March 11, 2014 2:14 PM ET
A new novel, The Golden Tide, written by global shipping industry insider John Guy, is now available on Amazon as a paperback and ebook for Kindle. The fast-moving book is easy to read and puts a well-informed and human context on what happens when a coastal community confronts an oil spill.
March 11, 2014 12:53 PM ET
Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley (1905-1980) in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry, with a circulation of more than 35,000 worldwide, including ship and boat owners,
March 11, 2014 12:22 PM ET
Liverpool-based maritime advisory firm and consultancy Focus Maritime (North West) Limited has been appointed to promote Canada's Halifax Port Authority across Europe.
The move by the Nova Scotia-based authority is aimed at strengthening its presence
March 11, 2014 12:11 PM ET
Navis announced that following extensive testing, Global Terminal (Global) became the first facility in North America to successfully upgrade to the Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS) version 2.5 on March 3, 2014. Located in the Port of New York/New Jersey,
March 11, 2014 11:44 AM ET
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said it is seeking the public’s assistance after receiving a report of an unmanned adrift, black and grey inflatable dinghy offshore approximately two and a half miles west of Kaanapali, Maui, Monday.
The passenger ferry
March 11, 2014 11:39 AM ET
CMA CGM issued a statement to inform customers about new instructions received from the port of Alexandria, Egypt regarding dangerous goods shipments.
With immediate effect, LCL/consolidation shipments containing dangerous goods to Alexandria are not accepted anymore, CMA CGM said.
March 11, 2014 11:24 AM ET
Today in U.S. Naval History - March 11
1935 - Birth of Naval Security Group when OP-20G became the Communications Security Group
1941 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs Lend-Lease Act
1942 - In a PT boat, Lt. Cdr. John Bulkeley leaves the
March 11, 2014 11:20 AM ET
On February 27, Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), a Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm with offices in New Orleans and Ketchikan, obtained approval in principle (AIP) from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for the design of a 2,
March 11, 2014 11:20 AM ET
Ship Finance International Limited (SFL) has announced the agreement to acquire two 5,800 teu post-panamax container vessels built in 2001/2002 in combination with long-term charters. The vessels are expected to be delivered to SFL over the course of the next few weeks,
March 11, 2014 11:04 AM ET
By Jonathan Saul and Oleg Vukmanovic, Reuters
Deliveries of new gas tankers have created a glut that is threatening to tip some operators into losses, just as other shipping markets emerge from their worst downturn in decades.
The liquefied natural
March 11, 2014 10:50 AM ET
To better support marine customers in South America, Rolls-Royce has opened a new training center in Brazil, to cater for customers operating the large number of vessels with Rolls-Royce systems that work in country’s deep water oil and gas fields.
March 11, 2014 10:34 AM ET
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) president Koichi Muto hosted an appreciation cocktail party for government leaders, customers, partners and MOL employees on March 5 at Park Royal Hotel, Yangon. It was well attended by 110 guests including Ichiro Maruyama,
March 11, 2014 10:26 AM ET
Alion & Robert Allan Team up to Deliver High Tech Research Vessel
In the very near future, the new scientific Research Vessel Investigator will enter service for the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), an agency of the Federal Government of Australia.
March 11, 2014 10:21 AM ET
Hamburg is the first German port achieving for the first time the magical 500 000 passenger mark in a single season. New facilities plan to open by June 2015, which will handle 6,000 to 8,000 passengers during a full 10-hour turnaround. Cruise industry
March 11, 2014 10:16 AM ET
Belgium Diesel Engine Manufacturer Provides Main Engine for Alaska Fishing Vessel.
When the owners of the fishing pollock trawler, Great Pacific decided they needed to purchase a new main engine to replace their MAN B&W Alpha 10V23L-VO they took a
March 11, 2014 10:12 AM ET
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured deck equipment contract for a series of eight 58,500 dwt bulk carriers under construction at New Times Shipbuilding in China. The vessels are being built for Lemissoler Navigation (Front Marine), based in Cyprus,
March 11, 2014 10:12 AM ET
RS has carried out a new phase of surveyors training on classification services for LNG carriers.
The first phase (2008-2010) was carried out by RS in cooperation with American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and included a theoretical course for surveyors
March 11, 2014 10:08 AM ET
Viking Offshore & Marine Limited has announced it would participate in the ownership of a second cantilever drilling jack-up rig, further strengthening its partnership with Singapore rig veteran, Chan Kwan Bian as it accelerates its entry into mainstream offshore rig chartering.
March 11, 2014 10:07 AM ET
Based on impressive fuel consumption and performance results from the Volvo Penta engines installed in a new-construction pushboat, the operator decided to repower one of its older vessels with the same D16 engine package.
When Volvo Penta supplied
March 11, 2014 9:50 AM ET
Drydocks World and Maritime World, a provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors, has announced that it has reached an agreement with DNV GL and appointed the Classification Society to provide recertification services for its Quality Management Systems.