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Marine Log

Atlantic Marine wins Mokihana conversion contract
Containership to get ro-ro capacity

Court to EPA: Regulate ballast water discharge
BlankRome issues advisory

Friede Goldman in China joint venture
partners with China Ship Design & Research Center Co.

Aker Yards develops open top box ship
New generation feeder ship

PGS orders further Ramform seismic vessel
Exercises option at Aker Langsten

New steel for mega containerships
MHI and Nippon Steel develop higher tensile strength steel

Low-speed diesel factory for China
China Shipbuilding in joint venture with Wartsila and Mitsubishi

VT Halter lands $199 million Navy order
Will build T-AGM (R) Cobra Judy Replacement ship

VT Halter to build NOAA SWATH
38 m Coastal Mapping Vessel

Chiquita may sell Great White Fleet
says it's examining "strategic alternatives" for its shipping assets

ENSCO orders another semi
Third 8500 series ultra-deepwater rig to be built at Keppel-FELS

DHS announces $168 million in port security grants
Port of New York and New Jersey is the big winner

OSG to acquire Maritrans
$455 million acquisition

Daewoo to manage Oman repair yard
Agreement signed in Muscat

First LCS launched at Marinette
Spectacular side launch of first Littoral Combat Ship

Conferees agree $11 billion Navy shipbuilding budget
Funds eight ships in FY2007

Chouest eyes tanker construction
New yard will be able to build ships up to 700 ft

Coselle CNG tanker wins ABS approval
Sea NG expected to order four ships

Coselle CNG tanker wins ABS approval
Sea NG expected to order four ships

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard floats out first tanker
Christening scheduled for November 11

COSCO Dalien to build MPF hull
$129 million contract

Labroy books AHTS orders
Four for India

BC Ferries purchases Sonia
Replacement for Queen of the North

Austal buys Bender stake in U.S. yard
Stock exchange announcement

ACL to sell Venezuelan operation
Sales price is $32 million

Teekay makes offer for Petrojarl
Petrojarl board recommends acceptance

Coast Guard relents on White's Ferry
Operator comes into compliance with requirements

Fincantieri to build patrol vessels four Iraq
Euros 80 million order for four Diciotti class vessels

Former USCG Commandant dies
Admiral J. William Kime dies.

Senate passes GreenLane bill
Landmark port security measure must now be reconciled with House version

Ferry operator defies Coast Guard
Won't shut down without a court order

Solstad Offshore inks LOI for construction vessel
Picks builder for Subsea 7 vessel

Bourbon operating income up
Offshore revenues up strongly

Signal International hires workers overseas
Brings in 590 on temporary visas to beat worker shortage

Oceanteam plans third construction vessel
$64 million bond issue

Innovative ferry concept
Combines SWATH and hydrofoil features

World's most powerful engine
14-cylinder Wartsila RT-flex96C

New barge builder in business
U.S. Barge wins Young Brothers order

HHI books $1,2 billiion box ship order
CMA CGM contracts for eight 11,400 TEU giants

Austal USA appoints COO
Dan Spiegel moves to Mobile

NCL orders giant cruise ships at Aker's French yard
Two 4,200 PAX ships plus option

Thule Drilling loans UAE yard $22 million
Wants to ensure timely delivery of three jackups

Stolt-Nielsen indicted
Antitrust charges against company, two subsidiaries and two executives

Foss acquires Harbor Maritime
Adds naval architectural and marine engineering consulting to its services

VT Halter to build more Crowley ATB's
Four more 9,620 BHP tug and 185,000 bbl barge units

Trico orders OSV's at Bender
Two 210 ft GPA 640's for $35 million

Major U.S. Gulf deepwater discovery
Record setting production test

Healy & Baillie joins Blank Rome
Combined law firm will house largest maritime practice in the U.S.

Austal extends cooperation with GL
GL will class Turkish cats

Ship-to-ship LNG transfer
A first for Exmar

Transocean to build third drillship
Backed by Chevron contract

Davie back on the block
Auction of Quebec yard's assets scheduled for October

Teekay to bid for Petrojarl
Holds more than 40% of FPSO operators shares

Royal Caribbean buys Pullmantur
$898 million deal

Maersk Line makes management changes
Realignment at A.P. Moller Maersk Virginia-based unit