Sea Trials Begin for Vessel Efficiency MOVE Project
Sea trials have begun on two Falmouth based pilot vessels which will provide data for the Innovate UK funded MOVE (Monitoring…
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…
Indian Master Receives 2016 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea
The Master of an oil tanker who says she was “just doing her job” has received the highest International Maritime Organization…
Eunavfor Renewal Welcomed
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has welcomed the extension of EUNAVFOR Operation Atalanta, following a decision by the EU Council…
Europol to "look again" at 2016's Worst Migrant Drowning
The head of Europe's police agency said it would "look again" at the largest migrant shipwreck in the Mediterranean this year after an investigation by Reuters and…
Australian Navy Frigate on Task in Kaikoura
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Darwin has sailed to Kaikoura to provide humanitarian and disaster relief support at the…
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.
Maersk Line to acquire Hamburg Süd
Maersk Line and the Oetker Group have reached an agreement for Maersk Line to acquire Hamburg Süd, the German container shipping line.
Boskalis Sells Stake in SMIT Amandla Marine
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has successfully completed the sale of its stake in SMIT Amandla Marine (SAM).