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With the delivery of Hamburg Süd's 85,676 GT, 7,100 TEU containership Santa Rosa, the fleet classified with Germanischer Lloyd (GL) exceeds 100 million GT. The Hamburg headquartered classification society currently has more than 7,200 ships…
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HII) reports that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has delivered the third National Security Cutter to the U.S. Coast Guard. A shipboard ceremony on September 2 officially transferred ownership of Stratton…
Germany’s Flensburger Schiffbau-GmbH & Co. KG recently laid the keel for Yard No. 747, the second in a series of four Roll-on/Roll-Off ferries for Seatruck Ferries. Just days prior to the keel laying, the German…
Even as we approach the tenth anniversary of September 11, it is clear that more needs to be done to protect shipping, offshore energy structures and port infrastructure from terrorist and pirate attacks. “Al-Qa’ida and…
Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world's largest shipbuilder, reports that it has won orders to supply HiMSEN marine engines for drillships for major offshore drilling companies including Noble Drilling Holding LLC. and Diamond Offshore Drilling Ltd.The…
Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTT) reports that the PowerBuoy wave energy device recently deployed off the coast of New Jersey successfully withstood the severe conditions experienced during Hurricane Irene.Deployed under the US Navy's Littoral…
Rear Admiral Wendi B. Carpenter, USNR (Ret.) became the tenth president of SUNY Maritime College - and the first woman to hold the office - in a ceremony held August 31 in the historic Fort…
As the Rescue 21 marine radio network  becomes operational throughout the U.S., Coast Guard rescue centers can now receive instant distress alerts from commonly used DSC-capable VHF marine radios. However, approximately 90 percent  of VHF…
Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Gibbs & Cox reports that Vice Admiral Paul Sullivan, USN (Retired) has been unanimously elected to its Board of Directors. The Board believes his extensive naval command, marine engineering…
The first in a series of seven Suezmax tankers has been named Stena Superior in a ceremony at Samsung Heavy Industries' Geoje, Korea, shipyard. The ship was named by Mrs Rosa José Marie Sumbe, wife…
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