U.S. Barge Delivers for Harley Marine
U.S. Barge recently delivered another high capacity petroleum barge to Harley Marine Services. Barge Sixty-Five Roses is a unique design from Elliott Bay Design Group.
Hydrex: Underwater Stern Tube Seal Replacement in Mississippi
To stop oil from leaking from the stern tube seal assembly of a general cargo vessel, a Hydrex diver-technician team was mobilized to perform permanent repairs on the vessel during its scheduled stop in Gulfport, Miss., last month. The team together with the diving equipment was mobilized from the Hydrex office in Tampa to set up a diving station at the berthing location. By the time all necessary preparations had been made…
Danaos Adds New Ship to its Fleet
Danaos Corp. recently took delivery of one newly built containership, the CMA CGM RABELAIS, expanding its operational fleet to a total of 46 containerships aggregating 200,129 TEU.
Main One Cable Goes Live
Main One announced that its 1,920 Gbps, 7,000 km long, submarine fibre optic cable system linking West Africa to Europe has been completed and commissioned. With…
MARIS on the Move
VANOS S.A in Greece has teamed up with Maritime Information System AS (MARIS) of Norway to extend its product range to include Wheelmark (EU) certified Electronic…
R.W. Fernstrum Comments on Gridcooler Use in the GOM
In response to concerns, R.W. Fernstrum recently reassured its customers that Fernstrum Gridcooler Keel Coolers are designed specifically to keep pollutants such…
Damen Shipyards Sells First Stan Tug 1205
British company Red7Marine has become the owner of Damen’s new Stan Tug 1205, the first in a new ship series which was only just unveiled to the market. Damen Shipyards had decided to show its new tug series at the Seawork Show held in Southampton in mid-June. But already on the second day of the international show the first Stan Tug 1205 was sold. “It is rare to sell a vessel directly at a show so we are delighted…
Consilium Oil Spill Radar Tested
During three days of extensive testing, the advanced capability of Consilium’s oil spill radar to detect oil slicks has been successfully verified. The sea trials were part of an exercise in order to certify satisfactory safety and efficiency in oil spill response operations. The operation was conducted by the Norwegian Clean Seas Association For Operating Companies (NOFO), from June 8 – 10, 2010.
Hellespont Strengthens German Base
The Hellespont Group strengthened its global base in Hamburg, Germany, by buying out the two minority partners in its Hamburg-based shipmanagement company and reshaping its corporate organization. The 25 percent each minority interests held by HCI Capital AG and Peter Doehle Schiffahrts KG in Hellespont Hammonia GmbH & Co KG have been bought out. Hellespont Hammonia has been renamed Hellespont Ship Management GmbH & Co KG…
Maersk Tankers, HHI & DNV Joint CO2 Ship Design
Maersk Tankers, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Det Norske Veritas (DNV) have agreed to collaborate on the design and risk assessment of tankers for shipping CO2.
Dry Bulk Ready for Rebound?
Anchor Ship Investment Co., ’s largest ship-fund manager, reportedly is in position to spend part of a planned $2.3b fund on its first dry-bulk vessels in anticipation…
"A Whale" Tests Not Conclusive
Tests on “A Whale”, a supertanker adapted to skim oily water from the surface of the , are inconclusive because of high seas, ship owner TMT Shipping Offshore reported in a Reuters report.
Energy Searcher Drillship Resumes Ops
This follows repair work on the drillship, carried out in at an estimated cost of some $4.6m.
Submarine Missouri Completes First Voyage
The nation's newest and most advanced nuclear-powered attack submarine, (SSN-780), returned to the Electric Boat shipyard following the successful completion of its first voyage in open seas.
US Accepts EU Support on GOM Spill
The Federal On-Site Coordinator in US has accepted yesterday night an oil cleaning device to combat the environmental consequences of the oil spill that is polluting…
Jeppesen, Brazil Forge Marine Data Agreement
Jeppesen and ’s Directorate of Hydrography and Navigation (DHN) have reached an agreement giving Jeppesen access to all of the nautical charts and data published by DHN for ’s sovereign waters.
M.V. “AQUA ATLANTIC”, 56,000 DWT Type Bulk Carrier
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 56,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V. “AQUA ATLANTIC” (MES Hull No. 1746) at its Chiba Works on 28th June…
Navy Accepts Fifth USS Arizona Memorial Ferry
The Navy officially accepted delivery of the fifth USS Arizona Memorial passenger ferry boat from Modutech Marine Inc. of , June 25. This vessel is one of six boats…
BV Introduces Green Rating
Bureau Veritas introduced a Green Rating Composite Index which will provide charterers and regulators with a tool to compare the environmental performance of ships…
DP World Antwerp Commissions Liebherr Crane
In March 2010 DP World Antwerp officially commissioned its first Liebherr Mobile Harbour Crane on a portal (LPS 500) for service. The Liebherr Portal Slewing Crane (LPS) is an efficient combination of a space-saving portal (mounted on rails) and the proven mobile harbour crane concept. Particularly on narrow quays, individual portal solutions permit (railway) trains and (road) trucks to travel below the portal. “We are very pleased to be working with Liebherr on this project.