Iceland Accedes to Air Pollution Treaty
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) treaty covering the prevention of air pollution from ships has been ratified by Iceland…
Heidmar Names New CEO
Norwalk-headquartered tanker operator Heidmar has appointed James Pippard as its new Chief Executive Officer. James will…
Connectivity for Brown Water Operations
Growing options emerge for ever-increasing data and Comms demand. In the United States alone, 625 million tons of cargo is…
Speedcast, SRH Marine Pact for Maritime Solutions
Speedcast International, provider of reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, today announced a strategic…
Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia sign MOU for Joint Hydrographic Survey
To demonstrate multilateral cooperation between littoral states and stakeholders to improve navigational safety in the Straits…
Denmark Zooms in on Developments in Autonomous Shipping
A conference on autonomous ships hosted by the Danish Maritime Authority zooms in on the potential for using new technology on board ships.
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…
STX France Hosts Double Event for MSC Newbuilds
Shipbuilder STX France hosted a coin ceremony for MSC Bellissima as well as the cutting of first steel for the MSC Cruises’…
TGS Shares Fall after Q2 Sales Disappoint
Shares of the world's leading provider of geoscience data to oil companies TGS fell by more than 6 percent on Thursday, after disappointing sales in the second quarter.
New Grease Extends Life, Lowers Temp of Tugboat Shaft Bearings
How does a tugboat operator with over 26 vessels used in docking, escort, ocean towing and articulated barge service get…
Quadrilateral Coalition on the Indo-Pacific
With an eye on China’s activities in the region, India said that the first meeting of its officials with those from the US…
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Crowley in Command
Tom Crowley has become the face of the U.S. maritime industry, steadily building his transport and logistics company into a formidable goliath.
US Warship Damaged in Collision with Tug off Japan
A U.S. guided-missile destroyer, USS Benfold, sustained slight damage when a Japanese tug drifted into it during a towing exercise off central Japan
Five Requirements for Safe Ops
A safety culture starts with the CEO As I write this article I am flying back to my home base in Canada from the 42nd annual Interferry conference
Cruise Ships & Environmental Risk: ‘No Silver Bullet’
LONDON - “Sustainability is core to the cruise industry; but there is no silver bullet or one solution to fit all.