Danaos Re-charters Norasia Hamburg Ahead of 2008 Redelivery
Danaos Corporation has signed an agreement with the United Arab Shipping Corporation to time charter the 3,908 TEU Norasia-Hamburg for a period of 36 months. During the first 12 months of the charter…
Tidewater to Continue to Repurchase Shares of Common Stock
Tidewater Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new program for the Company to spend up to $200 million to repurchase shares of its common…
KVH Launches Broadband Service
KVH Industries, Inc. has introduced a new type of satellite communications service that enables small, 24-in. antennas to provide always on broadband data connections to vessels.
Northrop Grumman Completes Delivery of
Northrop Grumman Corp. Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) combat system. communication system. Facility in Pittsfield, Mass. Independence (LCS-2) and put into sea trials in 2008. The ICMS is the U.S.
Labroy Wins Contracts Worth $47m
Singapore's Labroy Marine said it had won two shipbuilding orders for two platform supply vessels from a German customer worth a total of $47.2m scheduled for delivery in 2009. Source: Reuters
SFL Acquires Containership
Ship Finance International Limited announced the agreement to acquire the 2003 built vessel Montemar Europa. This acquisition includes an existing time-charter…
ABS Classes First CSR Tankers Built in the U.S.
International classification society ABS confirmed it will class the first common structural rules (CSR) tankers built in the United States. Three, shallow-draft 49…
Cutter to Welcome New Skipper
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane will welcome a new commanding officer in a change of command ceremony here Tuesday at 10 a.m. The crew will welcome Cmdr. John W.
Technip Wins Umbilical Installation Deal in GOM
Technip has been awarded by Mariner Energy, Inc. a contract for an electrohydraulic control umbilical for the Bass Lite field development in the Gulf of Mexico.
SeaBird Signs with CapRock
SeaBird Exploration, a provider of seismic services, selected CapRock's new maritime service, SeaAccess Communications, as its satellite solution for three of its seismic vessels.
Deepwater Wind Turbine Installed
The installation of the second deepwater offshore wind turbine was recently celebrated by The Engineering Business (EB). On July 6, 2007, EB's Beatrice Offshore…
Brunswick to Sell Fleet Management Segment of Technologies Unit
Brunswick Corporation announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell Brunswick New Technologies' (BNT) fleet management business unit to Navman Wireless Holdings L.P.
BIW Wins $49m Navy Deal
Bath Iron Works Corporation (a General Dynamics Company), Bath Maine, is being awarded $49,383,758 cost-plus-award-fee modification under previously awarded contract…
Wreath Laying Ceremony in Honor of USS Wahoo
Sailors aboard the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) held a wreath laying ceremony July 9 to honor the sailors of USS Wahoo (SS 238). Nearly 64 years after…
Vinashin to Build Shipyard
Vietnam’s largest shipbuilder, Vinashin, has been greenlighted to build a $81m shipyard in the northern port city of Hai Phong, according to Vietnam News Agency.
NNS Awarded Funds for Sub Research
(Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence) and non-propulsion electronic systems.Work will be performed in Newport News, Va., and is expected…
Cruise Passengers Stranded After Ship Damage
According to reports, P and O Cruises is trying to find charter flights for hundreds of passengers on a storm-damaged cruise liner stranded in Vanuatu. The Pacific…
Prisco Launches Tanker
On July 11 Prisco launched the second Suezmax type ship named Prisco Alcor. A 16,600 dwt tanker is under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries Shipyard in South Korea.
MarAd Port Dolphin Energy LNG DWP License Application
The Maritime Administration (MarAd) issued a notice stating that the US Coast Guard intends to prepare an environmental impact statement as part of the environmental…
Second Circuit Found Three Ships at Fault in Collision
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the trial court’s finding that one ship was solely at fault in a collision and remanded the case to the trial court to apportion the fault…