MacGregor, Rolls-Royce to Study Containership Autonomy
A new collaborative research and development initiative will explore the impact of developments in autonomy for cargo ship navigation and cargo systems onboard containerships.
Baltic Index Rises to Over 4-month High
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, closed at its highest…
TGS, Schlumberger reimaging central GOM
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) and Schlumberger today announced a new multi- and wide-azimuth (M-WAZ) multiclient reimaging…
Cosco Shipping 2016 Profit Dip
Cosco Shipping International (Hong Kong) has seen its profit for the year ended December 31, 2016 drop 29 percent to HKD…
Mynmar Naval Delegation Visits Indian Naval Base
A Myanmar Navy (MN) Delegation comprising three officers: Lt Cdr ThureinTun, Lt Cdr Kyaw Zeya Oo and Lt Ye WintTun, has completed…
USS Laboon Makes Second Drug Bust in a Week
For the second time in five days, guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) intercepted a small, stateless dhow in the…
Pirates Seize Somali Vessel to Use as Floating Base
Pirates have seized control of a Somali fishing boat to use as a base from which to attack larger ships, police said on Friday, a week after Somali pirates hijacked…
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.
Trump's Navy: A Look at the Future US Navy
It’s still too early to know for certain what the new administration will do about building up the U.S. Navy, as the numbers are a moving target.
OP/Ed: Obama’s Arctic Decision Undercut His Own Legacy
On December 20, 2016, in an 11th hour unilateral action designed to cement his environmental legacy, President Obama withdrew 3.
Clean Shipping on the Great Lakes
Maritime Reporter & Engineering News recently spoke with Mark Barker, president of The Interlake Steamship Company
Ezra Holdings Files for Bankruptcy in US
Oilfield services firm Ezra Holdings of Singapore filed for U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy at the weekend, blaming a prolonged slump in the energy