UK Shipping Seeks to Double Seafarer Training Fund
The UK Chamber of Shipping, with backing from 40 shipping companies, has this week written to the Secretary of State for Transport…
Gazprom, Mitsubishi Corp. in Talks on LNG Cooperation
Gazprom said on Friday it had held talks with Japan's Mitsubishi Corp. on Friday about cooperation at the Russian gas giant's Sakhalin-2 liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant.
US Oil Rig Count Steady this Week -Baker Hughes
U.S. energy companies kept the oil rig count unchanged this week, General Electric Co's Baker Hughes energy services firm said on Friday…
Huon’s Tassie Homecoming
HMAS Huon capped off a South West Pacific deployment recently with the final of six port visits to Hobart, Tasmania, and…
Wärtsilä Launches Fuel-Saving Pre-Swirl Stator
EnergoFlow is a new energy saving solution that will return ship operators’ investment in less than two years, according to its developer Wärtsilä.
ESPO Supports CO2 Emissions Agreement
Last week, the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement with regard to the CO2 emissions from shipping and…
Atlantic Offshore Scotland Secures Charter with Maersk Oil UK
Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel (ERRV) operator Atlantic Offshore Scotland Ltd, has secured a two-year firm charter with Maersk Oil UK.
Daly Joins Sea Machines as COO
Boston-based smart ship technology company Sea Machines Robotics has hired Jim Daly as Chief Operating Officer. Daly was previously Chief Operating Officer and an…
New Coating Dispensing System
Sulzer Mixpac USA, Inc. has launched MIXPAC MixCoat Manual, a new member of its cartridge-based two-component dispensing system line.
US Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Ralph Johnson
The Navy accepted delivery of future guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) from shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Nov.
Wreck of WWI German U-boat Sub Found off Belgium
The well-preserved wreck of a World War One German submarine, possibly still containing the bodies of its 23 crew members…
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Australia Names 'Ferry McFerryFace' to Crew's Dismay
Australia “brings a smile” with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke. In the grand tradition of Britain’s Boaty McBoatface
Boskalis Expanding Subsea
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) is set to expand its market position in the area of subsea services
UK Ship Register Signs its First Unmanned Vessel
The UK Ship Register has signed its first ever unmanned vessel to the flag, showing how it is adapting to the changes of the maritime industry.
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