InPlace Medical Solutions Video Telemedicine
InPlace Medical Solutions has secured physician staffing for 24/7/365 services by video telemedicine for its clients. All services are provided by emergency medicine…
ACL Reverse Stock Split
American Commercial Lines Inc. (NASDAQ:ACLI) (ACL) announced that its Board of Directors has approved implementation of a one for four reverse split of the company's…
Odfjell, Lloyd’s Register in Green Passport Deal
The Norwegian company Odfjell Management AS has contracted Lloyd’s Register EMEA to certify 18 ships with the Green Passport and to offer staff training on the issues around certification.
Hong Kong, Int’l Conference on Ship Recycling
A Diplomatic Conference to adopt an international convention on the recycling of ships was opened in Hong Kong, China, by the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)…
Gibbs & Cox Celebrate 80 Years
Gibbs & Cox, Inc. celebrate 80 years of operations this year as an independent U.S. naval architecture and marine engineering firm. “Gibbs & Cox has been there for the long haul for the U.S.
Jet Boat Whistler to Launch
Lyman Morse will Launch its newest and largest jet boat on Thursday, May 14, at its facility in Thomaston, Maine. Whistler is Lyman Morse’s new C. Raymond Hunt designed 54 ft twin jet cruiser. The Whistler features a dinghy garage. A hydraulic gate and sled extend out over the jets allowing the owner to launch the 10 ft tender from the interior storage compartment with the push of a button. Powered by twin 1001 hp Caterpillar C-18s coupled with Hamilton HJ403 water-jets…
Tidewater Continues to Build Diesel-Electric
After building five diesel-electric platform supply vessels (PSVs) at Singapore’s Yantai Raffles Shipyard, Tidewater is having additional vessels built in China. Currently the firm has 12 Cummins-powered diesel-electric vessels on order at the Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding yard. An additional four-boat order is being completed at the Shejiang Shipbuilding Company yard near Ningbo China. The first of the vessels…
Porter Recognized with Impact Award
The University of North Florida (UNF) Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Flagship Program recognized Tami Porter, Director, East Coast & Gulf Terminal Operations of Horizon Lines…
First of Series of RAstar 3600 Class Tugs
The Lamnalco Sana'a, the first in a series of four new high-performance Terminal/Escort tugs, was delivered in April 2009 by Med Marine of Turkey to the owner's, Lamnalco of the United Arab Emirates. The Lamnalco Sana'a is yet another of the unique RAstar series of tugs being built for major LNG terminal operations worldwide, all to new designs developed by Robert Allan Ltd., Naval Architects of Vancouver, B.C.
NSWCCD Presents 2009 Patent Awards
Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD) was host to the 2009 Patent Awards Ceremony on May 7, 2009. From October 2007 to December 2008, the Carderock Division had 24 U.S.
Free Webinar: Engineering Simulation
As engineering simulation tools and technology continue to advance, the application of Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) in the marine industry has become an indispensable…
CG Issues Maritime Security Directive 104-6
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a maritime security directive May 11 in response to the rise in piracy in the waters of the Gulf of Aden and the Horn of Africa and in…
Hearing, Budget Requests for CG, MARAD, FMC
May 13, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, will convene a Subcommittee hearing to consider…
Crowley Tug Nachik Christened in Alaska
Nome Mayor Denise Michels and a couple hundred guests gathered at the Small Boat Harbor in Seward, Alaska, on May 10 to celebrate the christening of Crowley's newest tug - the Nachik (NAH-chick). Later this month, the company will take delivery of its sister vessel, the Sesok (SEE-sock). Crowley has invested in these two IKKAT (Ick-cut) Class vessels specifically to support Alaska shallow draft challenges and to enhance environmental and safety presence in Alaska waters.
This Day in Naval History – May 13
1908 - Navy Nurse Corps established. 1908 - Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, later called Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, was officially established in the Territory of Hawaii as a coaling station for U.S.