News


Deepwater Air Pollution Study Yields Surprising Results

Scientists from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science worked with National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) researchers to find two plumes of oil-based pollutants downwind of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

FMC Technologies Receives $125 Million Order From Petrobras

FMC Technologies (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has received a $125 million order from Petrobras (NYSE: PBR, PBRA), Brazil's national oil company, to supply equipment for use in their oil and gas developments offshore Brazil.

HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc. to Participate in the Natural Products Expo West Trade Show

HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc. (NYSE Amex: HQS) ("HQS" or the "Company"), a leader in the production and marketing of health products derived from marine based raw materials as well as Tilapia resulting from vertically integrated operations,

Iridium Developing Satellite Communications Solutions for Maritime Piracy Situations

As you know, maritime piracy has been in the news lately. As of Feb. 28, the International Maritime Bureau Piracy Reporting Center (http://www.icc-ccs.org/home/piracy-reporting-centre/piracynewsafigures) reported that pirates were holding 33 merchant vessels and 711 crewmembers pending ransoms.

Cargill Propels Shipping Forward with Largest Kite-Powered Vessel

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — 28 February 2011 — Cargill has signed an agreement with SkySails GmbH & Co. KG (SkySails) to use wind power technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the shipping industry.

Hamburg Süd Celebrates Christening of a 7,100 TEU Container Ship

Hamburg, 22 February 2011. On Monday, 21 February 2011, as part of a customer event, Hamburg Süd christened the “Santa Isabel” in Singapore. She is the second of ten identical container vessels with a capacity of 7,100 TEU each.

Subsea 7 Wins Chevron GOM Contract

Subsea 7 S.A., a global leader in seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services, announced the award of an engineering and installation contract by Chevron U.S.A. Inc. for Tahiti Phase 2 development in the Gulf of Mexico.

Bremner Joins Multi Service

Multi Service, the transaction management company responsible for online bunker procurement technology currently utilized by major government entities worldwide, announced today the addition of James Bremner to the maritime solutions team.

BV, Russian Register Sign Agreement

Bureau Veritas (BV) and Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) signed a three-year co-operation agreement covering the development of joint guidelines for LNG carriers and Offshore Floating Production Units (FPUs).

Maersk Orders 10 Ships from Daewoo

Maersk Line signed a contract with 's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. to build 10 of what the company terms as the world's largest and most efficient vessels, with an option for an additional 20 vessels.

WCI Honors Congressman Rogers

Congressman Hal Rogers (R-KY), Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee (center), was presented Waterways Council, Inc.'s (WCI) 10th Annual Leadership Service Award from Cornel Martin, WCI President and CEO (left) and Rick Calhoun, WCI Chairman of the Board (right).

KVH Launches TracPhone V3 in Miami

KVH Introduces TracPhone V3, which the company touts as the smallest and most affordable maritime VSAT System, at 2 Mbps and $0.99 per MB. The ultra-compact TracPhone V3 represents the latest advancement in maritime satellite communications from KVH Industries, Inc.