Shell LNG Tanker Damaged in Collision off UAE
The Al Khattiya liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker, one of the world's largest, suffered damage to its hull in a collision with an oil tanker off the United Arab Emirates last week…
ECSA Takes Stand in GHG Emissions of Shipping
European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) regrets that European port and cargo interests have come out in favour…
Baltic Index Snaps 9-day Winning Streak on Weaker Capesize Rates
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, tumbled on Tuesday, snapping a nine-session winning streak, as capesize vessel rates dropped.
Harley’s Latest tug begins service
The latest addition to the Harley Marine fleet is now completing sea trials and preparing to enter service. The “M/V Earl W.
Company to Pay $9.5 Mln for Actions Leading to US Gulf Explosion
Wood Group PSN Inc., a Nevada corporation headquartered in Houston, was ordered to pay $9.5 million in two separate cases involving its conduct in the Gulf of Mexico.
Great Lakes Shipping Season Kicks Off
The 2017 Great Lakes shipping season begins today when the U.S.-flag tug/barge unit Dorothy Ann/Pathfinder departs her winter lay-up berth in Erie…
Haropa Ports sees double digit maritime trade with India
France-based Haropa port expects maritime trade with India to grow at double digit this calendar year after having reported 7% growth in 2016…
East Coast Gateway Terminal Agreement in the offing
The Georgia Ports Authority and the Virginia Port Authority filed on Friday, Feb. The agreement encourages voluntary cooperation in the areas of operational and supply chain efficiencies…
USCG Awards Polar Icebreaker Contracts
The U.S. Coast Guard awarded five firm fixed-price contracts for heavy polar icebreaker design studies and analysis Wednesday.
Pioneering Spirit: Addressing Drive & Control Challenges
‘Lifting’ a 48,000-ton platform in the open ocean is no easy task; special Bosch Rexroth components and control systems on board the Pioneering
Vigor to Build 2 More San Francisco Ferries
Vigor said it was awarded the contract to build two additional ferries for WETA (the Water Emergency Transportation Authority) in San Francisco
Keel Laid for USS Frank E. Petersen
The keel of future guided-missile destroyer USS Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (DDG 121) was ceremoniously laid Feb.