Mermaid Maritime Wins Subsea Charters
Thailand-based Mermaid Maritime, a subsea and offshore drilling services company, has been awarded two subsea contracts…
France Nationalizes Shipyard to Thwart Italian Majority
France will temporarily nationalise the STX France shipyard to prevent an Italian firm taking majority control, the economy minister said on Thursday, marking President…
Gasoline Futures Rally Propels Crude Markets
U.S. shale drilling slowdown may be temporary. Oil prices rose to an eight-week high on Thursday, as a rally in U.S. gasoline…
Baydelta Chooses Rapp Marine Electric Tow Winch
For several decades, Rapp Marine has designed and delivered towing winches for workboat market. Combining the best ideas…
Marine Jet Power, Horizon Ink Sales & Service Pact
Marine Jet Power, Inc. (MJP) and Horizon Shipbuilding, Inc. (Horizon) announced that they have signed an agreement for Horizon to become the newest sales and service provider in the Gulf of Mexico.
Two Frenchmen Investigated over 2002 Malaysia Submarines Deal
Two French former defence industry executives have been placed under preliminary investigation as part of a probe into the 2002 sale of submarines to Malaysia, an…
Macron, Gentiloni Discussing STX, Libya, Migration
Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni received a "friendly" phone call on Thursday from French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the STX France shipyard, Libya and immigration…
Satellite-based connectivity has always played a critical role for the maritime sector. As the communications expectations of ship owners…
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Cruise Ship Passengers Evacuated after Blaze on Board
Almost 200 passengers and crew on a cruise along the Danube river had to be evacuated from their vessel on Monday when a blaze broke out on board
Is China Shipbuilding Sinking into Tough Waves?
The world’s largest shipbuilding nation China is facing some tough years ahead as new-vessel orders weaken and order backlogs decline
Keppel, Sembcorp Merger on the Cards ?
A merger between two of the Singapore’s largest offshore rig builders, Keppel Offshore & Marine and Sembcorp Marine, might be on the cards
BAE Systems Begins Building UK’s Next Warship
BAE Systems said it has begun to build the first of the U.K. Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ships. Sir Michael Fallon MP, U.K.