Legal Limbo: Risk Management in a Modern Marine Economy
Technology helps maritime companies do more with less. But today, technological advances are outstripping legal developments.
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…
BP Chairman to Retire
BP has announced that Carl-Henric Svanberg has informed the company’s board of directors of his intention to retire as chairman.
MacGregor Bags Equipment Order for German Research Vessel
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract to supply oceanographic winches and Triplex deck handling systems to a…
Canadian Coast Guard Expands Mapping Capability
Kongsberg Maritime said the Canadian Coast Guard has chosen its high resolution EM 712 multibeam echo sounders for the medium…
US Navy to Christen Submarine South Dakota Today
The Navy will christen its newest attack submarine, the future USS South Dakota (SSN 790), during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, Oct.
Op/Ed: ASTRO Act Shoots For the Stars
National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) president Randall Luthi weighs in after the House Natural Resources Committee…
Arab Women in Maritime Association Launched
A ground breaking event took place in Alexandria, Egypt (15-19 October) when 30 women from nine Arab countries officially…
Pharos Offshore Names Warder COO
Pharos Offshore announced Andy Warder has joined the team as Chief Operations Officer with immediate effect. Warder joins…
Wood Wins LNG Platform FEED Contract
The Honghua Group Limited has awarded a $12 million front-end engineering design (FEED) contract to Wood for its liquefied…
ARO Drilling Commences Operations
ARO Drilling, a 50/50 joint venture between Rowan Companies plc and the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), commenced operations on October 17, 2017. As part…
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Larry T. Rigdon will serve as interim president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Tidewater Inc. while a search committee seeks a permanent
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US Shipbuilding: The Road Ahead
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US Charters Cruise Ship to House Hurricane Relief Workers
The U.S. government has chartered another commercial cruise liner to serve as a floating hotel for relief workers in the U.S.