STX Shipbuilding Gets $350M Order
STX Shipbuilding Co. of South Korea has received a $350 million order to build petrochemical product carriers from U.S.-based B&H Co. STX will build 12 46,000 dwt…
BHMD Introduces Latest Design
Bristol Harbor Marine Design (BHMD) introduced their newest design, the Liberty 129TM fast ferry, at the International Workboat Show held in New Orleans in December.
EC Vows to Toughen Maritime Safety
The European Commission (EC) has adopted rules prohibiting transport of heavy fuel in single hull tankers and setting an earlier date for phase-out of single hull tankers.
MARAD Approves Vessel Transfers
The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced that it has approved requests for transfer and sale of five U.S. vessels, including a tanker and a cable ship.
Ballast Water Management Reporting Requirements
The U.S. Coast Guard is proposing to establish penalty provisions for non-submission of Ballast Water Management Reports. The Coast Guard also proposes widening…
BP Awards Plutonio FPSO Class to Bureau Veritas
services for its giant Plutonio FPSO to Paris-based Bureau Veritas. The Plutonio FPSO will have a 2 million barrel storage capacity and is intended to handle 220 mbd per day over a 25-year life span.