Kirby Corporation to Announce First Quarter Results April 25
Houston - Kirby Corporation will announce its 2012 first quarter results at 5:00 p.m. central time on Wednesday, April 25, 2012. A conference call to discuss the results will be held at 10:00 a.m.
WSS Signs Safety Service Agreement With Victoria Ship Management
Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has signed its first fleet Safety Service Agreement with a Japanese principal. The two-year agreement, valued at $300,000 includes…
IHC Merwede Opens New Singapore Office
IHC Merwede officially opened its new Singapore office at the PSA Building today. The Singapore base will be the corporate headquarters for IHC Offshore & Marine’s Southeast Asia businesses…
Metso Strengthens Valve Supply in India
Metso has opened a new valve supply and service center in Vadodara, India. The new supply center supports the company’s strategy to grow the valve business globally…
Keppel to Build Five Semis for $4.12 Billion for Sete Brasil
Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its subsidiaries, Keppel FELS Brasil S.A. and Estaleiro BrasFELS Ltda, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Sete Brasil Participações S.A.
Horizon Lines Completes Transactions to Reduce Debt
Charlotte, N.C. - Horizon Lines Inc. today announced that it has completed transactions with more than 99 percent of its note holders, and with Ship Finance International…
Whitfield, Costello File Legislation to Strengthen Inland Waterways
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power, with Representative Jerry Costello (D-IL-12), a senior…
ClassNK Issues Certifications for Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan
Tokyo - ClassNK announced today that it had issued certifications for Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plans (SEEMP) to Japanese ship owner Nippon Yusen Kabushiki…
GEOSHIPS Extends Fleet Following Successful Year for First Vessel
SeaHold GEOSHIPS Ltd., a marine and subsea services shipping company, has taken delivery of its second multi-purpose support vessel (MPSV) on a contract valued at over £30million, following a successful year for its current vessel, the Stril Explorer. Formed in 2003, Aberdeen-based GEOSHIPS will manage and crew the MPSV Loch Roag vessel, which it has taken on a five-year bareboat charter basis from Otto Marine Ltd.
Ocean-going Patrol Vessel Delivered to RNN by Damen
In Harlingen the third of four Holland Class Oceangoing Patrol Vessels, "Friesland" built by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding for the Royal Netherlands Navy, was transferred to the Defence Materiel Organization of the Ministry of Defence of the Netherlands. After delivery the Friesland will directly start an extensive testing and work-up program, yet without the Thales Integrated Mast Module (IMM), which will be installed early 2014.
EU 'Marco Polo' Freight Transport Project
Marco Polo aims to ease road congestion and its attendant pollution by promoting a switch to greener transport modes for European freight traffic. Railways, sea…
New Windfarm Support Catamaran for UK Port Base
The US$ 1.8-million GBPDS catanaran, built at South Boats Shipyard in Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK, named Dalby Derwent, is 17.5 metres long, constructed of aluminium and will be used to carry wind turbine technicians to and from the wind farm sites, and to deliver fuel and cargo to the wind turbines and associated offshore installations. The Dalby Derwent can carry up to 12 passengers with a crew of 3, and can lift upt ot 8 tonnes of cargo.
Mobile Offshore Drilling Units – New Market Forecast
Oil and gas production from offshore resources is of considerable importance for energy companies as existing base resources are being depleted at a rapid rate.
Yacht Business Improves – Boat Show Retrospective
There were signs at the recent Palm Beach International Boat Show that the much anticipated turnaround of the yachting industry has begun. Compared to 2011, attendance was up 12 percent cumulatively the first two days of the four-day show. Show Management, the company which produces the boat show, reported more boats on display in several categories this year, including a 35 percent increase in yachts over 100 feet and 29 percent more yachts in the 80 to 100 foot range.
New Intermodal Service by Brazil's Maestra Corp
Real Fernando, president of ship and logistics company Maestra, has drawn attention to his company's regionalization of freight operations in Brazil, so that teams…
Safety Rope Demand in Florida Spotted by Local Supplier
Disaster Relief Supply is located on the Gulf Coast of Florida, which presents a large market for commercial fishing, military, and recreational customers. Assorted rope is used for numerous work and leisure activities in the area, and a proficient selection is hard to come by locally. “We saw a demand for rope that wasn’t being met effectively by local retailers,” says Mike Fisher, Manager of the Destin…
Solstad Gets Three PSV Charter Agreements
Total E&P UK Limited and Elf Exploration UK Limited have signed agreements for hire of the platform supply vessels (PSV) “Normand Aurora”. The duration of the contract is firm for 5 years with further 2 x 1 year options. EDT Offshore Egypt S.A.E has signed for hire of Stand-By vessel “Normand Draupne ”. The duration of the contract is firm for 1 year with further 1 year option with commencement April 2012.
China Shipyard Delivers Double-hull Bunker Tanker to AMPN
Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc announce that it has taken delivery of the Symi, a 6,270 dwt double-hull bunkering tanker newbuild from Qingdao Hyundai Shipyard in China. The Symi, which is expected to be deployed to the Company's market in West Africa, represents the final vessel under Aegean's plan to take delivery of 31 double-hull bunkering tanker newbuildings. E. Nikolas Tavlarios, President…