seventh T-AKE Ship
General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics announced the start of construction on the seventh dry cargo-ammunition ship in the U.S. Navy's T-AKE program.