BOEMRE Director Remarks, World Nat’l Oil Companies Congress
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R. Bromwich delivered remarks June 22 at the 5th annual World National Oil Companies Congress in London.
Report on USCG Offshore Vessel Inspections
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) release the report of its examination of the Coast Guard’s Offshore Vessel Inspection Program.
Austal USA: Corrosion Management Solution
Austal USA and their U.S. Navy partners have worked closely to achieve a comprehensive corrosion management solution for the Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) class.
Supreme Court of Norway Denies Scanmar Appeal
Marport Deep Sea Technologies Inc., a developer of advanced sonar technology for commercial and military applications, announced that the Supreme Court of Norway…
MARPOL Training, Campbell Transportation: Training Software for Inland Vessels
MARPOL Training Institute, a California-based training and consulting company specializing in computer-based software for maritime pollution abatement, and Campbell Transportation Company…
Shipping Corp. of India: Feeder Vessels During Crane Replacement at JNPT
As you are aware the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Terminal (JNPT) is in the process of Commissioning three new Rail Mounted Quay gantry Cranes (RMQC) at their Main Container Berth.
First American-built EPS M10 Hovercraft Commissioned
On June 15, 2011, the EPS M10 Hovercraft was commissioned as the “Al-Wajh.” Hovercraft Al-Wajh is the first of two to be delivered by EPS Corporation of Tinton Falls, NJ, to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Interior Border Guard. The Commissioning Ceremony was held at the Border Guard Base at Aziziyah. In attendance at the commissioning were the Director General of the Saudi Border Guard, St. Maj. General Zamaim J.
Rolls-Royce, Great Lakes Shipyard Sign Services Agreement
Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine Inc. has teamed up with Great Lakes Shipyard, a division of The Great Lakes Towing Company, Cleveland, OH to create a state-of-the…
Lugger Tug from Alabama Yard
The “Lugger” designation traces back to days when a small handy coastal vessel often carried lug-rigged sails. A modern day lugger, as used on the US Gulf of Mexico coast, is still a handy boat for working in near shore waters. On a version of the tug, designed by and currently finishing up at Rodriguez Boat Builders, a pair of Cummins Tier 2 compliant QSK19-M diesels turning four-blade stainless steel props has replaced the lugsails for propulsion. The 67.5 by 26-foot Pere C.
BP, Gazprom Discuss LNG
According to a report from UPI.com, Alexei Miller, the top executive at Russian gas company Gazprom, welcomed BP Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley to St. Petersburg…
Freeport LNG Terminal Gets Tanker
According to a report from Bloomberg, Freeport LNG’s liquefied-natural-gas terminal in Freeport, Texas, is to receive the Grace Cosmos, a tanker capable of carrying 146,794 cubic meters of LNG.
LNG Tanker Al-Ghuwairiya Berths at Ras Laffan
According to a report from AmeInfo.com, a significant milestone was reached on 21st June 2011 when the LNG tanker "Al-Ghuwairiya" berthed at Ras Laffan to load her LNG cargo bound for Canaport…
China Shipbuilding to Acquire Stakes In Subsidiaries
According to a report from Capital Vue, China Shipbuilding Industry (601989), a major producer of large marine diesel engines, said it won approval from the State…
Commodity Shipbuilding Rises to Record
According to a report from Bloomberg, The global fleet of 8,446 bulk ships is growing nearly three times faster than demand for seaborne agricultural and mining bulk commodities…
Quebec Helps Davies Shipyard with Bid
According to a report from the Times Colonist, Quebec is enabling the insolvent Davie shipyard to enable it to fight for billions of dollars of coveted federal shipbuilding…
Safe Boats Compete for USCG Contract
According to a report from the Kitsap Sun, the U.S. Coast Guard has chosen Safe Boats International and three other companies to build sample boats that could lead…
Khulna Shipyard to Build Two Oil Tankers
According to a report from The Financial Express Bangladesh, United Shipping Line and Global International Limited have ordered two oil tankers from Khulna Shipyard in a contract signed on June 19.
Carnival Profits Fall, Costly Second Quarter
According to a report from the Miami Herald, soaring fuel costs, deployment changes and steep discounting took a chunk out of Carnival Corp.’s second-quarter profits…
USS Carl Vinson May Host NCAA Game
According to a report from CNN, officials from the Navy, the NCAA and Morale Entertainment met to discuss staging a major college basketball game on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.
Crowley's DH Petroleum Barges Deployed to Western Alaska
Crowley Maritime Corp. is deploying two new double-hulled, combination deck cargo and tank barges this week in Western Alaska. The DBL 165-1 and DBL 165-2 barges…