China's Pingtan Receive 20 New Fishing Vessels
Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. says that with the addition of these vessels and the recent acquisition of 46 vessels in June 2013, the Company's total current fleet has increased to 106.
Mandatory Container Weighing: Coalition Opposes Draft IMO Rule
The International Maritime Organization is discussing a draft amendment that will make mandatory a certified process for the verification of the weight of every loaded container. "The safety of those involved in the supply chain is of paramount importance to these associations; a focus on best practice which results in improved safety in the chain should reflect equally positively on the level of performance and productivity in the chain.
Clarksons Gift Rescue Boats to Sailing Centre
Clarksons recently visited the Docklands Waterports and Sailing Centre (DWSC) near Canary Wharf on the UK's River Thames to officially launch the two new rescue boats it has bought for the organisation. The state of the art Rigiflex boats - named after two esteemed late Clarksons' Chairmen, Sir Alexander Glen and Sir Carron Greig - will enable DSWC to increase the number of participants that can be tutored on the water at any given time.
Chief Engineer Convicted for 'Magic Pipe' Pollution
After a 9-day trial in federal court in Norfolk, Va., the case against ship operator Kassian Maritime Navigation Agency, Ltd., ship owner Angelex Ltd., and chief…
Latest DoD Navy Contracts
Amongst the latest contracts Department of Defense, Navy, contracts are those to Armstrong Marine, for barges and ship paintwork maintenance; to 3PSC for operation & maintenance of naval survey ships; and to NASSCO for repairs & alterations to 'USS Kauffman' (FFG 59). Armstrong Marine Inc., Port Angeles, Wash., is being awarded a $38,362,181 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed…
Honolulu Harbor Molasses Spill: Coast Guard Assist
State officials in Hawaii consider there's little they can do to clean up a 223,000-gallon molasses spill that has killed thousands of fish, as swimmers, surfers…