Contract to Drill Well in GOM
Atwood Oceanics, Inc., (NYSE:ATW) a Houston-based international drilling contractor, announced that the Richmond has been awarded a contract by Applied Drilling Technology, Inc.
New Texas Office for BHGI
Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. of Bristol, Rhode Island has opened a new field office in Houston, Texas. The new office, located at 4747 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire, Texas…
Investment to Improve South Africa Port
When the Zhen Hua No.23 entered Durban harbour in South Africa on Saturday, 11 April 2009 around 0700, it attracted considerable attention due to its immense size…
Neste Oil Uses Veson Nautical IMOS Trading
Veson Nautical, the US-based developer of proven software solutions for the commercial maritime community, announced that Neste Oil Corporation has purchased Veson…
First Aluminium Yacht for Vulkan Shipyard
At the beginning of January, Sener signed a contract to develop the detail engineering for outfitting of the first large aluminium yacht built in the new Vulkan Shipyard, which is focused on large aluminium or steel luxury yachts. The scope of the project includes the development of the detail engineering of the machinery and outfitting, using its own Foran CAD/CAM System. VK-1 is the name of the first new building in the shipyard…
Pilot Trial of New Class Survey Reports
SpecTec announced a pilot scheme for an innovative take on traditional Classification Survey Reports in association with Lloyd's Register, Carnival UK and James Fisher Mimic.
Commendation for USS George H.W. Bush Builder
The shipbuilders of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NSYE:NOC) were honored by the Virginia House of Delegates during a ceremony held on April 8 at the start of the Reconvened Session. The 2009 General Assembly adopted a resolution commending the employees of the company's Shipbuilding sector on the completion of the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), the 10th and final Nimitz-class aircraft carrier built in Virginia.
Royal Star Sports Cummins Engines
The Cummins six-cyliner in-line marine diesel is a common engine on commercial fishing boats from Seattles classic long line halibut schooners to Gulf of Mexico Shrimpers. In southern California the 85 by 24 ft Royal Star, a sport fishing boat out of San Diego, has run up a lot of hours on a pair of these engines. Extended fishing trips have routinely taken the Royal Star well into Mexican waters and, on occasion further south in Central America.
Transas Supplies Simulator for Hellenic Navy
Transas Hellas in collaboration with Transas Mediterranean SAS supplied the Naval Training Command of the Hellenic Navy with a Bridge Simulator. The bridge simulator covers the training needs of the HN/NTC (Hellenic Navy / Naval Training Command), regarding the training and practice of Hellenic Navy War Ships team as well as the HN personnel. The simulator also meets the standards of the IMO regulations.
MOL, Changes to N America Sales Team
MOL (America) Inc.’s Product Management Team has announced changes to its North America Sales Management. Effective immediately, Dennis Sheehan, Vice President Atlantic…
Sustainable Ocean Summit in Belfast
International associations representing a wide variety of ocean industries will meet together in the first “Roundtable of Ocean Industry Association Leaders,” which…
ASRY Set to Ride Out Economic Storm
Bahrain-based Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard Co (ASRY) is set to ride out the global economic storm in 2009 following its record breaking year in 2008. Both chairman, H.E.
Piracy Task Force, New Commander
Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 2 held a change of command ceremony aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4) April 5. Rear Adm. Michelle Howard relieved Rear Adm. Terence McKnight…
Danaos Takes Delivery of 40th Containership
Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC) announced on April 8, 2009, that it took delivery of one more containership, the Zim Dalian, expanding its operational fleet to a…
Cashman, Caspian Sea Accommodations
Cashman Equipment Corporation was awarded a three year contract by AGIP KCO, ERSAI, SAIPEM to provide living accommodations for 580 personnel in the Caspian Sea in the Kashagan field. Cashman Equipment constructed 108 buildings in its yard in Amelia, converted two ex Navy Barges at Conrad in Amelia & Morgan City, and built two new ABS barges at Conrad in Orange, Texas and Amelia, all within a six month period.
TMEIC GE Awarded Contract in Peru
TMEIC GE is providing its MaxSpeed crane control system featuring TMdrive-10 controls, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), and Crane Management Systems for DP World’s new container port in Callao…
Kelvin Hughes Expands Sales Force
Kelvin Hughes has expanded its international sales team to meet the growing interest in its range of hi-tech radar equipment for the commercial, military and leisure sectors.
Netherlands, Wärtsilä Expands Services
Wärtsilä expands its services capacity in the Netherlands with new, larger premises and a modern training centre. On April 9, Wärtsilä inaugurates a new Wärtsilä…
$30m for Washington State Port Security
April 8, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) announced that Washington state ports will receive $30.3m for port security efforts across the state this year. The funds…
MacGregor Wins DSME Crane Orders
MacGregor has received an order for 28 hose handling and provision cranes from Korean shipyard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd (DSME). MacGregor is part of Cargotec Corporation, a provider of cargo handling solutions used in local transportation, terminals, ports, distribution centres, and ships. The cranes will be delivered during 2010 to 2012. They are destined for five VLCCs and two 147,000 dwt LNG carriers ordered by Greek and Brunei shipowners.