Photo: NY Freight Ship After Oil Spill
In this Coast Guard photo number six oil stains the port side of the Mariano Lauro after 105 gallons spilled on its deck during a transfer operation off Bayridge, N.Y., March 24, 2009. Approximately two gallons spilled into the water and was immediately boomed off and recovered from the water.
HydroComp SwiftCraft 2009 Adds Features
SwiftCraft is a designer's tool for speed and power prediction of propeller-driven monohull vessels under 250 ft. SwiftCraft had been developed specifically for designers and builders of motor yachts…
Veolia Adds Deepwater Vessel to Fleet
Veolia ES Industrial Services announced the addition of the Viking Poseidon to its fleet of deepwater marine vessels. The vessel was delivered to Galveston Bay in February and has completed its first job in the Gulf of Mexico. The Poseidon’s design technology and equipment will allow for greater deepwater capabilities at a time when customers are calling for such services. Mr. Michel Gourvennec, President and Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Environmental Services North America…
American Welding Society: Shipyards Conference
At the American Welding Society (AWS) 6th Annual Charting the Course in Welding: US Shipyards Conference, attendees will learn the progress of new and innovative developments…
Oil Spill Near East Newark, NJ
An estimated 1,000 gallons of biodiesel oil is reported to have spilled into a catch basin near East Newark, NJ, on the Passaic River at about 5:30 a.m. March 26.
KVH $1k Free Airtime Promotion
KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) announced a new promotion at the Palm Beach Boat Show in West Palm Beach, FL that will allow boaters to save money while putting…
American Samoa, CG Amends TWIC Rule
The U.S. Coast Guard announced it has submitted to the Federal Register a rulemaking to amend one provision of the Jan. The new rulemaking, which shares the same title as the Jan.
Delta T Systems, Gulf Coast Tours
Taking the show on the road, Delta T Systems' new Demo Trailer relieves the burden of attending trade shows and seminars in order to learn about advances in marine engine room technology. The company began the year with a 1,000 mile demonstration tour along the Gulf Coast. The second tour will start in April and leave from New Orleans, Louisiana. "The concept is simple," said company president and owner Lynn Oien.
Shipbuilders Ask for New Loan Terms
According to a March 26 report from JoongAng Daily, Korean shipyards are asking state-run lenders to increase loans and extend financing for orders as their cash holdings run out…
February, Two Orders for Korean Shipbuilders
According to a March 26 report from the Chosun Ilbo, Korean shipbuilders received only two orders in February. Global shipbuilding industry researcher Clarkson said…
M/V Antoine, Bulk Carrier Delivered
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., (MES) completed and delivered a 56,000 dwt type bulk carrier M/V Antoine (MES Hull No. 1735) at its Chiba Works to the owner Palma Trading Corporation, Liberia on 26th March, 2009. This vessel is a handy-max type bulk carrier of 56,000 dwt with a huge cargo hold capacity over 70,000 m3 and marks the 82nd ship of its series. This 56,000 dwt type bulk carrier series of MES is widely called Mitsui’s 56.
Tognum 2008 Results & 2009 Outlook
Tognum, a specialist for propulsion and power solutions, reported its 2008 results and 2009 outlook. In the financial year 2009, the financial and economic crisis…
Bourbon 2008 Annual Results
Bourbon has announced its 2009 annual results. “The strength of our strategy is to invest in order to reduce clients’ costs,” stated Jacques de Chateauvieux, Chairman…
Oil Discovery Close to Vigdis Field
StatoilHydro has struck oil during the drilling of an exploration well and a sidetrack north of the Vigdis East field in the North Sea. The proven recoverable resources…
This Day in Naval History – March 27
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