This Day in U.S. Naval History – January 25
1963 - 1st Seabee Technical Assistance Team arrives in Vietnam 1968 - Operation Windsong I in Mekong Delta, Vietnam (Source: Navy News Service)
This Day in U.S. Coast Guard History – January 25
1799- Having existed essentially nameless for 8-1/2 years, Alexander Hamilton's "system of cutters" was referred to in legislation as "Revenue Cutters." Some decades later…
DRD Towing Sentenced for Mississippi River Spill
DRD Towing Company, LLC., a marine company located in Harvey, Louisiana, was sentenced in federal court by U. S. District Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle to two years probation…
BOEMRE, N Carolina Offshore Renewable Energy Task Force
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) held its first offshore renewable energy task force meeting in cooperation with North Carolina’s Department of Commerce.
USCG Operation Clean River
Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Portland, Ore., conducted Operation Clean River, a large-scale operation to ensure environmental compliance onboard commercial deep draft vessels, Wednesday, Jan. 19.
Uranium Shipment Encounters Rough Seas
Cameco, a publically traded uranium company, has informed the Canadian Nucluear Safety Commission (CNSC) that a ship carrying uranium concentrate, en route to Zhanjiang…
Navios Maritime Q4, Year End Results
Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (NYSE: NMM), an owner and operator of dry cargo vessels, reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2010. Ms.
Cameron Multi-Million Dollar Award for Subsea Systems
Cameron (NYSE: CAM) has received an order for the supply of subsea production systems for a deepwater and offshore gas processing and pipeline project in the South China Sea.
Robert Allan’s Turkish Tug Connection
For more than fifteen years Robert Allan Ltd. has had tugs built to their designs by a cadre of Turkish shipyards. In that 15 years there has been almost one new tug delivery every month to a Robert Allan Ltd. design in Turkey. To date more than 150 tugs have been Turkish-built, and even in a slightly reduced market this year, compared to the heady days of 2008–2009, there are at least 15 Robert Allan Ltd. designs under construction there today.
Northrop Grumman Appoints Waldman
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced that Mitchell "Mitch" B. Waldman has been named to the position of vice president, government and customer relations at its Shipbuilding sector. In his new role, Waldman is responsible for the development and management of the sector's government and customer affairs programs and is directly involved and engaged in supporting company business objectives.
Coast Guard Icebreaking Commences on the Hudson
The Coast Guard has commenced icebreaking operations on the Hudson River as temperatures continue to fall and waters freeze. A fleet of Coast Guard icebreaking ships…
Keppel Corp. Live Webcast, Financial Results, Jan 25
Keppel Corporation is announcing the Group's Full Year financial results on 25 January 2011, Tuesday at 5.30pm (GMT+8). Join the 'live' webcast, as Chief Executive Officer…