Signal Awarded Diamond’s Ocean America
Signal International has been awarded a contract for Diamond Offshore’s Ocean America to perform modifications and inspections to ensure compliance with ABS Special Survey requirements.
New Portable Cable Ramp from Furrion
Shore power products manufacturer, Furrion, has introduced a unique, portable ramp designed to protect expensive shore power and data cables. The strong but lightweight adjustable-width ramp assembles in seconds, features a quick connect system for joining multiple ramps, reflecting surface symbols for night visibility and rubber feet for added traction and stability. Storage bag is included. (www.furrion.com)
Dangers of Chemical Cargo Misdescription
The London P&I Club reported that one of its members recently suffered an onboard fire as a result of the wilful misdescription by shippers of a chemical cargo.
Digital Change Over Effects EPIRBs
For the past year the television broadcasters have blanketed the airwaves advising the public that starting in February 2009 over-the-air television broadcasts will…
Tank Vessel Touches Bottom, San Pablo Bay
The Coast Guard responded to a report of a tank vessel which grazed the bottom of the channel on Dec. 19. No pollution was reported or sighted by response personnel.
Dangerous Fakes of Hammar H20
CM Hammar, of Göteborg, Sweden announced that fake copies of their Hydrostatic Release Unit, the Hammar H20, are being produced, posing a serious safety hazard.
This Day in Naval History – Dec. 26
1862 - Four nuns who were volunteer nurses on board Red Rover were the first female nurses on a U.S. Navy hospital ship. 1943 - Seventh Amphibious Force lands 1st Marine Division on Cape Gloucester…