GL has trained 250 Company Security Officers
International classification society Germanischer Lloyd says it has completed the training and certification of 250 Company Security Officers for a wide range of shipping companies worldwide
EC to probe Italian shipbuilding guarantee plan
May breach rules on state aid
Good first quarter for Maritrans
Income and revenue up on 1Q 2002
Maersk Line Limited approved as MSP operator
Will assume direct operation of 15 ships
NOL to sell American Eagle to MISC
Will concentrate on core container businesses
More pull for Hawaii tug
Nautican nozzles and triple rudders boost performance
Hoegh set for privatization
Family makes offer for all outstanding shares.
Big "A" frame
Resolve Towing says new unit is largest in Southeast
New BIW president
John F. "Dugan" Shipway succeeds Allan Cameron as president of Bath Iron Works
Regal Cruises ceases operations
"No other choice" after ship arrest
Carnival extends newbuilding schedule
Adds one for Princess, drops one for HAL
P&I Club reports 2002 inspection results
Of 578 vessels visited by the UK P&I Club's ship inspectors during 2002, the great majority were up to standard.
Firms partner to offer container security solutions
Hazard detection and container tracking combination
BV cautious on "double hulls for everything"
"Our political leaders may have lost sight of practicality"
Abu Dhabi seeks shipbuilding partner
Abu Dhabi government to seek buyer for 30% of loss-making yard
More ferry services for NYC
New York City is set to get more ferry services as part of a bold new plan for the revitalization of Lower Manhattan.
Increased security on the rivers
A new Inland Rivers Vessel Movement Center (IRVMC) in St. Louis, is playing an important part in increasing security on the river system.
Bergesen orders gas carriers
Two from Daewoo at $41.4 million each
Legend cleared to sail
Security sweep after threatening letters found
Regal Empress still detained
Dispute with engine repairer
Carnival to raise $500 million
Convertible securities guaranteed by Carnival plc
"Awesome" performance by Army Incat
Sustained 48.7 knots off Qatar coast
IBM to build internet-based supply chain network for Electric Boat
IBM has been awarded a contract by General Dynamics Electric Boat to build what it claims is the shipbuilding industry's first Internet-based supply chain network.
Seabulk orders UT-755L in Brazil
Seabulk Offshore do Brasil, Ltda. has finalized an agreement with Promar to build a UT- 755L platform supply vessel (PSV) for delivery in the fall of 2004,
Feds probe New York Waterway, reports Times
The New York Times says Federal authorities are investigating allegations that New York Waterway submitted inflated bills to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Liberia grants ABS status as RSO
ABS has been granted Recognized Security Organization (RSO) ) authorization by the Liberian Ship Registry
USCG replacing KAA buoys
Coast Guard Cutter Walnut, is preparing to replace channel buoys in the Khor Abd Allah Waterway
FBM Babcock delivers to USMC--in a hurry
When the U.S. Marine Corps urgently needed five Bridge Erection Boats shipped to the Mid East, FBM Babcock responded
Incat names buyer of hull 058
It'sTrasmediterránea S.A., one of Spain's leading ferry operators.
RT-flex engines break into post-Panamax sector
The first Sulzer RT-flex common-rail engines to power large container liners have been ordered.
Torch gives update on Midnight Express conversion
Contract only awaits finalizing of financing
P&O Princess and Carnival Combination set to close
P&O Princess shareholders approve DLC deal
Battle for LCS program heats up
Rival teams led by Raytheon and Lockheed Martin unveil proposals
South Korean shipbuilding orders reach an all-time high
Shipbuilding orders awarded South Korean shipbuilders in the first quarter of 2003 reached 4.03 million compensated gross tons (CGT)
CEO appointment at V.Ships
V.Ships has appointed Richard Hext as CEO of its Marine Services Division.
Jurong completes FPSO
Singapore's Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd has completed construction of the 356,400 dwt Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) Fluminense on schedule
NCL buys S/S United States (and S/S Independence)
Star Cruises' Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) unit says it has purchased the S/S United States and intends to convert the vessel to a state-of-the art, modern cruise ship.
Star Cruises crew members recover
Star Cruises says the two crew members with possible SARS symptoms who were hospitalized last week have recovered.
$25 million for Title XI
American shipbuilding's friends in the Senate have wrought a minor miracle
Textron and EDO announce LCS team
Line-up includes VT Halter Marine
Promotion at NASSCO
EU takes "post-Prestige" proposals to IMO
Two Star Cruises crew hospitalized
Chemical carrier case could drag on
MAN B&W order for Japanese ferry
Kvichak delivers cat to USACE
Vancouver yard finishing up innovative tugs
Lloyd's Register offers ISPS Practical Pack
Appointment at Tampa yard
MARAD job for Roberson
First fuel cell sub on maiden voyage
Coalition nabs suspected minelayer
Sohmen Pao family set to acquire Bergesen
X-Craft designer acquired by BMT
Fincantieri gets cruise ferry orders
Hollings loses bid to get port security funding
Coalition hunts two Iraqi vessels
Mbanefo lobbies for IMO top job
Northrop Grumman gets Deepwater contracts
VT Halter Marine to complete PCTC
USCG makes huge response boat buy
Legend cleared after security sweep
Federal law enforcement officials today gave Royal Caribbean's Legend of the Seas clearance to sail after searching the ship.