U.S. Navy Conducts Med Air Strikes
The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG) commenced strike missions in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR)…
BIMCO: What Shipping Market can Expect for 2017
The shipping industry has its work cut out going forward in 2017 as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast the lowest…
Chinese Shipbuilder Mulls Deep-Sea Exploration
China Shipbuilding Industry Corp (CSIC) is developing a manned submersible vehicle, which would be able to dive into Challenger Deep…
IMO Secretary-General Visits Antarctica
International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Kitack Lim experienced polar conditions at first hand during…
US Decommissions USS Enterprise
The aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65), was decommissioned during a ceremony held in the ship's hangar bay, Feb. 3, says a Navy press release.
The Offshore Markets: 2016 In Review
Expectations at the start of the year that 2016 would be a tough one for the oil industry, and in particular for offshore, were on the whole fulfilled, says Clarksons Research report.
Gulf Navigation on Recovery Path
Dubai-based shipper Gulf Navigation announced its best annual results for eight years, on account of the improvement in spot…
OPC: Making Naval History
In September, 2016, an U.S. shipyard and the Canadian design business of an Italian-owned Norwegian shipyard won the largest…
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