Spook Communications Reported in Arab Waters
Vessels report potential surveillance by unknown entities while in transit of the Gulf of Oman, Strait of Hormuz & Arabian Gulf. In one recent case, a vessel was…
Korean Shipyard to Build for Scorpio Tankers
Scorpio Tankers sign letter of intent with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for two tankships. New York-listed Scorpio Tankers has signed a letter of intent with Korea's…
APM Terminals Invest US$900-million in New Container Terminal
APM Terminals Lazaro Cardenas S.A. de C.V. to build & operate a new terminal on Mexico's Pacific coast. After winning a tender on December 15, 2011, APM Terminals Lazaro Cardenas S.A. de C.V.
Newport News Shipbuilding Introduce Teacher Internships
Huntington Ingalls Industries have public school educators in SE Virginia participate the 'Career Pathways' program at NNS. Through Career Pathways, NNS partners…
New Dubai Ferry Route Connects Cruise Terminal
Dubai Ferry’s new October 2012 route, connects the cruise terminal at Port Rashid with Al Ghubaiba station in Bur Dubai. The new route is part of the Roads and Transport…
Port of Liverpool, UK, Container Terminal Gets EIB Finance
River Mersey'a new terminal, 'Liverpool 2', gets European Investment Bank (EIB) port development loan. Liverpool 2, is due to open in 2015, and the European Investment…
German Yard FSG Launches its Longest RoRo Ferry
Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft launches first of two RoRo freight ferries for the Turkish shipping company Ulusoy Sealines. “At 208 metres, this is the longest and biggest freight ferry ever built at FSG”, declared shipyard Managing Director Peter Sierk. He added that it was a very significant moment for him and the entire shipbuilding team at FSG to see the “Ulusoy 14” slide into the Flensburg Fiord without a problem.
American Equity Safety Awards Announced
The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU) 2011 Safety Awards were presented at the annual American Longshore Mutual Association (ALMA) Conference in Grand Cayman on July 30, 2012.
Veka-Group Building Catamarans for Offshore Industry
Veka-Group builds a series of catamarans for the offshore industry. The vessel has been specially developed for crew tendering and offers also enough deck space for transporting three 10 ft containers. The first vessel, destined for an operator of a wind farm, will be delivered mid September. ‘A monohull built without special devices, is far from stable on the waves’, says Veka project manager Robin Sijbrands. ‘The special characteristic of a multihull is that it hardly rolls.
Coast Guard Foundation Honors Alaska's Coast Guard Heroes
Non-Profit Organization’s Dinner and Tribute to Take Place on August Eighth. The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education, welfare…
Drew Marine's Acquisition of Chemring Marine Completed
Drew Marine has completed the acquisition of the Chemring Marine business, now named Drew Marine Signal and Safety (DMSS). DMSS brings 125 new employees to Drew Marine with locations in Bremerhaven…
Salerno Appointed to NAMEPA BoD
Recently Retired USCG VADM Brian Salerno joins NAMEPA Board of Directors; Salerno’s Marine Safety History a Plus for the Association’s Future. The North American Marine Environment Protection Association Founding Chairman, Clay Maitland, announced that United States Coast Guard Vice Admiral Brian Salerno (Ret.) will join its Board effective immediately. VADM Salerno recently retired from the Coast Guard where he was Deputy Commandant for Operations.
Skye Maritime and Rep. Duncan Examine Security Challenges
Congressman Duncan Hunter Meets with Skye Maritime on the Challenges Facing the U.S. Private Maritime Security Industry. Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA), a Marine combat veteran and member for the House Armed Services Committee, met with senior executives at Skye Maritime, a California based, veteran owned and operated private maritime security company today to discuss the challenges facing U.S maritime security firms.
Statoil Takes Penalty for Incomplete Listing
Statoil ASA has accepted a fine of $500,000 by Økokrim for breaches of certain formal requirements in the Securities Trading Act section 3-5 in connection with the…
BOEM Unveils Web-based Company Qualifying and Bonding Portal
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it has launched a new Web-based tool that provides oil and gas industry users with the ability to submit online requests for company…
Greek Bulkship Owner Increases Revenue in H1 2012
Safe Bulkers, Inc. As of July 31, 2012, the Company’s current fleet was comprised of 21 drybulk vessels with an average age of 4.2 years and the Company had contracted…
AWO Advocate Robust USCG Arctic Presence
Crowley Maritime Corp. V-P, testifies on behalf of American Waterways Operators (AWO) to Senate Subcommittee. Bruce Harland, Vice President-Commercial Services of Crowley Maritime Corporation…
Technip Gets Important Contract from ConocoPhillips UK
Technip awarded a five-year sub-sea Inspection, repair and maintenance contract by ConocoPhillips U.K. Technip has been awarded a five-year inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) frame agreement contract by ConocoPhillips (U.K.) Limited for various assets in the Central, Southern North Sea and East Irish Sea. The contract covers diver repair and maintenance solutions for the company’s existing U.K. subsea infrastructure.
Thuraya Raises the Remote Access Streaming Bar to 512 Kbps
Thuraya and Geolink offer broadcasters a faster, more reliable and cheaper IT solution . Thuraya delivers data and voice satellite communications solutions in remote locations for the energy…
New Cruise Ship to be Floated Out by Meyer Werft Shortly
Fifth ship for US cruise company Celebrity Cruises scheduled to launch from the Papenberg, Germany, building dock . On early Sunday morning of 12 August, 2012, the Celebrity Reflection, the new cruise ship for the US cruise company Celebrity Cruises (Miami), is planned to be floated out of the covered building dock II of Meyer Werft, assisted by tugs. The 126,000-gt cruise ship Celebrity [Reflection] is 319 m long and 37.40 m wide. In 1,515 cabins more than 3,030 passengers can be accommodated.