Italian Ship Rescues 26 Migrants off Libya
An Italian merchant ship rescued 26 migrants off the coast of Libya in rough seas and others were feared missing, the Coast Guard said on Saturday. The Coast Guard…
Symphony Sun’ Launched in Leer
On Friday the 29th of April, Nb. 420 was launched in Leer. She was christened ‘Symphony Sun’ and is the fourth vessel in a series of 6 that will be delivered to Symphony Shipping.
ACR to Debut Pathfinder PRO SART at OTC
An important addition to any commercial vessel’s survival gear kit, the Pathfinder PRO SART is introduced by ACR Electronics, Inc. at this year’s OTC. The new search…
Great Lakes Inks M.E., N.C. Coastal Protection Project Deals
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (“Great Lakes”) (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and infrastructure services…
India's Highest non-coking coal discharge at Gangavaram Port
Gangavaram Port, the deepest and the most modern port in the country, has created yet another historical milestone record by discharging 1,56,339 metric tons of Non-Coking Coal from the vessel M.V.
Holland America Line Kicks off Seattle's Record Cruise Season
The Port of Seattle begins the 2016 cruise season welcoming the first ship call, Holland America Cruise Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam. Larger vessels and more cruises will…
Floating Products Storage in Focus
For much of 2015, talk of floating storage was dominated by speculation that the contango in crude futures might support crude floating storage, says Gibson Tanker Report.
Panama Canal Dismisses ITF Claims
The Panama Canal has dismisses claims by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) that questions industry standards and the operation of the Expanded Panama Canal’s new locks.
Shipping, Key Ingredient of EU’s Africa Agenda
The African economy has become one of the most promising global growth markets. Shipping is taking care of the largest part of international trade and in Africa…
Ocean Economy Set to Double in Size by 2030
The world’s oceans must be managed well to ensure the potential of an “ocean economy” that was worth US $ 1.5 trillion in 2010. "Calculations based on the OECD’s…
Chevron Suffers Loss, Plans Job Cuts
Chevron Corp. reported a first-quarter loss as slumping oil prices continued to drag down revenue. The company said that it is "on target" to lay off a total of 8000 workers by the end of 2016…
Olympic Subsea Vessel Bags Contract
Olympic Shipping has secured a contract for Olympic Delta, an inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) vessel, with an international client to work on a renewable energy project.