GLG Shipyard Applies Finishing Touches to 'Biscayne Bay'
Great Lakes Group says it has reached the final stages of the routine maintenance and drydock contract on the USCG Cutter BISCAYNE BAY, the second of the USCG’s six Great Lakes-stationed 140-foot Bay-class ice-breaking tugs to be drydocked in the Group's shipyard.
Matson Containership Diverted to Assist Hurricane Beset Sailboat
The US Coast Guard informs it is coordinating the rescue of a 42-foot sailboat stricken by Hurricane Julio 414 miles northeast of Oahu Sunday, and has diverted the 661-foot Matson Line container ship 'Manukai' to the location of the dismasted boat. The sailing vessel Walkabout is disabled and taking on water with three people aboard. On-scene conditions are reported as 92 to 115 mph winds with 30-foot seas.
Earthstone Energy Named “Fastest Growing”
Earthstone Energy, reported today that the August 2014 issue of the Oil & Gas Financial Journal (OGFJ) named Earthstone among the 20 Fastest Growing Companies for the first calendar quarter of 2014 (the most recent data). The OGFJ ranks U.S. based, publicly traded oil and gas producers quarterly in its “OGFJ150” article. Although primarily ranked in terms of assets, for the Fastest Growing benchmark, companies are ranked on the percentage increase in shareholders’ equity.
Russia Detected and "Eject" a Submarine Alleged US
The anti-submarine force of the Northern Fleet of Russia detected a foreign submarine in the border waters and "expelled", Russian news agencies reported on Saturday…
Guerrilla attacks Ecopetrol Oil Field in Colombia
Leftist guerrillas attacked an oil field Friday for Ecopetrol in northeastern Colombia, as part of an escalation of attacks on the economic infrastructure of the…
DHS Selects Stevens Institute for Maritime Research
Stevens Institute of Technology has been selected as the lead institution for a new Center of Excellence for Maritime Research (CMR). The selection, announced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate will provide Stevens with $2 million per year for 5 years. The Center will also include the following partner institutions: MIT, University of Miami, Rutgers University, University of Puerto Rico and Elizabeth City State University.
USCG R&D Team Up Agencies for Arctic Awareness
For a second year, members of the Coast Guard Research and Development Center, based in New London, Connecticut, make their way to the large ice floes of the Arctic Ocean to conduct research and test new equipment and technologies with the aim of expanding our knowledge and enhancing our ability to respond to potential hazards and emergencies brought on by increased vessel traffic through the region. It’s a mission as big and as important as the Arctic itself and one they couldn’t do alone.
HMAS Tobruk Completes Philippines Visit
Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Tobruk has departed Manila in the Philippines after a four-day visit. The short break gave the ship’s company an opportunity to continue their association with Filipino colleagues. Tobruk’s Commanding Officer, Commannder Leif Maxfield, said the crew had been looking forward to seeing the changes in the region since the ship deployed as part of Operation PHILIPPINES ASSIST.
Jill Rivette Joins C & C Technologies
C & C Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce that Jill Rivette has joined the Geotechnical Division in Houston TX as a Senior Geotechnical Engineer. Jill is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas and brings with her many years of experience in geotechnical engineering. The C & C geotechnical laboratory has been quite active in 2014 performing standard and advanced soil tests on core samples obtained from offshore East Africa…