China, Russia Begin South China Sea Drills
China and Russia began week-long joint naval exercises in the South China Sea today. It is the first-ever South China Sea…
Asia Bulk-Capesize Rates to hold firm during China holiday
Capesize rates slip from year-long highs as miners absent; owners still optimistic of Q4 rate bounce. Freight rates for large…
Shipping - Backbone of Global Economy, says UN
“Maritime transport is the backbone of global trade and the global economy,” said the UN chief in a message on the World Day…
Fire on Pemex Tanker in Gulf of Mexico
A fire broke out on an oil tanker of Mexican state oil company Pemex in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, forcing all the crew to be evacuated in the latest accident to plague the struggling firm.
Shipyard Productivity Reaches New Heights
A job completed on time or ahead of schedule is a display of the proficiency, productivity, and innovative thinking that…
Fennica Grounding Caused by Inaccurate Charts
The July 2015 grounding of icebreaker Fennica near Dutch Harbor, Alaska was found to be caused by inaccuracy of nautical charts in the area…
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Damen to Launch Composite Water Bus
Damen said it is set to launch its first composite Water Bus as the prototype undergoes sea trials in the next few weeks.
US Boatbuilding: Sink or Swim
Navigating interesting times has the nation’s shipbuilding industry searching in unusual places. The answers could be blowing in the wind.
Sirius Orders Two Oil/Chemical Tankers
Sirius Shipping AB has ordered two oil/chemical tankers with the latest technology and in compliance with future rules and regulations
Maersk Line's Improves Asia-West Coast South America network
Maersk Line's new and improved Asia-West Coast South America network gives an optimised service to Chile and Peru with faster transit times and