Maritime Cook Islands Technical Department Reconstituted
Maritime Cook Islands (“MCI”), the international ship registry, hassignificantly enhanced its technical department with a…
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.
Washington Sells Its Oldest Ferry
Washington State Ferries (WSF) has sold its oldest ferry, Evergreen State, for $300,000 to Jones Broadcasting, LLC., who…
Shell Approves New Gulf of Mexico Project
Royal Dutch Shell has given the go-ahead to develop its Kaikias deepwater field in the Gulf of Mexico, the first such project the oil and gas company has approved in 18 months.
Fosmax Mulls LNG Bunkering at Fos Cavaou
France's Fosmax LNG has announced that it is considering making short/medium-term investments to modify its existing facilities…
Illogical Port Choices by Liner Alliances
In a ground-breaking analysis Drewry has examined the correlation between carrier terminal ownership and the choice of port…
Damen books DAB Vloot ferry order
The last newbuild order of 2016 for the Damen Shipyards Group was signed on the 31st of December with DAB Vloot of Belgium.
Vessel Losses: Is Shipping Resuscitating Its Record?
Safety at sea has improved significantly in the past twenty years, with losses of large merchant vessels becoming a relatively rare event…
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.
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.
ISS wins global Hurtigruten contract
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has won a global port agency contract with Hurtigruten
Multipurpose vessel Adhémar de Saint-Venant launched
AVIC shipyard in Weihai, China launched Jan De Nul Group’s new multipurpose vessel Adhémar de Saint-Venant.