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Ballast water and incidental discharge management was the focus of a joint hearing held yesterday by he House Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), and the Water Resources and…
Austal has been awarded a contract for the design and construction of three purpose-built 21 m offshore support vessels (OSVs) for Turbine Transfers Limited, based in Holyhead, United Kingdom. Due for delivery in May 2012,…
Pirate attacks on the world's seas totaled 266 in the first six months of 2011, up from 196 incidents in the same period last year, according to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime…
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) says it has determined the exterior and basic design of a car carrier aiming at zero emissions while berthed. The solar hybrid ship has benefited from a subsidy from Japan's…
KMI Leasing Co., LLC, Seattle, Wash., part of Kvichak Marine Industries, recently added a new 30’ Rapid Response Skimmer—Wide version outfitted with a Kvichak/Marco Filterbelt oil recovery module to their lease fleet.  The rapid-response skimmer…
Wärtsilä has acquired Gothenburg, Sweden, headquartered Cedervall, a leading manufacturers of shaft seal and bearing systems for the marine industry. Cedervall i has subsidiaries in Spain, China and Singapore, with manufacturing facilities in Sweden, China…
Rolls-Royce reports that it has received a GBP 11 million order to design and equip two offshore service vessels for Italian shipowner Fratelli D'Amato.The UT 755 XL vessels will carry out operations in the offshore…
Rear Adm. James Murdoch has been named the program executive officer for the newly established Program Executive Office, Littoral Combat Ships (PEO LCS).and E. Anne Sandel has been named as the executive director.The new PEO…
Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed development of a new-generation liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier marking an evolutionary advance from Moss-type LNG carriers. The new vessel-type dubbed "EXTREM" features a peapod-shaped continuous cover…
The National Transportation Safety Board yesterday determined that the probable cause of a 2009 collision in San Diego Bay between a United States Coast Guard patrol boat and a recreational motorboat was due to the…
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