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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has announced the appointment of 29 members to the new Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council (MTSNAC), established to advise the Department on matters relating to marine transportation."Shifting some…
With Hurricane Irene approaching New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced during his press conference today that Staten Island Ferry service by 10 p.m. on Saturday, August 27. There was a possibility of the ferry…
Aker Solutions has received a Letter of Award from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), to supply two drilling equipment packages to the new "Cat D" drilling rigs the yard is building for the rig…
BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, Inc., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $14,545,851 modification to a previously awarded Navy cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00024-07-C-4407) to definitize the USS Preble (DDG 88) fiscal 2011 dry-dock selected…
STX Finland Oy's Rauma Shipyard has started the production of the innovative fisheries reseach vessel ordered by the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources of the Republic of Namibia in February (See earlier story). NB…
Donjon Marine Co., Inc.'s Chesapeake 1000 derrick barge was recently used to unload 22 wind turbine nacelles, each weighing 87 metric tons, from the M/V BBC Orinoco at Searsport, Me. The services of the derrick…
Rolls-Royce has won contracts to supply Syncrolift ship lifts to two shipyards in the Middle East. The latest orders are for Syncrolift systems that can handle vessels weighing up to 5,000 tonnes. Associated transfer systems…
The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority has approved a contract with MetalCraft Marine, Inc. or its affiliate, through the federal General Services Administration, for the purchase of three high-tech fireboats, at a…
Shotts, Scotland, based subsea services provider Pharos Offshore Group. has started construction of a new remotely operated vehicle (ROV) designed specifically for the offshore wind farm cable market. The new Inter Turbine Array Trencher, the…
Hong Kong listed shipbuilding giant China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings Limited reports soaring revenues and profits for the six months ended June 30, 2011 - a period that saw the company mark milestones such…
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