BV Acquires MAC
Bureau Veritas (BV) acquired Maritime Assurance & Consulting (MAC). Based in Aberdeen, MAC was established in 2010 and now has 30 employees as well as more than 40 associates.
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…
Mazagon Docks to Make 3 more Scorpene-Class Subs
Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited has approached the Indian Navy with a repeat order for three Scorpene-class submarines…
Trinidad and Tobago: Focus on Security Drills and Exercises
International Maritime Organization (IMO) is conducting an Advanced Drills and Exercises Workshop for inspectors and officers…
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…
PensionDanmark, Danica Roll Out $300mln Maritime Investment Fund
PensionDanmark, Danica and Navigare Capital Partners have established the Maritime Investment Fund I, which, based on capital from the founders…
Hapag-Lloyd Says Prospects Buoyed by Rising Freight Rates
German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd expects increased operating earnings this year, it said on Friday, citing a…
Carl Vinson Strike Group Arrives in the Republic of Korea
Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 and Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E.
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