Fines Imposed for Dolphin-watching Boat Mishap
A dolphin-watching charter vessel company and several company representatives have incurred fines totaling more than $16,000 after the vessel Dreamweaver became…
Pertamina Plans to Develop South China Sea Border Areas
Energy company Pertamina plans to explore for oil and gas in areas close to Indonesia's maritime border in the South China Sea to assert the country's territorial rights…
Italy to Supply Credit Lines, Guarantees to Boost Exports to Iran
Italy announced 4.8 billion euros ($5.45 billion) in credit lines and financial guarantees to relaunch exports to Iran, the Italian export agency said on Tuesday…
Expanded Gwadar Port 'Almost Ready'
The newly expanded Gwadar deep-water port in Pakistan that is key to a planned $46 billion Chinese economic corridor is nearly complete and expects to process about a million tons of cargo next year…
Australia's first LNG-powered Support Vessel by 2017
Woodside today signed a five-year charter contract with Norwegian company Siem Offshore Australia Pty Ltd — an agreement that delivers Australia its first LNG-powered marine support vessel in 2017.
US Navy Honors Carl Levin with Naming of Ship
Today, during a ceremony in Detroit, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that the next Arleigh Burke class destroyer, DDG 120, will be named Carl M. Levin…
ABS's AIP for HHI FLNG Hull
ABS has granted approval in principle (AIP) to a Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) hull design. Specifically conceptualized for near-shore operations…
MacGregor Solutions for LNG-powered Cruise Ships
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured orders for environmentally-friendly equipment for four next-generation eco-cruise ships which will be built in Germany and Finland.
IRClass Lends Support to Maritime India Summit
Indian classification society, The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), continues to be instrumental in facilitating the aims and objectives of the Government’s Make in India initiative…
Melbourne RoRo Terminal Opens
Melbourne International RoRo & Automotive Terminal (MIRRAT) will officially open at Webb Dock West in Melbourne on the 10th April, 2016. MIRRAT is dedicated to providing…
NRC Aquires ENPRO Services
National Response Corporation (“NRC”) announced today it has acquired ENPRO Services, Inc., adding to its national footprint and expanding its full line of environmental…
SENER to Exhibit FORAN V80 Version at 1st Baltic FORAN Day
The SENER engineering and technology group organizes the 1st Baltic FORAN Day, which will take place in the Hilton Gdansk Hotel, Targ Rybny 1, Gdansk, 80-838, Poland, on the 28th of April.
Norway Shortlists DCNS, ThyssenKrupp for New Subs
Norway's Defence Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide of the Conservative Party made it clear that there would be no submarine deal with Sweden, according to the Norwegian newspaper Verdens Gang.
CLP Eyes Floating LNG Terminal
Hong Kong's largest power company, CLP Holdings Ltd., is considering a plan to establish the city's first offshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the waters east of the Soko Islands…
India to Develop Port in Bangladesh
India is planning to establish a port in Bangladesh, says the Minister for Shipping, Nitin Gadkari. A high-level committee will be sent to the neighbouring country in this regard.
India to Double Ports Capacity to 3000 MT
India is set to double its ports capacity to 3000 million tonnes (MT) by 2025, the Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said. The capacity of ports stood at 1,500 MT in 2015.
Russia to Build 2 Tankers for Azerbaijan
Russia's Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard, a subsidiary of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, is to sign a contract to build two tankers for Azerbaijan’s Caspian Marine Services Ltd.
Pirates Kidnap Ship off Nigeria with 6 Turkish Crewmen
Six crew members of a Turkish cargo ship have been kidnapped by pirates in the Niger Delta, according to Nigerian Navy spokesman, Chris Ezekobe. The ship carrying…
DSD Shipping Fined $2.5m Over Oil Dumping
Norwegian shipping company DSD Shipping has been fined $2.5m in a US federal court for oil dumping from an aframax. DSD has been sentenced of its convictions in Mobile…