June 27, 2016 11:57 AM ET
Austal USA’s Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) team finalized the delivery of USNS Carson City (EPF 7) to the U.S. Navy during a small document-signing event held onboard the ship on June 24, 2016.
The EPF program provides the Navy with
June 27, 2016 11:52 AM ET
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced that its Newport News Industrial subsidiary will undergo a 52,000-square-foot expansion at its headquarters facility in Newport News.
The facility, located at 182 Enterprise Drive, will be expanded to house production areas,
June 27, 2016 11:49 AM ET
1861 - While commanding a gunboat flotilla, Cmdr. James Harmon Ward is mortally wounded by a musket ball while aiming the bow gun of his flagship, USS Thomas Freeborn at Mathias Point, Va. Ward is the first US Naval officer casualty of the Civil War.
June 27, 2016 10:11 AM ET
The Moroccan government raised 1.94 billion dirhams ($197 million) by selling a 40 percent stake in state-owned port operator Marsa Maroc in the country's first initial public offering this year, traders said on Monday.
Marsa Maroc was established
June 27, 2016 10:02 AM ET
BigLift Shipping said it has ordered a third Happy S-type vessel. The new build vessel, to be named Happy Sun, will be identical to BigLift’s Happy Star and will be built by Ouhua Shipbuilding in Zhoushan, China. The new vessel is expected for delivery in the first quarter of 2018.
June 27, 2016 9:45 AM ET
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Monday for a fourth straight session as higher demand propped up rates for panamax vessels.
The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize,
June 27, 2016 9:31 AM ET
The Expanded Panama Canal is now officially open for business.
During the official inauguration ceremony, Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela and Panama Canal Administrator and CEO Jorge L. Quijano spoke to a crowd of more than 25,000 jubilant Panamanians,
June 27, 2016 9:26 AM ET
The OW saga - UAE Federal Supreme Court decides that physical suppliers of bunkers have no right to recourse against Owners/Charterers.
In the first decision on the issue from the most senior court in the country, the UAE Federal Supreme Court has
June 27, 2016 9:21 AM ET
A 599-foot Norway flagged chemical tanker Champion Ebony ran aground near Nunivak Island, Alaska on June 24.
U.S. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders received a report from the National Response Center that the vessel ran aground carrying approximately 14.
June 27, 2016 9:16 AM ET
Cathelco have supplied a ballast water treatment (BWT) system for the C.C. Pacifique, a steel barge which is being converted into a cable laying vessel for Coastal Carriers BV of the Netherlands.
The order for the system was placed by V.Delta, part of V.
June 27, 2016 9:06 AM ET
The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a report of a sheen in Lake Ontario near the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, New York, approximately 10 miles northeast of Oswego, New York, Sunday.
The cause of the sheen is unknown at this time.
June 27, 2016 8:45 AM ET
Panama opened the long-delayed $5.4 billion expansion of its shipping canal amid cheering crowds on Sunday, despite looming economic uncertainty in the shipping industry and a heated battle over billions in cost overruns.
At 7.50 a.m. (1250 GMT),
June 27, 2016 8:24 AM ET
As of September 2016, Hans Laheij will take over as Vice President Sales & Marketing at SCHOTTEL GmbH, assuming the responsibilities of Dr. Jens-Erk Bartels, who is retiring. Hans Laheij has extensive experience and expertise in the area of ship propulsion.
June 27, 2016 8:09 AM ET
With just a couple of weeks before the start of the Olympic Games AEGIR’s beach team VanderVlist-VanGestel won the Continental Cup in Stavanger (Norway). The prize: a ticket to Rio de Janeiro to compete in the Olympics 2016. With a victory over the Ukrainian
June 27, 2016 7:55 AM ET
Austal Limited (Austal) informed that the U.S. Navy has accepted delivery of USNS Carson City (EPF 7) from Austal USA, during a ceremony held aboard the ship at Austal USA’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, USA on 24 June. This is the second vessel delivered by Austal USA to the U.
June 27, 2016 7:51 AM ET
The port of Antwerp is to collaborate with Dalian Maritime University (DMU) in northern China for the next three academic years. DMU is a prestigious Chinese maritime university whose alumni include many prominent figures in the shipping industry. In
June 27, 2016 7:41 AM ET
Wärtsilä has won an order for two new 8000m3 trailing suction hopper dredgers being built for the Adani group, India's largest private multi-port operator. The vessels are the first of a new IHC Beagle series designed by Royal IHC (IHC) of the Netherlands.
June 27, 2016 7:37 AM ET
Gerardo Borromeo, Vice Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) took the opportunity today to highlight the courage that is currently being displayed by seafarers, of all nationalities, with respect to the rescue at sea crisis taking place in Europe and in the Mediterranean.
June 27, 2016 7:29 AM ET
The marine terminal of Vadinar Oil Terminal Ltd (VOTL), which is part of Essar Ports Ltd, has been the best performing terminal in the Kandla Port Trust (KPT) for two consecutive years. The terminal recently received a certificate of appreciation from KPT,
June 27, 2016 7:25 AM ET
The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a sheen in Lake Ontario near the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, New York, approximately 10 miles northeast of Oswego, New York, Sunday.
The cause of the sheen is unknown at this time. The Coast