How Deep is the Ocean?
Hydrogaphy, the science of surveying and charting bodies of water, is essential to the safe, sustainable and cost-effective use of the world’s oceans.
Hyundai Vinashin Launches d'Amico LR1
d’Amico International Shipping (DIS) has launched the first three LR1 (long-range) vessels in its history, at the Hyundai…
Alpha Bank Securitize Shipping Loans
Greece's Alpha Bank has successfully completed its second financing transaction of $250 million through shipping securitization with Citi…
Global Piracy Declines in First Nine Months of 2017
A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, according…
Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group Departs for Deployment
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departed San Diego for a regularly scheduled deployment, Oct.
HMAS Hobart Sets Sail
HMAS Hobart has “slipped her lines” and set sail for the first time since commissioning on 23 September 2017. Her departure from Fleet Base East…
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…
Keller Shifts Gears
Satisfaction in overall powertrain reliability often comes down to individual components, starting with the gearbox and gear wheels. To this end C.
Two Missing after Barge Catches Fire in Texas
Two crew members were missing after a barge carrying about 140,000 barrels of crude oil to a refinery caught fire early on Friday in the Aransas Pass Anchorage in Texas…
World’s First Floating Wind Farm Starts Production
The world's first offshore floating wind farm has started to deliver electricity to the Scottish grid, providing power to approximately 20…
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.
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Containership Receives a Special Welcome
The world’s largest containership received a special greeting when it arrived for the first time at Germany’s sole deepwater port.
The Art of Navigation
There are countless examples of how an over reliance of GPS navigation and the electronic charting systems
Rigdon Named Interim CEO at Tidewater
Larry T. Rigdon will serve as interim president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Tidewater Inc. while a search committee seeks a permanent
US Shipbuilding: The Road Ahead
Matt Paxton, president of the Shipbuilder’s Council of America, shares with Maritime Reporter & Engineering News his insights on the opportunities