Thursday, January 31, 2013
Monday, December 10, 2012
BAE Systems to Build U.S.-Flagged PSVs for Jackson Offshore Operators
Jackson Offshore Operators has awarded BAE Systems’ shipyard in Jacksonville, Florida a contract to build two new U.S.-flagged platform supply vessels that will serve offshore drilling operations. Each of the...
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Marin Teknikk to Design New Subsea Vessel for Otto Candies
Louisiana-based Otto Candies said this week that it will be working with Norway’s Marin Teknikk on a new subsea support and construction vessel (SSCV) to be built in the USA....
Monday, October 22, 2012
OSG, the Largest U.S. Tanker Company, is Considering Chapter 11
(Bloomberg) — Overseas Shipholding Group Inc.’s bonds and stocks plunged after the largest U.S. tanker company said in a regulatory filing it’s considering filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Overseas...
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
USCG Chief Sounds Alarm On U.S. Flag Ship Detentions
What do the United States, Kazakhstan, Belize and Egypt have in common? They are all on the Paris MOU’s gray list of countries with too many port state detentions. And...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
U.S. Honors Merchant Marine on National Maritime Day
Today here in the U.S. is National Maritime Day! National Maritime Day was officially declared by Congress in 1933 to honor the contributions of the American merchant marine in wartime...
Monday, April 30, 2012
U.S. Maritime Unions: Insufficient Shipboard Manning Fuels Fatigue, Boosts Risks
Cuts in manning levels and burgeoning paperwork loads are increasing the risk of maritime accidents worldwide, says a group of U.S. maritime unions. At a time when carriers have reduced...
Monday, February 27, 2012
American Vessel Operators Urge Feds to Prevent Future Jones Act Waivers if SPR is Tapped
With rising gas prices and current events again fueling Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) speculation, a coalition of U.S.-flagged vessel operators has urged the Feds to work and consult with industry...
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
First of Two Heavylift Cargo Ships for Maersk-Rickmers Reflagged U.S.
Maersk Line, Limited said today it has completed the reflagging of the MAERSK ILLINOIS, MLL’s newest multipurpose heavy-lift vessel, to the U.S. registry. The ship is one of two newly...
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Hornbeck Announces Construction Contracts in $720m Newbuild Program
Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced today the winners of construction contracts for sixteen high-specification offshore supply vessels as part of its latest newbuild construction program announced earlier this...
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Hornbeck Ups Stock Offering For Massive U.S.-Flag Newbuild Program
Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced today that it has increased the number of shares in its public offering of common stock by 250,000 to a total of 7,000,000...
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Maritime Unions Slam MARAD for “Flawed” U.S.-Flag Report
Maritime unions have critized the U.S. Maritime Administration and David Matsuda for releasing a report last week on the cost of flying the U.S. flag. The unions have said the...
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