"Tonnage Tax" Provision Included in Tax Bill
Today, Congressman William J. Jefferson announced that his proposed "tonnage tax" provision and three other provisions that will benefit Louisiana were included…
American Club takes Pilot Training Initiative
At a time when marine pilotage is coming under sharp focus by ship operators, marine insurers and seafarers' unions, the American Club has made a ground-breaking…
European Yard Initiative – Will it Work?
The European Intership initiative to breathe new life into Europe’s flagging ship construction industry could provide a pointer for repair yards in the region, some believe.
Bulk Carrier into Unithai for Fix
The largest ship currently under repair at Thailand’s Unithai Shipyard is the 140,532 dwt bulk carrier Eurydice D, owned by Marmaras. Other ships in the yard include the 35…
Mivan Wins Cruise Deal
Northern Ireland’s Mivan has won contracts to outfit the interior of two cruiseships. The contracts, totalling around £3m, will be undertaken in the Bahamas and in Malta.
Blohm + Voss Inks Repair Deal
Germany’s Blohm + Voss Repair GmbH (B+V) has signed a contract with Norway’s Red Band AS, Oslo, for the repair and extensive alteration work onboard the 28,670 grt passenger ship Black Watch.