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.
Global Climate Rules Vital for Shipping
International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Kitack Lim has spoken about the importance of a global approach…
MOL Group Posts Almost USD 1 Billion Profit in 2016
MOL Group significantly outperformed its initial USD 2bn target for 2016 and delivered a clean EBITDA of USD 2.15bn, which…
MES Delivers 66,000 DWT Bulk Carrier
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 60,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V. "INDIGO BREEZE" (MES Hull No.
Virginia Pilots Orders New Pilot Boat
The Virginia Pilot Boat Corporation has ordered a Chesapeake Class MKII launch from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding. The MKII, a new generation of the shipyard’s popular…
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.
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…
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…
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
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