Boskalis Acquires Subsea Survey Firm Gardline
Netherlands based Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. said it has acquired all shares of the U.K. based Gardline Group, a firm…
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.
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?
Cosco Energy Transportation to Buy New Tankers
Cosco Energy Transportation has entered into the Agreements with Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company Limited for the construction…
Antwerp Port Acquires Stake in NxtPort
Antwerp Port Authority and FPIM (Federal Participation & Investment Company) are to jointly acquire a stake in NxtPort, the…
Dellner to Expanded Product Range to US Market
Dellner Brakes, fresh off acquiring U.S. brake and clutch specialist Gummi USA, said it will present its expanded range of…
Huon’s Tassie Homecoming
HMAS Huon capped off a South West Pacific deployment recently with the final of six port visits to Hobart, Tasmania, and…
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…
Inmarsat Opens New Norwegian Office
Satellite communications company Inmarsat has opened a new office at the Norwegian Maritime Competence Center (NMCC) based in Ålesund…
OOCL Scandinavia Unveiled
In Orient Overseas (International) Ltd (OOCL)’s series of six ‘G Class’ containerships on order at the Samsung Heavy Industry (SHI) shipyard…
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…
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Crowley in Command
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US Warship Damaged in Collision with Tug off Japan
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LONDON - “Sustainability is core to the cruise industry; but there is no silver bullet or one solution to fit all.
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A safety culture starts with the CEO As I write this article I am flying back to my home base in Canada from the 42nd annual Interferry conference