Martek Calls for Safer Shipping
Martek Marine, the global maritime technology innovator, is leading calls to make the shipping industry safer for seafarers to mark European Shipping Week, taking place in Brussels this week.
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…
Brunswick Promotes Hubert to Sales Director
Brunswick Commercial & Government Products (BCGP) has promoted Jeff Hubert to director of sales, responsible for product…
Baltic Index Snaps 9-day Winning Streak on Weaker Capesize Rates
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, tumbled on Tuesday, snapping a nine-session winning streak, as capesize vessel rates dropped.
Norway to Buy Submarines from Germany
Norway plans to buy four submarines and Germany two in a bid to strengthen strategic partnership, says a report in Reuters.
Australia, Fiji fix Cyclone damaged navigation equipment
In February 2016, Fiji suffered the devastating effects of Tropical Cyclone Winston. The cyclone caused significant damage…
Shell LNG Tanker Damaged in Collision off UAE
The Al Khattiya liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker, one of the world's largest, suffered damage to its hull in a collision with an oil tanker off the United Arab Emirates last week…
Newbuild Suezmax Tanker Delivered to NAT
Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) said it has taken delivery of Nordic Space, its second Suezmax newbuilding tanker of 158,000 deadweight tons, built at Sungdong…
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.