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MV Port Elisabeth Delivered by MES

Nov 10, 2009

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 56,000 dwt type bulk carrier MV Port Elisabeth (MES Hull No. 1736) at its Tamano Works on 9th November, 2009 to Norden Shipping (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Singapore.This vessel is a handy-max type bulk carrier of 56…

Cutter Waesche Delivered to USCG

Nov 06, 2009

The U.S. Coast Guard accepted the second Northrop Grumman Corporation-built (NYSE:NOC) National Security Cutter, Waesche (WMSL 751) Nov. 6 at the company's shipyard in Pascagoula. Following acceptance, the Coast Guard placed Waesche In-Commission…

Safe Bulkers Time Charter

Nov 06, 2009

Safe Bulkers, Inc. announced it has entered into a new period time charter for the Andreas K, a 92,000 dwt Post-Panamax class vessel, with a delivery date in November 2009, for a minimum duration of 12 months and a maximum duration of 14 months…

Ship Bound for Breaking Finds New Career

Nov 05, 2009

The Margaret Hill, a 50,700 tonne liquid natural gas tanker, was stopped from leaving the UK’s Southampton docks in August this year. The Environment Agency took swift action after it received intelligence that the ship was bound for dismantling on the Indian subcontinent…

Eye on the Navy

Nov 03, 2009

On Nov. 2 The amphibious dock landing ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) New York (LPD 21) transits New York Harbor past the World Trade Center site. The ship has 7.5 tons of steel from the World Trade Center in her bow and will be commissioned Nov…

InnerSea Discoveries Purchases Two Vessels

Nov 03, 2009

InnerSea Discoveries LLC, the Seattle-based parent company of high-end American Safari Cruises, announced the purchase of two vessels for its new small-ship adventure cruising brand, marketed under the same name as the parent company. Designed to appeal to a broad spectrum of young-minded…

The Hanseatic on European Rivers

Nov 02, 2009

The Hanseatic League was a highly successful trading alliance among northern European cities from the 13th to the 17th centuries. Some German cities continue to maintain an association under that name. Now the name Hanseatic is proudly emblazoned…

Navy Commissions Dewey at Seal Beach

Nov 01, 2009

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has approved Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Calif., as the commissioning location of Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) Dewey, the Navy's newest and most technologically advanced guided-missile destroyer.The event will be the first time a U…

Ocean Services Completes DP2 Conversion

Oct 29, 2009

Ocean Services, a member of the Stabbert Maritime Group of Companies has recently completed the 278.8 ft by 59 ft DPII deep-sea construction vessel, Ocean Carrier.  Built as a multi functional platform, the Ocean Carrier is a valuable asset…

102 Year-Old Steam Tug in Alameda Dry-Dock

Oct 29, 2009

The 102-year old steam-powered, ocean-going tug, Hercules, is in dry-dock at Bay Ship & Yacht Co.’s Alameda yard for maintenance and repair work. Earlier this month she was towed across the bay from her berth at the Hyde Street Pier of the San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park…

LCS 2 Independence Completes Builder's Trials

Oct 22, 2009

LCS2 Independence, the high-speed trimaran combatant ship being constructed by shipbuilder Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama, as part of the General Dynamics Littoral Combat Ship Team, successfully completed a series of tests known as builder's trials on October 18 in the Gulf of Mexico…

Tsakos Energy Navigation 2-yr Time Charter

Oct 20, 2009

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (NYSE:TNP) announced a two year time-charter with profit sharing for the 2005-built suezmax tanker Euronike to an international oil major, an existing client of the company. The minimum revenue expected from this fixture is estimated at $15…

Sub-Sea Tin Mining

Oct 19, 2009

According to some reports, the world’s first mining operation in the world to use vessels for dredging ore from the sea bottom was developed in 1907 by Australian Edward Miles. He dredged the sea bottom around Thailand’s modern tourist island of Phuket to recover tin…

ADM Buys 5 Ships to Network

Oct 19, 2009

According to an Oct. 15 report from the Associated Press, Agribusiness leader Archer Daniels Midland Co. said it has acquired five cargo ships to help it transport grain worldwide with greater flexibility and at lower cost than outside carriers.(Source: Associated Press)

Caribbean Patrol Boats Impress During Trials

Oct 15, 2009

The Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) has described the speed and manoeuvrability of its Austal-built 98.4 ft patrol boats as impressive following recent sea trials in Western Australia. Ordered in 2008, half of the six-vessel fleet has…

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Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

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