Arctic Ice 'Too Thick' for Shipping Route

 Sea ice in the Arctic is still too thick for Northwest Passage commercial shipping route in spite of warming temperatures. This is according to new research from York University.

Keppel Bags Another Liftboat Order

  Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), has secured a contract from Crystal Heights Holdings Limited (Crystal Heights),

Vallianz Bags US$300m Contract to Supply Two Platforms

 Singapore-listed Vallianz Holdings has won a contract worth up to US$300 million (S$405.51 million) to supply two self-elevating platforms to a large national oil company in the Middle East.

UK Rowers Rescued - Again

 Two Englishmen - one an epileptic with head injuries - attempting to break the world record for rowing across the Indian Ocean as a duo have been rescued for a second time.

Passenger Ferry Capsizes in the Philippines, Nearly 40 Dead

 MBCA Kim Nirvana, a passenger boat carrying 189 people has capsized in the central Philippines, minutes after leaving port, the Philippine Red Cross and coast guard spokesman Cmdr.

Mercator Acquires Two Dredgers

 Mercator Limited announced that it is expanding its dredging business by adding two more Dredgers to its fleet.    Mercator,India's largest Marine and Energy group with businesses in Oil & Gas,

HB Centaurus delivered to Hidrovias do Brasil

HB Centaurus is the latest addition to the RApide 4600-Z3 Class of shallow draft pushboat designs by Robert Allan Ltd., delivered to its owner: Hidrovias do Brasil in February, 2015.

AAL Expands into Prince Rupert

  AAL, one of the world’s leading global breakbulk, project cargo and heavy lift shipping operators, has strengthened its foothold in the oil rich mining region of Northern Alberta,

U.S. Coast Guard Holds Carrier for Violations

The U.S. Coast Guard detained the Ikan Sudip, a Panamanian-flagged 600-foot bulk carrier, after discovering significant environmental and safety violations during an inspection in Astoria.

E.ON Agrees to Buy LNG from Meridian

E.ON Global Commodities has agreed to buy up to two million tonnes of regasified liquefied natural gas (LNG) a year from Meridian LNG Holdings Corp, it said on Thursday.

Arctic Offshore Rig Gets USCG Escort

U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) crews escorted heavy lift ship Blue Marlin as it toted a controversial 38,000-metric-ton drilling rig into Port Angeles, Wash., Friday. Blue Marlin,

The Deadly Migration Sea Routes in Mediterranean, 400 Died

 With Italian authorities rescuing 8,500 migrants in the Mediterranean over the weekend and reports up to 400 may have died, there can be no doubt that an unprecedented

Carnival Sails to Profit

 The world's largest cruise company Miami-based Carnival Corp reported a net profit of $49 million, or 6 cents per share in the first quarter ended Feb. 28.   That

Expanded Panama Canal to be Operational by April 2016

The widened Panama Canal is expected to finally be up and running in April 2016, after months of delays and cost overruns, AFP reports. The expansion project area will allow bigger ships to transit,

VesselVanguard wins Chris-Craft Order

  Digital Boat Profile and Customer Service Portal Gives Cutting Edge Options for Vessel Management to Boat Owners Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. VesselVanguard,

Kongsberg Technology for Pioneering Spirit

Following its inauguration ceremony in Rotterdam on February 27, 2015, Allseas’ Pioneering Spirit will start its first job offshore Norway this summer with an integrated

Scandlines Concludes Sale of Freight Routes

  First State Investments is taking over the ferry route Helsingør-Helsingborg including the five vessels operating the line. The contract with First State Investments

Liebherr Mobile Harbor Crane for the Netherlands

Pacorini Metals has invested in a new Liebherr mobile harbor crane, type LHM 420, which started operation in summer 2014.   The new LHM 420 has an outreach of

Eastern Debuts ‘Thunderbolt’ Towboat

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. introduced its new 120-foot, 4,200-horsepower Inland Towboat design, THUNDERBOLT, combining twin electric V-Pod propulsion and

SAL Heavy Lift’s MV Frauke Wraps Up Offshore Gig

The specialist vessel MV Frauke operated by SAL Heavy Lift has just completed a major long term offshore industry project, the company announced. The Type 176

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