Scorpio Tankers Announces TimeCharter
Scorpio Tankers Inc. has chartered-in a 2006 built LR2 product tanker (106,003 DWT), the Khawr Aladid. The vessel will be chartered-in for six months at $12,000 per day…
DHT Holdings 3Q Results
DHT Holdings reported revenues for the period from July 1 to September 30, 2011 of $26.6 million, compared to revenues of $23.3 million for the prior-year period.
BSEE Issues Guidance for Workplace Safety Rule
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) today issued a Notice to Lessees (NTL) that provides further guidance on the previously issued Safety and…
Horizon Lines Discontinuing Trans-Pacific FSX Service
Company Will Conduct Orderly Transition to Minimize Supply Chain Disruptions. Last Voyage of FSX Service from China Expected on November 2; Final Sailings to Guam on November 8 and 10.
Braemar Announces Unaudited Half-Year Results
Unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 August 2011. Braemar Shipping Services plc (“Braemar” or the “Group”), an international provider of shipping and marine services, today announces unaudited half-year results for the six months ended 31 August 2011. Sir Graham Hearne, Chairman of Braemar, said: “Shipping markets are experiencing a period of progressive weakness which has affected the performance of the group in the first half.
Third LCS Completes Builder's Trials
A Lockheed Martin-led industry team completed Builder's Sea Trials for Fort Worth, the nation's third littoral combat ship. The trials – a coordinated effort between the U.S.
RENA Update: OIl Pumpout Proceeding Smoothly
Nearly half of the oil left on board the grounded container ship Rena in Tauranga has now been pumped off to the bunker barge Awanuia. Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) Salvage Unit Manager, Bruce Anderson said 164 tonnes had been pumped off the ship over the past 24 hours, the highest daily rate to date. This brings the total amount of oil pumped off the ship to 645 tonnes, with about another 700 tonnes still on board.
Next SOCP Meeting: November 2nd and 3rd
The Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP) cordially invites maritime industry representatives to attend and participate in its November meeting in Linthicum, MD on November 2nd and 3rd. Delegates and ranking officers of the US Maritime Administration and Department of Transportation were invited to address the meeting. In addition, senior representatives from Federal and State Government and the…
GE: Significant Progress in GE38 Engine Testing
GE reports significant progress in the GE38 engine qualification program at its Lynn, Massachusetts, test facility. Testing to date indicates the GE38’s capabilities will successfully meet United States Navy requirements for the Ship-to-Shore (SSC) project at an affordable cost. Nearly 1,000 hours have been completed during GE38 factory engine testing under the U.S. Navy’s Heavy Lift Replacement System Development and Demonstration program.
Thordon Appoints Western Europe Sales Manager
Sixteen –year veteran, George Morrison has been appointed the Area Sales Manager for Western Europe replacing retiring Campbell Cunningham. According to Thordon’s Commercial Director, Jan Willem de Jong, George’s experience and energy will be a catalyst for maintaining our strong growth in Western Europe. “George is the perfect leader to develop our existing and new products with our strong distribution network”, said de Jong.
Cargotec in Cooperation with Russian Port
Cargotec has signed an agreement of strategic cooperation with Rosmorport that coordinates Russian marine transport infrastructure development. The cooperation with…
EnGarde Tactical Armor for Crew Protection
Lookouts scan the horizon, searching for any boat or vessel that looks out of place, careful eyes watch the radar screen. The entire crew is on edge; radio chatter between ships is nearly constant. Fishing vessels, normally a routine part of ocean travel, get extra scrutiny and wide passage. Any small boat approaching the ship sets off alarm bells. Anyone who makes their living on the sea knows these waters…
Caravello joins Rainmaker LLC
Jack Caravello has joined Rainmaker LLC as Vice President of Business Development, bringing with him more than 37 years of experience in Maritime and Offshore Industries. After graduating from MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY in 1971, Mr. Caravello sailed briefly in the American Merchant Marine Industry, shifting next to the Offshore Service and Supply Industry. Mr. Caravello came ashore in 1972, and has made Houston, TX his home. After coming ashore he moved into Marine and Offshore sales; Mr.
Bridge Simulator for Indonesia Oil & Gas Company Pertamina
Transas Marine in cooperation with its local representative PT MultiIntegra successfully accomplished the significant project for Indonesia Oil & Gas company Pertamina.
New Director for Jeffersonville Port
The Ports of Indiana has named Scott Stewart as port director for the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville. A native of nearby New Albany, Ind., Stewart spent 24 years…
Measurable Hull Coatings Performance
BMT ARGOSS and International Paint have announced the formation of a partnership that can deliver demonstrable and transparent improvements in performance, efficiency…
Ports Generate Jobs in Georgia
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz gathered Tuesday, October 25, for a panel discussion…
Cargotec Wins Equipment Contract in Venezuela
Cargotec has won an order to supply 54 Kalmar port equipment to Venezuelan customer Bolivariana de Puertos, S.A. The order includes 24 Kalmar DRF 450-65 reachstackers, 4 Kalmar DRF100-54 reachstackers for empty container handling, 19 Kalmar Ottawa 4x2 terminal tractors, 3 Kalmar DCF80-45 masted empty container handlers and 4 Kalmar DCE160-12 lift trucks. All equipment will be delivered during year 2011.
Totem's Parrott Honored by USMMA
John Parrott, President of Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Inc. (TOTE), was honored earlier this month by his alma mater, the US Merchant Maritime Academy, with the 2011 Outstanding Professional Achievement Award. The Outstanding Professional Achievement Award is given to the USMMA graduate “who best exemplifies the finest tradition of the Corps “Acta Non Verba” (meaning Act, don’t talk) by attaining…
Caterpillar Provides Power Solutions for Norwegian OSV
MaK Propulsion Engines, DEP solutions chosen for Ostensjo Rederi AS newbuild. Caterpillar Marine Power Systems was recently selected to provide 2x 6 M 25 C and…