Philippines Putting Energy-Efficient Shipping on the Curriculum
The Philippines is the latest country to receive International Maritime Organization (IMO) support to promote energy-efficient ship operation.
EU Votes for Deadline for Shipping Emission
The European Parliament voted in favour of the inclusion of CO2 emissions from shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme…
ICS Chairman Outlines Plan for CO2 Reduction
Esben Poulsson, Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, has set out what the industry would like the International…
IBIA in Attack Mode
The IMO’s MEPC 70 proposals for a marine fuels sulfur cap of 0.5% to be in place by 2020 have attracted severe criticism…
Fire Breaks Out Aboard US Car Carrier
A fire has broken out out aboard the U.S. car carrier Honor in the English Channel while the vessel was en route to Baltimore from Southampton on February 24. “The…
Vard design Survey vessel for South African Navy
Offering the Vard Marine 9 105 Hydrographic/Oceanographic Survey vessel design, Southern African Shipyards, located in Durban, S.A.
Fugro’s Heine Joins IMCA Board
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has confirmed the appointment of Mark Heine to its governing board. Heine is a senior executive with Fugro.
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…
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.
Eighth Lamprell Rig for NDC
Lamprell announces the completion of construction on a further jackup drilling rig, the “Al Hudairiyat”, and its delivery to Abu Dhabi’s National
Top 10 Maritime Nations: Ranked by Value
The March 2017 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News focuses on SINGAPORE, as this maritime powerhouse struggles to maintain balance and
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