USCG Port State Control inspectors detain two bulkers; Gulf Island to shift all fab ops to Houma, sell Texas yards

Fire breaks out on U.S.-flag car carrier
Fire breaks out on U.S.-flag car carrier
February 24, 2017 — U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency was notified of a fire on board the U.S.-flag car carrier Honor in the English Channel whilst it was on route to Baltimore from Southampton. The vessel’s fixed firefighting systems were used to attack the fire and the cargo space has been sealed. The ship’s crew continue to monitor the cargo area.

 

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USCG Port State Control inspectors detain two bulkers
Coast Guard set in motion a detention of the Panama-flagged bulk carriers Atlantic Ruby and Amber L after discovering substandard safety issues while conducting routine Port State Control exams.
Gulf Island to shift all fab ops to Houma, sell Texas yards

The company says the Aransas Pass and Ingleside properties are currently underutilized and represent excess capacity within its fabrication division.
Vigor to build two more S.F. ferries

The additional all-aluminum, 400-passenger ferries will be the third and fourth ferries that Vigor will have built for the Water Emergency Transportation Authority.
Jury finds two Aegean engineers guilty in magic pipe case

It was also revealed in court documents that Aegean Shipping Management, S.A.—a foreign company that acted as the Green Sky’s operator— previously pleaded guilty to a violation of the APPS and obstruction of justice.