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…
Marine Fuels: Unmasking Gas
A primer on the way forward for alternative fuels for marine propulsion. By now, many of us have been passed by a garbage truck…
Frontline Posts Q3 Loss as Tanker Rates Hit 4-year Low
Frontline q3 net loss $24.1 million. The current crude oil tanker rate environment does not presently reflect that strong demand.
Quadrilateral Coalition on the Indo-Pacific
With an eye on China’s activities in the region, India said that the first meeting of its officials with those from the US…
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,…
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.
CMA CGM Adds 4 Vessels Under French Flag
CMA CGM has announced four additional ships under the French flag. The first among these will be a 20,600 TEU containership…
New Coating Dispensing System
Sulzer Mixpac USA, Inc. has launched MIXPAC MixCoat Manual, a new member of its cartridge-based two-component dispensing system line.
Fairbanks Morse Names Getgen Marketing VP
Power solutions provider Fairbanks Morse announced that Kimberly Getgen has joined the company to spearhead global go-to market strategy and initiatives. As vice president of strategic marketing…
Navios Holdings Now Controls a Fleet of 64
Navios Holdings controls a fleet of 64 operating vessels totaling 6.6 million dwt, of which 38 are owned and 26 are chartered…
US Navy Assists in Hunt for Lost Argentina Sub
The U.S. Navy has ordered its Undersea Rescue Command (URC) based in San Diego to deploy to Argentina Nov. 18, to support…
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