Kohler Launches Commercial Marine Generator
Kohler Power Systems presents a new line of diesel-powered marine generators, and is expanding its product offering to include a new 350 and 500kW option. Available for orders are a total of 10 Kohler diesel marine generators engineered specifically for the commercial/workboat market. The 40-500 kW (at 60 Hz) and 33-400 kW (at 50Hz), are powered by EPA Tier 2 compliant engines. The 40-180kW range is available in both 12- and 24-volt specifications…
Abandoned Ship Clean Up - Baltimore
The Coast Guard along with state and local agencies have completed the clean-up and recovery operations of approximately 100,000 gallons of oil from a sunken cargo vessel in the Patapsco River Monday.
Waterways Council - Officers & Directors
At the Annual Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) Membership Meeting and Board of Directors Meeting held October 29 in St. Louis, the following officers and Executive…
New Navy Contracts
Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, New Orleans, La., is being awarded a $16,801,209 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-05-C-2217) for Life Cycle Engineering…
Canada Further Protects Arctic Waters
Canada’s Transport Minister, John Baird, today introduced legislation in the House of Commons to enhance Canada’s sovereignty over Arctic waters and protect them from pollution.
America's Waterway Watch Program
The public can help the Coast Guard keep America’s waterways safe and secure. In light of the tragic terrorist attacks in Mumbai it is important to remember that…
Chertoff Remarks on Maritime Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released remarks by Secretary Michael Chertoff regarding maritime security and related matters in light of the recent terrorist attack in Mumbai.
Discovery in Barents Sea Delineated
StatoilHydro has completed the drilling of an exploration well on the Nucula discovery, which is located around 110 kilometres east-northeast of the Goliat discovery in the Barents Sea. The purpose of exploration well 7125/4-2 in the StatoilHydro-operated production licence 393 was to delineate the Nucula oil and gas discovery from early 2007, and to explore another segment of the structure. The well confirmed a small oil column in sandstone of the Triassic age.
ASI’s New Ground Fault Protector
Automation Systems Interconnect, Inc. announced a new ground fault protector for electrical equipment. When a ground fault or earth leakage greater than 30mA is…
New Service Port of Hamburg
On the first trip of the new South America service SAFRAN, the CMA CGM Violet put in to Hamburg on 03 December 2008. Loading and unloading was carried out at the Container Terminal Burchardkai (CTB) of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA). Built in 2006 at South Korea's Hyundai Mipo dockyard, the French shipping company's container vessel is 222 metres in length and 30 metres wide, and has a container slot capacity of 2800 TEU as well as 590 reefer connections.
This Day in Naval History – Dec. 5
1843 - Launching of USS Michigan at Erie, Penn., America's first iron-hulled warship, as well as first prefabricated ship. 1941 - USS Lexington (CV-2) sails with…