Wilhelmsen Ships Service acquires Nalfleet
Wilhelmsen Ships Service has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Nalfleet, the marine division of Nalco, the world's largest sustainability services company.
This Day in U.S. Naval History – January 6
1967- Operation Deckhouse V begins in Mekong Delta, Vietnam. 1996 - USS Hopper, named for RADM Grace Hopper, commissioned.
This Day in U.S. Coast Guard History – January 6
1934- The United States Line SS Washington came within inches of ramming the new Light Vessel No. 117 on the Nantucket Station. The liner scraped the lightship’s side…
Fiber Ropes Group Formed by IMCA
As marine contractors working in the offshore oil and gas industry contend with ever-deeper waters, lifting operations have become ever more complex and vital. Deepwater…
OnSSI Adds New Region Managers
OnSSI, manufacturer of open-platform network video management software in the Americas, announced three new positions on the OnSSI sales team. Joining the company…
TBS International Expands Fleet to 50 Vessels
TBS International plc (NASDAQ: TBSI) has taken delivery of the newly-constructed vessel M/V Omaha Belle from China Communications Construction Company Ltd./ Nantong Yahua Shipbuilding Group Co., Ltd.
LIG Marine Managers 2011 CMIP Seminars
LIG Marine Managers’ sister company, LIG Educational & Consulting Services, in conjunction with the International Institute for Marine Insurance Studies, announced…
Seanergy Maritime, Shareholders Special Meeting
Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHIP; SHIP.W) announced the results of the special meeting of its shareholders held on January 4, 2011 at the company’s executive offices.
Inside Look at the USCG Response to the Golden Sea
Fierce Arctic winds and towering 30-foot seas assaulted a 738-foot freighter with 20 crewmembers aboard finding themselves helplessly adrift with limited engine power in the midst of an ice-cold storm 70 miles north of Adak. Trouble loomed on the horizon as they were drifting toward land carrying more than 132,277 pounds of rape seed used to make canola oil, 450,000 gallons of fuel oil and 11,700 gallons of diesel fuel with the only help more than 400 miles away.
Harbor Guard Boats Delivers Defender 2628
Medina International Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MIHI), through its wholly owned subsidiary Harbor Guard Boats, Inc., has completed the sale of a Defender…
PD Ports Reaches Major Milestone at Teesport
PD Ports has announced it has reached another major milestone at Teesport – handling its 150,000 container through its container terminals for the first time in history within a calendar year. Frans Calje, PD Ports MD Unitised, said: “To have reached this record number from a steady throughput of around 80,000 containers only some two and a half years ago is a testimony to the success of our portcentric logistics strategy and the hard work that went into making it a success.
Ecospeed for Container Vessels in Dubai
Within a couple of weeks two container vessels had their rudders coated with Ecospeed in the same shipyard in Dubai. Earlier several other vessels of the same owner were also given the same treatment.
Geo Shipyard Delivers M/V Hoover & Truman
The Crew Boats Hoover and Truman , a pair of 36-ft catamaran crew boats were built for Axxis Drilling company to service their inland and near shore drilling rigs. The vessels were designed by Morrelli and Melvin Design & Engineering group in Long Beach, Calif. The boats have seating for 13 passengers. The seats were built and furnished by Sterlings Upholstery in New Iberia, Louisiana. The aft two seat backs on the port side fold down to form a day bed for the captain to rest between trips.