Voices: Todd Roberts, President, Marine Group Boat Works
"As a kid, I worked for our sister company, Flagship Cruises (formerly San Diego Harbor Excursion),” said Roberts. “I wanted…
Butzelaar takes over from Whitworth as CEO, Seaspan
On behalf of its Board of Directors, Seaspan ULC (Seaspan) announced today that long-serving Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jonathan Whitworth…
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…
$400 bln of unassessed climate risk in shipping
Today, Carbon War Room (CWR) and UMAS released research that suggests climate transition pathways pose risks to the banks…
Tilbury mulls setting up New Port Terminal
The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, begins its pre-planning community consultation on 6 March to seek local views on…
ABS Takes Offshore Safety to New Depths
ABS, the leading provider of classification and technical services to the offshore industry, has expanded its subsea services…
Repairing Fiji’s Maritime Navigation Equipment Post-Winston
When Tropical Cyclone Winston struck Fiji in February 2016, the deadly category 5 storm raked across the country with peak winds of 185 mph…
Norway’s New Oceanographic Icebreaker Launched
A new oceanographic icebreaker being built for the Norwegian government has been launched at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano, La Spezia.
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.
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
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.