Almost 190,000 new jobs could be created in 2013 if permitting in the Gulf of Mexico for offshore development returned to levels before the Obama administration's moratorium, says a study sponsored by API and the…
The United States Transportation Command has awarded eleven companies contracts for cargo sealift transportation services under the Regional Domestic Contract (RDC-5S) program.  The contracts have a base period of four months and two possible one-year…
Bludworth Marine LLC, Houston Texas, has signed a new barge construction contract with Olin Chlor Alkali Products forthree 200 ft x 35 ft x 12 ft tank barges to be built at the Bludworth Marine…
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has ordered a day of mourning on July 12 for the victims of the sinking of the two-deck river cruise vessel Bulgaria. Operated by travel company Agrorechtur, the vessel reportedly sank…
As part of the "Smart from the Start" initiative for Atlantic offshore wind development, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) is seeking public comment on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) that…
A Donjon-SMIT client today received the first Tank Vessel Response Plan (TVRP) Salvage and Marine Firefighting (SMFF) Update Approval to be issued by the U.S. Coast Guard under the new SMFF regulations. The SMFF regulations,…
Croatian shipbuilder Brodosplit says it has been awarded a contract to build a heavy lift ship by Jumbo ShippingJumbo is one of the world's leading shipping company for transportation of heavy or large size cargo,…
Next year could see the largest influx ever of TEU in the containership fleet, according to U.K-based charter and ship broker Braemar Seascope.In Braemar Seascope's latest Containership Fleet Statistics, it expects containrership deliveries to reach…
Norway's Bergen Group Hanøytangen has been awarded a letter of intent from Odfjell Drilling & Technology related to a yard stay for the rig Deepsea Atlantic scheduled to be carried out in August 2011. The…
Cranford, N.J., based Weeks Marine, Inc. (WMI), a major construction contractor with deep roots in the New York maritime community, has purchased leading Canadian heavy civil marine contractor and tunneling company McNally Construction, based in…
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