Preventing Maritime Traffic Delays
Facilitation of maritime traffic is on the agenda at a national seminar being held in Manila, the Philippines (6-8 December)…
Sustainable Development Goals for the Oceans
The role of the marine industry in supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals was addressed at the 2016…
Asia Tankers-VLCC rates to Slip from Eight-Month Highs
Rates gain 10 Worldscale points in a week; but rates in 2017 may be lower than this year -Bancosta. Freight rates for very large crude carriers (VLCCs) may slip…
Northern Powerhouse Partnership Meet at Liverpool
Peel Ports has hosted the inaugural meeting of the Northern Powerhouse partnership at the Port of Liverpool today (8 December).
GNH to Expand Oerations in Northern UAE
Gulf Navigation Holding (GNH) announces the initiation of studies for large expansion of its operations in the northern region of the United Arab Emirates consisting…
Siemens’ Turbine Transport Ship Commissioned
The heavy cargo roll on/roll off' coaster vessel recently delivered and commissioned by Concordia Group is not the typical RO/RO.
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