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gerry-buchanan-to-be-md-of-liberian-registry-hong-kong-office
March 04, 2015
Buchanan to be MD of Liberian Registry Hong Kong office
MARCH 4, 2015 — The Liberian Registry has appointed the recently retired president of Genco Shipping & Trading, Gerry Buchanan, as managing director of its dedicated office in Hong Kong.  Mr Buchanan's has extensive experience in the...
microsoft-billionaire-finds-lost-wwii-japanese-battleship
March 04, 2015
Microsoft billionaire finds lost WWII Japanese battleship
MARCH 4, 2015 — An expedition mounted by billionaire investor and philanthropist Paul Gardner Allen, a co-founder of Microsoft, has located the Japanese battleship Musashi, sunk by American forces on October 24, 1944 in the lead up to the...
rolls-royce-to-equip-chouest-arctic-ahts-newbuild
March 04, 2015
Rolls-Royce to equip Chouest Arctic AHTS newbuild
MARCH 4, 2015 — Rolls-Royce has been awarded a ship equipment contract worth about $30 million by Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO). The contract covers the supply of azimuth main propulsion, propulsion control systems, anchor winches and an...
vt-halter-marine-launches-atb-tug-for-bouchard
March 04, 2015
VT Halter Marine launches ATB tug for Bouchard
MARCH 4, 2015—VT Halter Marine, Inc., Pascagoula, MS, recently launched the Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) tug Kim M. Bouchard, the first of two ATB tugs under a major expansion program for Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., Melville, NY. The...
merger-sees-kvichak-become-wholly-owned-vigor-industrial-subsidiary
March 03, 2015
Merger sees Kvichak become wholly-owned Vigor subsidiary
MARCH 3, 2015 —  Kvichak Marine Industries, Seattle, WA, will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Vigor Industrial, Portland, OR, under a merger deal that would unite the companies' strengths in the design and fabrication of aluminum workboats,...
nnss-suzanne-beckstoffer-is-virginia-peninsula-engineer-of-the-year
March 03, 2015
NNS's Suzanne Beckstoffer wins Engineer of the Year award
MARCH 3, 2015 — Suzanne Beckstoffer, engineering director of process and tools at Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding division, has been named the Virginia Peninsula Engineer of the Year by the Peninsula Engineers Council....
delfin-lng-signs-mou-with-lithuanian-customer
March 03, 2015
Delfin LNG signs MOU with Lithuanian customer
MARCH 3, 2015 — Delfin LNG LLC says it has signed a memorandum of understanding ("MOU") with natural gas supply and trading company LITGAS, part of the Lithuanian state controlled Lietuvos Energija energy company group. Under the terms of the...
uscg-issues-safety-alert-on-fuel-switching
March 03, 2015
USCG issues safety alert on fuel switching
MARCH 3, 2015 —Making the required switch from conventional to ultra low sulfur fuel oil before operating within Emission Control Areas is causing  headaches.  The Coast Guard says that recently, there have been several reported incidents...
arctic-drilling-opponents-seek-to-block-foss-terminal-lease
March 03, 2015
Arctic drilling opponents seek to block Foss terminal lease
MARCH 3, 2015 — A coalition of conservation organizations opposed to Arctic drilling filed a lawsuit yesterday in Washington State Superior Court against the Port of Seattle and the Port Commissioners with Foss Maritime Company named as a...
bordelon-christening-continues-susan-g-komen-partnership
March 03, 2015
Bordelon christening continues Susan G. Komen partnership
MARCH 3, 2015 — Bordelon Marine, New Orleans, LA, is partnering with Susan G. Komen to christen the MV Shelia Bordelon on Friday, March 20, at Bordelon Marine Shipbuilders in Houma, LA.   As part of a continuing partnership (which we reported...