Lithuanian Firm Seeks LNG for Terminal Testing
Lithuania will seek to buy up to 170,000 cubic meters of liquefied natural gas on a spot basis to test its LNG import terminal, which is expected to come online in December…
GAC Offers African Oil & Gas Market Insights to Houston
The GAC Group says it is bringing its African market knowledge to US clients in and around the global energy hub of Houston, Texas, with the posting of Gerrit Laubscher, Business Development Manager - Oil & Gas for Sub-Saharan Africa, to share his expertise and focus on promoting trade and cooperation between key energy players in the USA and African oil producing countries. From the GAC North America Logistics (formerly known as GEMS) base in Houston…
Sunken Barge Near State Marine Reserve Removed
The Coast Guard says it has completed clean up and removal efforts of a barge that sank earlier near Point Conception State Marine Reserve, California. Around 12:15 p.m.
NASSCO to Drydock, Upgrade USS Tornado
US Department of Defense inform it has awarded a $19,802,857 firm-fixed-price contract to Earl Industries, LLC, doing business as General Dynamics NASSCO Mayport, Jacksonville, Florida, for docking phased maintenance availability to include drydocking, hull plating replacement, propulsion engine removal and habitability work onboard 'USS Tornado' (PC 14). The docking phased maintenance availability work on USS Tornado consists of 55 percent hull structure repairs…
Bayonne Container Terminal Upgrade Celebrated
GCT Global Container Terminals Inc. (GCT) says it celebrated the grand opening of its newly expanded, semi-automated facility in Bayonne, New Jersey, which is intended to be the most productive marine terminal on the US East Coast once complete in summer 2014. Following four years of careful planning and construction, more than 400 of GCT’s customers, stakeholders, vendors, contractors, workforce,…
CLIA Appoints Kim Hall Operational & Security Director
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) says that Hall brings maritime and piracy analytic experience to the association. For the past three and a half years, Hall was Senior Analyst with the Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute (HSSAI), supporting DHS S&T, USCG Headquarters, USCG Atlantic Area, and the National Strike Force Coordination Center. CLIA adds that Hall specializes in maritime security.
Transit Of Medicine Shipments Through Ports In Turkey
manager/regulatory manager of producer company or export manager of exporter company as to medicines transit shipment. * A pro forma invoice/invoice (with confirmed…
HII Hosts STEM Call-to-Collaboration Conference
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) informs that it has hosted a STEM Workforce Call-to-Collaboration conference to help increase the quality of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and the quantity of STEM-educated graduates for the future workforce. The two-day conference featured insight from HII President and CEO Mike Petters, Newport News Shipbuilding President Matt Mulherin and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), who provided a keynote address via video.
IMO Launch Day of the Seafarer 2014 'Toolkit'
IMO once again asks people everywhere to show their appreciation for seafarers and their contribution to global prosperity on the Day of the Seafarer, 25, June, and have launched a promotional toolkit to help them to do so. At the heart of this year’s campaign is the simple sentence "Seafarers brought me....". IMO is inviting everyone to complete the sentence with a word of their choice and post it on social media, adding the hashtag "#thankyouseafarers".
Sound Oil Signs Institutional Investment Agreements
Sound Oil, the Mediterranean focused upstream oil and gas company, announced the successful completion of due diligence and the signing of investment agreements in respect of the £14 million Institutional funding announced by the Company on 25 April 2014 and expected to be completed in July 2014. Continental Investment Partners SA, acting on behalf of itself and affiliates has now successfully completed due diligence and signed the investment agreements…