Singapore Regulations from ChartCo
ChartCo Ltd, provider of electronic data direct to ships at sea, has added the Singapore Flag State Regulations to its RegsManager product. The regulations have…
Jobs at CG Centers of Expertise
The Coast Guard announced the opening of the first installment of civilian Vacancy Announcements for the five new National Centers of Expertise (NCOE). These will be GS-12 and GS-13 positions.
Navy Seeks Ferry Vessel
The Passenger Vessel Association notified its members that the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) has issued a Market Survey to ask about the cost and availability of U.S. ferry vessels.
Earthrace Breaks Record, Joins Sea Shepherd
A year after the 100% biofuel eco-boat, Earthrace, finished its around the world dash, her international crew of volunteers have been officially named world record holders by the Union International Motonautique (UIM). The worldwide governing body for powerboating has confirmed that the team did break the ten-year old round the world speed record previously held by British boat, Cable & Wireless Adventurer, smashing the record by almost two weeks.
Birnbaum Named Director of MMS
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar appointed Liz Birnbaum, an attorney with two decades of federal government and private sector experience in energy and environmental policy…
Safe Bulkers Fleet and Employment Update
Safe Bulkers, Inc. an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced updates to its fleet and employment profile. The company has cancelled…
House Passes NDAA with Cummings Amendment
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, joined his colleagues in a vote of 389-22…
Bradford Marine Bahamas Completes New Docks
Bradford Grand Bahama, Ltd., one of the Bradford Marine family of companies, announced the completion of 1,200 lineal feet of new docks on the west side of their Freeport, Grand Bahama shipyard.
Rush Hour Off the Sogne Coast
This summer will be a busy time for StatoilHydro and the group’s suppliers off the Sogne region of western Norway, with marine operations on both Gjøa and Vega.
Wärtsilä Ship Power Organizational Adjustments
The Ship Power business of Wärtsilä Corporation has finished the formal process in Finland and in some other countries, aimed at realigning its organization and resources.
BP Marine Keep the Angel Flying
The Mission to Seafarers in Dubai, part of the international organization that cares for seafarers regardless of race or religion in over 300 ports around the world, announced that BP Marine has agreed to supply the M/V Flying Angel with its lube oil requirements for the following twelve months. “We are very happy to welcome BP Marine aboard. Their generous donation of lube oil will help to ensure…
Major New Barge Operation
The Ferguson Group, a supplier and manufacturer of modules and containers for the energy industry around the world, has launched a new operation to offer accommodation barges in a significant development for the offshore market. Ferguson Modular, a division of the Ferguson Group, is currently marketing the AMT Explorer for charter and negotiations are currently underway to purchase a second barge to be on offer from later this year.
Implementation of Shipdex T Protocol
On June 23rd 2009 at SpecTec Italy Office in La Spezia, the first ShipdexT trial was successfully performed with the participation of ShipdexT Founder Members. The…
CENTA Corp Move to Larger Facility
CENTA Corporation has moved to a new facility in Aurora, Illinois. The new building features over 23,000 sq ft for office, warehouse and manufacturing and assembly space.
This Day in Naval History – June 29
1925 - Ships and men from 11th and 12th Naval Districts assist in relief after earthquake at Santa Barbara , CA 1950 - Truman authorizes sea blockade of the Korean coast 1950 - USS Juneau fires