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The Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) is inviting companies to participate in the Eighth Annual Environmental Achievement Award Program administered by CSA."CSA's Board of Directors initiated this award program eight years ago" said Joseph…
Höegh Autoliners PCTC (Pure Car Truck Carrier), Höegh Trove is the first vessel in the world to have a fully operational OceanSaver ballast water treatment (BWT) system."OceanSaver cost-effectively complies with pending IMO ballast water treatment…
Seattle- based Jensen Maritime Consultants, Inc., a Crowley company, recently completed custom design work for the Bob Franco, a new Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) tugboat for Harley Marine Services. The vessel - measuring 120 feet…
More than a year after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, one question that remains is: "What happened to the oil?" Now, in the first published study to explain the role of microbes in breaking down…
Great Lakes operator American Steamship Company, a subsidiary of GATX Corporation (NYSE:GMT),says that its employees who are members of the American Maritime Officers union ) went on strike following the expiration of the AMO labor…
The U.S. EPA has approved a petition to designate the coastal waters of Outer Cape Cod as a “No Discharge Area.” It says that the designation means that the Towns Chatham, Orleans, Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro…
The U.S. Coast Guard today announced the publication in the Federal Register of a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking on implementation of the 1995 Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and…
Two 92.4 m platform supply vessels ordered from Fincantieri Marine Group's Bay Shipbuilding by Tidewater Marine (see earlier report) are to have Thrustmaster of Texas Inc. propulsion systems.The main propulsion system in each PSV will…
Barge giant American Commercial Lines Inc. (ACL) today reported the appointments of Mark Knoy as President and Chief Executive Officer and David Huls as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.Industry veteran Mark Knoy, 52,…
Noble Corporation, Zug, Switzerland, has exercised options with Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary Jurong Shipyard for the construction of two additional high-specification heavy duty, harsh environment JU3000N jackup drilling rigs.  With this latest order, Noble now has…
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