BSEE Launches Risk-Based Inspection Program
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) this week announced the implementation of a new Risk-Based Inspection…
ABB to Equip AET's New Shuttle Tankers
ABB said it has won an order from Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries to equip two new 125,000 DWT shuttle tankers…
Tokyo MOU: Concentrated Inspection Campaign On Safety Of Navigation
The concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) on safety of navigation was carried out in the Tokyo MoU region from 1 September 2017 to 30 November 2017.
US Navy: 355-Ship Fleet is the Mandate, Funding It is Fuzzy
As Congress wrestles with the budget, there is at least a bipartisan consensus that defense spending should grow, and that…
Ethiopia Acquires 19% Stake in DP World Berbera Port
United Arab Emirates-based maritime conglomerate DP World has announced that Ethiopia will become a shareholder of the Port of Berbera in Somaliland…
Mitsui Delivers Bulker to Ostria Marine
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 66,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V. "CHRISTINA"…
Threat from wandering greenhouse gas
On the seafloor of the shallow coastal regions north of Siberia, microorganisms produce methane when they break down plant remains.
Sir Michael Bibby New President of UK Chamber of Shipping
Sir Michael Bibby was elected President of the UK Chamber of Shipping at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting in London.
US-built Survey Vessel Bound for Israel
A new 32’ x 11’ survey catamaran constructed by Washington based boat builder Armstrong Marine for an Israeli engineering…
Maersk Says CFO Quits after Organizational Changes
Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Tuesday its chief financial officer has decided to leave the company after…
Ontario Accepts Damen’s Electric Ferry Proposal
The Government of Ontario has accepted Damen’s proposal to build two ferries with full electric propulsion. Damen is building…
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Another Maersk Containership Catches Fire
U.S. flagged containership Maersk Kensington reported a fire in a cargo hold while en route from Salalah, Oman toward Suez.
Seatrade Convicted for Scrapping Ships on Indian Beach
The Dutch shipping company Seatrade and two of its directors were found guilty by a Dutch court on Thursday of illegally sailing ships to India to
Emissions Regulations: 'It's Not Easy Being Green'
Nor is it getting any easier to understand when, how and why to comply. Whether your marine operation is a major corporation or a family “mom and
Data is the New Oil and Satellites Are the Pipeline
As the shipping industry embraces digitalization, it’s time for a new era of fresh thinking that recognizes the potential of satellite