NOVEMBER 2004

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Massive agenda for key IMO meeting
MSC will look at goal based standards for mewbuilds--and much, much more

GE LM2500 selected for WMSL CODAG system
Under contract with Detroit Diesel

Gash found in spill tanker hull
Clean up effort continues

Tanker spill leaves 20 mile slick
Cause of 30,000 gallon spill under investigation

Bender wins Pemex repair contract
Korean Foreign Ministry says preliminary finding favors Korea

WTO set to rule against EU in subsidy row?
Korean Foreign Ministry says preliminary finding favors Korea

Sabine Transportation CEO guilty in Juneau dumping
Sentencing set for February 9, 2005

Teekay Shipping in LNG unit spin off
IPO ahead

Wartsila gets Korean LNG ship propulsion order
BP opts for dual-fuel/electric

EMD meets Tier 2 EPA
Meets 2007 requirement

Bourbon exercises Ulstein option
NOK 220 million contract for another P105

Pasha wins Chrysler contract
Will use U.S.-built PCTC

$10 million fine in Buzzards Bay spill
Bouchard must also comply with several remedial measures

IMO moves on Malacca Strait security
High level conference to be held in Jakarta

Rochester unveils plan to take over ferry
...and CATS is "outraged"

Mexico could get innovative offshore LNG regasification terminal
Tidelands Oil & Gas retains Remora Technology to explore us of HiLoad system

Ultra Voyager gets a name
World's largest cruise ship will be "Freedom of the Seas"

Fortress collects $6 million from Stelmar
Collects payment after merger agreement is rejected

More OSV orders for Aker Yards
AHTS to be built at Promar, Brazil, and PSV to be built at Soeviknes

$26 million conversion for Keppel Verolme
Major work on pipelay vessel

Chemical industry seeks more offshore gas drilling
Wants MMS to open up new areas of OCS to natural gas drilling

TSA tests TWIC prototype
...program starts at Port of Long Beach Container Terminal

OMI arranges financing for vessel acquisitions
...and announces increased dividend

Victory for Stelios
Stelmar shareholders reject Fortress offer

NY Waterway to close?
New Jersey municipalities make plans for an acquisition

Now its Keppel AMFELS
Name change for Brownsville, Texas, yard

Siem buys Halliburton Subsea 7 stake
Pays $200 million for J.V. partner's share

EU and U.S. act on box security
First results from joint customs cooperation committee

VT Halter Marine set for ferry contract
Lowest qualified bid for Steamship Authority double-ender

American salvors agree key initiatives
Decisions reached at Fall Board meeting

Zim unveils expansion plan
$732 million, 12 ship plan

MOL to add 10 more car carriers
6,400 car capacity vessels for 2007-2009 delivery

Guantanamo-bound barge grounds
Titan Marine hired to remove Guantanamo Bay Express

AMFELS gets jackup repair contracts
$48 million of work on four units

Kleven to design Odfjell tankers
Ships ordered from Russia's Sevmash

Austal adds to fast ferry orderbook
Two 45 m, 38 knot cats for L'Express des iles, Guadeloupe

Tankers boost Seabulk results
Benefiting from a high rate environment

Hornbeck sees OSV demand picking up
Says customers devoting more capital to drilling in U.S. Gulf

KMM becomes Aker Marine, Inc.
Name change reflects ownership change

IMO Legal Panel moves on antiterrorism measures
Diplomatic conference to strengthen SUA convention set for 2005

Jurong gets containership order
Two 2,600 TEU vessels for Reederei F. Laeisz

Frontline charters out single hull VLCC's
Guaranteed minimumm $35,000 a day until phase out

Rigdon names CFO
Rigdon Marine appoints James A.Harkness VP and CFO

Seabulk orders AHTS's
Four plus options from Singapore's Labroy

Huge Navy orders for Northrop Grumman Newport News
$603,810,031 of carrier and submarine work

Opts for diesel-electric power