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BIMCO has published a standard contract for the employment of security guards on vessels. This new contract -- GUARDCON -- has been developed to provide shipowners and private maritime security companies (PMSC) with a clearly…
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell says that the Virginia Marine Resources Commission has voted unanimously to approve proposed construction of a 479-foot-tall, five-megawatt wind turbine generator prototype in the lower Chesapeake Bay, three miles off the…
Piraeus, Greece, based Ilios Shipping Company S.A. was sentenced March 27 in federal court in New Orleans for violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS) and obstruction of justice, announced Assistant Attorney General…
Two Bollinger Shipyards, Bollinger Amelia Repair, L.L.C., and Bollinger Algiers, L.L.C.,  teamed to re-deliver the tank barge B. No. 230 and tug Ralph E. Bouchard to Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., Melville, NY     “We are…
Salvage operations have successfully refloated a Crowley tug, which had been submerged in a sunken dry dock at Vigor Marine in Everett, WA, since March 18. As we reported earlier, the tug Invader was undergoing…
Abu Dhabi Ship Building is stepping up its focus on ship maintenance, repairs and overhauling (MRO) services, one of its fastest-growing business divisions. Abu Dhabi Ship Building has been showcasing its advanced MRO capabilities at…
DOF Subsea Rederi has ordered a new offshore construction vessel from STX OSV. The order was placed in conjunction with DOF Subsea's sale of its under-construction newbuild at STX OSV, Skandi Bergen (Yard No. 771),…
A 38 m "Guideship" to be built for Korea's state-owned Incheon Port Authority is to have a 9 cylinder Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engine. The vessel, which is being designed and built by shipbuilder Samsung Heavy…
Drydocks World, Dubai, has used Sener's FORAN shipbuilding CAD/CAM in developing the engineering of a new jack-up crane barge that the shipyard is buildingfor Mumbai,India, based construction group, Afcons Infrastructure. The SEP-SAMRAT barge is a…
Denmark's A2SEA (owned 51 percent by DONG Energy and 49 percent by Siemens Wind Power) has signed a contract with Chinese shibuilder COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd., for the construction of a new jack-up vessel…
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