Dry Bulk Owners Say the Worst is Over
The worst is over for the dry bulk shipping sector, after years when too many ships chased too little cargo, yet the extent…
The Training Implications of Subchapter M
It’s a major understatement to say that Subchapter M is top of mind for workboat operators. While most would agree that the…
New LNG Carrier Delivered for Petronet
A consortium comprising Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
Piracy in Somalia Still Exists
The threat of piracy off the coast of Somalia looms large despite significant gains made against it, says Andrew McLaughlin…
Three Hanjin Ships Auctioned in Rotterdam
Three containerships of the bankrupt Korean shipping firm Hanjin Shipping were sold at an auction in Rotterdam for a total of USD 392 million…
UKHO Brings ECDIS Seminars to North America
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) will offer its free ‘Living with ECDIS’ seminars in Vancouver, Canada on Tuesday…
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