How Deep is the Ocean?
Hydrogaphy, the science of surveying and charting bodies of water, is essential to the safe, sustainable and cost-effective use of the world’s oceans.
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…
Global Piracy Declines in First Nine Months of 2017
A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, according…
Rob Nakama: From USCG to Foss Maritime
Just two weeks after accepting the U.S. Coast Guard’s congratulations on a military career spanning almost three decades…
ARO Drilling Commences Operations
ARO Drilling, a 50/50 joint venture between Rowan Companies plc and the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), commenced operations on October 17, 2017. As part…
BMT Debuts VENARI-85 MCM Concept Design
BMT has launched VENARI-85, a new mine countermeasure (MCM) concept design said it be capable of clearing mines faster over…
U.S. Insured Losses from Hurricane Nate around $500 mln
Insured losses in the United States from Hurricane Nate will be close to $500 million, catastrophe modelling company Karen Clark & Company (KCC) said on Monday. The U.S.
Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group Departs for Deployment
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departed San Diego for a regularly scheduled deployment, Oct.
DNV GL, Taiwan Pact for Offshore Wind
DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has signed an agreement with leading…
New Container Spreader from Tandemloc
For years mechanical container spreader frames have been a fixture on jobsites, river ports and any other location that utilizes…
Partners Aim to Bring New Trenching Vehicle to Market
A Memorandum of Understanding between Royal IHC and Canyon Offshore, a U.K. subsidiary of Houston-based Helix Energy Solutions Group…
Top Maritime News
Rigdon Named Interim CEO at Tidewater
Larry T. Rigdon will serve as interim president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Tidewater Inc. while a search committee seeks a permanent
The Art of Navigation
There are countless examples of how an over reliance of GPS navigation and the electronic charting systems
US Shipbuilding: The Road Ahead
Matt Paxton, president of the Shipbuilder’s Council of America, shares with Maritime Reporter & Engineering News his insights on the opportunities
US Charters Cruise Ship to House Hurricane Relief Workers
The U.S. government has chartered another commercial cruise liner to serve as a floating hotel for relief workers in the U.S.