Digital Technology Enhances Marine Communications
On a warm summer morning last July, boat owners and passersby were drawn to a craft not often seen in the sleepy harbor of Wickford, Rhode Island.
Hapag-Lloyd Names First of Five 10,500 TEU Box Ships
Hapag-Lloyd held a naming ceremony for the first of its five new vessels in its new 10,500 TEU class containerships, Valparaíso Express.
Refining Capacity Growth to Exceed Demand Until 2020 -Forecast
Until 2020, global refining will move toward lower utilization and margins as capacity growth exceeds demand, according to…
Damen Workboats for Fratelli Neri Fleet Expansion
Italian towing company Fratelli Neri S.p.A. has expanded its fleet with the delivery of three new Damen workboats. The trio…
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…
Tenth Terex Gottwald Crane for Japan
The fleet of diesel-electric Terex Gottwald mobile harbour cranes in Japan continues to grow. In spring 2017, Terex Port…
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