First Norwegian Vessel to Comply with New IMO Polar Code
After a successful approval process and survey, DNV GL and the Norwegian Maritime Directorate have issued the first polar…
Strengthening Oil Spill Response in Southeast Asia
Training for oil pollution preparedness, response and cooperation (OPRC) is underway in Jeju Island, Republic of Korea (7-11 November).
India Readies Draft Inland Vessels Bill, 2016
The following are the salient features of the draft Inland Vessels Bill, 2016 of India. The Draft Inland Vessels Bill, 2016…
Offshore Deepwater Rebound?
Statoil was awarded blocks 1 and 3 in the Saline Basin in the Deepwater exploration tender in the Mexican Round 1. The blocks…
WSF Leader to Retire
Lynne Griffith joined the Washington State Department of Transportation as assistant secretary for the ferries division in September 2014. Today, she announced that…
Future Unmanned Naval Systems for MMCM Program
Thales, BAE Systems and their partner SAAB, ECA Group and ASV Global welcome the confirmation by the Organization for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) that the…
Royal IHC Signs Contract with Shanghai Salvage
Royal IHC has announced they have signed a contract with Shanghai Salvage in China for the supply of an integrated 550t Reel lay system.
First LNG-powered Hopper Dredger Launched
The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m3 LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) MINERVA took place on 3 December at Royal IHC's shipyard in
USCG Approves first Ballast Water Management System
The U.S. Coast Guard issued the first U.S. type-approval certificate for a ballast water management system Friday.
Maersk Line to acquire Hamburg Süd
Maersk Line and the Oetker Group have reached an agreement for Maersk Line to acquire Hamburg Süd, the German container shipping line.