EMU Receives Hydrographic Survey Contract
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has awarded marine survey specialists EMU Limited (EMU) a multi-million pound hydrographic contract as part of its program to systematically survey the waters around the UK. The EMU contract will cover the Shallow Water Lot of the MCA’s Civil Hydrography Program, which aims to gather accurate hydrographic information for updating United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) nautical charts and publications.
Hamworthy Launches Hamworthy Academy Training Service
Marine and offshore fluid handling specialist Hamworthy has launched a new learning initiative aimed at offering tailor-made training packages for its end users. The service, Hamworthy Academy, includes a range of courses which are designed to provide training for the company’s equipment and comprise e-based learning packages backed up by a significant investment in hands-on facilities. Hands-on training is currently available from Hamworthy’s Norway-based facilities in Moss…
Hapag-Lloyd Reports 2Q Numbers
Operating in an ever more competitive environment, Hapag-Lloyd achieved sales of €1.5 billion (over $2.1 billion) and a positive adjusted EBIT of €26 million (almost…
CACI Receives Contract Modification
CACI Technologies, Inc. of Chantilly, Va., is being awarded a $24,162,560 modification to previously awarded contract (N63394-04-D-1262) for systems engineering…
WHOI Joins NOAA in "Battle of the Atlantic"
It’s been called everything from the Graveyard of the Atlantic to Torpedo Junction. By whatever name, the seas off the coast of North Carolina during World War II were the site of a devastating period for the United States, during which dozens of ships—mostly merchant vessels—were sunk by German U-Boats. Today, the remains of those ships, along with several U-Boats, rest at the bottom of the Atlantic.
Chevron Oronite Aims to Expand Singapore Plant
Chevron Oronite recently confirmed that it is planning to significantly expand the capacity of its existing additives plant on Jurong Island in Singapore. Project…
Cortland Company Launches New Website
Cortland Company recently unveiled its newly-designed website. The website, located at www.cortlandcompany.com, offers a range of information related to Cortland’s products…
Program for ICS/ISF International Shipping Conference Announced
The piracy issue, reducing shipboard emissions, and tackling the worsening crisis of crew competency and complacency onboard today’s ships will be just some of the…
Kongsberg Supplies STAR Center with DP Technology
STAR Center, located in Dania Beach, FL, is launching into the Dynamic Positioning (DP) Training market, expanding its simulation training services to the offshore, cable laying and cruise ship markets in the Gulf of Mexico and beyond. In a contract signed with Kongsberg Maritime Simulation (Mystic, CT), STAR Center will acquire a dual-redundant Advanced K-Pos DP trainer capable of being integrated with its existing Polaris© Ship Bridge Simulator…
Kvichak Delivers five MPFs to the Navy
Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc., of Seattle, WA, recently delivered five Military Preposition Force (MPF) utility boats to the United States Navy, completing their final contract order. Kvichak has delivered a total of 33 MPFs to the Navy since February 2006. The 40’ high-speed landing craft are replacing the Navy’s existing LCM-8 craft as part of the Improved Navy Lighterage System in support of pre-positioned Marine Amphibious assault missions.
USCG Publishes NPRM for Inspection of Towing Vessels
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Thursday publication in the Federal Register of a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) designed to improve safety on towing vessels.