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OCTOBER 3, 2012 — Scientists with the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies (HRI) and the College of Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will study the oceanography of the South…
October 03, 2012

US Joiner swoops again

OCTOBER 3, 2012 — Turnkey marine joiner and furniture solutions provider US Joiner reports that affiliates have acquired Infinity Offshore Marine, LLC, which provides turnkey marine joiner solutions to the offshore oil and gas market.…
OCTOBER 3, 2012 — Finnish newspaper Turun Sanomat reports today that STX Finland's Turku Shipyard could be near to getting a contract to build a third Oasis-class cruise ship for Royal Caribbean. The order, which…
OCTOBER 3, 2012 —Agribusiness giant Cargill committed yesterday to chartering only energy-efficient ships. It was joined in its announcement by chemical manufacturer Huntsman Corporation and oil and oil products trader UNIPEC UK Company Ltd. Combined,…
OCTOBER 3, 2012 — Fredrik Halvorsen, currently the CEO of well services company Archer Limited, has succeeded Alf C. Thorkildsen as CEO of Seadrill Management. The move is part of a shake up at Seadrill…
OCTOBER 3, 2012 — IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee has rejected a call to make an earlier start on a study into the global availability of low sulfur fuel for ships. The International Chamber of…
OCTOBER 2, 2012 — Australian Minister for Finance and Deregulation, Senator Penny Wong, has announced the appointment of Mr. Bruce Carter as Chair of Australia's largest defense submarine and shipbuilding company, the government-owned ASC Pty…
OCTOBER 2, 2012 — Crowley Petroleum Services, Inc., Jacksonville, FL, was recently awarded a $16,506,028 firm-fixed-price contract with reimbursable elements for the Jones Act time-charter of one U.S.-flagged, articulated tug barge, ATB Coastal Reliance, in…
OCTOBER 2, 2012 — Austal USA's Mobile, Alabama, shipyard has successfully completed the launch of the second Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), the recently christened USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2). Austal is currently under contract…
OCTOBER 2, 2012 — While commercial shipping operators know by now that the end of the monsoon season will bring an increase in pirate activities, maritime authorities are letting the yachting world know that sailing…
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