USCG, Navy Conduct Joint Maritime Security Mission
The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy completed an 18-day joint mission in the Central and South Pacific under the Oceania Maritime…
Seadrill Could Be Heading for Bankruptcy
The oil rig owner SeaDrill could be forced into bankruptcy protection soon, if it fails to reach a restructuring agreement with its lenders…
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.
Health Monitoring System Keeps an Eye on the Fleet
When you’re out at sea, the last thing you need is a major breakdown. In such a case, it would mean being towed back to dry…
Fosmax Mulls LNG Bunkering at Fos Cavaou
France's Fosmax LNG has announced that it is considering making short/medium-term investments to modify its existing facilities…
Socio-Economic Impact of EU Shipping Industry Remains Solid
Adding supply chain and worker spending multiplier impacts, the shipping industry’s total employment contribution rises to…
Iran Stages Massive Navy Drill in Indian Ocean
Amid rising tensions with the US, Iranian naval forces have launched the final stage of a large-scale drill north of the…
Golden Ocean CEO Takes Comfort in Dry Bulk Order Book at 15-year Low
** CEO: I think the most important factor (for an improved market) is a limit of new orders.
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.
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.
ISS wins global Hurtigruten contract
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has won a global port agency contract with Hurtigruten
Multipurpose vessel Adhémar de Saint-Venant launched
AVIC shipyard in Weihai, China launched Jan De Nul Group’s new multipurpose vessel Adhémar de Saint-Venant.