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.
Two New Builds Delivered to Subsea 7
Offshore engineering, construction and services company Subsea 7 said it has taken delivery two new builds: a heavy construction…
The Offshore Markets: 2016 In Review
Expectations at the start of the year that 2016 would be a tough one for the oil industry, and in particular for offshore, were on the whole fulfilled, says Clarksons Research report.
FCI Debuts Compact, High Output Watermaker
Space is a precious commodity on any vessel, even a large one. Making its debut at the Miami International Boat Show, FCI…
IMO Secretary-General Visits Antarctica
International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Kitack Lim experienced polar conditions at first hand during…
The Big Melt in World Ocean Ice Record
Sea ice extent in both the northern and southern hemisphere was at record low levels for the month of January 2017. Last…
Color Line, Ulstein ink hybrid vessel Deal
It has now been decided that Ulstein Verft will be constructing Color Line’s new hybrid vessel. The environmentally sound…
Snowstorm hits Traffic in Istanbul; Straits Closed
A snowstorm forced the closure of Turkey's key shipping straits and sweeping flight cancellations on Saturday, while hazardous roads left many drivers stranded overnight in Istanbul…
Lift Boat Crew Rescued in US Gulf
Four crewmembers aboard the lift boat Superior Trust were rescued after the vessel became unstable near Southwest Pass, La., Wednesday. U.S.
AAM Wins Hybrid Passenger Vessel Contract
All American Marine, Inc. (AAM), inked a deal for the construction of a new hybrid electric passenger vessel to be delivered to the Red and White
VARD bags Aker BioMarine Fishing Vessel Order
Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels has secured a contract for the design and
Germany to Buy Six Warships
German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen has decided to buy six MKS-180 multi-role warships instead of putting off a decision on two of those