September 2, 2015 5:08 PM ET
Five Chinese Navy ships are sailing in international waters in the Bering Sea off Alaska, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, in an apparent first for China's military that came as U.S. President Barack Obama toured the U.S. state.
September 2, 2015 4:49 PM ET
The Pentagon has not detected any threatening activity from the Chinese navy vessels in the Bering Sea, the White House said on Wednesday.
"Based on their analysis they have not detected any sort of threat or threatening activities," said White House spokesman Josh Earnest.
September 2, 2015 4:03 PM ET
Vessel sales for August 2015 (as of September 1) as prepared by Shipping Intelligence, Inc., New York.
Date Reported - Vessel Name - DWT - Built - (Age) - Price in Millions USD
8/24 - MA SIK RYONG - 18,612 87 - (28) - $1
8/17 - PACIFIC WIND - 28,437 07 - (8) - $8.
September 2, 2015 3:19 PM ET
Marine container terminal operators at the Port of Oakland are developing a program to operate their terminal gates on Saturdays to reduce weekday congestion at the port. The new program, called OakPass, is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of this year, pending review by the U.
September 2, 2015 3:07 PM ET
SHIPFLOW 6 comes with a new module for computing ship motions in waves and the SHIPFLOW RANS solver is up to 10 times faster than its predecessor.
SHIPFLOW MOTIONS is a new flow solver for computing ship motions in waves. It is a time accurate fully
September 2, 2015 1:41 PM ET
There’s hardly anything that can’t be shipped in a container. However, for ethical reasons, Hapag-Lloyd refuses to transport certain goods.
Anyone who regularly transports goods for third parties, as a shipping company does, could theoretically just
September 2, 2015 1:35 PM ET
The U.S. Navy has awarded a five-year, $22 million contract to Appledore Marine Engineering, a specialist focusing exclusively on the inspection and design of marine infrastructure, for waterfront inspection services.
The contract covers Region 4,
September 2, 2015 12:48 PM ET
A 113-year-old “Boblo Boat” SS Columbia is being towed from Toledo, Ohio to Buffalo, N.Y., where the historic vessel will be docked for the next year for restoration.
A towing contract was awarded to The Great Lakes Towing Company from nonprofit organization The SS Columbia Project,
September 2, 2015 12:33 PM ET
Safety equipment manufacturer VIKING Life-Saving Equipment said its Offshore Safety Agreements are providing relief for offshore operators seeking to ensure compliance for their safety equipment with minimal in-house administrative overheads in a new, cost-focused paradigm.
September 2, 2015 11:57 AM ET
The dry bulk shipping market will remain in recession due to contracting demand for iron ore and coal, and any recovery is not expected until 2017, according to the Dry Bulk Forecaster report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.
September 2, 2015 11:08 AM ET
Ellicott Dredges, LLC has debuted a new design 20” (500 mm) cutter suction dredge, the Series 2070 Dragon dredge.
Aiming to take advantage of modern, up-to-date technology and advanced design techniques, the new dredger unit will eventually replace
September 2, 2015 11:05 AM ET
A boat containing around 40 African migrants including a toddler girl landed on a beach on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, sea rescue services said on Wednesday.
The Spanish Canary Islands off the Moroccan coast were a key route around 10 years
September 2, 2015 10:39 AM ET
Keppel FELS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has delivered UMW Naga 8, a KFELS B Class jackup rig, to Malaysia’s UMW Oil & Gas Corporation Berhad (UMW-OG). It was completed 32 days ahead of schedule, on budget and with a perfect safety record,
September 2, 2015 10:14 AM ET
The CMID (Common Marine Inspection Document) Vessel Inspector Scheme has reached a milestone with the hundredth Vessel Inspector application having been received. The Inspectors accredited so far are based in more than 20 countries, with both the International
September 2, 2015 10:04 AM ET
The shipbuilding company VARD Group AS in Norway has received an order from a Canadian company for a shrimp stern trawler to be designed and equipped by Rolls-Royce, whose portion of the deal is worth in excess of £6 million.
The fishing vessel,
September 2, 2015 9:59 AM ET
Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) launched their newest oil spill response vessel in Burrard Inlet. The boat, named after former employee George Penman, was christened at a private ceremony in Coal Harbour.
The $4.5 million G.M. Penman
September 2, 2015 9:51 AM ET
Hundreds of employees gathered in Irving Shipbuilding’s new Assembly Hall at the Halifax Shipyard to celebrate the start of production of Canada’s first Arctic Offshore Patrol ship (AOPS).
“Today is a milestone we have all been anticipating. It is
September 2, 2015 9:11 AM ET
The draft for the Southwest Pass on the Mississippi River has been increased from 45 to 47 feet following dredging, Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising.
In early August, heavy silt deposits in the Mississippi River Delta caused by recent
September 2, 2015 8:51 AM ET
At least 12 people believed to be Syrian refugees drowned as two boats sank after leaving southwest Turkey for the Greek island of Kos on Wednesday, a senior Turkish naval official said.
The two boats, carrying a total of 23 people, had set off separately
September 2, 2015 8:32 AM ET
Greek authorities have seized a freighter carrying an undeclared shipment of weapons en route from Turkey to Libya, coast guard officials said on Wednesday.
A coast guard patrol boat raided the vessel on Tuesday, 20 nautical miles northeast of Crete.