ICS & CMI Update Campaign on Maritime Treaty Ratification
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – whose member national shipowner associations represent over 80% of the world merchant fleet…
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…
Norway's Arctic Oil Plan Violates Constitution, Lawsuit Says
Norway's plan for Arctic oil exploration is unconstitutional because it violates the right to a healthy environment, a lawyer…
DNV GL: Standardization Can Aid Shipping's Digital Transformation
Classification society DNV GL has released a new position paper setting out the importance of standardization in enabling…
Vard to Build Expedition Ship for Norway industrialist
Vard Holdings, a designers and shipbuilder of specialized vessels, announced that it has secured a contract for the design…
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.
Maersk Names New North American President
Veteran Maersk Leader, Omar Shamsie, becomes President of Maersk Line in North America. Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company…
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.
Pakistani Shipbreaking Plot Sealed Off
Shipbreaking plot no. 54 in Gadani, Pakistan, was sealed off after a massive fire broke out on-board the ship ACES (IMO 8021830)…
Offshore Oil Service Firms Dominate Energy Bankruptcies
Offshore oil drilling and service companies, hurt by the energy industry's shift to lower-cost shale and away from deepwater projects…
Catching a Jones Act Seaman’s 'Golden Parachute'
A challenging offshore environment produces a different but equally difficult development. Will you be ready when it comes to your fleet?
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Australia Names 'Ferry McFerryFace' to Crew's Dismay
Australia “brings a smile” with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke. In the grand tradition of Britain’s Boaty McBoatface
Boskalis Expanding Subsea
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) is set to expand its market position in the area of subsea services
UK Ship Register Signs its First Unmanned Vessel
The UK Ship Register has signed its first ever unmanned vessel to the flag, showing how it is adapting to the changes of the maritime industry.
Inside the World's First LNG Containership Conversion
Going ‘green & lean’ in Germany with the world's first containership converted to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG) The world’s first container