World First: Unmanned Autonomous Boat for Offshore Ops
While talk of autonomous operations in the maritime sector have swirled for years, the talk becomes reality as Automated Ships Ltd.
LR to class Federal German Seagoing Fleet
The WSV (Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration) represented by the Waterways and Shipping Agency (WSA) Bremen, a branch of the German government, is transferring…
Fincantieri Lays Keel for Seabourn Ovation
The keel laying ceremony of "Seabourn Ovation", the second of two ultra-luxury cruise ships that Fincantieri is building for Seabourn Cruise Line…
2nd Asian Marine Casualty Forum Launched
Following the success of the inaugural Asian Marine Casualty Forum (AMCF) in 2015 and by popular demand, the bi-annual industry…
Taiwan Shipping in Troubled Water?
Taiwan's shipping lines aren't looking quite so young and fresh as they were earlier, reports Bloomberg. While the global…
Australian Navy Frigate on Task in Kaikoura
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Darwin has sailed to Kaikoura to provide humanitarian and disaster relief support at the…
Royal IHC Signs Contract with Shanghai Salvage
Royal IHC has announced they have signed a contract with Shanghai Salvage in China for the supply of an integrated 550t Reel lay system.
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.