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Sub Tender Transfers to Sealift Command

Feb 02, 2010

The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command accepted responsibility for submarine tender USS Frank Cable Monday, Feb. 1. Cable, which is homeported in Guam, serves as a floating maintenance and logistics facility for Navy submarines.Cable will operate as a commissioned ship with a U…

General Dynamics USS New Hampshire Contract

Feb 01, 2010

General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $23.7m contract modification by the U.S. Navy to prepare for the post-shakedown availability (PSA) on the nuclear submarine New Hampshire (SSN-778). Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD)…

Globus Maritime Charter for the Tiara Globe

Jan 28, 2010

Globus Maritime Limited (AIM: GLBS) (LSE: GLBS), a marine transportation company that owns and operates Handymax and Panamax dry bulk vessels, announced that a subsidiary of the company has entered into a new time charter agreement for the M/V…

Monongahela Successfully Refloated

Jan 27, 2010

Acting Maritime Administrator David Matsuda announced that the Monongahela, one of the government-owned obsolete ships stored at the James River Fleet, was successfully refloated this morning after being aground since Nov. 13. The ship was refloated during high tide at 11:00 a…

Cayo Largo Deployed to Assist Haitian Relief

Jan 21, 2010

Puerto Rico Maritime Transportation Authority (PRMTA) deployed the 300 passenger / 300 ton cargo vessel, M/V Cayo Largo to Barahona, Dominican Republic to assist in the humanitarian effort for Haiti. The vessel, which was designed and built by Blount Boats…

Maiden Voyage Cargo: a River Steamer

Jan 21, 2010

Shipping company owner Peter Harren said declared the building of four specialized heavy lift vessels at Lloyd Werft in Bremerhaven “a grand achievement.” At the same time, Harren backed up the hope that Rüdiger Pallentin, Managing Director…

Silversea's New Flagship Arrives in America

Jan 20, 2010

Silversea Cruises' new flagship, Silver Spirit, arrived Jan. 19 at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, completing her maiden crossing of the Atlantic, a 16-day voyage which began in Lisbon on January 3.  As the first new cruise ship in 2010 to arrive in Port Everglades…

USS Los Angeles to be Decommissioned

Jan 20, 2010

USS Los Angeles (SSN 688) will arrive at the Port of Los Angeles, Wednesday, Jan. 20, for a final visit that includes a decommissioning ceremony Jan. 23.  USS Los Angeles departed Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Jan. 14, and is stopping in Los Angeles…

Otto Marine Charters PSV Otto Explorer

Jan 18, 2010

Otto Marine Limited announced that it has successfully found a charter for its MT6009 PSV, named Otto Explorer. The vessel will be chartered out to the Group’s subsidiary, Singapore-based Reflect Geophysical Pte Ltd, on a bare boat charter for a contract term of 7+1+1+1 years…

First Austal LCS Joins U.S. Navy Fleet

Jan 18, 2010

Austal-designed and built Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), USS Independence has officially joined the operating forces of the United States Navy following a commissioning ceremony held near Austal’s Mobile, Ala. facility. Thousands of Navy officials…

NewLead Holdings Sells Two Vessels

Jan 13, 2010

NewLead Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NEWL) announced the sale the Saronikos Bridge and MSC Seine to a third party. The Saronikos Bridge was delivered to her new owners on January 7, 2010. The MSC Seine will be delivered to her new owners by the end of January 2010…

Mighty Mo Returns from Drydock

Jan 10, 2010

Ship-shape following 12 weeks and $18m worth of maintenance and preservation work in Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard’s largest drydock facility, the Battleship Mo. returned Jan. 7 to her home pier near the USS Arizona Memorial along Pearl Harbor’s Battleship Row…

Hornbeck Offshore Largest Supply Vessel

Jan 05, 2010

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) has introduced the HOS Centerline, a Jones Act qualified, 370-ft multi-purpose support vessel (MPSV) to its fleet. This HOS 370 design, with an 8,000+ deadweight-ton capacity represents the largest…

Drydocks World Dubai Delivers Polarcus Nadia

Jan 04, 2010

Drydocks World - Dubai has delivered the Polarcus Nadia, the most advanced seismic vessel built at the yard to date. The vessel, first of a series of four vessels to be built at Drydocks World – Dubai (DDW-D), is to be part of the Polarcus fleet…

Northrop Grumman Delivers New Mexico Sub

Dec 29, 2009

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) delivered the sixth submarine of the Virginia class, New Mexico (SSN 779), to the U.S. Navy, four months ahead of schedule. New Mexico's 70-month construction period represents the shortest overall construction time of any Virginia-class submarine…

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