UN Push for Universal Agreement to Reverse Ocean Deterioration
The 193 Member States of the United Nations unanimously agreed to a set of measures that will begin the reversal of the decline…
Cindy's Remnants Drench Gulf Coast, Wreaking Havok
The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy brought tornadoes and flooding to the U.S. Gulf Coast on Thursday and its heavy rains will drench much of the eastern United States in coming days…
An Hour Passed before Japan Authorities were Notified of Fitzgerald Collision
Nearly an hour elapsed before a Philippine-flagged container ship reported a collision with a U.S. warship, the Japanese coastguard said on Monday…
Melting Sea Ice: A Canary in the Coal Mine
The rapid loss of Arctic sea ice is a sentinel. Most of us will never venture into the Arctic, but it can and does provide…
Shipping Industry Submits Ambitious CO2 Reduction
Four major international trade associations – BIMCO, INTERCARGO, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO…
Rexroth Controller Certified for Use on Ships
Rexroth’s controller is now certified for use on ships, offshore installations and in explosive atmospheres. Six European…
Submersible, Magnetic Robot Performs Hull Inspections
Canadian company Deep Trekker has launched a new inspection vehicle at Nor-Shipping 2017: the Deep Trekker DT640 Utility Crawler…
Dora Could Reach Hurricane Strength Today
Tropical Storm Dora, located off the western coast of Mexico in the Pacific Ocean, is strengthening quickly and is expected to become a hurricane on Monday, the U.S.
SHIPS Act: 355 Ship Navy Gets Legislative Mandate
The push to rebuild the U.S. Navy received a boost today when U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Congressman Rob Wittman, R-Va.
Dredging: Digging Deep for a 'WIIN'
In the waning days of 2016, the outlook brightened dramatically for the big U.S. dredging contractors. Just before Congress dispersed for the
Mythbusters Star Visits The Switch
Jamie Hyneman, best known as a co-host on Mythbusters, was recently in Finland to receive an Honorary Doctorate from Lappeenranta University of
Combi Lift Orders 19 Vessels from Damen
Damen Shipyards Group said it has secured an order with German heavy lift company Combi Lift to build a total of 19 specially customized shallow