Retlif: Ensuring the Future Today
Ensuring the future today . . . by supporting the U.S. Ensuring the future is an essential part of what a testing laboratory is all about.
Frontline Calls for Consolidation among Oil Tanker Firms
The global market for crude oil tankers remains too fragmented and needs consolidation among owners, one of the industry's…
How Augmented Reality Technology Could Transform Shipping
Augmented Reality (AR) is predicted to be the next technology game-changer to improve business processes and employee performance…
Transporting Hazardous Substances by Ship
Transporting hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) by sea is a vital trade. Chemicals, LPG, LNG and other products are important…
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…
New Curved Jaw Flange Couplings Launched
Guardian Couplings has launched the new curved jaw flange (JF) K45 Series shaft-to-shaft coupling with a bolt-on disc for use with brake calipers.
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…
New Grease Extends Life, Lowers Temp of Tugboat Shaft Bearings
How does a tugboat operator with over 26 vessels used in docking, escort, ocean towing and articulated barge service get…
GPA Approves Savannah Port Expansion
The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has approved the rail and gate expansion projects that will significantly boost capacity…
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…
Canadian Coast Guard Expands Mapping Capability
Kongsberg Maritime said the Canadian Coast Guard has chosen its high resolution EM 712 multibeam echo sounders for the medium…
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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
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.
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