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Under a $73.2 million contract award, Alion Science and Technology is to provide professional support services that, it says, "will help the U.S. Navy use capital resources wisely and extend the service life of ships."Alion…
Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania, recently launched the Ngola Kiluange, the first of three Fishery Inspection Surveillance Vessels (FISV) 6210, for the Angolan Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries. The launch provided a moment of…
With Dubai becoming an increasingly popular cruise ship destination, Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has announced a crack down on cruise ship safety. The award-winning Dubai Cruise Terminal experienced a 30 percent growth in tourist…
The Navy has just gotten $210 million worth of high speed cats for $35 million. The U.S. Maritime Administration reports that it has now transferred the former Hawaii super ferries Huakai and Alakai to the…
Houston-headquartered GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: GLF) reports that it has exercised an option under its existing construction contract with shipbuilder Simek A/S of Flekkefjord, Norway to build another 92.6 m x 19.2m ST-216 design Arctic…
Allerød, Denmark, headquartered Pres-Vac has named W&O as the exclusive distributor of its pressure/vacuum valve and inert gas systems in the United States, as well as the only factory-authorized service center in North America.Pres-Vac  has…
Wärtsilä has completed its acquisition of British-headquartered Hamworthy plc.Hamworthy provides a wide assortment of specialist equipment and systems to the shipping industry, and systems that improve process efficiency and environmental compliance in the oil &…
In its annual Form 10K filing with the SEC, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE:CCL), whose brands, of course, include Costa Cruises, gives more insights into the likely financial impact of the Costa Concordia tragedy."After the…
International Paint reports that its principal anticorrosive primers and shop primers have successfully passed IMO PSPC COT (Performance Standard for Protective Coatings of Cargo Oil Tanks) laboratory tests in accordance with the IMO MSC.288 (87)…
Athens-headquartered Paragon Shipping Inc. (NYSE: PRGN) says that Deiulemar Compagnia di Navigazione SpA, the charterer of the M/V Friendly Seas, a 2008-built 58,779 dwt Supramax bulk carrier has continued to fail to provide payment due…
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