Ulstein Delivers Its Largest OCV
'Island Venture', delivered on 17 January 2017, is so far the largest Offshore Construction Vessel (OCV) from Ulstein Verft…
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.
Dry Bulk Back from the Brink
While the tanker industry worries about OPEC reducing output and the container industry rushes to consolidate, dry bulk values…
Safe Bulkers Reports 4Q Loss
Greece-based Safe Bulkers (SB) has reported a loss of $4.6 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, it has a loss of 9 cents.
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…
Mississippi Ports Eye Cuba, Ink Pacts in Havana
The Mississippi ports of Pascagoula and Gulfport signed agreements in Cuba on Monday with an eye to future business and with a Republican U.S. senator from the state looking on…
MOL Invests in Self-Elevating Platform Vessel Operator
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced a plan to acquire a 5% share in Seajacks International Limited (Seajacks) Group…
De Boer Remorquage SARL Orders Custom Tugs from Damen
Baggerbedrijf De Boer B.V. (Dutch Dredging B.V.) has ordered two custom, special-purpose tugs to be built at Damen Shipyards…
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.
Eighth Lamprell Rig for NDC
Lamprell announces the completion of construction on a further jackup drilling rig, the “Al Hudairiyat”, and its delivery to Abu Dhabi’s National
World’s Largest Plug-in Hybrid Vessel Ordered
Color Line and Ulstein sign a firm contract on construction of the world’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel. Ulstein said it has won a contract to
VBMS awarded EnBW Hohe See cabling contract
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that its subsidiary VBMS has been awarded an inter-array cabling contract with a value of