USGS’s R/V Kaho & R/V Muskie Dedicated

Two 17-knot high-speed research vessels for the U.S. Geological Survey are scheduled to be dedicated at Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio, on Wednesday, August 31, 2011. R/V KAHO and R/V MUSKIE will

Ingalls Starts Fabrication on USCG Cutter

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) said that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division celebrated the "start of fabrication" of the U.S. Coast Guard's fourth National Security Cutter, Hamilton (WMSL 753).

WWII Mine Disposed of at Site of World’s Largest Offshore Windfarm

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) specialist Ramora UK ( reports that it has safely disposed of an unexploded World War II mine onsite at one of the world’s largest offshore windfarm.

BOEMRE Holds Technical Permitting Workshop

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R. Bromwich today announced that the bureau has developed and implemented several new tools to help offshore oil and gas operators improve their exploration and development plan and permit applications.

Containership Orders Increase

Containership orders are increasing at a dramatic rate, analysis from Braemar’s Seascope’s research division has revealed. Figures show that since the beginning of this year 52 containerships of 10,

SBS Worldwide Battles Hurricane to Maintain Supply Chains

Logistics company SBS Worldwide worked tirelessly through the weekend to maintain its clients’ supply chains as the devastating hurricane Irene battered the US north east. Early on Monday morning, SBS Worldwide’s New Jersey office was “open for business as usual”,

Pirate Activity in the Red Sea/Eritrea Area

Further to our previous media releases detailing a potential new trend in pirate tactics in an area of the Red Sea off Eritrea (see Figure 1), Neptune Maritime Security has had the opportunity to examine the available data through our Intelligence Bank,

Berggren Joins Grundfos

Grundfos has hired Jon Berggren as a new Business Development Manager to further strengthen the global pump manufacturer’s marine sector. Berggren holds degrees in mechanical engineering and marketing.

Kadey-Krogen 52’ Hull Scheduled for Debut

Kadey-Krogen 52’ Hull Number One Scheduled for World Debut in Seattle Boats Afloat Show, Sept. 14-18. Hull number one of the new Krogen 52’ departed Asia Harbor Yacht Builders in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Nordic American Tankers Ltd. Reachs Out to Shareholders

Nordic American Tankers Ltd. Letter to Shareholders From the Chairman and CEO - NAT Is Different. Dear Shareholder, It is time to update you on recent developments in the Company and our industry.

Survival Craft Inspectorate wins Shell contract

Safety specialist Survival Craft Inspectorate wins multimillion-pound Shell contract.   Aberdeen-based marine safety specialist Survival Craft Inspectorate has secured a multimillion pound contract to supply and service life-saving equipment in Shell’s Southern North Sea sector.

MOL Earns Commendation from Cambodian Government

MOL Earns Commendation from Cambodian Government for Role in Transport of Medical Vehicles and Equipment.   TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that it has