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…
The Challenge of Marine Asset Appraisal
While large shipping asset deals are often financed through the major capital markets, loans for most oilfield service marine…
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…
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…
International Ship Repair Facility at Cochin Shipyard
The Minister of Shipping in India, Nitin Gadkari has said that Cochin is all set to become a global ship repair hub. He was speaking at Cochin…
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.
Cananda Chamber of Shipping on Anchorage Operations
The Chamber of Shipping welcomes the federal government’s announcement of details concerning the review and modernization…
Heidmar Names New CEO
Norwalk-headquartered tanker operator Heidmar has appointed James Pippard as its new Chief Executive Officer. James will…
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…
OOCL Introduces China Pakistan Express 3
Following its announcement of the China Pakistan Express 2 (CPX2) last week, Orient Overseas Container Line Limited (OOCL)…
GulfMark Sails Out of Bankruptcy
GulfMark Offshore, Inc. said it has completed its financial restructuring plan and emerged from bankruptcy protection under chapter 11 of the U.S.
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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.