WSF Leader to Retire
Lynne Griffith joined the Washington State Department of Transportation as assistant secretary for the ferries division in September 2014. Today, she announced that…
ABB to Power Emission-free Electric Ferries
ABB’s project to convert two HH Ferries’ vessels into the world’s largest emission-free ferries is gathering pace after Öresund…
DMCA, DNV Join forces to promote Maritime Innovation
In cooperation with Det Norske Veritas, one of the world's largest classification society of vessels, Dubai Maritime City…
Jordan Workshop Focuses on Dumping of Wastes at Sea
Regulations covering the dumping of wastes at sea are the focus of a national workshop in Aqaba, Jordan (28-30 November).
Market Forces Down Ship Operating Costs
The cost of operating cargo ships has fallen for two successive years but is forecast to rise in 2017 and beyond, according…
Genting Dream Christened in China
Dream Cruises, the first-ever Asian luxury cruise line, claimed its place in history here today when Genting Dream’s official Godmother…
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.
Maersk Line to acquire Hamburg Süd
Maersk Line and the Oetker Group have reached an agreement for Maersk Line to acquire Hamburg Süd, the German container shipping line.
Boskalis Sells Stake in SMIT Amandla Marine
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has successfully completed the sale of its stake in SMIT Amandla Marine (SAM).