Deal for Floating LNG Powerplant in China
As the proliferation of LNG use spreads rapidly in the maritime and energy sectors, word from China is that Wison Offshore & Marine has signed an MoU with Shanghai Electric Power Generation Group…
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.
Managing the New Panamax Containerships
The explosive growth of international boxships is challenging not only the physical infrastructure of North American ports…
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.
Port of Antwerp Boosts Name Recognition in India
The port of Antwerp is taking steps to further boost its name recognition in India, by expanding its network of local representatives…
Philippines Completes Scientific Survey in Disputed Sea
The Philippines has completed an 18-day scientific survey in the South China Sea to assess the condition of coral reefs and draw a nautical map of disputed area…
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’…
Ships 'Unseaworthy' If They Don't Meet Emissions Rules -IMO
Ships which do not meet cuts to the amount of sulphur they can burn in their engines risk being declared "unseaworthy", the…
INEOS to Ship US Ethane to China in 2019
U.K. chemicals firm INEOS said it has entered a long-term supply agreement with Singapore-based SP Chemicals to ship ethane from U.S. shale gas to China for the first time starting in 2019.
US Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Ralph Johnson
The Navy accepted delivery of future guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) from shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Nov.
Worldwide Implementation of Maritime Search and Rescue
International search and rescue plans are crucial, so that, no matter where an accident occurs, the rescue of persons in…
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Australia Names 'Ferry McFerryFace' to Crew's Dismay
Australia “brings a smile” with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke. In the grand tradition of Britain’s Boaty McBoatface
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.
Inside the World's First LNG Containership Conversion
Going ‘green & lean’ in Germany with the world's first containership converted to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG) The world’s first container
ABB Outlines Its Plan for Shipping's Future
“We are living through one of the most exciting periods in the history of the maritime industry,” said Juha Koskela, Managing Director