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This coming July 10th marks the 26th anniversary of the bombing and sinking of Greenpeace International’s original Rainbow Warrior.  More than a quarter of a century and EURO 23.3 million later, the environmental organization’s new…
The U.S. Coast Guard has authorized Genoa-based classification society RINA to conduct plan review, approval and initial and subsequent surveys for U.S. flagged cargo and passenger vessels. The MOA delegating authority and establishing guidelines for…
Drydocks World reports the successful launch of Self Elevating Platform L210, from its dedicated rig building facility in Graha, Indonesia. The platform is being built at a contract value of $24.6 million."International demand for offshore…
The 144,000 dwt VLCC Brilliante Virtuoso is under tow by two tugs after pirates set fire to the accomodations structure with an RPG.GAC Protective Solutions reports that the Brillante Virtuoso, which is owned by Suez…
Aker Solutions reports that it has been selected for the design, procurement, and fabrication of the subsea containment and diverter assembly for the expanded containment system being developed by Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC). Contract…
Rear Admiral Wendi Carpenter, USN, has been appointed president of SUNY Maritime College. She will be the first woman to hold that post. Admiral Carpenter is currently serving as the Commander of the Navy's Warfare…
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed the modernization of its Shimonoseki Shipyard  in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. The shipyard's primary markets are coastal-service vessels for Japanese customers and governmental-organization-use vessels.A ceremony held at the yard…
ASL Marine Holdings Ltd. reports that its wholly-owned subsidiary ASL Shipyard Pte Ltd has secured new shipbuilding contracts worth a total of approximately S$131 million (about US $106 million) for the construction of eleven vessels…
Crowley Maritime Corporation chairman, president and CEO Tom Crowley Jr., says that his company's acquisition of the business and assets of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico-based logistics companPuerto Rico Freight Systems (PRFS) "strengthens our position as a…
Coast Guard rescue crews responding alongside U.S. Virgin Islands and Good Samaritan boat crews completed Tuesday morning the safe removal and transfer of all 98 passengers and four crewmembers onboard the Royal Miss Belmar passenger…
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