Search Suspended for Worker Missing in US Oil Platform Blast
The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a worker missing from an oil production platform in Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain that exploded and caught fire late on Sunday.
Arab Women in Maritime Association Launched
A ground breaking event took place in Alexandria, Egypt (15-19 October) when 30 women from nine Arab countries officially…
ERMA FIRST BWTS Receives USCG Type Approval
Ballast water treatment system (BWTS) manufacturer ERMA FIRST said it has received a U.S. “After a long and continuous period of working on the USCG program, we…
The Art of Navigation
There are countless examples of how an over reliance of GPS navigation and the electronic charting systems, as well as the…
TGS Shares Fall after Q2 Sales Disappoint
Shares of the world's leading provider of geoscience data to oil companies TGS fell by more than 6 percent on Thursday, after disappointing sales in the second quarter.
Schulte Marine Concept Wins First Cruise Ship Newbuild Contract
Schulte Marine Concept (SMC) said it has won its first cruise ship contract with Portugal-based Mystic Cruises. Schulte Marine…
U.S. Insured Losses from Hurricane Nate around $500 mln
Insured losses in the United States from Hurricane Nate will be close to $500 million, catastrophe modelling company Karen Clark & Company (KCC) said on Monday. The U.S.
Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia sign MOU for Joint Hydrographic Survey
To demonstrate multilateral cooperation between littoral states and stakeholders to improve navigational safety in the Straits…
New BWTS for Big Bulk Carriers
U.K.-based ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) manufacturer Coldharbour Marine has launched a new treatment process designed…
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…
DNV GL, Taiwan Pact for Offshore Wind
DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has signed an agreement with leading…
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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
US Shipbuilding: The Road Ahead
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Metal Shark Delivers Potomac Riverboat Passenger Vessels
The first two passenger vessels built by Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark for Entertainment Cruises’ Potomac Riverboat Company division have
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.