Meet OSCAR, the Water Rescue Training Dummy
Recovering someone who has fallen into the water is no easy task, especially if the victim is unconscious or lethargic due to cold temperatures.
US Coast Guard Shipwreck Found – 100 Years Later
The shipwreck remains of a historic U.S. Coast Guard cutter have been discovered off of Southern California 100 years after…
Ballast Water Convention Fate in the Balance -Coldharbour CEO
Delegates at the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee 71, due to gather in London during the first week of July…
Faroe Islands Looks to Restart Hunt for Oil and Gas
Oil companies are interested in restarting the hunt for oil and gas in the scarcely explored seas off the Faroe Islands neighbouring the more mature UK North Sea…
Multipurpose Shipping Looks Bullish
Many key drivers for dry cargo demand have reported a significant uptick in 2017, resulting in improving conditions for all…
Mexico's Pemex Sees Restart of Salina Cruz Refinery
Mexican state oil producer Pemex said on Thursday that it expects to restart operations on July 30 at Salina Cruz, its largest oil refinery…
Lloyd’s Register Helps Seafarers in Need
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has donated £20,000 to Sailors’ Society’s Emergency Welfare Fund which provides financial relief to…
S&P Confirms Hapag-Lloyd Rating After Merger with UASC
Rating agency Standard & Poor’s confirmed Hapag-Lloyd’s B+ rating and took the company off its CreditWatch with future negative implications.
Top Maritime News
USS Fitzgerald Collision Tracked with AIS Data
In the early hours of June 17, U.S. destroyer the USS Fitzgerald was hit by a containership just off the coast of Shimoda, Japan.
US Warship Stayed on Collision Course despite Warning
A U.S. warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that
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.
Woes Mount for ABG Shipyard
The Indian ministry of defence (MoD) has terminated the contracts with India's ABG Shipyard, which already was out of the race for $2.