Thompson Joins Crowley
Crowley Maritime Corporation said that Tommy Thompson has joined the company's liner service group as director of maintenance and repair (M&R). Thompson is domiciled…
Raytheon Delivers Early
Raytheon Company has achieved a milestone with the early delivery of critical vendor furnished information to Northrop Grumman for the U.S. Navy's Zumwalt Class next generation destroyer (DDG 1000).
MarAd to Remove 100th Obsolete Ship
The Maritime Administration has completed arrangements for the removal and disposal of the 100th antiquated ship from government storage since the ship disposal…
Excelerate, Exmar, Armada & MEBA Reach LNG Crewing Pact
Companies, LLC to supply U.S. natural gas (LNG) tankers. onboard Exmar's LNG vessels. into Exmar's fleet. deepwater port. second operating LNG deepwater port globally. the coast of Louisiana.
GL to Participate in USCG's ACP
Germanischer Lloyd has been authorized to participate in the U.S. Coast Guard's (USCG) Alternate Compliance Program (ACP). signing on Friday. Now, U.S. profit from…
OSG Names Largest LNG
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. has named the LNG Carrier Al Gattara, marking a new generation of Q-Flex Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers, said to be the world’s safest…
Lukoil, CNPC to Collaborate
According to Bloomberg, OAO Lukoil, Russia's largest oil producer, and China National Petroleum Corp. will cooperate on oil and gas production abroad and supplying hydrocarbons to China.
Qatargas Names its Q-flex Ships
Qatargas has named the first two Q-Flex LNG vessels - Al Ruwais and Al Safliya - at a ceremony held at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Ltd. (DSME) ship building yard in Geoje Island.
GL to Holds International Ship Stability Workshop
More than 70 experts from the international maritime industry met at Germanischer Lloyd headquarters to discuss the current status of the development and research in ship stability.
Audacia: Innovation at Great Depths
The offshore vessel, the Audacia, is set to sail soon. With a length of 738 ft. (225 m), the Audacia is a deep-sea pipelay vessel that can be qualified as large to gigantic.
SNAME Announces Two International Collegia
SNAME announces two international collegia designed to bring technical expertise to an international membership. Planned for October 8, 2007 in Rio de Janeiro and in Oslo…
LR Opens Shanghai Training Center
Lloyd’s Register Asia opened a comprehensive foreign-funded maritime training center in Shanghai. The new Lloyd’s Register Maritime Institute (Shanghai) was created…
JDPS Releases New Propulsion Engine
PowerTech 6.8L marine propulsion engine. The 6068SFM75 offers up to 298 kW (400 hp) and is the newest marine engine offered by John Deere. This new engine model…
Stolt-Nielsen Names Feringa as President of Stolt Tankers and Terminals
Stolt-Nielsen S.A. said that Hans Feringa has been appointed President of Stolt Tankers & Terminals as pf December 1, 2007. Hans Feringa will succeed Otto Fritzner…
Ottawa to Mulls Banning U.S.-bound Tankers from N.B. Waterway
The Canadian Press reported that federal politicians say Canada is considering regulations to ban liquefied natural gas supertankers from a sensitive waterway in the Bay of Fundy…
Container Ship Launched at HDW-Gaarden
Tomas Marutz and Dr. Walter Klausmann (both CEOs of HDW-Gaarden), the godmother Georgina H. Rodriguez and her husband Gustavo Rodriguez (CEO and president of the Maruba Group)…
China Delivers Large Containership
According to Shanghai Daily, the delivery of China's first self-made 8530-TEU containership over the weekend officially makes China the fourth nation capable of building super large container ships.
Tenth & Final S-Series Ship Delivered
Ever Salute, the last of ten 7024TEU S-series vessels being built for Evergreen in Japan, was launched on September 8 at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Kobe shipyard.
Opera on PortSide Tanker in Container Port
As part of PortSide NewYork’s efforts to raise awareness of, and appreciation for, the waterfront and working waterfront in the Port of New York, Puccini’s opera…
Coast Guard to Participate in Multi-Agency Response Exercise
The Coast Guard will lead a multi-agency response exercise Monday to implement the preparedness plans of federal, state and local agencies in the national capital region.