Asbestos on Board
What happens when a solution to one or many obstacles ends up becoming an even larger problem? For seamen, one such problem is asbestos.
13 ULSTEIN X-CONNECT Systems Sold
Deliveries of alarm and monitoring systems (ULSTEIN AMS) for 13 tugs have been contracted to Ulstein Power & Control by US based MT.
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.
Focus on Sustainable Use of the Oceans
Preparations are underway in New York ahead of June’s UN Oceans Conference, which is focused on achieving UN Sustainable…
Reach Subsea Enters Survey Deal for Edda Fonn
Norwegian owner of offshore inspection vessels Reach Subsea has secured a contract for its Edda Fonn vessel. According to Reach Subsea…
Maritime Cook Islands Technical Department Reconstituted
Maritime Cook Islands (“MCI”), the international ship registry, hassignificantly enhanced its technical department with a…
Vestdavit mission accomplished on Ramform safety
Seatrials are underway in Japan involving Ramform Hyperion, the last of four ships built to the seismic sector’s all-time highest specifications…
Arctic Nature's Clock has Gone Haywire
Nature’s clock is running fast in the Arctic, thanks to climate change. Some plants in the low Arctic of Greenland are emerging sooner than usual.
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.