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
ONGC to Finalize Shipbuilding Contract
According to a June 25 report on livemint.com, India’s biggest oil exploration company, the state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd (ONGC), is expected to name…
Daewoo Shipbuilding $200m Greek Ferry Deal
According to a June 26 report from Reuters, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering of South Korea, the world's third largest shipbuilder, said it won a $200m order…
Shipbuilding Firm Cuts 65 Jobs
According to a June 26 report from the Brisbane Times, 65 jobs have been cut at submarine and shipbuilding company ASC in Adelaide in Australia. ASC is owned by the federal government…
NCA Acquires More IOS Offshore Shares
Norse Cutting & Abandonment AS (NCA) has acquired an additional 21% of mooring specialist IOS Offshore, bringing its total engagement up to 91%. IOS Offshore (IOS) offers rental…
Roadships Holdings Engages STX Marine
Roadships Holdings Inc., a USA company listed on Nasdaq (OTC:RDSH) is announced the decision of its Board of Directors to engage STX Marine to update the design…
Aker H-6e Rigs on Discovery Channel
A major feat of engineering will be successfully concluded when, by the end of June, Aker Solutions hands over the second of two Aker H-6e drilling rigs to Aker Drilling.
Wärtsilä Opens Manufacturing Technology Center
Wärtsilä has officially opens its Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Vaasa, Finland. The MTC is a new concept for Wärtsilä, and is aimed at securing and further…
New Requirement MSDS on Tankers
The U.S. Coast Guard announced that it has submitted a Federal Register notice to the marine community containing guidance on new International Maritime Organization measures.
ACMA Monitors First Dry Dock of TxDOT Ferry
Alan C. McClure Associates (ACMA), a naval architecture and engineering firm, announced that the first dry dock for a ferry being built for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has been completed at Conrad Deepwater in Amelia, Louisiana. ACMA and Schuller & Allen provided engineering and design for the new 264-ft vessel, and ACMA is now providing owner’s representation during the construction period until vessel delivery.
Star Bulk Declares Dividend, $.05 Per Share
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ: SBLK) announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.05 per outstanding share of the company's common stock for the three months ending June 30…
Ibercisa Supplies Iraqi Navi
The Spanish company Ibercisa supplies equipment to Fincantieri, Cantieri Navali Italiani, S.p.A. through its agent Gecom, for four Saettia MK Patrol ships for the Iraqi Navy. Each of the Patrol ships is equipped with two capstans, one vertical electric anchor winch model MAN-E/V/16-S/1 chain (16 mm) and one auxiliary cargo winch RHIB model MAX-C/E/15/25-16 (6 ton direct pull). All the supplied equipment are electrically driven according to owners’ specifications.