Norwegian Cruise Line Approved to Sail to Cuba
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. announced that it has received approval from the government of the Republic of Cuba to operate cruises to Cuba, beginning March 2017.
Sensors Sailor Relishes Operational Role
Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Andrew Dingle is realising his career aspirations onboard HMAS Arunta as part of the…
Piracy in Somalia Still Exists
The threat of piracy off the coast of Somalia looms large despite significant gains made against it, says Andrew McLaughlin…
Refining Capacity Growth to Exceed Demand Until 2020 -Forecast
Until 2020, global refining will move toward lower utilization and margins as capacity growth exceeds demand, according to…
Morocco: Four Migrants Drown, 34 Rescued
Four African migrants drowned and 34 were rescued after their boat sank in the Mediterranean on Wednesday, Moroccan authorities said. The Mediterranean between Morocco…
Indian Master Receives 2016 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea
The Master of an oil tanker who says she was “just doing her job” has received the highest International Maritime Organization…
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