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MARINE LOG NEWS STORIES
JANUARY 2010

 

Crowley lighters Haiti relief containers ashore
landing craft transfer 202 containers across beach to Port au Prince

Egyptian ports order Voith Water Tractors
Voith Turbo supplies equipment to two Egyptian shipyards

Navy exercises options for second and third JHSVs
Austal USA gets $204 million award

Crowley makes changes in Alaska management
says it's leveraging ... management talents across all lines of business in Alaska

Yantai-Raffles delivers self-unloader
first delivery of 2010 is 30,000 dwt vessel for Jebsens

Kirby to build more barges
maintains fleet renewal plan despite tough times

USCG issues Port Security Advisory for Haiti
dealing with ISPS compliance issues

DDW-SEA books order for giant construction vessel
Coastline Maritime orders 210 m Ultra Large Multipurpose Offshore Construction vessel

Scottish ship repairer leases additional dry dock
Dales Marine leases Leith dry dock

Sydney Harbour Ferries to get chart radars
All 28 vessels to get Sperry Marine Visionmaster FT radars

Donjon-Smit completes North Atlantic emergency tow
Atlantic Salvor carries out rescue tow after tanker loses main propulsion

MAN Diesel ready for IMO ship recycling convention
Materials Declarations already available for all MAN Diesel products

Response to Port Arthur oil spill continues
USCG and NTSB investigate Texas's worst spill in 15 years

Boysie Bollinger interview
Marine Log podcast

More vessels join Haiti relief effort
and more being sought by MSC

Nakilat and Damen in Qatar shipyard JV
will be able to build four 120 m vessels simultaneously

MSC seeks tugboats for Haiti operations
needed to support JLOTS (Joint Logistics Over the Shore) activity

MARAD to send second Superferry to Haiti
Alakai and Huakai under preparation in Norfolk

FMC unit wins $80 million Petrobras subsea contract
will be supported by manufacturing facilities in Rio de Janeiro and service base in Macae

Golden Ocean says charterer fails to honor contract
refuses to take delivery of Capesize newbuilding

Virginia shipyards back offshore wind initiative
Virginia Offshore Wind Coalition launched in Virginia Beach

Chamber of Shipping of America calls for action on piracy
Unacceptable situation cannot be allowed to continue

MARAD to deploy former Hawaii Superferry to Haiti
joins RRF ships mobilized for relief effort

Keppel FELS delivers first rig of 2010
third of seven ENSCO 8500 Series semisubmersibles

Louis set to order cruise ship at DSME?
$600 million newbuilding order said to be in the works

Signal International top bidder for Bender Mobile shipyard
beats out VT Halter Marine

Donjon adds tug to fleet
acquires 2003-built, 2,700 hp unit

Davie Yards names new President and CEO
Gustav Johan Nydal to succeed Steinar Kulen

Two crewboats sold overseas
Marcon brokers sale of two 230 ft units

Horizon Lines trims debt
"cautiously optimistic" on 2010 outlook

Salazar promises Cape Wind decision by April
no breakthrough at series of Washington meetings

MARAD announces new round of Small Shipyard Grants
applications must be filed by April 15,2010

New charges against Maersk Alabama piracy suspect
alleged to have been involved in two prior hijackings

Cape Cod group supports Cape Wind
Clean Power Now issues statement on eve of Salazar meeting

IMO kicks off Year of the Seafarer
cohosts London event with ISF and ITF

EPA accredits Krystallon scrubber as "emerging technology"
granted Emerging Technology Acceptance Letter

Royal Caribbean and Rolls-Royce settle pod lawsuit
"suitable and amicable resolution" of Mermaid dispute

Stolt-Nielsen agrees to buy cancelled parcel tankers
reaches new agreement with Korean yard

Harvey Gulf orders six at Eastern
six 292 ft, 5,650 dwt diesel electric OSV's

Yemen Navy rents out antipiracy services
U.K. based franchisee offers armed escort vessels and embarked security teams

Paris MOU concerned about poor boat drills
one out of every five inspections in Concentrated Inspection Campaign revealed deficiencies

Nationwide AIS is a step nearer
system's core data exchange capability completes Critical Design Review

LR North America names new VP
Bud Streeter succeeds Graham Brown

Bisso Marine achieves ISO 9000 certification
ISO 9001:2008 certification follows assessed by ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc.

Colle Shipyard gets contract for ASD tug
Signet Maritime orders RAmparts 3200

International Shipholding takes stake in mini-bulker JV
has eight 8,000 dwt ships on order in China

Whalers ram activist boat
Sea Shepherd calls for Australian Navy intervention

Former CBP officer cops plea in shake down case
alleged to have sought gratuities from vessel masters

Eleven missing after AHTS capsizes
massive search off Singapore

Salazar intevenes as Cape Wind faces new hurdle
says its now time to move wind farm proposal to a final decision point

Oceaneering orders DSV
delivery in 4Q 2010 from U.S. Gulf shipyard

World's largest supply vessel goes to work
former molten sulfur tanker is now HOS Centerline

Cathelco protects T-AO 187 class pipework
anti-fouling systems supplied for a complete class of Military Sealift Command vessels

Korean shipbuilders announce 2010 sales targets
HHI looks for $17.1 billion in orders, DSME for $10 billion

Somali pirates seize two ships
New Year starts with two hijackings

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