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…