Newbuild Suezmax Tanker Delivered to NAT
Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) said it has taken delivery of Nordic Space, its second Suezmax newbuilding tanker of 158,000 deadweight tons, built at Sungdong…
Haropa Ports sees double digit maritime trade with India
France-based Haropa port expects maritime trade with India to grow at double digit this calendar year after having reported 7% growth in 2016…
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.
Certified ECDIS RH Marine Meets Future Standards
In December 2016 RH Marine’s ECDIS has officially been certified to meet the latest international standards. RH Marine is…
USS New Hampshire Goes for Maintenance
The Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarine USS New Hampshire has arrived at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) for maintenance work…
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.
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…
Repairing Fiji’s Maritime Navigation Equipment Post-Winston
When Tropical Cyclone Winston struck Fiji in February 2016, the deadly category 5 storm raked across the country with peak winds of 185 mph…
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.
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
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
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.