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Houston-based tank barge giant Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) today announced the purchase of the coastwise tank barge fleet of Seaboats, Inc. and affiliated companies consisting of three 80,000 barrel coastwise tank barge and tug units…
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy's training vessel, TV Kings Pointer, is being transferred from the Academy's Kings Point, N.Y. campus to Texas A&M University in Galveston. Those who are concerned about how the USMMA is…
Paris-headquartered offshore services giant Bourbon has opened Bourbon Baltic, an affiliate based in Saint Petersburg, Russia, to optimize crew recruitment and to continue offering oil and gas clients around the world top quality ship management…
Israel's Port of Haifa has added another Voith Water Tractor to the tug fleet that ensures the safe berthing of containerships at the port.Delivered by Spain's Boluda Shipyards, the 31.5 m x 12.5 m Ilan,…
A new publication from the UK P&I Club focuses on one of the major sources of cargo-related claims in the tanker sector. It is entitled "How to prevent tanker cargo shortage claims" and subtitled "The…
Maersk Supply Service has signed a contract with Chilean shipyard Asenav for two innovative new offshore vessels with an option for up to four additional vessels.The project value for the two vessels is close to…
Vigor Industrial today released details of the "build in Washington team" that will build a 144 car ferry for the State of Washington under an agreement signed November 1 by Washington State Ferries with Vigor…
The Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced that its Western Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Lease Sale 218, held today in New Orleans, attracted $337,688,341in high bids. Twenty companies submitted…
Peter G. Noble has been elected to be the next President of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) for a three-year term, the first year to be served as President Elect.For over…
Germany's Flensburger Schiffbau Gesellschaft (FSG) reports that it has received an order from a Canadian customer for what, says the shipbuilder, will be one of the world's most environmentally friendly and innovative ConRo ferries.The 210…
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