Hornblower Gets Statue of Liberty Contract
Hornblower Yachts will soon begin shuttling tourists to the Statue of Liberty, reports said. The National Park Service has chosen Hornblower Yachts, Inc. to run…
OOCL Christens New Vessel
OOCL christened its eighth 5,888-TEU vessel. It is the last of the eight S-Class series built by Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd, Japan. The OOCL Italy will be deployed…
Salvage Attempt Postponed
A second salvage attempt of the Pasha Bulker has been postponed with three towlines now broken. The Pasha Bulker remains firmly embedded in the sand at Nobby's Beach…
Hanjin Raises Philippine Investment
South Korea's Hanjin Heavy Industries will pour an additional $684m into its shipbuilding yard in the Philippines, on top of the $1b it initially earmarked for investment, Reuters reported.
Euroseas Expands Fleet to 13
Euroseas Ltd. an owner and operator of drybulk carriers, container ship and multipurpose vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes…
Bill to Reform Deepwater Acquisition Passes Committee
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed the Deepwater Integrated Program Reform Act, H.R. 2722, authored by Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD)…
This Day in Naval History - June 29
1925 - Ships and men from 11th and 12th Naval Districts assist in relief after earthquake at Santa Barbara , Calif. 1950 - President Harry S. Truman authorizes sea blockade of the Korean coast.
Bush Nominates Mullen, Cartwright to Top Military Posts
President Bush nominated Adm. Michael Mullen to serve as the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Marine Corps Gen. James E. “Hoss” Cartwright as his Vice Chairman on June 28.
Concordia Maritime Signs Agreement with TOTAL
P-MAX tankers. in 2010 and 2011, respectively. P-MAX tankers signed to time charters. charters for these four vessels is 22 years.
IMO Award to be Awarded to Searose G Seafarers
rescue in severe weather. the eastern Mediterranean, in March 2006. and by the International Federation of Shipmasters' Associations (IFSMA). winds. picking up three crew members. Teklivka were lost.
MAN Diesel Engines to Power Mega Vessel
The Offshore Division of MAN Diesel, based in Frederikshavn, Denmark, has extended its phase of growth. The new order calls for the supply of generator sets with…
Coast Guard Responds to Flooding
Coast Guard crews from four air stations arrived outside of Austin, to prepare for possible search and rescue cases due to the threat of major flooding in the surrounding areas.
Glasier Named Executive VP at AVEVA
AVEVA announced that Rob Glasier has been promoted to Executive Vice President effective July 2, and will serve as the Head of The Americas for AVEVA; where he will…
Rigdon Marine Christens First 4000 Class PSV
Rigdon Marine Corporation (RMC) announced two recent milestones in its Rigdon 4000 Class platform support vessel (PVS) construction program. On June 22, 2007, Bobbie Bennett…
Canaveral Wins Ports Industry Awards
Port Canaveral’s branding campaign is among six won by the Port in the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) 2007 Communications Award Program. The annual…
Healy Tibbits Builders Awarded $10.3m Task Order
Healy Tibbitts Builders, Inc., Aiea, Hawaii, is being awarded $10,306,914 for firm-fixed-price Task Order #0017 under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite…
MNZ Provides Update on Listing Bulker
Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) was advised that the operation to right the listing bulk iron sand carrier Taharoa Express, could take longer than originally estimated.
Connaughton to Inspect Ships Docked in Suisun Bay
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the head of the Marad, Administrator Sean Connaughton will be in the Bay Area to take a look at the mothball fleet docked in Suisun Bay.
Danaos Delivers Second Vessel to APL
Danaos Corporation announced that during the course of the last week it delivered the vessel APL Scotland back to its charterer, APL, for a total price of $44.5m.
Northrop Grumman Appoints Easterson to Director
Northrop Grumman Corporation has promoted Bruce Easterson to director of the Nimitz-class and Enterprise aircraft carrier reactor plant planning yard for its Newport News sector.