July 30, 2014 4:12 AM ET
July 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the traveling inspection staff, originally created under the Steamboat Inspection Service. These travelers are highly experienced marine inspectors and investigators that help to measure the effectiveness of existing programs and policies.
July 30, 2014 4:00 AM ET
A commercial fishing vessel from Brownsville is slowly making its way back to port, thanks to some quick actions by its crew and Coast Guard units, informs the US Coastguard, Sector Corpus Christi as follows:
The Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi
July 30, 2014 3:51 AM ET
Orica Australia Pty Ltd has been convicted and penalised $768,250 in relation to charges brought by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) for pollution incidents at Orica’s Kooragang Island and Botany plants. This includes a fine of $211,750
July 30, 2014 3:39 AM ET
NYK says it has hosted a safety promotion conference for shipowners and ship-management companies at the NYK head office in Tokyo and at Imabari city in Ehime prefecture.
This conference is held during July and August every year as part of the Remember Naka-no-Se safety campaign,
July 30, 2014 3:28 AM ET
Research and recovery of historic shipwrecks experts Seafarer Exploration Corporation says that Seafarer's Quest, LLC has successfully been granted a three year research permit for the shipwreck site south of Cape Canaveral from the Florida Bureau of Archaeology Research.
July 30, 2014 12:21 AM ET
Drewry Maritime Research (DMR) says it has just published it's latest Container Census report, providing a wealth of information on the container equipment market.
Key areas of analysis include:
• Development of the global container fleet to
July 30, 2014 12:21 AM ET
Höegh LNG Partners LP ("Partnership"), a Marshall Islands limited partnership formed by Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. ("Company"), announced today that it has commenced an initial public offering of 9,600,000 common units representing limited partner interests
July 30, 2014 12:15 AM ET
As the world's leading bunkering port Singapore is to provide quality bunkering services to vessels lifting bunkers in the port. The use of the Mass Flow Metering (MFM) system for bunkering in the Port of Singapore will not only enhance transparency in the bunkering process,
July 30, 2014 12:08 AM ET
The 20th annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore commenced with an opening ceremony at Changi Naval Base, says US Navy Task Force 73 Public Affairs.
In its 20th year, CARAT Singapore is part of a series of bilateral naval exercises between the U.
July 30, 2014 12:07 AM ET
New Standard Energy Limited (New Standard) advises that it has received approval for amendments to its five year work program in PEL570 in the Cooper Basin. As part of the revised program, New Standard now has seismic and drilling to commence in Year Two before the new deadline of March 2016,
July 29, 2014 11:46 PM ET
Resolve Maritime Academy says it has started on the construction of a new, two-story wet trainer, larger and more expansive than its original, the L/V Gray Manatee.
“We are incredibly proud to offer a course that combines stability and damage control using our new two-story wet trainer,
July 29, 2014 11:40 PM ET
BP today announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2014. Underlying replacement cost profit for the quarter of 2014 was $3.6 billion, 34% higher than the $2.7 billion reported for the same period in 2013 and 13% higher than the $3.
July 29, 2014 11:19 PM ET
The coolant collecting and recycling system is projected to save Caterpillar Undercarriage Xuzhou Ltd. (CUXL) nearly 600L of coolant each year and reduce hazardous waste disposal by 20 tonnes annually. What’s more, the facility could save more than $11,
July 29, 2014 11:16 PM ET
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, was awarded a $25.4 million full-production contract from Lockheed Martin to support the U.S. Air Force Global Positioning System (GPS) III Network Communications
July 29, 2014 11:03 PM ET
Port Freeport announced the arrival of their two Post Panamax Cranes. “The Gantry cranes departed from Shanghai, China on May 7th and arrived at Port Freeport on July 19th,” Executive Port Director/CEO Glenn Carlson said.
The Zhen Hua 28, delivered
July 29, 2014 5:05 PM ET
As the climate warms and sea ice retreats, the North is changing. An ice-covered expanse now has a season of increasingly open water which is predicted to extend across the whole Arctic Ocean before the middle of this century. Storms thus have the potential
July 29, 2014 5:00 PM ET
Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. announced that their Bollinger Fourchon, L.L.C. facility has worked 13 years without a lost time accident.
Building on a philosophy that starts at the top, Bollinger Shipyards strives for zero accidents. Workforce, contractors,
July 29, 2014 3:10 PM ET
Bill Heller to assume the position as Messer Cuttings Systems’ President and CEO
Gary Norville started at Messer Cuttings Systems Inc. in September 1980 selling and installing cutting machines. Norville worked in many different departments during his career with Messer,
July 29, 2014 2:33 PM ET
U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue crews worked throughout the night to find a missing charter boat with four people aboard as far as 70 miles off Galveston. A Coast Guard HC-144 aircrew located them about 40 miles offshore as they started the last leg of their search Tuesday at 10:33 a.
July 29, 2014 2:29 PM ET
Iraq's Kurdish region has the right to keep selling oil as long as the Baghdad government keeps cutting its budget, the head of the Kurdish parliament's energy committee said on Tuesday, as an oil cargo off Texas was set to be seized at Baghdad's request.