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OCTOBER 14, 2014 — The Coast Guard is responding to two sunken vessels in Mobile Ship Channel north of Gaillard Island, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watch standers received a call from the crew of…
OCTOBER 14, 2014 — Marcon International, Inc., Coupeville, WA, reports the successful sale of the 3,900 BHP, U.S. flag twin screw tug Maria Brusco (ex-Ocean Service) from a U.S. owner to private overseas buyers for…
OCTOBER 14, 2014—A San Francisco ferry carrying about 230 passengers allided with a piling while backing out from a pier on October 12, resulting in minor injuries to 10 passengers. The Coast Guard is investigating…
OCTOBER 14, 2014—The Ballast Water Convention (BWM) 2004 inched closer to entry into force, after Turkey became the latest country to ratify the convention.  With Turkey’s assent combined with Japan’s on October 10, there are…
OCTOBER 14, 2014 — A decision by governments to wind up the 1971 International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund (IOPCF) threatens the smooth running of the well-established global regime for compensation from oil pollution from ships,…
OCTOBER 14, 2014—Stolt Tankers and Marine Procurement Solutions (MPS) recently formed a strategic software alliance to provide integrated marine procurement systems linked to an electronic trading platform. The product line is designed to be cost-effective,…
OCTOBER 13, 2014 — Brittany Ferries has pulled the plug on plans to switch to LNG fueling that included the building of a 2,474 passenger/800 car LNG fueled ROpax ferry at STX France and the…
OCTOBER 13, 2014 — Middelburg, Netherlands, headquartered Seacontractors has ordered the first two vessels of a new Damen Shipyards Stan Tug design, the 70 t bollard pull STu 3011, plus its ninth vessel from the…
OCTOBER 13, 2014 — Although, back in July, the Madras High Court yesterday quashed the criminal case against all 35 crew members and security guards of the Seaman Guard Ohio (see earlier story), the London…
OCTOBER 13, 2014 — Six new 87,000 cu.m very large ethane carriers (VLECs) ordered by India's Reliance Industries at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea, will feature Wärtsilä gas handling systems. Wärtsilä is…
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