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.
Asia-North Europe Box Rates Up 7 pct
Container spot freight rates from Asia to Northern Europe rose 7 percent to $961 per twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU),…
IBIA in Attack Mode
The IMO’s MEPC 70 proposals for a marine fuels sulfur cap of 0.5% to be in place by 2020 have attracted severe criticism…
Fire Breaks Out Aboard US Car Carrier
A fire has broken out out aboard the U.S. car carrier Honor in the English Channel while the vessel was en route to Baltimore from Southampton on February 24. “The…
Asia Tankers-VLCC Rates to Slide Further
Around 30 VLCC charters in Feb so far, versus 50 last month. About 40 refinery facilities to close for maintenance. Freight…
Hanjin Heavy Delivers Purpose-Built LNG Bunkering Vessel
ENGIE, Fluxys, Mitsubishi Corporation, and NYK have taken delivery of the world’s first purpose built liquefied natural gas…
Maritime Cook Islands makes two appointments for Europe
Maritime Cook Islands (“MCI”), the international ship registry, hasrecently appointed Marilena Andrenacci as Fleet Manager…
Rudy Teichman: A Marine Salvage Legend
Rudy Teichman, a legend in the U.S. marine salvage industry, founded T&T in 1957, now one of the world’s largest international salvage companies.
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
Vard design Survey vessel for South African Navy
Offering the Vard Marine 9 105 Hydrographic/Oceanographic Survey vessel design, Southern African Shipyards, located in Durban, S.A.