New Patrol Boat for Indonesia
Since 1980, PT Dumas Tanjung Perak Shipyard in East Java has build dozens of vessels for various departments of the Indonesian Government. Their most recent delivery, the Hiu Macan Turul 401, was designed and built for the Department Kelautan Dan Perkanan. The vessels 42.5 length and seven-meter beam provides accommodation for up to 18 people. Propulsion power is provided by two Cummins QSK60-M engines each producing 2500 HP at 1900 RPM.
Maxview Smart Landing System Installation
In the fourth quarter of 2008, TMEIC GE’s Maxview Smart Landing system entered service on a new ship-to-shore crane at Vancouver’s Centerm container terminal, operated by DP World (Canada) Inc. Operational data from the first 15 months proves that the semi-automatic system has met the company’s performance goals for preventing high-speed landings, which translates into reduced down-time and dollars saved.
Keppel Opens Immersive Safety Training Hub
Keppel opened its new integrated safety training facility, the Keppel Safety Training Centre. Located at Keppel Shipyard in Tuas, the Centre offers a complete range of safety training and certification courses in both trade-specific and broad-based skills for its workforce across all levels. The Training Centre is one of the key elements of Keppel Shipyard’s Safety Excellence (SE) 2015 initiative,…
Cosalt Offshore’s New Lifeboat Division
Cosalt Offshore, a provider of lifting, tooling and marine services to the oil and gas industry, has invested more than $1.4m in developing its lifeboat division to underpin future expansion plans. The division is adjacent to Cosalt Offshore’s Bridge of Don premises and includes 3,000 sq ft of dedicated workshops, a service centre and store rooms, along with a one-acre yard. Along with the significant expenditure on infrastructure…
Scorpio Tankers Takes Delivery of Three Product Tankers
Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE: STNG) announced that it took delivery of three product tankers that the company previously agreed to acquire. Two of the tankers are LR1 ice class-1A sister ships…
Drilling Moratorium Trims Bristow’s Revenue in Gulf
According to a June 10 report from the Associated Press, Bristow Group, which provides helicopter service to the offshore oil industry, said revenue from deep water…
Praeses Receives Funding for Shipbuilding Projects
Praeses, a national provider of management services, announced that they are part of two teams awarded funding for research projects from the National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP).
BP to Burn Off Some Collected Oil
According to a June 10 report from Reuters, BPwill begin burning up to 10,000 barrels a day of oil from its Gulf of Mexico leak possibly as early as Monday, June 14, a company executive said.
House Approves Requiring Peace Officers on LNG Tankers
According to a June 10 report from The Jamestown Press, the R.I. House of Representatives approved a bill this week to require any company shipping liquefi ed natural…
North Sea Tanker Sent to Gulf Spill
According to a June 11 report from The Age, BP is sending a giant oil tanker from its North Sea operations off the Shetland Islands to help with the clean-up operation…
Horizon Lines’ New Class III Director
The Board of Directors of Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE:HRZ) appointed Bobby J. Griffin to fill an existing vacancy as a Class III Director of the Company effective June 9, 2010.
Cummings Hears Testimony on Oil Company Liability
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07) took part in a hearing held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, called to examine the liability requirements…
This Day in Coast Guard History – June 11
1927 - USS Memphis arrives at Washington, DC, with Charles Lindbergh and his plane, Spirit of St. 1944 - U.S. battleships off Normandy provide gunfire support.
This Day in Naval History – June 11
1764-Sandy Hook Lighthouse, at the south point of the entrance to New York Harbor, was first lighted. Today, its octagonal tower, built by Mr. Isaac Conro of New…