Using Tech to Fight Piracy on the Open Sea
With maritime piracy seen on the rise once again, the shipping industry now looks to redouble its efforts to prevent these dangerous and costly attacks. Though piracy…
MTI Launches Its First Push Boat
Metal Trades, Inc. (MTI) has launched a newly built shallow-draft push boat for Bald Head Island Limited, LLC. (BHI). The new vessel…
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.
Bollinger Delivers FRC Oliver Berry to the USCG
Bollinger Shipyards said it has delivered the Fast Response Cutter (FRC) USCGC Oliver Berry to the U.S. Coast Guard on June 27, 2017 in Key West, Fla.
US Coast Guard Shipwreck Found – 100 Years Later
The shipwreck remains of a historic U.S. Coast Guard cutter have been discovered off of Southern California 100 years after…
Shipping Industry Submits Ambitious CO2 Reduction
Four major international trade associations – BIMCO, INTERCARGO, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO…
Expanded Panama Canal Celebrates First Anniversary
The Panama Canal commemorated the one-year anniversary of the inauguration of its Expanded Canal, one of the most significant…
MTG Unveils Its Latest Dredging Equipment
MTG has introduced its latest solutions for the dredging market at the Dredging Summit & Expo’17 in Vancouver from June 26-29.
Top Maritime News
SHIPS Act: 355 Ship Navy Gets Legislative Mandate
The push to rebuild the U.S. Navy received a boost today when U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Congressman Rob Wittman, R-Va.
Metal Shark Wins $54 Mln US Navy Contract
Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark said it has been awarded a contract worth up to $54 million from the U.S.
Faststream Opens New Global Headquarters
Faststream Recruitment founder and CEO Mark Charman launched the group’s new global headquarters in Southampton alongside Guy Patten, CEO of the U.K.
Vane Brothers’ New Tug Christened
The newest Vane Brothers tugboat, the New York, was christened during a brief ceremony June 12 at St. Johns Ship Building in Palatka