GoM Rigs Evacuated ahead of Storm Cindy
Facing incoming Tropical Storm Cindy, offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico have begun evacuating platforms…
Hapag-Lloyd's Newest Ship Named Guayaquil Express
Hapag-Lloyd held a naming ceremony in Hamburg for the Guayaquil Express, the fourth of five newbuildings in its 10,500 TEU class.
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.
Ballast Water Treatment Systems: How to Ensure They Work
The second half of 2016 brought shockwaves to some ship owners who were still in a state of denial about the need to install ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) onboard their vessels.
Cindy to Weaken this Morning - NHC
Tropical storm Cindy is expected to weaken while moving farther inland and become a tropical depression later Thursday morning, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory.
Baltic Index Gains on Stronger Rates for Panamax, Smaller Vessels
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose for second consecutive…
Improved Safety and Training, Step-by-step
Everyone responsible for safety or training in their organization is aware that everything is changing in the maritime world.
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. Navy to…
US Built Refrigerated Liquefied Gas Carrier Launched
New ATB tank barge will transport up to 22,000 tons of American-made anhydrous ammonia (NH3), a key ingredient in fertilizer U.S.
Autonomous Workboats: The Future is Now
Sea Machines is bringing autonomous self-driving systems to the world of workboats. At an impressive virtual reality demonstration seen late last
An Hour Passed before Japan Authorities were Notified of Fitzgerald Collision
Nearly an hour elapsed before a Philippine-flagged container ship reported a collision with a U.S. warship, the Japanese coastguard said on Monday
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.