World First: Unmanned Autonomous Boat for Offshore Ops
While talk of autonomous operations in the maritime sector have swirled for years, the talk becomes reality as Automated Ships Ltd.
Solemn Seas for Warramunga
HMAS Warramunga transited the Sunda Strait on Remembrance Day, where Australian light cruiser HMAS Perth I was lost in 1942..
Seaspan Ferries' First LNG-fueled Vessel Arrives
Seaspan Ferries Corporation (SFC) announced the arrival of the Seaspan Swift, the first of two new dual-fuelled/hybrid diesel…
Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw, the ‘Christmas Ship’
The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw returned to Chicago on December 3, 2016 as this year’s “Christmas Ship” loaded with 1,200 Christmas trees.
Tanker Operators Brace for OPEC Cuts
Tanker owners are bracing for a volatile year ahead after enjoying some of the highest charter rates since 2008, with OPEC…
Stena Weco Opens Office in Dubai
Stena Bulk, via Stena Weco and Golden Stena Weco, has opened a new office in Dubai and will move in this month. The official…
Bibby Offshore Wins North Sea Shell Contract
Bibby Offshore, a leading subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry, today announced that it has secured a significant contract with Shell.
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.
Polar Sea Ice the Size of India Vanishes in Record Heat
Sea ice off Antarctica and in the Arctic is at record lows for this time of year after declining by twice the size of Alaska in a sign of rising