Alcoa to Help Redesign LCS
ALCOA Inc.*, Alcoa Center, Pa., is being awarded an $8,272,113 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract to provide engineering…
This Day in Naval History - Sept. 28
1822 - Sloop-of-war Peacock captures five pirate vessels. 1850 - Congress outlaws flogging on Navy ships. 1923 - Navy aircraft take first and second places in international Schneider Cup Race.
Navy to Unveil New Maritime Strategy
The U.S. Navy will unveil a new maritime strategy next month that will address the demands of a globalizing world, a top military official said Sept. 27. Vice Adm. John G.
TSA & USCG – TWIC regulation – Amendments
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the US Coast Guard have amended the regulation establishing the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program.
Ship Captain Pleads Guilty
Nicanor E. Jumalon pleaded guilty in federal court in Puerto Rico, for his involvement with the illegal dumping of oily sludge, bilge wastes, and oil contaminated…
Senate Hearing on Law of the Sea Convention
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee conducted a hearing on the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte testified that joining…
Estonia Sinking Remembered
Thirteen years ago today, on September 28, 1994, the ferry ESTONIA sank during a storm in the Baltic Sea. The sinking claimed 852 lives and the exact cause remains controversial.
Crowley Introduces Bigger, Faster Ships in Caribbean Service
Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group is enhancing its Caribbean islands service beginning next week with the addition of two new, bigger, faster container ships - the Eclips and Ocean.
Rolls-Royce Signs $49m Deal
supply of integrated equipment systems for four large heavy lift vessels. value of the contract is about £24 million. for a further eight vessels which could triple the order value. of wind turbines.
Northrop Grumman Tapped for Carrier Work
Northrop Grumman Corporation won two contracts from the U.S. in San Diego and Yokosuka, Japan. the prime contractor for the work. aircraft carriers at North Island in San Diego.
Crowley Contracts for Large, Fast ATBs
Maritime Corporation's Vessel Management Services subsidiary has signed a contract with VT Halter Marine Inc. and Dakota Creek Shipyards to build three articulated tug-barge (ATB)…
Panama Canal Issues RFP for Excavation Projects
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) released its request for proposal (RFP) Tuesday, September 18, for the second dry excavation project under expansion. This contract…