SCF's New Icebreaker Named Fedor Ushakov
Russia’s PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) currently operates 10 vessels that serve the Sakhalin-2 project, including three oil tankers…
Southampton Marine Services Delivers Svitzer Merlin
U.K. shipbuilder Southampton Marine Services said it has delivered a newly constructed 20.45-meter multipurpose harbor workboat to Svitzer.
Maritime Professionals See the Future Coming Fast
Maritime professionals from all sectors operating sub IMO / sub 80 feet vessels are invited to participate in three one-day NEXT GENERATION Workshops.
BP Chairman to Retire
BP has announced that Carl-Henric Svanberg has informed the company’s board of directors of his intention to retire as chairman.
Wood Wins LNG Platform FEED Contract
The Honghua Group Limited has awarded a $12 million front-end engineering design (FEED) contract to Wood for its liquefied…
Shuttle Tankers - Safe, Flexible, Efficient
Shuttle tankers are an alternative to subsea pipelines. Typically for large water depths. For harsh weather operation the…
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…
Arctic Research Explores the ‘Roomba’ Approach
The pace and quality of oil spill research in the United States typically ebbs and flows as a function of two, if not three important variables.
Update: Texas Barge Explosion Kills One, Fire Extinguished
At least one person was killed and another was missing on Friday after an oil barge being pulled by a tug boat caught fire…
Schulte Marine Concept Wins First Cruise Ship Newbuild Contract
Schulte Marine Concept (SMC) said it has won its first cruise ship contract with Portugal-based Mystic Cruises. Schulte Marine…
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…
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Containership Receives a Special Welcome
The world’s largest containership received a special greeting when it arrived for the first time at Germany’s sole deepwater port.
The Art of Navigation
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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
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