Seattle, Wash., based Harley Marine Services is expanding its service to the Gulf Coast by acquiring the former MGI of Houston, Texas. This business will be operated as Harley Marine Gulf. Formed in 1976, MGI…
The U.S. Maritime Coalition has announced plans for its second annual Congressional "Sail-In," an effort to educate members of Congress on the importance of the American maritime industry. The event is scheduled to be conducted…
A proposal by Washington State Governor Chris Gregoire to hand the state's ferry system over to a regional ferry authority has died a quiet death in the state legislature. But what is getting some support…
Houston-based offshore drilling contractor Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW) reports that, on January 29, 2011, due to the civil unrest in Egypt, its customer, RWE Dea Nile GmbH gave notice to Atwood subsidiary Alpha Offshore…
Athens-headquartered Costamare Inc. (NYSE:CMRE) has contracted with China's Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. for the construction and purchase of two newbuild containerships, each of about 9,000 TEU capacity. The two newbuildings are expected…
Significant tonnage oversupply in the three major shipping sectors seems to have been avoided by the delay or cancellation of some newbuilding deliveries last year, accordingto London-based shipbroker Braemar Seascope.Braemar Seascope came to that conclusion…
The payment of ransom to pirates is not illegal under U.K. law. Bryant's Marine Consulting reports that the U.K. Court of Appeal has ruled that the owner of cargo on a vessel hijacked by Somali…
Netherlands shipping company Feederlines B.V. is implementing GL Maritime Software's fleet management software GL ShipManager and GL FleetAnalyzer on 48 of its ships in 2011.Feederlines BV was founded as part of the Hartmann Group in…
Building on its success with a proven tug design,Washburn & Doughty Associcates, Inc., East Boothbay, Maine, has begun construction of a 93 ft, 6,000 hp Z-drive tug for the Moran Towing Corporation, New Canaan, Conn.At…
Marking a significant in the effort to save and redevelop the legendary ocean liner SS United States, the SS United States Conservancy will announce that it has acquired title to the ship. A press briefing…

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