Companies

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GULF OFFSHORE TRANSP. SERVICE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GULF OF MEXICO
  • Principal Commodity : OIL FIELD CREWS & SUPPLIES

GULFSTREAM RENTAL TOOLS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ICWW TX, LA, MS, & AL - HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL - ATCHAFALAYA RIVER & MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : OILFIELD CARGO

GULF KING, LLC

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND GULF INTERCOASTAL WATERWAYS OF LOUISIANA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

GULF LOGISTICS, LLC

  • Area of Operation : FOURCHON BELL PASS TO CAMERON, VENICE, FOURCHON AND MORGAN CITY TO GULF OF MEXICO
  • Principal Commodity : VARIOUS OFFSHORE EQUIPMENT

GULF GROUP, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INTERCOASTAL WATERWAY (BAY COUNTY, FL)
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT - CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

Vessels

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CLINTON FRIENDSHIP

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

NUMBER ONE

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

LEO C.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAROL M

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOBY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel
USCG Awards Polar Icebreaker Contracts

USCG Awards Polar Icebreaker Contracts

The U.S. Coast Guard awarded five firm fixed-price contracts for heavy polar icebreaker design studies and analysis Wednesday. The contracts were awarded to the following recipients: Bollinger Shipyards, LLC, Lockport, Louisiana; Fincantieri Marine Group, LLC, Washington, District of Columbia; General Dynamics/National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, California; Huntington Ingalls, Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi; and VT Halter Marine, Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi. The combined total value of the awards is approximately $20 million.

Higher Shipping Rates Boost Baltic Index

Higher Shipping Rates Boost Baltic Index

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Wednesday due to strengthening rates across all vessel segments. The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize shipping vessels, was up 28 points, or 3.6 percent, at 806 points. The capesize index gained 95 points, or 11.1 percent, to close at 951 points. Average daily earnings for capesizes, which typically transport 150,000-tonne cargoes such as iron ore and coal, were up $700 to $7,708.

Carnival Orders Two Cruise Ships for China

Carnival Orders Two Cruise Ships for China

Fincantieri, China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and Carnival Corporation & plc signed a binding Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for the construction of two cruise ships, with an option for additional four, the first units of the kind ever built in China for the Chinese market.   The parties signed the MoA on behalf of the joint venture between Fincantieri and CSSC Cruise Technology Development Co., Ltd (CCTD), of the joint venture between Carnival Corporation and CSSC, and of the shipyard Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (SWS).

Pioneering Spirit: Addressing Drive & Control Challenges

Pioneering Spirit: Addressing Drive & Control Challenges

‘Lifting’ a 48,000-ton platform in the open ocean is no easy task; special Bosch Rexroth components and control systems on board the Pioneering Spirit   It was the biggest assignment Bosch Rexroth in Boxtel had ever faced, and it took more than two years to carry it out. But they seized with both hands the opportunity to research and supply the hydraulic components and associated local controls for the innovative lifting system on board the Pioneering Spirit, conceived and developed by Allseas.

Damen Shiprepair Cuts 150 Jobs

Damen Shiprepair Cuts 150 Jobs

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) plans to lay off around 150 workers as part of its reorganisation program at three Dutch yards within its group.   All employees at the three locations — Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam (DSR), Damen Shiprepair Van Brink (DSVB) and Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen (DSVl) — have been informed, along with the workers' council and trade unions. It is the intention of DSC to complete the reorganization before summer 2017.   DSC explained that it has been “forced to take these measures due to continued adverse market conditions.

Tauranga Port Aims to Handle a Million Cargo Containers

Tauranga Port Aims to Handle a Million Cargo Containers

New Zealand's largest freight gateway Port of Tauranga says it is on track to break the country's record for transporting more than one million containers in a single year.   "Our results show the Port of Tauranga is continuing to reinforce its position as the country's premier freight gateway. We have lifted revenue and earnings and moved record cargo volumes including more than 510,000 TEU containers," said chairman David Pilkington.

Davao Terminal Outfits with Navis

Davao Terminal Outfits with Navis

Navis and Davao International Container Terminal (DICT) announced that the terminal has gone live with the Navis N4 terminal system.    Navis is a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply chain.    Since opening its gate in 2013, DICT has partnered with Navis to improve operational efficiency and the successful implementation of N4 has supported DICT’s growth as the most modern terminal in the Philippines.

China Orders 100 Loader Cranes from Hiab

China Orders 100 Loader Cranes from Hiab

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract to supply a minimum of 100 HIAB light-range loader cranes for a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China.   The order with a value of approximately EUR 1.5 million was received at the end of January 2017.    The loader cranes for nacelle service are used when lifting service and maintenance parts up to the wind turbines. The agreement also includes training for operators and service personnel. Offshore wind energy is a booming industry where Asia is one of the major growth areas.

Chins Sells Ships Online

Chins Sells Ships Online

Chinese Maritime Court has sold five vessels of bankrupt Wenzhou Shipping, subsidiary of Zhejiang Shipping Group,  through online auctions on Taobao.com  for a  a total price of $22.81m.   The auctioned ships include 2011-built 57,000-dwt supramax bulker Zhe Hai 167, 2009-built 33,400-dwt handysize bulker Zhe Hai 162, 2009-built 23,500-dwt handysize bulker Zhe Hai 156 , a tugboat  and an oil barge.    Singapore-based company Varada One's vessel was auctioned off on online shopping platform Taobao  for $11.7,  Xinhua news agency reported.

APM Terminals Boosts Investment in Port Elizabeth

APM Terminals Boosts Investment in Port Elizabeth

APM Terminals has significantly increased its previously announced USD $70 million investment plans for the APM Terminals Port Elizabeth facility, and now plans an investment total of USD $200 million.    This figure includes ordering four next-generation Ship-To-Shore (STS) cranes to handle ultra-large container ships (ULCS) at North America’s second-busiest port complex. These vessels are expected to start calling the port right after the heightening of the Bayonne Bridge is completed later this year.

Keel Laid for USS Frank E. Petersen

Keel Laid for USS Frank E. Petersen

The keel of future guided-missile destroyer USS Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (DDG 121) was ceremoniously laid Feb. 21 at Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard.   Although official construction of DDG 121 began April 2016, the keel laying symbolically recognizes the ceremonial beginning of the ship. The keel was said to be "fairly and truly laid" and was authenticated by D'Arcy Neller, the ship's sponsor, and Donald Brabston, a master Ingalls shipbuilder.   "The keel laying is the symbolic first step in shaping our nation's newest destroyer," said Capt.

New Pilot Boat for the Thames and Medway

New Pilot Boat for the Thames and Medway

Estuary Services Limited (ESL), a joint venture between the Port of London Authority (PLA) and Peel Ports London Medway, is continuing its fleet replacement plan and buying another new pilot boat for its pilot transfer operations serving the ports of London and Medway.    ESL currently has a fleet of six vessels including two 17.1 meter ORC class vessels that carry marine pilots from the Kent coast to board ships, in the Thames Estuary.