New DNV GL Standard Ensures Reliable DP Capability Assessments
DNV GL presented its new standard for assessing the station keeping capability of DP (dynamic positioning) vessels at the…
LNG: Lagging, Not Gone
Low energy prices, depressed day rates and slow growth of bunkering infrastructure has dampened progress for the marine industry’s…
Norway to Buy Submarines from Germany
Norway plans to buy four submarines and Germany two in a bid to strengthen strategic partnership, says a report in Reuters.
Tanker Market Facing Test
The tanker market has certainly had some tumultuous times of late, points out a report by Clarksons Research. Crude tanker earnings picked up in 2014…
SSBN Launches Fleet Ballistic Missiles
An Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine assigned to Submarine Group 9 completed a Follow-on Commander's Evaluation Test (FCET) Feb.
HMAS Anzac Transits to Fleet Base West
Australian Navy's HMAS Anzac commenced her recent transit to Fleet Base West alone, meeting with sister frigate HMAS Parramatta in Jervis Bay.
Aframaxes Taken for Short-term Time Charters in Asia
The Asian Aframax market is currently stable but seems to be facing a more positive outlook on the back of short-term time…
IMO Secretary-General Visits Antarctica
International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Kitack Lim experienced polar conditions at first hand during…
Lift Boat Crew Rescued in US Gulf
Four crewmembers aboard the lift boat Superior Trust were rescued after the vessel became unstable near Southwest Pass, La., Wednesday. U.S.
VARD bags Aker BioMarine Fishing Vessel Order
Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels has secured a contract for the design and
Germany to Buy Six Warships
German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen has decided to buy six MKS-180 multi-role warships instead of putting off a decision on two of those
World’s Largest Plug-in Hybrid Vessel Ordered
Color Line and Ulstein sign a firm contract on construction of the world’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel. Ulstein said it has won a contract to