Jack-up Rig Gorilla VII Loaded in Rotterdam
The Rowan Gorilla VII Jack-up rig that was built by the Marathon LeTourneau Super Gorilla was loaded in the , The Netherlands, on board Mighty Servant 1. The operation started at 7.00 A.M. and the Rowan Gorilla VII was in position and lifted out of the water. The Mighty Servant 1 will depart for . After its voyage the Gorilla VII Jack-up rig will be discharged in . The Jack-up rig is operated by Rowan Companies Inc.
Mitsui-MAN B&W Diesel Engine Achieves World Record
This world record is established when MES completes the construction of Mitsui-MAN B&W 6S50MC-C Mark 7 at its Tamano Works (Tamano City, Okayama Prefecture) for…
Transas Wins Thailand Simulator Contract
Transas has been awarded a contract for the design, supply, commissioning and training of a full Mission Ship Handling Simulator from Precious Shipping Public Company Limited ( PSL ), .
New Shipuilding Method Promises Cost Savings
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has developed and obtained an international patent for a new inundation method used in the tandem shipbuilding process. With traditional methods…
Posco E&C Signs $112m Deal
Posco Engineering & Construction Co., a construction unit of 's leading steelmaker POSCO Co., said it had clinched a $112m preliminary deal to build an international container terminal in southern .
This Day in Naval History - March 29
1954 - Carrier aircraft began reconnaissance near Dien Bien Phu, . 1960 - The first fully-integrated fleet ballistic missile is launched from USS Observation Island (AGM 23).
Cutter Commanding Officer Submits Retirement Request After Administrative Hearing
The commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Midgett submitted his request for retirement following an administrative hearing, Coast Guard Pacific Area. Capt.
Military Sealift Command-Chartered Ship Delivers Humanitarian Aid Equipment
Military Sealift Command (MSC)-chartered ship SS Cleveland arrived in , March 24, carrying U.S. Navy Seabee equipment and supplies for a contingent of Navy Seabee's…
Hawaii State Legislature Commends Pearl Harbor Shipyard Centennial
The Hawaii State Legislature honored Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY) for the first time March 18 with a House resolution and a Senate commendation lauding the…
A New Swan In Dubai
On Valentine’s Day this year the crew boat Stanford Swan was delivered to Stanford Marine of Dubai by Grandweld Shipyard also of . Designed by Grandweld, the 41…
Kongsberg Acquires Global Sim
Kongsberg Maritime has acquired the Draper, based technology enterprise Global Sim for approximately $19.6m. Global Sim delivers products and services in the field…
Cummins Power for Arabian Gulf Crewboat
The Kuwaiti company, Arabian Gulf Mechanical Services and Contracting Co. Ltd., has been operating a 30.5-meter Grandweld-built crew boat since the summer of 2007.
Subsea 7 Announces Contract Award on Sul Capixaba Pipeline Project
Subsea 7 Inc. announced that it has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $200m by Petrobras (Petroleo Brasileiro S/A) for an EPIC contract, in the offshore .
Aker Kvaerner Streamlines Operations
Aker Kvaerner launched an internal process that will lead to the creation of one, new business area that integrates the operations of its current Maintenance, Modifications…
Increase in Pollutant Recovery by Salvage Teams
International Salvage Union (ISU) members recovered over 1.1 million tons of pollutants during salvage operations last year, a huge increase on 2006. During 2007…
MarAd Use of Foreign Anchor Handling Vessels in Alaska
The US Maritime Administration (MarAd) issued a notice stating that it received a request to utilize foreign-flag anchor handling vessels with a minimum ice class…
J. Ray McDermott Awarded Peregrino FPSO Project
J. Ray McDermott, S. A. (J. Ray) announced that its subsidiary J. Ray McDermott Far East Inc., has received a Letter of Award for engineering, procurement and construction of 6…
RS to Present LNG Rules Initiative at Forum
Research by the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) on the design and operation of Arctic LNG carriers will feature at next week’s Arctic Shipping 2008 conference in .
Marine Board of Investigation Begins Interviewing Witnesses in Casualty
Capt. Michael Rand, USCG, and Mr. Liam LaRue, NTSB, from the board gave statements as to the purpose of the investigation, their authority and the scope of the investigation. The recorder Lt. j.g.
Euroseas Announces Charter Agreement for Container Ship
Euroseas Ltd. an owner and operator of drybulk carriers, container ship and multipurpose vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for dry bulk and containerized cargoes…