Coast Guard Responds to Freighter Aground
Coast Guard Sector personnel are responding to a St. Vincent and Grenadines flagged cargo freighter aground at the entrance of Government Cut in Wednesday. The 279 ft.
New Humanitarian Use for Government Ships
The Maritime Administration has signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense’s United States Transportation Command to use National Defense Reserve Fleet ships…
ONR Science and Technology Partnership Conference Draws 1,300
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced Aug. 12 that more than 1,300 science and technology (S&T) industry professionals gathered to engage with ONR's principal…
This Day in Naval History - Aug. 15
1845 - The U.S. Naval Academy is established at , , on former site of . 1895 - Commissioning of USS Texas, the first American steel-hulled battleship. served off…
Horizon Lines Completes Firefighting Exercise in Guam
Horizon Lines has completed a containership fire-fighting exercise in Guam in cooperation with the Guam Fire Department, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Port Authority…
Kongsberg and Zhenjiang Form New JV
Kongsberg Maritime has formed a new joint venture with the Chinese company Zhenjiang Marine Electrical Appliances. The new company, Kongsberg Maritime China Zhenjiang Ltd.…
Sperry Marine Gets Contract
The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded a contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation to supply integrated bridge systems (IBS) for three U.S. Navy cruisers.
Levine Joins Globe Wireless
Globe Wireless announced that Steve Levine has joined as Director of Sales, . As his first task, Steve will assist Globe Wireless with the opening of its 15th international sales and support office in . Levine's background includes nine years with Stratos Global as the Business Development Manager, where he was responsible for Inmarsat and Iridium channel development and marketing. Steve was heavily involved in maritime VSAT offerings including iDirect and Sea Tel antenna systems.
Houston Gets Second TWIC Enrollment Site
Port and longshore workers, truckers and others who require unescorted access to the are now able to enroll for the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation…
KMBT Sentenced for Pollution
Kinder Morgan Bulk Terminals Incorporated (KMBT) was sentenced for a felony violation of federal ocean protection laws. The court sentenced KMBT to pay a total penalty of $240,000.