VT Halter Contract to Build 112-ft ATB Tug
VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), announced a new contract to build a 112-ft ATB Offshore Tug for Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. (Bouchard).
Trans-Alaska Pipeline, Crowley Workers Reach 10 Million Hours
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) has announced that its workforce has achieved a major safety milestone: 10 million hours worked without an OSHA Day Away From Work Case (DAFWC). Of those hours, Crowley contributed towards working 20 percent of them, or 2 million hours, safely. This means that since June 2009, no TAPS worker, including the more than 225 Crowley employees, has been injured to the extent that they missed a day of work.
WESMAR $1.2M Egyptian Contract
WESMAR (Western Marine Electronics) announced that the $1.2m contract they have to equip Egyptian built vessels with their all stainless steel counter rotating dual…
Engine Rebuild Kit for Commercial Harbor Craft Regs
The ARB has determined that the Caterpillar 3500 Marine Engine Emissions Upgrade Group Kit 3 meets the requirements of the Commercial Harbor Craft (CHC) Regulation…
Northeast Maritime Approved for Master of Yachts Courses
Northeast Maritime Institute (NMI) announced the introduction of their newest program, Level 1 and 2 MCA approved Master of Yachts courses for those that wish to work on the worlds Superyachts .
USCG Advisory: Upgrade to GPS enhanced EPIRBs
When Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB) are activated in emergency situations the system transmits vessel identification information to rescuers.
Raytheon Anschütz wins IBS for Namibian Research Vessel
The German navigation system supplier Raytheon Anschütz was recently awarded a contract for the delivery of an integrated bridge and navigation system for a Fisheries Research Vessel…
Pure Thinking: From Green to Blue
Alfa Laval’s Marine Essentials on display at Nor-Shipping: Alfa Laval will be showcasing a range of innovative solutions at the Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo, which will take place 24–27 May 2011. Alfa Laval cover a wide range of marine activities, but have a common theme: lower environmental impact and lifecycle cost. Green used to be the environmental watchword, but blue is now taking over. Over 70% of our planet is blue…
Evac introduces ORCA III
Evac, the leading supplier of advanced wastewater collection and treatment solutions introduces the ORCA III small footprint physicochemical advanced wastewater treatment unit.
Piracy in the Indian Ocean
Somali based pirates continue to cause serious challenges to merchant vessels transiting the Indian Ocean. At the time of writing, EU NAVFOR statistics indicate…
Castrol GreenField Takes Environmental Lead
GreenField lubricants from Castrol Offshore are likely to remain the only products fully tested to environmentally-responsible standards set by Norwegian authorities through 2011.
Bay Ship & Yacht Services Research Vessels
Dawn has broken over the Bay Ship & Yacht shipyard, located on San Francisco Bay in the island City of Alameda, as the yard-crew carefully rolls the cradled Research Vessel or R/V New Horizon from her work station, along the rails to the yard’s new 1200-ton Syncrolift, which gently lowers the vessel into the estuary that separates Alameda from Oakland. Sparkling in the morning sun, the 170-by-36 ft vessel…
A&P Group Targets New Markets in Marine Engineering
A&P Group is embarking on a strategic marketing drive to promote its engineering and fabrication services to new industry markets particularly the oil and gas and renewable energy sectors. The company has unveiled a new corporate ID and brand styling in line with its vision for the future to become a leading international marine engineering organisation. The new look, alongside the business and marketing strategy…