January 30, 2015 3:50 PM ET
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has acquired the Engineering Solutions Division of The Columbia Group, a designer and builder of unmanned underwater vehicles for domestic and international customers.
As a previous stand-alone division within The Columbia Group,
January 30, 2015 2:14 PM ET
Polarcus Limited announced that Hege Sjo will resign from its board of directors effective February 2, 2015.
Sjo has accepted an appointment as Deputy Director General in the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, and is therefore unable to continue as a board member at Polarcus,
January 30, 2015 2:01 PM ET
Slangerup’s State of the Port address outlines goals for Energy Island, smarter supply chain
In his first-ever State of the Port address, Port of Long Beach Chief Executive Jon Slangerup on Thursday unveiled plans for congestion-beating smart systems
January 30, 2015 1:07 PM ET
Shipbuilder General Dynamics National Steel & Shipbuilding Co. – NASSCO – will christen the USNS Lewis B. Puller (MLP 3 AFSB) Saturday, February 7, 2015 in San Diego.
General Dynamic’s NASSCO arguably has the most diverse and enviable shipbuilding backlog in the U.
January 30, 2015 12:29 PM ET
Moore Stephens says shipping must monitor developments in wake of Greek government change
International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says it is too soon to say whether the Syriza party’s victory in the country’s elections could,
January 30, 2015 11:55 AM ET
Chevron Corp halted its 2015 share repurchase program on Friday, a move to conserve cash amid tumbling oil prices.
The company's shares extended loses on the news, falling nearly 4 to $99 after being down 2.6 percent before the buyback halt was announced.
January 30, 2015 11:42 AM ET
Final rule on vessel requirements for Notices of Arrival and Departure and Automatic Identification System published in Federal Register
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) headquarters issued a statement announcing the publication of the final rule on Vessel
January 30, 2015 10:11 AM ET
The Port of London Authority (PLA) has ordered a new purpose-built survey catamaran, a CTruk MPC19, due to enter service on the river Thames later this year.
The vessel is will replace the PLA’s Yantlet vessel as she reaches the end of her service life,
January 30, 2015 9:57 AM ET
The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), announces the availability of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed Central Planning Area (CPA) Lease Sales 241 and 247 and Eastern Planning Area (EPA) Lease Sale 226.
January 30, 2015 9:35 AM ET
German navigation system manufacturer Raytheon Anschütz has established its new subsidiary Raytheon Anschuetz Panama, S. de R.L., in Panama City.
The new company, to open on February 1, 2015, will be positioned as the regional customer support and service coordination center,
January 30, 2015 9:32 AM ET
Nordic American Offshore Ltd. (NAO) informs that it has secured platform supply vessel (PSV) contracts with a major oil company.
NAO’s two new contracts with are for four months firm periods, with further options for each vessel.
NAO said the
January 30, 2015 9:27 AM ET
ISS Palumbo UK, part of maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), has acquired U.K. freight forwarding specialist Union Transport (Newcastle) Ltd.
The merger of the Union Transport business with ISS Palumbo and its worldwide network
January 30, 2015 9:12 AM ET
Adam Goldstein, President and COO of Royal Caribbean Cruises, Pierfrancesco Vago, Chairman of CLIA Europe and Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, and Paolo Tonon, Vice-President and Head of Maersk Technology join the list of key industry shipping personnel
January 30, 2015 8:45 AM ET
Marquette Transportation Company LLC, a U.S. towboat operator, is exploring a sale that could value it at more than $1 billion and has attracted the interest of Dell Inc Chief Executive Officer Michael Dell, according to people familiar with the matter.
January 30, 2015 8:17 AM ET
Japanese utility Tohoku Electric has purchased an LNG cargo for delivery in the third week of March at a price in the low $7 per million British thermal unit (mmBtu) range, pushing Asian benchmark spot LNG prices lower, traders said.
Tohoku's tender to buy one cargo closed this week,
January 30, 2015 8:09 AM ET
New capacity edges down 5 pct from record 2013; industry body forecasts stable growth over 2015/6.
Europe's offshore wind capacity kept up a steady rate of growth in 2014 and should expand at a similar pace on average over the coming two years, an industry report said on Friday.
January 30, 2015 8:06 AM ET
UK-listed energy giant BP has decided to relinquish two exploration blocks to Indonesia, after a survey of the blocks found them to be high risk, the company said on Friday.
"Following the result of the 3D seismic evaluation, earlier this quarter
January 30, 2015 7:59 AM ET
Yemen on Friday lifted force majeure on liquefied natural gas (LNG) deliveries from its Balhaf plant, trading sources with knowledge of the matter said.
Reuters reported last week that the 6.7-million-tonne-per-year gas export terminal, operated by France's Total,
January 30, 2015 7:54 AM ET
German industrial group ThyssenKrupp is not in talks to sell its submarine unit nor is it in talks to sell its stainless steel unit VDM, its chief executive said on Friday.
"At the moment, there are no talks whatsoever about selling the submarine business,
January 30, 2015 3:16 AM ET
In order to accommodate construction of Ultra-Large newbuilding vessels including recently secured 20,000TEU Mega container ships (about 400m in length and about 59m breadth), Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. has decided to construct a large newbuilding