RFQ for High Speed Ferry Service Operators
The Bridgeport Port Authority and the City of Stamford seek qualifications from prospective High-Speed Operators to develop, commence and operate a high-speed ferry…
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding SWOT Analysis
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. completed a SWOT analysis company profile. The report examines the company's key business structure and operations, history and products…
Mabus to Focus on Navy Acquisitions
An April 28 report from Reuters stated that Ray Mabus, President Barack Obama's nominee to become Navy Secretary, vowed to put an intense focus on cost overrun and…
Eye on the Navy
On April 27, 2009, the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) enters port on opening day of the annual Fleet Week Port Everglades celebration. (U.S. Navy photo by Scott Lehr/Released)
ACL 1Q 2009 Results
American Commercial Lines Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLI) announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009. Revenues for the quarter were $196.8 million, a 27.2%…
GNO Economic Development Package
As the 2009 state legislative session gets underway, Greater New Orleans, Inc. said it will be active in targeted areas of Energy, Trade, Creative Media, and Tax Competitiveness.
No Stimulus Funds for New Soo Lock
The Great Lakes Maritime Task Force (GLMTF) has expressed its disappointment that the second Poe-sized lock at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan did not receive any Federal stimulus dollars.
Panama Canal Upgrades Tugboat Fleet
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced that it has introduced five new tugboats to its fleet, increasing the availability of these vessels used to assist ships transiting the waterway. The new units, purchased from Cheoy Lee Shipyards, Ltd., have an output capacity of 4,800 horse power and a bollard pull of more than 60 metric tons. Additionally, the Canal has made some operational changes that increase efficiency and streamline operations.
Hapag-Lloyd Raises Rates for Far East Services
Hapag-Lloyd is increasing rates for services from the Far East to Northern Europe and the western Mediterranean by $500 per TEU with effect from June 15th 2009.
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for LNG Facilities
The Coast Guard announced the publication of a notice of proposed rulemaking to revise the regulations governing waterfront facilities that handle liquefied natural gas and liquefied hazardous gas…
CG Announces Crewmember ID Final Rule
The U.S. Coast Guard's Marine Safety, Security and Stewardship Directorate announced the publication of a final rule establishing new identification document requirements…
Latest Incat Catamaran Acquired by LD Lines
Incat announced the acquisition of its latest 367.5 ft high speed catamaran by France’s LD Lines. The largest ever fast ferry to operate on the cross channel routes between England and France will enter service between Dover and Boulogne on 29 May 2009. The new fast ferry will be the first-ever freight carrying high speed vessel to operate across the Dover Straits and LD Lines becomes the first-ever French ferry company to operate high speed ferries on the short sea routes from Dover.
Tandy Joins Auto Maskin AS
Simon Tandy, previously of Cummins Inc, has joined Auto Maskin AS of Lillestøm, Norway as Sales and Marketing leader. Auto Maskin AS is a provider of building control and monitoring solutions linked to rotating and process equipment in the Marine and Industrial markets since the late 60’s. Tandy is responsible for all Sales and Marketing activities and further development of the global Distribution network.
Navmaster ECDIS Recieves Type Approval
PC Maritime announced that its Navmaster ECDIS has completed the Type Approval process related to the latest ECDIS regulations. The approval programme was conducted…
This Day in Naval History – April 29
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