After several successful environmental projects in Lebanon, Environmental Protection Engineering S.A. (EPE SA ) recently won an international bid for offers and has been awarded a contract from the Higher
In response to regulations enacted on March 1, 2010 on the Prevention and Control of Vessel-Induced Marine Environment Pollution, a Hong Kong based firm – OSRO China Ltd - has laid the foundation for
At the 2010 Passenger Vessel Association Convention at MariTrends in Tampa, Fla., the members of the PVA elected their new officers and board members. The new officers are: President Captain Kevin Stier, River Cruises, Scales Mound, Ill.
Almaco Group has been awarded by Kristina Cruises the contract to modernize passenger cabins and public areas on the owner's new flagship M/S Kristina Katarina. The work will be done in Kotka, Finland, and will be completed by the end of July 2010.
Maersk Line, Ltd, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded an $8,630,000 firm-fixed-price contract for a nine-month time charter of tanker MT Samho Moonstone, currently a foreign-flag vessel, which will be re-named and U.
Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC) announced that on March 12, 2010, it took delivery of a newly built containership, the CMA CGM Musset, expanding its operational fleet, following the sale of the 30 year-old Eagle Express, to a total of 42 containerships aggregating 177,229 TEU.
After busy months on patrol in the Gulf of Aden and Somali Basin, a task force of NATO warships on March 12 handed over their counter-piracy mission, (Operation Ocean Shield) to the new task force of NATO ships which had sailed to the area to take up the mission.
1863- The cutter Agassiz defended the Union-held Fort Anderson at New Bern, North Carolina, from a Confederate attack. 1902- All but one of the members of the crew of the Monomoy (Massachusetts) Life-Saving
1898 - USS Holland, first practical submarine, launched 1942 - United States Naval Forces Europe established to plan joint operations with British 1958 - Navy Vanguard rocket launches 3.25 pound
The Coast Guard adjourned the formal hearings, Thursday, March 11, concerning the Jan. 23, 2010, incident involving the tank vessel Eagle Otome, the Gull Arrow and the tug Dixie Vengeance. The incident resulted in more than 400,000 gallons of oil being spilled into the Sabine-Neches waterway.
The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is requesting public comments for a planned Environmental Assessment of the impacts of implementing additional in-stream barrier/deterrent technologies at key locations in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal and in the Illinois and Chicago Area Waterways.
The National Subsea Research Institute (NSRI) has appointed Dr. Richard Neilson as academic research director. Dr. Neilson has more than 20 years experience as a lecturer and researcher in a number of Scottish Universities.