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USS New York En Route to Commissioning

Oct 14, 2009

The future USS New York departed Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Avondale Operations Oct. 13, sailing away from the building yard manned for the first time by the ship's crew. This milestone marks the government/industry team's production completion of LPD 21…

Navy Names Ship for Activist Medgar Evers

Oct 11, 2009

The Navy announced Oct. 9 the newest Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo/ammunition ship (T-AKE) would be named USNS Medgar Evers. The announcement was made by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus during a Jackson State University speaking engagement in Mississippi…

Strategic Singapore Delivers

Oct 09, 2009

In the midst of a significant down turn in the worldwide demand for new crewboats, Strategic Marine is delivering vessels from their Singapore shipyard as well as their new Mexican yard. Recently delivered from the Singapore shipyard the 101…

Gulf Marine Introduces the Endurance

Oct 07, 2009

A uniquely designed self-propelled self-elevating jack-up barge is currently under construction in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and, once delivered, will be one of the most flexible and capable vessels in the market.Gulf Marine Services, the Middle East region’s largest elevating support vessel operator…

Waesche Completes Acceptance Trials

Oct 05, 2009

The U.S. Coast Guard’s second National Security Cutter (NSC), Waesche, recently completed four days of rigorous tests called Acceptance Trials to ensure the cutter meets all of its contractual requirements and is ready for delivery.  Waesche’s Acceptance Trials were conducted in Pascagoula…

Tsakos Time Charters for Suezmax Tankers

Sep 30, 2009

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (NYSE:TNP) announced a two year time-charter extension with profit sharing up to a maximum level with the same charterer, for the 2002-built double hull suezmax tanker Decathlon. TEN also announced a three-to…

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard Launches 8th Tanker

Sep 29, 2009

On Sunday, September 27th, Aker Philadelphia Shipyard (Oslo: AKPS), a U.S. commercial shipyard, launched Ship 012. The eighth in a series of 12 product tankers to be completed by 2011, the 46,000 dwt vessel was floated off of its blocks and…

Delivery of P-Max Stena Progress from Brodosplit

Sep 25, 2009

On Sept. 23 Concordia Maritime took delivery of the product tanker Stena Progress from Brodosplit Shipyard, Croatia. The vessel has been signed to a five-year time charter with the French oil and energy company Total to transport refined products…

USCG Sea Fox Commissioned at Keyport

Sep 23, 2009

Northwest region military personnel and guests celebrated the commissioning of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Sea Fox (WPB 87374) at the Naval Base Kitsap, Keyport pier Sept. 18.Rear Adm. Gary Blore, commander, 13th Coast Guard District, presided over the commissioning ceremony…

Delivery, Charter of Aframax Tanker Asahi Princess

Sep 21, 2009

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (NYSE:TNP) announced the delivery and charter of DNA-aframax tanker Asahi Princess from Sumitomo Heavy Industries in Japan. The vessel was placed on a one-to-four month repositioning time-charter with a major international oil trader…

Burger Boat’s Sycara IV Wins Award

Sep 20, 2009

Burger Boat Company’s Syara IV, a 2010 151.2 ft Fantail Motor Yacht, was awarded the Best Design Trophy for Custom Yachts Under 50m at the prestigious 2009 World Yachts Trophies organized by LuxMedia Group and held in conjunction with the Cannes International Yacht and Boat Show September 12…

OPK Shipyards Launch Platform Supply Vessel

Sep 10, 2009

On September 8, 2009, Severnaya Verf shipyard, a part of United Industrial Corporation (OPK), launched a vessel for oil-rig platform provision, also known as the project VS 485 PSV. The vessel for oil-rig platform provision is equipped with…

MOL Concept for New-Generation Vessels

Sep 10, 2009

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that the company has formed the concept for its next-generation vessels, which will be a technically practical in the near future, by building on and refining technologies it has already developed and adopted…

U.S. Flagged HOS Mystique Available

Sep 09, 2009

The HOS Mystique, Saipem America’s new 250-ft class II DP ROV support vessel is currently mobilized in Fouchon, La. and available for work immediately.The HOS Mystique is a U.S. Flagged, Class II DP ROV support vessel with a healthy 4,354…

P-MAX Stena Progress Named in Split

Sep 08, 2009

Concordia Maritime’s product tanker Stena Progress was named at Brodosplit Shipyard in Split. On delivery, the vessel will enter a five-year charter with the French energy company Total. The Stena Progress is the seventh tanker of ten in the so-called P-MAX series…

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US Gulf Coast Fuel Oil Imports Hit Five-year Low

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

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

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