U.S. Shipping Partners Takes Delivery of First ATB
U.S. Shipping Partners L.P. announced the delivery of its new articulated tug barge unit (ATB) the pusher tug Freeport and the parcel barge Chemical Transporter.
SEACOR and Nabors Announce Letter of Intent for Offshore Vessel Fleet
SEACOR Holdings Inc. and Nabors Industries Ltd. have entered into a letter of intent to form a new company to own and operate a fleet of 20 offshore support vessels…
Two New Modern Seismic Vessels for CGGVeritas in 2010
CGGVeritas and Eidesvik Offshore ASA have entered into an agreement for the supply of two large seismic vessels to be newly built, with a total contract value of approximately $420m.
Brunswick Buys North Carolina Boat Plant
Brunswick Corporation will expand its manufacturing presence in North Carolina with the purchase of a boat manufacturing facility in Navassa, N.C., near Wilmington, from KCS International, Inc.
Cummings Calls on Coast Guard to Submit Designs for NSC 3
U.S. Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, called on the Coast Guard to submit the designs…
Simplex Expands Service Team
Simplex Americas LLC, the representative office for Blohm & Voss Industries GmbH in the Americas, has expanded its Factory Trained & Authorized service team with the hiring of Jay M.
LyngsÃ¸ Marine Awarded Contract
LyngsÃ¸ Marine of HÃ¸rsholm, Denmark, a subsidiary of SAM Electronics, has been awarded a contract for supply of integrated automation packages for installation aboard a series of 14 54…
IMO, UNHCR Discuss Loss of Life in Unseaworthy Craft
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) are both seriously concerned about the flow of people…
Lillie Elected President of SCMS
John Lillie has succeeded Captain Chris Spencer as president of the Society of Consulting Marine Engineers and Ship Surveyors. The society says that the age demography…
Albwardy Awarded Tug Contract
Nakilat-SvitzerWijsmuller (the joint venture company set-up by SvitzerWijsmuller and Qatar Gas Transport Company - Nakilat), has awarded UAE's Albwardy Marine Engineering…
Delhi to Acquire 6 submarines, 33 Ships
According to reports, Indiaâ€™s navy will acquire six new submarines and 33 ships. The reports indicated that it would take about six years for the navy to acquire the six new submarines and 33 ships.
Cable Snaps as Refloat Begins
One of the cables connecting the stranded freighter Pasha Bulker to a tugboat at Newcastle's Nobbys Beach has snapped, as efforts are made to refloat the freighter.
LNG Carrier to Enter Service in China by End of Year
According to reports, China LNG Shipping (Holdings) Ltd plans to put the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier built in China into operation by the end of this year…
United Shipbuilding Corporation to Be Officially Registered
The RF President's advisor on the military and technical policy Alexander Burutin announced that United Shipbuilding Corporation will be registered not later than July 22 in Saint-Petersburg.
Coast Guard Seeks Applications for GoM Area Security Committee
The US Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Gulf of Mexico Area Maritime Security Committee (GOMAMSC). The committee advises the Eighth District…
Quintana Maritime Announces Sale and Lease-back of Panamax Vessels
Quintana Maritime Limited has agreed to a transaction with Glitnir Finance AS, subject to negotiation of final documentation and satisfaction of closing conditions…
Russia in Talks with Venezuela on Selling Diesel Subs
The Rosoboronexport Company is in talks with Venezuela on a delivery of five Russian diesel-electric submarines of the Kilo class with missile systems to that country.
This Day in Naval History
1923 - Commissioning of Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C. 1926 - Distinguished Flying Cross authorized by Congress. 1937 - Amelia Earhart disappears in Pacific.
Coast Guard to Hold Change of Command
Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley is scheduled to host a change-of-command ceremony on July 6, 2007 in Louisville, Kentucky. During the ceremony, Capt. Hung M. Nguyen, will relieve Capt. John R.
Euroseas Announces Pricing of Public Offering
Euroseas Ltd., announced that its public offering of 5,000,000 shares of common stock was priced at $13.50 per share. Euroseas has granted the underwriters a 30…