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AUGUST 3, 2012 — Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD) has signed a contract with shipbuilder Signal International, Inc. for the construction of a 15,000-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper barge and 14,000-horsepower tug. Together,…
AUGUST 2, 2012 — Crowley Liner Services, Inc. (CLSI) has issued a statement regarding an agreement filed earler this week in U.S. District Court in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in which the company agreed to…
AUGUST 2, 2012 — U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis was front and center when representatives of the Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School attended a Department of Labor national apprenticeship summit. Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII)…
AUGUST 12, 2012 — Bisso Towboat Co., Inc., New Orleans, has taken delivery of its newest ship-assist tug, the 4,000 HP ASD tractor tug William S. Constructed at Main Iron Works, Houma, La., the 100…
AUGUST 2, 2012 — Smit Lamnalco has placed a $35 million contract with Hong Kong-based shipbuilder, Cheoy Lee, for four 32 m, Robert Allan design, RAstar 3200 class Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) tugs. They will…
AUGUST 2, 2012 —Captain Arthur H. Sulzer, USN (ret) is to be nominated by President Barack Obama as a Member of the Advisory Board of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Captain Arthur H. Sulzer,…
AUGUST 2, 2012—The 4,500 dwt Starnav Perseus, the first of four GPA 688SC PSVs (Petrobras PSV 4500), was recently launched at Brazilian shipyard Detroit Brasil Ltda., a subsidiary of Detroit Chile.   One of the…
AUGUST 1, 2012 — The U.S. Department of Justice says that Jacksonville, Fla.-based Crowley Liner Services Inc. yesterday pleaded guilty and was sentenced to pay a $17 million criminal fine for its role in a…
AUGUST 1, 2012 — An $80 million multipurpose ferry designed to operate in three modes has thus had only one role: white elephant. Built at Alaska Ship & Drydock with the aid of funding from…
AUGUST 1, 2012 — The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents over 80 percent of the world merchant fleet, has welcomed the decision by the European Commission competition directorate to close its investigation into…
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