Wijnne Barends to Build New Ships in India
Netherlands, based shipping company Wijnne Barends reports that it recently placed an order with India shipbuilder Chowgule…
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…
BP Awards Gulf of Mexico Work to Subsea 7
Subsea 7 said it was awarded a contract by BP as part of the deepwater Mad Dog 2 development, located approximately 190 miles south of New Orleans. The contract scope covers engineering…
CNOOC Reports Worst Result Since At Least 2011
China's offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC Ltd reported its worst annual result since at least 2011, with revenue from its…
India's Cochin Shipyard Gears up for IPO
Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL), India's largest public sector shipyard, has filed initial public offering (IPO)document with…
Maersk Reaches Key North Sea Tax Deal with Denmark
Shipping and oil company A. P. Moller-Maersk on Wednesday reached an agreement with the Danish state that means it will pay…
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.
UK Chamber Welcomes Immigration Rule Change for International Seafarers
The UK Chamber has welcomed an announcement by the Home Office to reform immigration rules for international students, extending…
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