UKHO Brings ECDIS Seminars to North America
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) will offer its free ‘Living with ECDIS’ seminars in Vancouver, Canada on Tuesday…
US Offshore Wind Faces Pushback from Fishing Groups
The auction for the rights to the wind farm off the coast of New York has encountered pushback from fishing groups concerned…
Jordan Workshop Focuses on Dumping of Wastes at Sea
Regulations covering the dumping of wastes at sea are the focus of a national workshop in Aqaba, Jordan (28-30 November).
Sustainable Development Goals for the Oceans
The role of the marine industry in supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals was addressed at the 2016…
Combating Marine Litter
The effective implementation of IMO garbage regulations (MARPOL Annex V) on ships and in port reception facilities was the…
New Port Approach Guides for Singapore
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has launched three new Port Approach Guides with the support of the Maritime…
Bibby Offshore Wins North Sea Shell Contract
Bibby Offshore, a leading subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry, today announced that it has secured a significant contract with Shell.
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.
Polar Sea Ice the Size of India Vanishes in Record Heat
Sea ice off Antarctica and in the Arctic is at record lows for this time of year after declining by twice the size of Alaska in a sign of rising