Tugboat Ordered for Service in Port of Riga, Latvia
The vessel is due to be delivered to PKL Flote in the summer of 2013. It is planned to operate the new tugboat in Riga port, where PKL Flote already employs a vessel…
Ship Building Supply Glut Bites China's Shipyards
Chinese shipyards register a 49% plunge in first half 2012 orders. 'Gulf News' informs that China has 1,536 shipyards with annual sales of more than five million yuan ($780…
Ballast Water Regulations Uniformity Plea to US Senate
A coalition of maritime related interests writes to US Senate pledging support for uniform national standard for regulation of ballast water & other vessel discharges.
Vietnam Maintenance Base Granted to Russian Navy
Sang, speaking to the Voice of Russia radio station ahead of a meeting with President Vladimir Putin, stressed that the port would not be a Russian military base.
MAN Diesel & Turbo Makes Executive Board Appointment
The Supervisory Board of MAN Diesel & Turbo SE has appointed Arnd Löttgen to the Executive Board with effect from 1 September 2012. Arnd Löttgen will be responsible…
Odfjell Terminals, Rotterdam, to Step Up Tank Storage Safety
Background: Odfjell is one of the largest terminal operators in the Port of Rotterdam. Over the past years many complaints, mostly relating to safety issues, were made against the company.
Brazil's OSX Group Q2 2012 Financial Report
EBITDA of R$36,5 million in 1H12 and R$2,7 billion financing are highlights for the second quarter of 2012. OSX, an EBX Group Company which provides solutions for…
Ingalls Shipbuilding Contracted to Build Eleventh LPD
The U.S. Navy awards Huntington Ingalls Industries a US$1.5-billion fixed-price incentive contract for amphibious transport dock LPD 27. The contract is for the detail design and construction of the amphibious transport dock LPD 27 and it will be built at the company's Ingalls Shipbuilding division. Ingalls is building the entire San Antonio (LPD 17) class of ships, the newest addition to the Navy's 21st century amphibious assault force. LPDs are built to be survivable and flexible.