Companies

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GROS, KEVIN MARINE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GULF OF MEXICO; TEXAS GULF COAST TO ALABAMA GULF COAST; AND (MAJORITY) LOUISIANA GULF COAST
  • Principal Commodity : OFFSHORE RIG SUPPLIES, PASSENGERS, FUEL AND WATER

GUILBEAU, PHIL OFFSHORE

  • Area of Operation : INTRACOASTAL CITY, LA
  • Principal Commodity : DECK CARGO, FUEL AND WATER

GROS, ALEX OFFSHORE, LLC

  • Area of Operation : OFFSHORE WATERS BETWEEN MOBILE AL AND BROWNSVILLE TX
  • Principal Commodity : VARIOUS OIL FIELD EQUIPMENT, FUEL, WATER AND LIQUID MUD

GREER INDUSTRIES INC.

  • Area of Operation : OHIO & MONONGAHELA RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : LIMESTONE

Vessels

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MANITOU

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT KEITH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EMERALD SEA

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

MR. CLIFF

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. E. FRANK THOMPSON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel
Ferry Hits Yachts in Heavy Fog off Isle of Wight

Ferry Hits Yachts in Heavy Fog off Isle of Wight

A ferry collided with at least two yachts and then ran aground in heavy fog off the Isle of Wight in southern England on Sunday, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency said.The Coastguard said a member of the public had called emergency services after hearing cries of help from Cowes Harbour, but after an extensive search by rescue teams it said no one was in the water or missing.Red Funnel, the operator of the Red Falcon Ferry, which had 56 people on board, said it had been refloated. "All passengers and vehicles have been safely discharged," it said on Twitter.

Metal Shark Open for Business in Alabama

Metal Shark Open for Business in Alabama

Metal Shark announced it has secured a contract to build three 120’ x 35’ river towboats for Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. (FMT), signalling the U.S. shipbuilder’s entry into the towboat market.The four-decked, welded-steel, USCG Subchapter “M”-compliant towboats were designed by John W. Gilbert Associates, Inc. and will be powered by twin Cat 3512C Tier 3 marine diesel engines rated at 1,911 HP each. Construction is underway at Metal Shark Alabama, with deliveries commencing in 2019.

Crowley Urges Against Pilotage Fee Hike in Port Everglades

Crowley Urges Against Pilotage Fee Hike in Port Everglades

Port Everglades' largest tenant is urging the Florida Board of Pilot Commissioners to reject a proposed fee increase for harbor pilot services that it says would unfairly raise average pilotage costs more than 100 percent for shipping lines that call frequently at the port.While the proposed fee structure would decrease fees for cruise ships, it would hike the costs for companies that operate frequent-call feeder vessels that sail in and out of Port Everglades, Crowley Maritime Corporation said in a statement.

Japan Spent $4 Bln to Back Global LNG Infrastructure Push

Japan Spent $4 Bln to Back Global LNG Infrastructure Push

The Japanese government along with private companies have spent $4 billion in the past year on liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, mainly in Asia and across the supply chain, to help spur demand for the fuel, the country's trade minister said on Monday.Hiroshige Seko, speaking at the annual LNG Producer-Consumer Conference in Nagoya, Japan, said Japan offered training to 200 people from 15 countries to develop a workforce to work in the LNG supply chain.

Croatian Shipbuilders Strike Again Over Late Salary

Croatian Shipbuilders Strike Again Over Late Salary

Workers at Croatia's largest shipbuilding group Uljanik on Monday held their second strike in less than two months, this time over unpaid salary for September.In late August, the workers downed tools because of uncertainty over payments for July and August. Those two months' salaries were secured after the government reached a deal with a local bank.Uljanik owns two docks, with some 4,000 workers, located in the northern Adriatic cities of Pula and Rijeka. Some 1,500 started a protest march on Monday through the streets of Pula.

Med Marine's New Tug Fleet Completed

Med Marine's New Tug Fleet Completed

With the new tug MED XXIX recently put into service, Turkey-based Med Marine’s new fleet of six vessels is now complete. The ASD-type tugs are designed for harbor and terminal operations as well as for coastal towing.The main propulsion for the RAmparts 2300-MM consists of a pair of Caterpillar CAT 3512C engines, each rated with 1,380 bkW at 1,600 rpm, and each driving a SCHOTTEL SRP 340 azimuthing stern drive unit with fixed-pitch propellers of 2,100 mm diameter enabling a free sailing speed of 12 knots.

U.S. Announces Major Offshore Wind Developments

U.S. Announces Major Offshore Wind Developments

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced three major developments in American offshore wind energy spanning from coast to coast.The Secretary spoke at the American Wind Energy Association’s Offshore Wind Conference and announced 1.) much-anticipated wind auction in federal waters off the coast of Massachusetts; 2.) the environmental review of a proposed wind project offshore Rhode Island; and 3.) the next steps to a first-ever wind auction in federal waters off of California.

UOS Completes Acquisition of UOS Support and Hartmann Offshore

UOS Completes Acquisition of UOS Support and Hartmann Offshore

German offshore industry service provider United Offshore Support (UOS) announced that it has completed its acquisition of the commercial and technical-nautical management businesses of both UOS United Offshore Support and Hartmann Offshore.Since the acquisition was announced in July 2018, the management and staff of both companies have been working to bring the two organisations under the UOS brand, which is based in Leer, Germany.UOS is led by Chief Executive Howard Woodcock, who joined the company in August 2018.

Asian LNG Demand to Grow

Asian LNG Demand to Grow

Currently planned regasification capacity expansions in Asia will allow LNG demand to grow towards 2030, said energy consultent Rystad Energy.Total planned capacity additions is forecasted to reach 700 Mtpa by 2030 driven by expansions in China and India. Asia LNG demand of 392 Mt in 2030 would imply an average utilization rate of 56% if all regasification projects were sanctioned.The seasonality in East Asian demand will require China to continue its capacity development

Sembcorp Marine, Teekay Offshore Pact on Petrojarl Varg FPSO

Sembcorp Marine, Teekay Offshore Pact on Petrojarl Varg FPSO

Sembcorp Marine Rigs & Floaters, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine,  has signed an agreement with Varg L.L.C., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P., for engineering, procurement and construction works related to the modification, repair and life extension of the Petrojarl Varg FPSO.Scheduled for completion in July 2020, the work scope includes detailed engineering, fabrication, installation and integration of the topside process skid; overhauling of existing internal turret and power generation; and repair and life extension of the vessel’s hull

Abu Dhabi Ports, MSC  Join with Silsal for Blockchain Solution

Abu Dhabi Ports, MSC Join with Silsal for Blockchain Solution

Abu Dhabi Ports subsidiary Maqta Gateway said that it is to carry out its first testing of international blockchain solution Silsal with a maritime operator in partnership with MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a global leader in shipping and logistics.Silsal provides a seamless and secure link between stakeholders across the trade community using the electronic ledger system.As a major carrier, MSC will provide vital information and feedback on the international pilot project, which will test the capabilities of the technology to exchange, identify

Arkas Bunkering, Sumitomo Corporation in LNG Bunkering Deal

Arkas Bunkering, Sumitomo Corporation in LNG Bunkering Deal

Arkas Bunkering have signed a protocol with Japan-based Sumitomo Corporation for the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as bunker fuel in Turkish and nearby seas. As environmentally-friendly buildings, vessels and fuels have become more popular than ever, new applications acting as reminders for both states and civil initiatives of their environmental responsibilities continue to emerge. With International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) global sulphur cap set to enter into force in 2020, the maximum amount of sulphur allowed to be contained in bunker fuel will be reduced worldwide.