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Diamond Offshore locates missing rig
Ocean Warwick grounded on Dauphin Island

Aker Helsinki yard to focus on ferries
Blocks for Tallink and Brittany Ferries ships already barged in

BAE Systems names Clifford to Norfolk ship repair job
New president for the former NORSHIPCO

Katrina sets offshore rigs adrift
One breaks from repair yard and hits key bridge

Golden Gate Ferry passengers screened for explosives
TSA and USCG conduct pilot program

Hurricane Katrina updates
USCG sets up stormwatch site

VT Halter Marine wins more Crowley ATB orders
Four more 9,620 BHP tug/185,000 bbl barge units

VT Halter Marine wins more Crowley ATB orders
Four more 9,620 BHP tug/185,000 bbl barge units

Kvichak to build high speed landing craft
Will deliver ten 40 ft x 14 ft units to Navy

ONR order for Ketchikan yard
$9.6 million contract to build prototype vessel to test various technologies

S&P affirms Star Cruises credit rating
Star and NCL's BB ratings affirmed, outlook seen as stable

Successful tests for six-cylinder RT-flex 50 diesels
covers a power range of 5,800 to 13,280 kW at 99 to 124 rpm

Navy takes wraps off electric ship demonstrator
will test advanced Rolls Royce waterjet

Todd Pacific Shipyards wins NOAA contract
Navy surveillance ship to become ocean explorer

BRAC spares sub base, naval shipyard
Votes to keep open New London submarine base and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

K-Sea to acquire Sea coast Towing
$81 million move will give K-Sea largest coastwise tank barge capacity in U.S.

Australia issues rescue guidelines
New guidelines revive memories of the Tampa incident

Police seize suspected hijacked vessel
Malaysian police believe vessel is ship hijacked three years ago

Tokyo MOU plans SOLAS and MARPOL crackdown
Concentrated campaign on operational requirements of two conventions

Awilco jacks up its offer for Petrojack
... but one major Petrojack shareholder remains coy

ASL to expand Batam and Singapore yards
Batam yard to get Cape size graving dock

Hapag Lloyd parent TUI to acquire CP Ships
$2 billion dollar deal

Freedom of the Seas takes title of largest cruise ship afloat
Aker Finnyards floats out 339 m, 158,000 grt ultra size cruise ship

U.K. restores Wightlink fast ferry certification
Two of four cats can go back to work

Aqaba closed after rocket attack on U.S. Navy ships
Israeli report says attack was made by al Qaeda unit

Solstad Offshore orders large construction vessel
Ulstein Verft to build to new Vik-Sandvik design

U.K. shuts down fast ferry operation
Marine and Coast Guard Agency withdrwas ISM certification for four Wightlink catamarans

Aker to enter offshore rig market
New subsidiary will own sixth generation rigs built in Norway

Coast Guard issues new ISM enforcement NVIC
Guidelines for Port State Control Officers

T&T Bisso to raise sunk barges
Alliance beween T&T Marine Salvage and Bisso Marine is awarded Mississippi River contract

Aker and Kvaerner to be merged?
Target for completion of merger is year end

Austal profits soar
Australian shipbuilder's net jumps 76 percent

Navy could torpedo LNG terminal plan
Undersea Warfare center wants FERC to revisit Weaver's Cove decision

Osprey sets inland waterway box record
15 barge, 750 TEU tow

Admiralty Shipyards to build Arctic shuttle tankers
Aker Arctic DAT design

Layoffs at Northrop Grumman shipyards
900 Ingalls and Avondale employees to be laid off by year end

Offshore SCORE up again
Up 3.1 percent in July

Gibbs & Cox is preferred designer for Australian AWD
U.S. firm is through to next phase of Aegis destroyer project

Competition for Port Erie shipyard
Three groups interested in taking lease on Great Lakes yard

Kleven adds another MPSV to orderbook
Third contract announced thus far this month

SeaDrill exercises option for second F&G semi
Newbuild market for semisubs starts to hot up

Turkey charges cruise ship bomb plot suspect
Suspect brags to reporters of plans to attack Israeli ships

Millions in ferry funding in Highway Act
Doubles Ferry Boat Discretionary Program funding

Australia moves ahead on Amphibious Ships
Yards will bid to build competing French and Spanish LHD designs

HHI wins order for four 9,700 TEU box ships
Order from Offen is worth $530 million

Maersk completes P&O Nedlloyd acquisition
From February 2005, it will all be "Maersk Line"

Port states plan ISPS anniversary verfications
Security Compliance Examinations of ships expected

Club warns on U.S. crew visa requirements
Fine after crew helped load stores

SWIFT crew completes simulator training
New high speed vessel simulator at MSI

Fincantieri to build ice class cruise ferries
Two for Tallink

New CNO orders shipbuilding study
Seeks study of alternative shipbuilding plans by end of August

Kleven adds to order book
MT6016 multipurpose supply vessel is third order for Rem Maritime

Kerr-McGee in $3,5 billion North Sea exit
Maersk Olie og Gas is main buyer

Seaspan IPO set to raise $604 million
Want to own a piece of some of the largest containerships afloat?

Port Said fuel warning
Lloyd's Register FOBAS finds bunkers with high levels of aluminum and silica

Maersk secures 95.6 percent of P&O Nedlloyd
Will make formal announcement on acceptance within five business days

Chamber of Shipping of America makes leadership announcment
New vice chairman and committee chairmen and vice chairmen

Noble unit to build Friede Goldman jackups in China
Backed by letter of intent from Shell

OSG reports record results
Tax relief and Stelmar acquisition prove a powerful combination

Matson tests ballast water treatment technology
Patented Echoclor system to be installed on M/V Moku Pahu

Record second quarter for Hornbeck Offshore
Continued strengthening in U.S.Gulf OSV market

Suspended Liberian maritime official jailed
Four charged with "economic sabotage" after maritime funds go missing

Awilco makes offer for PetroJack
Already holds 20.7 percent of issued share capital

Liberia offers reward for dismissed maritime officials
seeks arrest of suspended Maritime Commissioner dismissed Permanent Representative IMO