Polarcus Amani Delivered to Sovcomflot
A 5.5 year bareboat charter agreement between Polarcus Limited Norwegian subsidiary Polarcus Amani AS and SCF GEO AS (Sovcomflot) has been signed…
Speedcast, COMSAT Partner in Maritime Market
Speedcast International Limited provider of fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, announced it has signed an agreement with government satellite…
Angelle Named BSEE Director
Former Louisiana state official Scott A. Angelle will head-up the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE).
Future USS Gerald R. Ford Underway for Acceptance Trials
The future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) departed Naval Station Norfolk for its second set of sea trials, known as acceptance trials (AT) May 24.
U.S. Warship Challenges Beijing in South China Sea
A U.S. Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, U.S.
U.S. Freight Recovery Spurs Diesel Demand
U.S. freight movements have started increasing again, which should help boost consumption of distillate fuel oil in 2017 and 2018.
Navios Partners Buys Five Rickmers Containerships
Owner and operator of dry bulk and container vessels Navios Maritime Partners L.P. said it has acquired five containerships from Rickmers Maritime Trust Pte for $59 million.
Vard to Build Expedition Ship for Norway industrialist
Vard Holdings, a designers and shipbuilder of specialized vessels, announced that it has secured a contract for the design…
Fincantieri Buys Majority Stake in STX France
Italian shipbuilding company Fincantieri S.p.A. said it has signed a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of 66.
Shipbuilders Council Names McCreary Chairman
Shipbuilders Council of America names Richard McCreary as new chairman; honors Sen. Cochran and Rep. Hunter At its annual spring meeting in
Vancouver: Maritime’s New Home Address
The Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC) is on a mission to grow the city and port into one of the world’s premiere maritime centers.
Subchapter M Survey Reports
The advent of the subchapter M towboat rules – even though the bulk of the rules don’t come into effect until July of 2018 – requires a close look