Damen books DAB Vloot ferry order
The last newbuild order of 2016 for the Damen Shipyards Group was signed on the 31st of December with DAB Vloot of Belgium.
IBIA in Attack Mode
The IMO’s MEPC 70 proposals for a marine fuels sulfur cap of 0.5% to be in place by 2020 have attracted severe criticism…
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.
Repairing Fiji’s Maritime Navigation Equipment Post-Winston
When Tropical Cyclone Winston struck Fiji in February 2016, the deadly category 5 storm raked across the country with peak winds of 185 mph…
Blue Water Ventures JV with Under Marine Group
Blue Water Ventures International, a historic shipwreck research and recovery company, has entered an agreement with Under…
Fleet Cleaner Completes Its First Job
Dutch company Fleet Cleaner said it has completed its first hull cleaning trial in December 2016 in the Dutch port of Den Helder…
Asia-North Europe Box Rates Up 7 pct
Container spot freight rates from Asia to Northern Europe rose 7 percent to $961 per twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU),…
Pioneering Spirit: Addressing Drive & Control Challenges
It was the biggest assignment Bosch Rexroth in Boxtel had ever faced, and it took more than two years to carry it out. But…
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.
Eighth Lamprell Rig for NDC
Lamprell announces the completion of construction on a further jackup drilling rig, the “Al Hudairiyat”, and its delivery to Abu Dhabi’s National
VBMS awarded EnBW Hohe See cabling contract
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that its subsidiary VBMS has been awarded an inter-array cabling contract with a value of
Top 10 Maritime Nations: Ranked by Value
The March 2017 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News focuses on SINGAPORE, as this maritime powerhouse struggles to maintain balance and