Newbuild Suezmax Tanker Delivered to NAT
Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) said it has taken delivery of Nordic Space, its second Suezmax newbuilding tanker of 158,000 deadweight tons, built at Sungdong…
Vessel Losses: Is Shipping Resuscitating Its Record?
Safety at sea has improved significantly in the past twenty years, with losses of large merchant vessels becoming a relatively rare event…
Fleet Cleaner Completes Its First Job
Dutch company Fleet Cleaner said it has completed its first hull cleaning trial in December 2016 in the Dutch port of Den Helder…
Damen books DAB Vloot ferry order
The last newbuild order of 2016 for the Damen Shipyards Group was signed on the 31st of December with DAB Vloot of Belgium.
13 ULSTEIN X-CONNECT Systems Sold
Deliveries of alarm and monitoring systems (ULSTEIN AMS) for 13 tugs have been contracted to Ulstein Power & Control by US based MT.
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.
Oakland Port to See Cranes Going Higher
Up to six 366-foot-tall cranes will soon be raised 27-feet higher at the Port of Oakland. The port said the $14 million-to…
Great Lakes Shipping Season Kicks Off
The 2017 Great Lakes shipping season begins today when the U.S.-flag tug/barge unit Dorothy Ann/Pathfinder departs her winter lay-up berth in Erie…
USCG Awards Polar Icebreaker Contracts
The U.S. Coast Guard awarded five firm fixed-price contracts for heavy polar icebreaker design studies and analysis Wednesday.
Pioneering Spirit: Addressing Drive & Control Challenges
‘Lifting’ a 48,000-ton platform in the open ocean is no easy task; special Bosch Rexroth components and control systems on board the Pioneering
Vigor to Build 2 More San Francisco Ferries
Vigor said it was awarded the contract to build two additional ferries for WETA (the Water Emergency Transportation Authority) in San Francisco
Keel Laid for USS Frank E. Petersen
The keel of future guided-missile destroyer USS Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (DDG 121) was ceremoniously laid Feb.