USS Washington Commissioned
The U.S. Navy’s newest Virginia class submarine, USS Washington (SSN 787), was officially commissioned during a ceremony…
USS Monterey Deploys as Surge Force
The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) departed Naval Station Norfolk Oct. 16, for a surge deployment to the U.S.
USS Iwo Jima and USS New York Underway
Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces, Adm. Phil Davidson, has ordered the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) and amphibious…
Partners Aim to Bring New Trenching Vehicle to Market
A Memorandum of Understanding between Royal IHC and Canyon Offshore, a U.K. subsidiary of Houston-based Helix Energy Solutions Group…
Tropical Depression 17 Forms over Eastern Atlantic: NHC
Tropical Depression 17 has formed over the Eastern Atlantic and is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm later on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
U.N. Bans Four Ships over N.Korea Coal, U.S. Mulls Four More
The United Nations Security Council has banned four ships from ports globally for carrying coal from North Korea, including…
New Container Spreader from Tandemloc
For years mechanical container spreader frames have been a fixture on jobsites, river ports and any other location that utilizes…
Victor Restis Buys Stake in Globus Maritime
Globus Maritime Limited, a dry bulk shipping company, announced that it has signed a share and warrant purchase agreement providing for the issuance…
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…
NOIA Appoints Four to BoD
National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Chairman David Welch has appointed four new members to the association’s Board of Directors.
Wärtsilä Inks Maintenance Deal with GasLog
Wärtsilä said it has signed an engine maintenance agreement with Monaco-based GasLog LNG Services, covering eight LNG carriers…
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Rigdon Named Interim CEO at Tidewater
Larry T. Rigdon will serve as interim president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Tidewater Inc. while a search committee seeks a permanent
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US Shipbuilding: The Road Ahead
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US Charters Cruise Ship to House Hurricane Relief Workers
The U.S. government has chartered another commercial cruise liner to serve as a floating hotel for relief workers in the U.S.