Philippines Putting Energy-Efficient Shipping on the Curriculum
The Philippines is the latest country to receive International Maritime Organization (IMO) support to promote energy-efficient ship operation.
Vigor to Build 2 More San Francisco Ferries
Vigor said it was awarded the contract to build two additional ferries for WETA (the Water Emergency Transportation Authority) in San Francisco…
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…
Asia Tankers-VLCC Rates to Slide Further
Around 30 VLCC charters in Feb so far, versus 50 last month. About 40 refinery facilities to close for maintenance. Freight…
Norway to Buy Submarines from Germany
Norway plans to buy four submarines and Germany two in a bid to strengthen strategic partnership, says a report in Reuters.
US Decommissions USS Enterprise
The aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65), was decommissioned during a ceremony held in the ship's hangar bay, Feb. 3, says a Navy press release.
New Orleans Port welcomes its longest ship, Equinox
The longest and one of the most premium cruise ships ever to dock in New Orleans will sail into the Port’s Julia Street Cruise Terminal Sunday, Feb.
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…
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.
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
Pioneering Spirit: Addressing Drive & Control Challenges
‘Lifting’ a 48,000-ton platform in the open ocean is no easy task; special Bosch Rexroth components and control systems on board the Pioneering
Vard design Survey vessel for South African Navy
Offering the Vard Marine 9 105 Hydrographic/Oceanographic Survey vessel design, Southern African Shipyards, located in Durban, S.A.