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…
Arctic Nature's Clock has Gone Haywire
Nature’s clock is running fast in the Arctic, thanks to climate change. Some plants in the low Arctic of Greenland are emerging sooner than usual.
Port of Vancouver Rides High on Grain Exports
Though overall cargo volume through the Port of Vancouver in 2016 decreased 1.8 percent to 136 million metric tons from 2015…
Maritime Cook Islands Technical Department Reconstituted
Maritime Cook Islands (“MCI”), the international ship registry, hassignificantly enhanced its technical department with a…
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…
Iran Stages Massive Navy Drill in Indian Ocean
Amid rising tensions with the US, Iranian naval forces have launched the final stage of a large-scale drill north of the…
USCG, Navy Conduct Joint Maritime Security Mission
The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy completed an 18-day joint mission in the Central and South Pacific under the Oceania Maritime…
Health Monitoring System Keeps an Eye on the Fleet
When you’re out at sea, the last thing you need is a major breakdown. In such a case, it would mean being towed back to dry…
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.