Connectivity for Brown Water Operations
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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…
Bouchard Set to Celebrate a Century
In 2018 one of the U.S. premier vessel owners – Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. (BTC) – celebrates its 100th year in business.
Newcastle’s Operations Complete
HMAS Newcastle has rounded out her busy six-month deployment to the Middle East, completing some ‘firsts’ and ‘lasts’ for…
SAR Vessel Passes Capsize Test with Engines Running
Damen – in cooperation with the Turkish Coast Guard, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and engine manufacturer…
France to Boost LNG Usage in Shipping
France will modify regulations on the natural gas to allow liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering to take place at ports,…
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…
Saudi-led Coalition to Reopen Hodeidah Port
The Saudi-led military coalition fighting against the Houthi movement in Yemen said on Wednesday it would allow aid access through the port of Hodeidah and United Nations flights to Sanaa airport.
Denmark Zooms in on Developments in Autonomous Shipping
A conference on autonomous ships hosted by the Danish Maritime Authority zooms in on the potential for using new technology on board ships.
Summit Signs Floating LNG Facility Contract
Summit LNG Terminal, a subsidiary of Summit Power International, signed a USD 100 Million turnkey contract with marine work…
Liberian Registry, ICS Challenge Brazilian Court Ruling
The Liberian Registry, in cooperation with the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has succeeded in helping the holder…
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