Bureau Veritas Joins Global Industry Alliance
At a ceremony in Singapore Bureau Veritas formally joined the Global Industry Alliance (GIA). The GIA was officially inaugurated on June 29 by IMO Secretary General, Mr Kitack Lim.
Boskalis Acquires Subsea Survey Firm Gardline
Netherlands based Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. said it has acquired all shares of the U.K. based Gardline Group, a firm…
Navy Awards Contract for Columbia Class Submarine Development
The Navy awarded a $5.1 billion contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat for Integrated Product and Process Development…
Oil/Chemical Spills from Harvey Are Big, but Dwarfed by Katrina
More than 22,000 barrels of oil, refined fuels and chemicals spilled at sites across Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, along with millions of cubic feet of…
Palfinger Marine Debuts New Fast Rescue Boat
Palfinger Marine said its new generation FRSQ 630 fast rescue boat offers optimal working conditions in rough sea conditions – at competitive pricing.
Fincantieri to Build a Cruise Ship for Cunard
Fincantieri and Carnival Corporation & plc announced today the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MoA) for the construction…
Marine Environment and Impact of Mine Tailing
The impacts of wastes and other matter in the marine environment from mining operations is at the core of a working group…
Indian Navy Ships Satpura, Kadmatt at Singapore
In pursuance of India’s ‘Act East’ policy, Eastern Fleet ships INS Satpura and Kadmatt are on a 4-day port visit to Singapore from 14 September 17.
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Maersk Sheds Oil Tanker Division
A.P. Moller-Maersk has agreed a $1.71 billion deal to sell its oil tanker division to its controlling shareholder
Harley Marine Orders Ocean Tugs from Conrad
Louisiana shipbuilder Conrad Shipyard said it has been awarded a contract to build two 3,000HP ocean service tugboats for Seattle’s Harley Marine
Horizon Shipbuilding to 'Reorganize' Amid Insufficient Revenues
Horizon Shipbuilding announced it will reorganize amid revenues insufficient for maintaining normal operations. Lance C.
Indian Navy Evacuates Stranded Tourists from Havelock, Andaman and Nicobar
Tourists stranded in Havelock in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands following the cancellation of ferry service that had developed a defect have been