Panama-Flagged Freighter Disappears
Independent Online reported that a Panama-flagged cargo vessel has gone missing in Somalia's pirate-infested waters, a Kenyan maritime official said. The MV Infinity…
BAE Systems Awarded Second Contract for SBX-1
BAE Systems has been awarded a second contract from Boeing for work on the Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX-1), a floating, self-propelled, mobile missile warning radar station.
Coast Guard Establishes Deployable Operations Group
The U.S. Coast Guard will stand-up the Deployable Operations Group during an establishment ceremony 7 p.m. Friday at Fort Lesley J. McNair. The Deployable Operations…
Stratos Deploys AmosConnect for Dockendale
Stratos Global Corp. announced it has completed deployment of its AmosConnect from Stratos maritime satellite communications solution for 28 commercial vessels managed by Dockendale Shipping Co., Ltd.
Odyssey Survey Vessel Cleared To Depart Spanish Port
Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc.'s survey vessel, the Ocean Alert, was cleared for departure by the Spanish Guardia Civil on Saturday, July 14; however, because…
Horizon Vessel Aids in Rescue
With 30-ft. swells in fierce seas and with 40 mile an hour winds buffeting their efforts, the M/V Horizon Falcon crew performed a rescue of two Chinese seafarers 375 miles northwest of Guam…
Shipbuilding Company to Stay Busy Until 2012
Taiwan's CSBC has received orders for 11 container ships, which boosts CSBC's total orders to 67 ships, enough to keep CSBC busy until 2012, the company said on Tuesday.
North American Ship Recycling Buys James River Ship
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MarAd) announced that North American Ship Recycling is buying the World War II-era vessel Hoist for $61,000.
Damen Gets Contract for Tug
A contract has been signed with Astinave (Ecuador) for the delivery of a complete material package of a Damen Stan Tug 1405 to be assembled at their premises in Guayaquil.
Clough Secures New Subsea Construction Vessel
Clough Limited has entered into an agreement for an eight year charter of a new subsea operational support vessel. The as yet unnamed vessel will be ready for service in June 2008.
Bill Introduced to Amend DOHSA
Representative Doggett (D-TX) introduced a bill (H.R. 2989) to amend provisions of title 46, United States Code, popularly known as the Death on the High Seas Act…
Ship Sinks Northwest of Guam
Ten people were rescued and 12 people remain missing as Coast Guard, Navy and Good Samaritan rescue crews search the Pacific Ocean about 375 miles northwest of Guam.
OSHA Schedules Maritime Advisory Committee Meeting
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is holding an open meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational…
A.P. Moller Orders 7K80ME-C9 Engine
MAN Diesel has received the first order for its 7K80ME-C, Mark-9 engine. Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) will build four engines for the A.P. Møller Group, intended…
Mitscher Transits the Panama Canal
USS Mitscher (DDG-57) successfully completed a northbound Panama Canal transit early morning on July 12, marking the first trip through the historic canal for the 13-year old warship.
Maersk Announces Service Enhancements
Maersk Line announced service enhancements between North America and the East Mediterranean area. The company says the enhancements will enable them to meet customers'…
GPA Design For CNG Carrier
Guido Perla & Associates, Inc. (GPA) is providing the design to Sea NG Corp. located in Calgary, Canada, for two additional versions of the Coselle Compressed Natural Gas CNG carrier…
Mitsui Delivers 60th 56,000-dwt Bulk Carrier
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. recently completed a 56,000 dwt bulk carrier MV Torenia (shipyard Hull No. 1648) which had been under construction in…
Swire Orders 4 More Anchor Handlers
Swire Pacific Offshore ordered another four IMT966 anchor handlers to the IMT Marine Consultants design. These follow six similar vessels already under construction at Labroy Shipyards, Singapore.
Helix Announces Another GOM Find
Helix Energy Solutions announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Energy Resource Technology GOM (ERT) has made a second discovery in Garden Banks Block 506, approximately…