Two BAE Systems Ship Repair yards have been awarded contracts for destroyer drydockings worth a potential $48.6 million if all options are exercised. BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $13,741,686…
Passengers from the antarctic cruise ship Polar Star were set to be disembarked from the vessel yesterday at King George Island in the South Shetland Islands., according to IATO, the International Association of Antarctic Tour…
The Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) has announced a rotation of the association's officers.Todd Hornbeck will succeed Otto Candies III as chairman of the Board, Robert Clemons will advance to Vice Chairman and Ben Bordelon…
Getting back to its brand roots, Canada's Washington Marine Group has changed its name to the Seaspan Marine Corporation, according to CEO Jonathan Whitworth. Seaspan Marine Corporation, North Vancouver, Canada,  is now the legal entity…
A collision involving the three-year-old multipurpose general cargo/container vessel Ems, owned by Werse Schiffahrts of Muenster, Germany, recently brought a new customer to Gibdock, the Gibraltar-based ship repair yard.The 94 m long, 5,500 dwt Ems …
Detyens Shipyards, Inc., North Charleston, S.C., is being awarded a $6,426,434 firm-fixed-price contract for a 55-calendar day regular overhaul of Military Sealift Command's fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman. This regular overhaul will include cleaning…
Outraged by the recent incident in which Somali pirates reportdely shot and killed a member of the crew of the Beluga Nomination (see earlier report), the Round Table of international shipping associations and the ITF…
Todd Shipyards Corporation (NYSE:TOD) reports its Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation subsidiary has been awarded, a five-year U.S. Navy Multi-Ship/Multi-Option contract ("MS/MO") for the drydocking of surface combatants homeported at Naval Station Everett or visiting the…
February 02, 2011

WWL offers "green" grants

When it comes to being green, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), Lysaker, Norway, is putting its money where its mouth is. The Norwegian global shipping and logistics provider announced plans to award $100,000 in grants this…
Houston-headquartered Kirby Corporation  (NYSE:KEX) is to purchase the ship bunkering operations of Enterprise Marine Services LLC for approximately $53 million in cash.  The asset purchase will consist of 21 inland and offshore tank barges and…

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