U.S. Draft Recovery Plan for Threatened Polar Bears
U.S. wildlife managers released on Thursday a draft plan for stemming the decline of polar bears threatened by melting Arctic sea ice linked to global warming, but the proposal hinges on reductions in greenhouse gas emissions that are far from assured.
General Manager, BAE Systems Ship Repair, San Diego
A discussion with Bob Koerber, General Manager, BAE Systems Ship Repair, San Diego, Calif.
Students "Sea" Vision for Their Future
This week Seavision is holding an interactive maritime festival at Wyvern College in Hampshire to help celebrate, enthuse…
d’Amico Group Presents 'The Owner’s Cabin'
d’Amico Group has announced The Owner’s Cabin, an innovative and unique international artist’s residency program that will…
DP World Adds Browning as Supply Chain Manager
DP World London Gateway has appointed Andy Browning as Cargo Supply Chain Manager. Browning brings more than 30 years of…
Viking O&M Secures Rig Contract from a Chinese Firm
Viking Offshore & Marine has secured a 48-month charter for a second land drilling rig system for US$31 million ($41.8 million).
K&L Gates Welcomes Martinko
The Washington D.C., office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP has welcomed Stephen Martinko as a government affairs counselor…
Launches 300 feet barge from barge carrier-another 300 feet barge
When talk about barge carrier people often think about LASH (Lighter Aboard SHip), SeaBees which equipped with the rail mounted gantry crane or a massive stern lift. Can a common barge carries a barge for transportation? And how to launch the…
USS United States
The Continental Navy was disestablished at the end of the American Revolution. In the early days of the Republic the only armed federal ships were operated by the Revenue Cutter Service. After American merchant ships operating in the Mediterranean came under attack by the Barbary pirates…
Foreign Aid Done Right:
Last week, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a grant to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to support the planning of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal. According to both ACP and USTDA, when the Panama Canal expansion project is completed next year…
USCGC Polar Star
The icebreaker USCGC Polar Star (WAGB-10) was commissioned in 1976, following construction by Lockheed Shipbuilding in Seattle. It is 399 feet long, with a beam of 83 feet, a draft of 31 feet, and a standard displacement of 10,863 long tons.