Enhancing Maritime Security in the Dominican Republic
A table-top exercise on maritime security has been held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, (1-2 December) to assist the…
Norwegian Cruise Line Approved to Sail to Cuba
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. announced that it has received approval from the government of the Republic of Cuba to operate cruises to Cuba, beginning March 2017.
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).
Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw, the ‘Christmas Ship’
The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw returned to Chicago on December 3, 2016 as this year’s “Christmas Ship” loaded with 1,200 Christmas trees.
Atwood Delays Drillship duo by Two Years
Atwood Oceanics, Inc. announced today that it has agreed with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. ("DSME") to delay…
Sensors Sailor Relishes Operational Role
Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Andrew Dingle is realising his career aspirations onboard HMAS Arunta as part of the…
Bibby Offshore Wins North Sea Shell Contract
Bibby Offshore, a leading subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry, today announced that it has secured a significant contract with Shell.
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.
Polar Sea Ice the Size of India Vanishes in Record Heat
Sea ice off Antarctica and in the Arctic is at record lows for this time of year after declining by twice the size of Alaska in a sign of rising