Gulf of Mexico Sees First LNG-powered OSV
A special Offshore Supply Vessel (OSV) has been delivered to Shell for its deepwater operations in the Gulf of Mexico. The vessel, Harvey Energy, is chartered from Harvey Gulf International Marine and is the first of its kind in the region to run on both liquefied natural gas (LNG) and diesel.
Lake Nicaragua shark
The Lake Nicaragua shark is a common bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas) that has adapted to living, at least temporarily, in the fresh water of Lake Nicaragua and the San Juan River, which connects the lake to the Caribbean Sea. Similar adaptive…
River sharks (Glyphis) are five rare species found only in rivers and estuaries of South Asia and Austronesia. They are related to the larger bull sharks, which are sometimes found in the same waters, but unlike bull sharks, they do not migrate into marine waters.
Autonomous spaceport drone ship
The deck barge Marmac 300 (CG No. 1063184) was built in 1998 by Gulf Coast Fabrication in Pearlington, Mississippi for McDonough Marine Service, a tug and barge company based in Metairie, Louisiana. As built, it was 288 feet in length, with a 100 foot beam and a depth of almost 20 feet.
Getting on Board the Regulatory Train
This week finds the collective domestic oil industry wringing its hands about the latest in a series of serious oil transport train casualties. This time, on Monday, the news involved a crude-carrying train that derailed in West Virginia, complete…
Vice President, Gulf Copper
Gulf Copper Vice President and USMMA grad (’71) Dennis Buffo has more than four decades of maritime experience. Here he shares 40+ years in five minutes with Maritime Reporter.
Gill Joins the Board at A.S.A.P. Supplies
A.S.A.P. Supplies has welcomed Cheryll Gill to the board of directors as Business Development Director as of March 2015. Gill began at A.S.A.P.
Panama Accredits Maritime Security Firm
The Panama Maritime Authority has accredited ESC Global Security personnel to offer protection aboard Panamanian-registered vessels…
NORDEN Publishes CSR Report
Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S has published its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report 2014. Entitled, “On track”,…
ENMET Names Davis as New President
ENMET, LLC has appointed Norman Davis, Jr. as its new president, succeeding Dr. Verne Brown who held that position for 43 years until his passing.
Dan-Bunkering Hires Project Manager
Dan-Bunkering (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. has employed Jason Tan as project manager effective from February 2015. Tan who holds…
UMG Names Mckechnie as Managing Director
Unique Maritime Group (UMG) has appointed Rodney Mckechnie as the Managing Director for Unique Hydra, its office based in South Africa.
UNOLS Looking to Fill Committee Vacancy
The University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) is seeking nominations to fill a vacancy on its Fleet Improvement Committee…