Fisheries Research Vessel Ordered for Germany
The German Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung, BLE) has signed a contract…
Seattle/Tacoma Container Volumes Up 8% for 2017
The Northwest Seaport Alliance, consisting of the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, has recorded an 8 percent year-to-date increase…
BV Acquires MAC
Bureau Veritas (BV) acquired Maritime Assurance & Consulting (MAC). Based in Aberdeen, MAC was established in 2010 and now has 30 employees as well as more than 40 associates.
Arctic Ice Sets New Record Low for Winter
The extent of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has set a new record low for the wintertime in a region strongly affected by long…
IMO Helps African Leaders Seek Collaboration in Malaysia
Twenty-one African International Maritime Organization (IMO) Member States are taking part in the three day Malaysia Maritime…
Capsized Cargo Ship Refloated in Sweden
Ardent salvage crews used a parbuckling method to right and refloat the cargo vessel, M/V Sternö, which was loaded with 1…
Wärtsilä Launches SmartPredict
The technology group Wärtsilä launches its latest innovation SmartPredict at this year's Seatrade Cruise Global exhibition in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
$400 bln of unassessed climate risk in shipping
Today, Carbon War Room (CWR) and UMAS released research that suggests climate transition pathways pose risks to the banks…
OP/Ed: Obama’s Arctic Decision Undercut His Own Legacy
On December 20, 2016, in an 11th hour unilateral action designed to cement his environmental legacy, President Obama withdrew 3.
Somali Pirates Release Hijacked Ship, Crew without Ransom
Somali pirates released a hijacked oil tanker and its eight Sri Lankan crew on Thursday, a Somali security official and the pirates said
Skilled Workers Needed to Build Trump's Navy Vision
U.S. President Donald Trump says he wants to build dozens of new warships in one of the biggest peace-time expansions of the U.S. Navy.
Mega 20,150 TEU Containership Named MOL Triumph
A new 20,150 TEU containership has captured the “world’s largest” title: MOL Triumph, the first in a series of new mega containerships for Japan’s