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OCTOBER 8, 2014—When it comes to U.S. domestic shipping policy, the Jones Act inevitably is one of the first things to come up in the discussion. With U.S. crude oil production booming—it is up 50…
OCTOBER 8, 2014 —U.K. based Christie & Grey, Ltd. is celebrating a century of developing high performance, cost-effective vibration and shock isolation solutions. Christie & Grey services a diverse customer base with a special emphasis…
OCTOBER 8, 2014—Last month, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) announced that the Port of Seattle had been awarded a $20 million grant under the federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery—TIGER for short—program to bolster its infrastructure…
OCTOBER 8, 2014 — Two dry bulk companies in the John Fredriksen empire, Golden Ocean Group Limited (OSE: GOGL) and Knightsbridge Shipping Limited (Nasdaq: VLCCF), have entered an agreement that will see them merge. Knightsbridge…
OCTOBER 8, 2014—Detyens Shipyards, Inc., Charleston, SC, was recently awarded a $14,737,872 firm-fixed-price contract by the Military Sealift Command for a 170-day drydocking and overhaul of USNS Zeus (T-ARC 7). The contract (N62387-15-C-7505) includes nine options,…
OCTOBER 7, 2014 — In a position paper published today by the European Community Shipowners Association (ECSA), European shipowners ask EU Member States to adopt a clear, long-term and above all harmonized position on the…
OCTOBER 7, 2014—Carnival Corporation & plc, Miami, FL, will begin construction next year of a new world class training facility for its deck and technical officers, following its purchase of a seven-acre tract of land…
OCTOBER 7, 2014—The first commercial vessel in North America to be powered by triple Volvo Penta IPS drives was christened today in Charleston, SC. A new offshore emergency response craft, the Fort Ripley is a…
October 7, 2014—A tug that serves as a memorial to British Columbia's towing industry has received a touch up thanks to a donation from Seaspan's Vancouver Shipyards. The North Vancouver-based yard recently completed volunteer repair…
OCTOBER 7, 2014—New Orleans-based offshore marine service company Tidewater Inc. recently named Latif Benhaddad  as its Vice President of Engineering. As Vice President of Engineering, Benhaddad reports to Tidewater COO Jeff Gorski, and is responsible for global…
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