April 24, 2015 4:56 PM ET
Two fishermen were rescued from their sinking shrimp boat by a U.S. Coast Guard aircrew Friday off the coast of Saint Simons Island near Brunswic, Georgia.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received the initial report at approximately 9:30 a.
April 24, 2015 4:40 PM ET
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) domestic ferry safety conference in Manila April 24 has adopted guidelines to aid the process of reducing the mounting toll of accidents involving such vessels by addressing the question of whether a ship is fit for purpose in its intended role.
April 24, 2015 4:37 PM ET
An Italian judge on Friday ordered that the presumed captain of a migrant boat that sank with the loss of more than 700 lives should remain in custody after prosecutors asked for him to be charged with multiple homicide and people-trafficking.
Mohammed Alì Malek,
April 24, 2015 4:27 PM ET
As part of its first scheduled docking, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ EUROPA 2 underwent technical maintenance at Blohm + Voss in Hamburg from April 11-24, 2015.
At the same time, cosmetic repairs and modernization work were carried out on board: the Sansibar
April 24, 2015 3:49 PM ET
The August 2015 edition of Marine News, the leading voice in the North American workboat market, will feature 100 leaders and innovators, including workboat owners and operators, workboat builders and repairers, and product and service providers.
Participation is free,
April 24, 2015 3:15 PM ET
One person was killed and two people were injured when a boat ran aground on Shutes Folly off Charleston, South Carolina, late Thursday evening, the U.S. Coast Guard reported.
One man was killed after being ejected from the vessel. Two female passengers
April 24, 2015 3:08 PM ET
While much of the focus on coverage of the Chinese shipbuilding industry is on big shipbuilding, Maritime Reporter switches gears this month to explore activities in select boatbuilding sectors.
Damen Yichang Shipyard
The Damen boatbuilding name is ubiquitous around the world,
April 24, 2015 3:06 PM ET
The bridge section of the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier set sail today from Glasgow on its first sea voyage to Rosyth.
Upper Block 07 is where HMS Prince of Wales will be commanded atop the flight deck and is known as the Forward Island.
April 24, 2015 2:41 PM ET
Shipping owner Alfred Hartmann is the new President of the Association of German Shipowners (VDR). For the first time a mid-size company owner is at the helm of the VDR, and this 68 year-old wants to bring the German shipping industry back on course.
April 24, 2015 2:33 PM ET
German shipbuilding has made a significant turnaround. The country’s shipbuilding industry has seen increases in the number of employees, orders and deliveries compared to 2013, according to the German Shipbuilding and Ocean Industries Association (VSM).
April 24, 2015 2:22 PM ET
If you drive just south of I-10 in Pascagoula, Miss., within 10 minutes you find yourself on the doorstep of VT Halter Marine, arguably one of the more diverse and active shipyards in the U.S. The company, which is a subsidiary of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc.
April 24, 2015 2:12 PM ET
A flotilla of nine Iranian military and cargo ships that U.S. officials feared was carrying arms to strife-torn Yemen sailed northeast in the direction of Iran on Friday, a move the Pentagon said helped to ease U.S. concerns.
Army Colonel Steve Warren,
April 24, 2015 2:08 PM ET
Huntington Ingalls Industries and Kinder Morgan Inc. decide not to pursue joint venture on Avondale redevelopment
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced it has completed discussions with Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) to explore the redevelopment of HII's Avondale shipyard in Louisiana.
April 24, 2015 2:01 PM ET
Though the market for Offshore Support Vessels (OSVs) is soft, advances in technology, fit and finish in the sector is unrivaled in any other maritime niche over the past five years. Here’s a look at some of the more notable designs and deliveries.
April 24, 2015 1:51 PM ET
U.S. Coast Guard rescues one, searching for another mariner off Lanai
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) rescued one man and is still searching for another after the 34-foot fishing vessel Munchkin ran aground on the rocks about one half a miles west of Lanai, Hawaii 12:12 a.
April 24, 2015 1:34 PM ET
British and German warships made ready to sail for waters off Libya as Europe ramped up rescue operations in the Mediterranean after up to 900 desperate migrants drowned last weekend on a boat heading for Italy.
Yet hours after European Union leaders
April 24, 2015 1:11 PM ET
The members of the American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association representing the tugboat, towboat and barge industry, elected a new slate of leaders during its Spring Convention held recently in Washington, D.C.
David G. Sehrt,
April 24, 2015 12:01 PM ET
Four Petrobras oil platforms off the northeast coast of Brazil have halted production after a leak of about 7,000 liters of oil was detected coming from a pipeline linking them, a local oil workers union head said on Friday.
Brazil's oil regulator,
April 24, 2015 11:41 AM ET
Algoma Central Corporation announces $160 million investment in fleet expansion and fleet renewal
Algoma Central Corporation announced that it has acquired a 2009-built handy size self-unloading ocean class vessel, the Gypsum Integrity, from Gypsum Transportation Limited.
April 24, 2015 11:07 AM ET
Gondan Shipyard has celebrated at its facilities in Figueras the keel laying ceremony of the new Oceanographic Research Vessel for the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) of Bergen, Norway.
Several representatives from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs,